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Senior Accountant - 898968

Minnetonka, MN 55345
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UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Producing the Line-of-Business claim lag triangles used by the actuaries and reserving teams during month end close. These reports are critical to the actuarial process of estimating the monthly IBNR reserve
  • Managing the RPS package structure that supports the above stated needs, ensuring all GL data is mapped to an RPS package for assigned market. Researching and mapping new GL strings
  • Providing subject matter expertise to the reserving and actuarial teams in resolving claim and membership variances between the financial systems: FSDB, RPS and CHART
  • Uploading reserve adjustments into CHART, so the reserves amounts match the same reserve amounts the actuarial and reserving team has calculated
  • Develop and maintain programming code automation of accounting processes, primarily via SAS
  • Perform research and analysis for financial systems projects while functioning as a financial claims systems subject matter expert (SME) on specified financial system platforms
  • Support LCD-10 to LCD-8 RPS triggering process for all adjudication platforms overseen by our team to ensure timely and accurate claim and membership system feeds from source system to FISL/FTS to FSDB/UDW to RPS in order for UHC Controllership to start the Month End close
  • Overseeing accounting controls necessary to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the data used in the reserving process. (Internal controls and SOX controls)
  • Troubleshoot application performance issues, ensure timely corrective action
  • Performs work in a self-directed manner and works with less structured, more complex issues
  • Development of innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness

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.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and/or Finance or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of experience in accounting
  • Coursework or experience with query/database development
  • Intermediate level experience in Microsoft Excel
  • Track record of delivering high quality results
  • Experience with SAS, SQL, VBA programming languages
  • Experience with querying large data sets
  • 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 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

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with both IT and Accounting personnel
  • Self-confident with the ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Healthcare or insurance industry
  • Exposure to PeopleSoft or Essbase/SmartView
  • Able to work independently, as well as collaborate with various teams throughout UHC
  • Excellent analytical skills and demonstrated ability to automate processes
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and intellectual curiosity with the ability resolve issues/questions
  • Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to internalize, interpret and document complex scenarios clearly and concisely
  • Strong Time Management, prioritization and organization skills
  • Energetic and forward-thinking team player
  • High ethical standards

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 7 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

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.

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

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Posted: 2020-10-30 Expires: 2020-12-26

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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