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Senior Accountant - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The statements listed below are not intended to be all inclusive of the duties and responsibilities of the position. -Based on leadership decisions and business needs, "all other duties as assigned" will be expected for each position.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
Perform detailed account reconciliations and analyses, prepare journal entries and review accounting classifications, in accordance with GAAP
Perform various accounting functions including travel expense accounting, accounts receivable and WIP revenue, accounts payable, corporate credit card and bank reconciliations
Active participant in month end closing process, financial statement review, and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
Support the development of annual budgets and perform budget tracking functions
Respond to ad hoc requests and participate in special projects as needed
Prepare, process, and analyze financial records and reports related to Inventory and Lease Accounting
Assist in preparing associated journal entries and account reconciliations
Perform detailed balance sheet account reconciliations for month-end close process
Prepare journal entries as needed
Perform preliminary financial statement review and analysis
Participate in special projects as needed
Perform other duties 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.
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or other related field with 1+ years of accounting experience in reconciliation and analysis/Or an Associate's Degree in Accounting with 3+ years of accounting experience in reconciliation and analysis
1+ years of experience with government contracts, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
Accounting experience handling regulated entities
Knowledge of general accounting with a solid understanding of GAAP and integrated accounting systems
Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills utilizing functions, such as v-lookups, and creating pivot tables

Preferred Qualifications:
Public accounting experience
Healthcare experience
Experience with process improvement and documentation of procedures
Costpoint Accounting System experience
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

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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 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)

*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 $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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, La Crosse , Senior Accountant - Telecommute, Accounting, Auditing , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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