Finance and Accounting

Finance and Accounting


Begin your career at UnitedHealth Group. You’ll get an opportunity to do something extraordinary with your first job out of school — make a real difference.  You’ll collaborate with the brightest minds in the business in a work environment that eats, sleeps and breathes data. You’ll help people live healthier lives while doing your life’s best work.℠

Why Choose UnitedHealth Group?

  • UnitedHealth Group is a diversified health and well-being company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone. Get to know UnitedHealth Group.
  • In 2016, revenues grew 18% year-over-year to $185 billion. View Financial Reports.
  • Here, you will make an impact and your work will help us improve the health care system. Our work environment and supportive community provide opportunities for career mobility and work-life flexibility.
  • As part of our compassion-driven team, you’ll be part of on-going efforts in communities around the world to give back and make a difference. Learn about Social Responsibility at UnitedHealth Group.

Finance & Accounting Interns

As an intern, you’re looking to make a real impact. So come and do just that for an organization that’s making a huge impact in the world. UnitedHealth Group has developed an internship that’s not just instructive and engaging, it’s exhilarating.

What You Need To Know

  • You should be enrolled full time in a degree program in Finance, Accounting or related areas of study.
  • Areas of focus include: financial planning and analysis, internal audit, corporate development, treasury, regulatory accounting, tax, capital planning or controllership.
  • This is a full-time 8-12 week program.
  • Our interns are truly embedded into their teams, and typically work together on monthly and quarterly reporting.  This may include responsibility for analysis and presentations to a particular business line, segment, or group.
  • You will have strong supervisory support, but will also be expected to work independently.

What We Are Looking For

  • Strong Excel skills are essential.
  • You should have excellent teamwork and collaboration skills.

New Graduates

UnitedHealth Group is a Fortune 6 leader known for driving change and our financial teams are providing the strategic thinking we need to get it right. Here, you will be fully embedded within your team, and are in the driver’s seat of your career path.

What You Need To Know

 Trust us. This is not a job for everyone. It takes a special kind of person who is creative, self-motivated and flexible, to thrive in our environment.

  • You should be comfortable working in a performance-oriented culture with a focus on results.
  • You will be empowered to move into a new position once you have mastered your current role; most individuals change roles every 1.5-2 years. 
  • You will own your career path here. Within Accounting, our past candidates have moved between traditional managerial accounting, audit, and internal controls roles.  For Finance, candidates have moved between financial analyst, treasury, and corporate development positions.
  • You will be provided with mentoring and support to help you navigate our large, complex, matrix organization.

What We Are Looking For

  • Successful completion of a degree in Finance, Accounting or a closely related discipline is required.
  • Strong Excel, analytical and planning skills.
  • Our work environment requires excellent collaborative and team-building skills.

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