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UnitedHealth Group Senior Financial Analyst Optum Tampa FL in Tampa, Florida

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)

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for the preparation of assigned journal entries and account reconciliations for the more complex accounting areas. Also responsible for calculation of contracted provider payments and maintenance of contracted provider payment databases/reporting.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate commitment to superior customer service, including quality and care and concern with each and every internal and external customer

  • Represents the Company in a professional manner, following all Company policies and procedures

  • Uses, protects, and discloses patients’ protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards

  • Assists in the maintenance of all journal entries, supporting documentation, journal entry checklist and other routine procedures with file documentation to provide an efficient audit trail

  • Works independently with external business units and departments to gather necessary information for reconciliation purposes, with a high degree of analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Performs individual clinic analyses identifying key drivers of profitability

  • Calculates contracted provider payments and ensures timely and accurate distribution of funds

  • Prepares monthly journal entries, account analysis, account reconciliations and support schedules

  • Reviews balance sheet and income statement flux analysis each month analyzing changes between prior-period balances and budget/forecast

  • Provides support for year-end audit process, quarterly review process and monitors the completion of all monthly SOX compliance testing

  • Independently identify opportunities for department processes develops more efficient methods

  • Performs special projects and analyses and delivers key information and coaching to the accounting staff

  • Responsibility for the mentoring and development of accounting staff

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Ability to travel may be required

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 from a four-year college or university

  • 2+ years of accounting experience, including some public accounting experience

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree major/minor in Accounting, Management Info Systems, or Business Analytics

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Management Info Systems, or Business Analytics

  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft applications (Excel, Access, Outlook)

  • Experience querying databases using SQL

  • In-depth knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and management and financial policies

  • Ability to train staff

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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.

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