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Accounting Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN - 936797

Eden Prairie, MN 55344
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Careers with Optum. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on an elite team. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

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This Accounting Consultant role is a key position on the Optum Care Services accounting team. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Prepare support and journal entries for our Post-Acute Accounting
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  • Prepare complex journal entries, month-end analytical review, financial close reporting and account reconciliations; reviews and approves work prepared by other accounting staff
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  • Oversee External and Internal Billing
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  • Assist with automation project with team for process improvement
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  • Medical and SG&A reporting for risk products
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  • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations, interpretations and proposing solutions
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  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits
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  • Prepare and support annual tax filing functions for various entities
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  • Working extensively with large excel files and data along with working jointly with FP&A and UHC intersegment teams
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  • Serve as a resource and mentor to other staff
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Youll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
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  • 3+ years of accounting experience
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  • 2+ years of experiencewith Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, V-Lookups)
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  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
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  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location.
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas, In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders.
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Preferred Experience:

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  • Experience with Hyperion Smartview/Essbase, Peoplesoft Financial System and SAS
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  • Public accounting experience
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  • Normal month end close responsibilities, primarily internal reporting
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  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License
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  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and meet tight deadlines
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  • Detailed and well organized
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  • Good oral and written communication skills
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  • Works independently in a self-directed manner
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UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us.

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You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities: click here.

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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UnitedHealth Groupis a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Keywords: Accounting, Accounting Consultant, Hiring Immediately, Optum, Eden Prairie, MN, #RPO

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Posted: 2021-06-10 Expires: 2021-07-10

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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