Senior Accountant, SEC Reporting - Minnetonka, MN

Unitedhealth Group Inc. Minnetonka , MN 55345

Posted 2 months ago

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:

The Senior Accountant in the SEC Reporting group will perform various functions in the following areas:

SEC Reporting

  • Prepares and reviews financial statements and disclosures

  • Reviews and analyzes supporting documentation for appropriateness

  • Coordinates with corporate functions (e.g. Treasury, Legal) and Segment Finance teams for various disclosures

  • Actively conducts research to ensure compliance with applicable SEC / GAAP requirements and changes

  • Reviews earning release documents and prepares supporting files

  • Coordinates with the corporate legal team to file 8-Ks and other filings

Presentations and Other External Reporting

  • Reviews to ensure agreement with prior published information

  • Assists in maintaining database that contains externally reported information and statistics

  • Researches and resolves discrepancies with the appropriate parties

  • Coordinates with various departments (Investor Relations, Segment Finance, etc.) to ensure documents are accurate and fully supported

  • Reviews and analyzes supporting documentation for appropriateness

Monthly Close Responsibilities

  • Prepares basic and diluted weighted share count

  • Prepares monthly consolidated statement of cash flows

Audit Responsibilities

  • Provides applicable workpapers, documentation and responses to both internal and external auditors in a timely manner.

  • Escalates questions and issues to the appropriate audience (internal management, auditors).

  • Communicates effectively with auditors at appropriate levels to resolve issues and findings

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 with concentration in Accounting

  • 1 years of accounting experience

  • Outstanding attention to detail

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP and SEC standards

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to effectively complete projects in a timely manner

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 busy seasons of Big 4 public accounting experience, including exposure to public company financial statements

  • Healthcare experience

  • Experience with technical accounting research

  • CPA

Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 6 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the 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.

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Senior Accountant, SEC Reporting - Minnetonka, MN

Unitedhealth Group Inc.