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Accounting Supervisor - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

OptumCare company is a part of the Optum network of health care providers, whose mission is to connect and support providers by working together to deliver the most effective and compassionate care to each and every patient they serve. The Mountain West Region Accounting Team offers support to AZ, UT, NV, CO, NM, ID and KS for all accounting related matters. We work collaboratively with the individual finance teams to produce various financial reports.

The Accounting Supervisor is responsible for overseeing and coordinating monthly close process and analysis of medical claims data into the GL. Responsibilities include support and development of staff (onsite and telecommuters), providing day-to-day oversight and training, ensuring claims is flowing into the ledger accurately and timely. This position will also serve as the liaison between multiple departments to track and record claims and provider transactions. Maintain general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for auditing functions needed to perform general ledger and balance sheet reconciliations

  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits

  • Review and prepare various monthly journal entries

  • Review financial reports for accuracy and reasonableness

  • Responsible for preparing analysis related to provider incentives

  • Validation and monitoring some provider recoveries and check processes

  • Reconciling data files and reporting errors/out of balances for correction,

  • Review and approve work of others

  • Anticipates customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them

  • Ensure integrity, accuracy, and reasonableness of financial results.

  • Develop innovative approaches for continued improvement in efficiency and effectiveness

  • Ad hoc information gathering, analysis, reporting as needed

    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

    • 3+ years of accounting experience

    • Strong accounting, financial, analytical, and problem-solving skills

    • Excellent communication skills, oral and written.

    • 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:

      • Experience with Hyperion Essbase, PeopleSoft Financials, and Microsoft Products

      • Banking familiarity is preferred

      • Public Accounting is a plus

      • Healthcare or Insurance experience especially in Claims area

        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)

        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, New York , Accounting Supervisor - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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