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UnitedHealth Group Associate Accountant - Remote Nationwide or La Crosse, WI in La Crosse, Wisconsin

At Optum , the mission is clear: Help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone.

LHI is one of four businesses under OptumServe . OptumServe provides health care services and proven expertise to help federal government agencies modernize the U.S. health system and improve the health and well - being of Americans. By joining OptumServe you are part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a leader across most major segments in the U.S. health care system.

LHI was founded in 1999 and acquired by Optum in 2011, LHI specializes in creating and managing health care programs through on - location services, patient - specific in - clinic appointments, telehealth assessments, or any combination based on customer need. LHI's customizable solutions serve the diverse needs of commercial customers, as well as federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Health and Human Services.

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm)

You'll enjoy the flexibility to either work in office in La Crosse, WI or telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform data entry of approved invoices into a computerized accounting system for payment.

  • Process weekly check runs and filing of invoices.

  • Approve FedEx and corporate invoices for payment.

  • Investigate payment inquiries.

  • Verify provider/vendor tax id's are complete and accurate

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:

  • Associate Degree in Accounting/Business Related Field or High School Diploma/GED plus equivalent work experience

  • 1+ year accounting related work experience

  • 6+ months of accounting and accounts payable procedures and practices.

  • Accounting database experience

  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office programs and integrated accounting systems 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 :

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting/ Business Related Field

  • National Career Readiness Certificate

  • Proficient computer skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven data entry and organizational skills, as well as attention to detail and the ability to work in a team oriented environment

  • Ability to handle corporate documents confidentially

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that’s second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $17.12 to $30.34. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $18.80 to $33.41. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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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