Senior Accountant

UnitedHealth Group   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 47 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Description

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)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports
  • Perform daily cash reconciliations for 12 bank accounts
  • Perform account reconciliations and analyses, prepares journal entries and reviews accounting classifications, in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles
  • Analyze and prepare financial statements, including balance sheets and statements of financial position
  • Involvement in the monthly / quarterly 'close' process
  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits
  • Review the work of others
  • Develop innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness
  • Serves as a leader / mentor
  • Sought out as expert
  • Filings and regulatory filings
  • Work closely with the business to develop, recommend and establish strategies, plans and processes to improve profitability and cost efficiencies
  • Develop and maintain financial reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to plan, forecast and budget
  • Develop, perform and manage the analyses of business and financial metrics as well as performance measures
  • Develop templates and facilitate consolidations of financial information

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables, V-Lookups)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare experience
  • Accounting experience handling regulated entities
  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase, Oracle General Ledger, PeopleSoft Financials, and Microsoft Access
  • Experience with Great Plains
  • MBA or CPA