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13/05 Optum Careers
Careers at Optum, a UnitedHealth Group Company

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Senior Analyst - Accounting (5-8 yrs)

UP/Noida Job Code: 450831

Discipline - Finance

Industry - Accounting

Job Description :

Job Responsibilities :

- Maintain general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports.

- Reconcile, analyze and review general ledger accounts in preparation for month end close.

- Prepare journal entries and reviews accounting classifications, in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles.

- Prepare documentation in support of external and internal audits.

- Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretation.

- Analyze and prepare financial statements, including balance sheets and statements of financial position.

- Assist with or lead the month end quarterly end close process for assigned businesses or groups

- Perform assigned work in a self-directed manner

- Predominantly focused on General Accounting and Reconciliations activities

- Fixed Assets & Depreciation

- Account Reconciliations

- Intercompany & General accounting

- Good understanding of general accounting

- Prepare and analyze general ledger account reconciliations, including intercompany accounts

- Identify, investigate/research open/reconciling items and resolve variances

- Prepare and analyze sub-ledger vs main GL ledger reconciliation and investigate open items etc.

- Generate, reconcile and analyze monthly closing reports

- Preparing, posting journal entries and reversal entries during month-end/non month-end

- Perform monthly quality assurance review of select operations/accounting documents for internal control compliance

- Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis

- Resolve reconciling items in a timely manner

- Identify and properly escalate unusual transactions

- Complete special projects as assigned by supervisor

Qualification - Required Qualifications:

Hands-on experience performing the following :

- GL ledger accounting (Preparing JE source document, Preparing / Posting Journals, Reversing Journals etc.)

- Correctly applying US GAAP and company practices to assigned work

- Balance Sheet reconciliations, investigate and resolve reconciling items

- Running queries in a general ledger system

- Responding to internal and external auditor requests

- Proposing solutions to noted problems

- Documenting methodology, analysis and conclusions

- Ability to work effectively in a matrix organization

- History of progressively increasing responsibility in prior positions

- Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word

- Ability to connect with SME onsite and do remote knowledge transfer

Prior Transition Experience :

- Bachelors/Masters in Accounting, Finance or equivalent

- Minimum 5+ years of professional accounting experience

- Strong communication skills

- Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel is preferred.

- Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Access is a plus.

- Internal control compliance experience is a plus.

- Prior experience with Microsoft Dynamics, PeopleSoft General Ledger/Smartview or similar general ledger/reporting tools preferred

Prior experience with Blackline is preferable :

- Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements

- Communicates in an effective manner

- Collaborates with peers to complete projects

- Demonstrates the drive and motivation to deliver high quality results based on thorough analysis

- Possesses sound business knowledge and strong decision making skills.

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Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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