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Senior Accounting Analyst - Columbia, MD (hybrid) or Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: September 25, 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) We don't just aspire to help people live healthier lives, we have the know-how to help make it a reality for millions. As a Sr. Accounting Analyst, you'll work with an elite team of accounting and finance professionals who are writing the history of our organization and guiding our success as a global industry leader. That's a lot of responsibility, but you will have the support and resources of a Fortune 6 industry leader behind you every step of the way. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, perform and manage the analyses of business and financial metrics as well as performance measures
  • Develop and maintain financial reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance, and variances to plan, forecast and budget
  • Track and reconcile provider receivables
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, and annual financial reporting for state customer
  • Work closely with the business to help develop plans and processes that will improve profitability and cost efficiencies
  • Prepare annual financial plans and quarterly forecasts for the Maryland program, including workforce productivity reviews and FTE forecasts
  • Prepare weekly claims payment reporting to the state customer
  • Prepare bank reconciliations for accounts used for claims payments
  • Proactively seek opportunities to improve processes and identify areas of improvement
  • Participate in a wide variety of special projects and evaluate new business opportunities
  • Track and analyze expenditures, identifying trends, variances and potential performance improvement opportunities
  • Assist with ad hoc requests 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 equivalent work experience
    • 3+ years of financial and/or accounting experience
    • Experience working collaboratively in a high growth, matrix environment
    • Experience anticipating accounting, financial reporting, forecasting, and operational issues, assessing their implications, and developing and implementing an appropriate action plan
    • Intermediate proficiency with MS Word, Excel
    • Executive presence with solid communication and influencing skills (ability to translate highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences)
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities and leadership potential Preferred Qualifications
      • Healthcare experience
      • Experience with Hyperion Essbase / Smart View
      • PeopleSoft Financials experience
      • Solid understanding of Income Statement structure and use 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, Los Angeles , Senior Accounting Analyst - Columbia, MD (hybrid) or Telecommute, Accounting, Auditing , Los Angeles, California

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