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Senior Accountant - Eden Prairie, MN - 930424

Eden Prairie, MN 55344
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    930424
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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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As a Senior Accountant within OptumHealth Regulatory Accounting and Reporting, you will be responsible for the preparation and analysis of financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, changes in capital and surplus, and statements of cash flow, pursuant to Statutory Accounting Principles (SAP), which are based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). You will independently prepare quarterly and annual statutory filings, supplemental filings related to Health Care Reform, other state supplemental filings, as well as annual audited financial statements for multiple regulated legal entities. You will prepare and record journal entries in accordance with SAP and Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) requirements. In this position, the work volume peaks in the first quarter, followed by a more predictable schedule thereafter.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits and provide support for Department of Insurance inquiries and examinations
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  • Solve moderately complex problems and/or conduct moderately complex analyses, including non-standard requests
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  • Participate on iniatives to develop and communicate innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness
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  • Lead quarterly close calls with entity executives
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  • Perform work in a self-directed manner
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You'll 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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  • Bachelors degree in accounting, Finance or equivalent
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  • 2+ years of accounting experience
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  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
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  • Employees are 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 prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Experience in Financial Statement preparation and/or audit
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  • Experience with Hyperion SmartView and PeopleSoft Financials
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  • Healthcare industry experience
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  • Understanding of SAP and accounting for regulated entities
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  • Assess and interpret customer needs and requirements
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Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. 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 high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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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 Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords:Accountant, Senior Accountant, Public Accounting, Healthcare, Financial Statements, Accounting, Excel, Hyperion, SmartView, PeopleSoft, Financials, SAP, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

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Posted: 2021-05-26 Expires: 2021-06-25

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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