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Senior Payroll Accountant - Minnetonka, MN

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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)

The Sr. Payroll Accountant is responsible for the financial accounting (statutory/GAAP Accounting) of payroll deductions, taxes, receivables and bank transactions.  This position will abide by Sarbanes Oxley controls, Finance policies and company standards in day-to-day work.


The Sr. Payroll Accountant will partner with the Payroll team to identify and help resolve reconciling issues timely, as well as finding opportunities for improving processes. This position will have dotted line reporting into the Corporate Accounting team.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare Payroll account reconciliations on a monthly basis; research outstanding items and resolve within  the company standard amount of time
  • Document reconciliation procedures that incorporate functional business processes
  • Create and document journal entries
  • Act as a functional SME for Payroll accounting
  • Demonstrate understanding of intercompany relationships and organizational structures (e.g., segments, legal entities) needed to record inter/intracompany transactions
  • Support Sarbanes Oxley, GAAP/SAP and internal policies and controls through accounting process
  • Support the GL structure and provide recommendations on potential changes as needed
  • Demonstrate understanding of the payroll processes to research and resolve outstanding items in the reconciliation
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of employees
  • Troubleshoot and work with Payroll team to proactively solve issues
  • Support and train others on the team in best practice financial processes
  • Maintain effective relationships with key internal and external customers
  • Other projects as assigned

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.

Posted: 2020-03-25 Expires: 2020-04-25

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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