Associate Accountant - Falls Church, VA (870047)

    UnitedHealth Group Inc.
    Falls Church, VA 22040
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    Position Description

    Optum, a part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, continues to evolve and make a bigger impact through its extensive expertise in combining technology, data and people to create novel health care solutions and services across the globe. OptumServe is following suit by creating and delivering care that meets the health needs of active duty service members, veterans and their families. We're partnering with federal and state government agencies to meet the readiness and health needs of active duty military members and veterans by providing preventive health screenings and assessments to ensure that troops are ready to answer the call of duty. For those who want to intensify their impact in a career that brings together challenge, learning and growth, OptumServe is the right place to do your life's best work.(sm)

    As an Associate Accountant you will process accounts payable invoices and assist with processes leading up to payment. The Associate Accountant is essential for reviewing transactions and determining accounting classifications. You'll have the opportunity to assist in various month end processes including journal entry preparation and balance sheet reconciliation. In addition to having impact on a great team, you'll also discover the career opportunities you'd expect from an Industry Leader.

    Primary Responsibilities of the Associate Accountant:
    • Setup employees and contractors for time tracking
    • Respond to inquiries related to timecard setup including issue resolution
    • Monitor accounts receivable and post daily cash receipts. Identify and resolve AR collections issues.
    • Prepare account reconciliations for management review
    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
    • Associates degree in Accounting or related field
    • 1 year of relevant accounting experience
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Must have attention to detail
    • Must be organized and have the ability to work within tight deadlines.
    • Previous experience with Deltek Costpoint highly desirable (not required)
    UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

    Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

    Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

    Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

    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.

    Posting ID: 554946675Posted: 2020-06-11