Accounting Consultant - Telecommute

Careers at UnitedHealth Group

We're creating opportunities in every corner of the health care marketplace to improve lives while we're building careers. At UnitedHealth Group, we support you with the latest tools, advanced training and the combined strength of high caliber co-workers who share your passion, your energy and your commitment to quality. Join us and start doing your life's best work. SM

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Compassion. It's the starting point for health care providers like you and it's what drives us every day as we put our exceptional skills together with a real feeling of caring for others. This is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, you're also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doing your life's best work. SM

Our teams are helping people from around the world. We can bring out your best as you put your listening, analytical and problem solving skills to work in a setting that is geared to helping improve lives and enhance health care for millions. Here, you'll discover a wealth of pathways for professional growth within Customer Service, Billing, Claims, Enrollment & Eligibility and across our global economy. Join us and find out why this is the place to do your life's best work. SM

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)

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Support the monthly close process which includes consolidation of financial results from several foreign entities using different local accounting systems
  • Maintain general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports
  • Reconcile, analyze and review general ledger accounts in preparation for month end close
  • Prepare journal entries and review accounting classifications, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits
  • Perform reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretations
  • Analyze financial statements, including balance sheets and P/L
  • Assist with building, reviewing and maintaining a strong internal control framework around the accounting and finance processes
  • Performs work in a self-directed manner and works with less structured, more complex issues
  • Participate in a collaborative way across multi-divisions and multi-countries


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 related field
  • 3+ years of previous accounting experience
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Excel (VLOOKUPs, pivot tables, formulas, etc.)
  • Demonstrated solid planning and organizational skills, along with a high degree of detail orientation
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with customers and colleagues, both internal and external and geographically disbursed


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous public accounting experience
  • Peoplesoft and SAP prior experience
  • Six Sigma/LEAN experience/certification
  • Fluency in writing and speaking Portuguese
  • Ability to work in both team and self-directed work
  • Ability to demonstrate good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to solve moderately complex problems and/or conduct moderately complex analyses
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent projects


Careers at UnitedHealthcare Global. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

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.

Job Keywords: accounting, journal entries, month end close, general ledger, international, excel , Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote

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