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:Perform duties for rebate accounting and financial reportingPrepare complex journal entries, including intercompany entries and elimination entries in Oracle and PeopleSoftExtract, consolidate, and map data obtained from various systems and sourcesPerform difficult account reconciliations and load into the Blackline system Perform account fluctuation analysis and provide business drivers to ManagementSummarize monthly close results for department and present to ManagementCalculate rebate accruals for commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare Part D lines of businessCalculate complex rebate payments to clientsSupport internal audits, external audits, and SOX auditsDevelop innovative approaches for improvement in efficiency and effectivenessDocument business requirements for systems upgrades and test in development before launch into productionPerform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretationAnalyze contracts and document terms for upload into ERP systemCollaborate with other departments and divisions, including Forecasting, Pricing, Industry Relations, Client Management, and Regulatory ReportingServe as a resource to others
Required Qualifications:Able to work and contribute in a team environmentWilling to lead others by exampleExtremely accurate and productiveStrong sense of urgency while maintaining a calm demeanor; ability to shift priorities quicklyDemonstrated attention to detail and ability to take initiativeSolves moderately complex problems and / or conducts moderately complex analysesExceptional technical, analytical, and organizational skillsBachelor degree with concentration in Accounting or similar3+ years of Accounting experienceSolid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statementsAdvanced level (pivot tables and v-look ups) of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and general ledger systemsExperience working with databases to load data, run queries, and perform reporting Preferred experience:CPA or MBAPublic accounting experiencePharmaceutical, healthcare, or insurance experienceAccounting experience handling regulated entitiesProficiency with Microsoft Access or SQL UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams. 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.
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.