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UnitedHealth Group Accountant - Hyderabad, TG in Hyderabad, India

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Own primary responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of deliverables assigned

  • 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 cycles

  • Prepare journal entries and review accounting classifications, in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles

  • Assist with or lead the month-end and quarter-end close process

  • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretation

  • Prepares monthly balance sheet reconciliations (Blackline) and identifies and researches reconciling items

  • Own primary responsibility for the fulfillment of audit (internal and external) requests, as needed

  • Support the organization's sound internal control structure around U.S. GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley and Model Audit Rule compliance (as applicable)

  • Liaise with core business partners within the organization, including but not limited to Regulatory Reporting, FP&A, Legal, Compliance

  • Collaborate with management with the identification and documentation of financial risks and opportunities impacting assigned accounting responsibilities

  • Work toward being subject matter experts on various Optum Technology contract provisions

  • Collaborate with management to adapt to and manage through contract amendments / renewals and the resulting accounting impacts

  • Perform work in a both team-oriented and self-directed work environments and demonstrate ability to work with less structured, more complex issues

  • Serve as a resource to others within the Controllership, including staff based in USCollaborate with team members on special projects, as needed

  • Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so

Required Qualifications:

  • B.Com/M.Com/ MBA Finance / CA Intermediate / CA , equivalent experience (4 - 7 years) - CA's (4 - 5 Years Post Qualification)

  • 4+ years of professional accounting experience

  • Experience working with general ledger / sub-ledger accounting applications

  • Good experience working with reporting tools like Hyperion and PeopleSoft General ledger

  • Good understanding of U.S. GAAP

  • Advance proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite applications (Advanced Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

  • Analytical skills and an eye for detail, Hands on exposure to varience analysis & Commentary Writin

  • Excellent Written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks

  • Work Hours: Regular shift hours - 3:30 PM to 1:00 AM IST

  • Month end / quarter / year end: Shadow US work hours (5:45 PM to 3.15 AM IST)

Preferred Qualification:

  • Finance experience in any insurance industry

  • Health insurance industry

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)

Job Keywords: Accountant, Accounting, Finance, CPA, Healthcare, US Healthcare, Hyderabad, Telangana, TG