Senior Accounting Disbursement Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN or Irvine, CA Eden Prairie, MN

    UnitedHealth Group Inc.
    Eden Prairie, MN 55343
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    Job Description

    Our customer service & claims 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 and across our global economy. Join us and find out why this 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)

    The employee in this position will perform duties for rebate accounting and financial reporting within the Accounting department of OptumRx, the pharmacy benefit management division of UnitedHealth Group. (Rebates from the pharmaceutical industry comprise a substantial portion of the segment's multi-billion dollar annual revenue.)

    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Can analyze and understand large data sets
    • Can understand and interpret contracts, terms in contracts, concepts such as exclusions
    • Can communicate efficiently in client facing environments
    • Performs first level business analysis
    • Has a level of self-confidence as to understand the definitions of the role and enforce the boundaries of our scope of work
    • Is able to effectively multi-task
    • Collaborate with other departments and divisions, including Forecasting, Pricing, Industry Relations, Client Management, and Regulatory Reporting
    • Extract, consolidate, and map data obtained from various systems and sources
    • Analyze and reconcile client aging balances and complete accounting adjustments to ensure accruals are accurate.
    • Prepare account fluctuation analysis and provide business drivers to Management
    • Develop innovative approaches for improvement in efficiency and effectiveness
    • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretation
    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
    • 2+ years of experience in accounting or business analysis
    • Some understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
    • Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel (V-Lookups, Sum-IFs)
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Pharmaceutical, healthcare, or insurance experience
    • CPA or MBA
    • Accounting experience handling regulated entities
    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.

    Job Keywords: Senior Accountant, finance, business analysis, accounting, CPA, MBA, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

    Posting ID: 588102579Posted: 2020-11-19