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Accounting Manager - Hybrid in Minnetonka, MN or Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

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) If you are located in MN, the role will be office based. If you are located outside of MN, you'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide accounting and policy governance for UHG Corporate Services Finance
  • Responsible for the following UHG Corporate Services functions:
    • Lease accounting
    • Payment services (A/P)
    • Cost Savings Initiatives & Reporting
    • Workforce analytics
    • Database Management
    • Management of these functions includes:
      • Oversight of all related balance sheet reconciliations
      • Development of forecasts 3-4 times per year
      • Relationship management with partner teams such as UHG Corporate Accounting & Policy, UHG Payment Services, Real Estate Services Strategy and third-party Lease Administration
      • Provide operational and technical accounting expertise to ensure compliance with GAAP and Company Policies
      • Develop and maintain internal control structures and procedures
        • Ensure UHG Corporate Services balance sheet is clean, complete and activity (i.e., accruals) are substantiated
        • Collaborate with UHG business teams to translate accounting treatment into action
        • Partner with operations teams to evaluate and report on the value of Corporate Services to segment finance leaders throughout the company
        • Manage two accounting professionals
        • Lead any financial audit process that involves UHG Corporate Services
        • Support various special projects 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 or Finance
          • 5+ years demonstrated progression in accounting or financial reporting and analysis
          • Experience successfully managing multiple requests and projects, assessing priorities and achieving solutions under deadlines
          • Prior experience with lease accounting and the corresponding GAAP application
          • Advanced level of proficiency with Excel, Word, and other financial reporting tools (i.e., SmartView, PeopleSoft)
          • Advanced analytical and information gathering skills; ability to evaluate and prioritize extensive detailed data
          • Ability to anticipate accounting and financial reporting actions through close collaboration with partner teams
          • Ability to work independently; self-start on process improvement opportunities; strike the right balance of knowing when to seek counsel from management versus when to execute
          • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation Preferred Qualifications:
            • Supervisory experience, especially supervision of a financial processing team such as accounts payable
            • Special consideration will be given for candidates that demonstrate experience in support of a financial database and/or the creation/transformation/audit of large datasets
            • Excellent written and verbal communication skills To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state, and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment. Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 10 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 wherever 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) All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. 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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Phoenix , Accounting Manager - Hybrid in Minnetonka, MN or Telecommute, Accounting, Auditing , Phoenix, Arizona

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