889238 Accountant Hyderabad TS

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Accountant - Hyderabad, TS (889238)

Position Description

UnitedHealthcare is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.

When you work with UnitedHealthcare, what you do matters. It’s that simple…and it’s that challenging.

In providing consumer-oriented health benefit plans to millions of people; our goal is to create higher quality care, lower costs and greater access to health care. Join us and you will be empowered to achieve new levels of excellence and make a profound and personal impact as you contribute to new innovations in a vital and complex system.

UHC Intersegment Accounting encompasses recording and analysis of transactions between segments of UHC and Optum and within segments of UHC

Positions in this function maintain general ledger accounts and related activities for intersegment transaction the production of Intersegment subledger reports and analysis. Performs account reconciliation and analyses, prepares journal entries and reviews accounting classifications, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Gather and analyze information used to generate journal entries and reporting. Involved in the monthly/quarterly/annual 'close' process. Prepares documentation in support of external and internal audits.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare month-end close journal entries and Intersegment journals in accordance to Internal service agreements
  • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues and providing explanations
  • Assist with month end and quarterly end close processes for assigned businesses or entities
  • Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits and regulatory reporting requirements
  • Analyzes and investigates financial information
  • Provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise
  • 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:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or MBA finance
  • 5 - 7 years of professional accounting experience
  • Good accounting, analytical and some experience in Intercompany accounting
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Word, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Communicates in an effective manner both verbally and written
  • Good documentation skills - account recs, Policies & Procedures, etc.
  • Collaborates with peers to complete work, problem solve and complete assigned projects
  • Demonstrates the drive and motivation to deliver high quality results based on thorough analysis
  • Possesses sound business knowledge and strong decision-making skills
  • Adapts to change and is driven to improve processes
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Self-motivated to follow up on issues and pays attention to details
  • Insurance industry experience
  • Accounting and Finance systems experience - PeopleSoft, SmartView / Essbase

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, Audit, TS, Telangana, Hyderabad

  • Requisition Number889238
  • Job TitleAccountant - Hyderabad, TS
  • Job FamilyFinance
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • Hyderabad
    Asia Pacific

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job Level
  • ShiftEvening Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt