Accounting Department Generalist

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mar 02, 2017
Apr 04, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time

Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs. UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.



At UCare, we deliver high-quality health coverage and services to help members of all ages maintain and improve their health. It's a big job that takes innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and a commitment to doing the right thing. Above all, it takes a compassionate team that is dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and our communities.


Working at UCare is more than just a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization, and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Our values of integrity, community, quality, flexibility, and respect permeate every aspect of our organization - from who we are and how we act, to what we do and how we do it. We owe our continued success to our employees who proudly embody our mission and values in everything they do.


Position Description

This position is responsible to perform Accounts Payable functions to produce weekly payments to vendors.  Maintain effective and timely communication with vendors, and internal customers. Assist with the preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, analysis and other month-end close tasks as assigned.  Under general supervision of Facility Operations Manager, oversee daily building operations, facility services requests, furniture moves and repair, records management, and vending services; including HVAC, security, janitorial, floor cleaning, sound masking, and vending.

·Review and enter Accounts Payable invoices and payment requests into Oracle. Responsible for managing incoming Accounts Payable email.

·Respond timely to Accounts Payable inquiries and issues. Interact and develop effective relationships with vendors and UCare staff who interact or are impacted by the Accounts Payable department.

·Oversee daily building operations and assure facilities continue to be well maintained and attractive.  Serve as liaison with property managers and building maintenance staff on reporting and scheduling building service, maintenance, and grounds projects.  Ensure maintenance schedules are sufficient to keep buildings in good repair.

·Ensure building access and security camera systems and after hours security monitoring service are in good working order.  Serve as liaison with technical staff, troubleshoot system issues, and schedule service and repair as required.

·Respond and resolve daily facility service requests to ensure internal and external customer satisfaction.  Schedule and track external vendors to ensure timely completion of facility work orders.

·Schedule routine furniture repair and reconfiguration projects and provide direction and oversight to installation staff.  Assist in the planning, coordination, execution of larger scale office move and reconfiguration projects.

·Ensure record retention process is current and record coordinators and mail services staff are trained and follow the process.  Collaborate with Compliance department to coordinate UCare's annual records cleanup event.

·Ensure basement storage areas are organized, that furniture component inventory is current and that record coordinators maintain their assigned shelving areas in an organized and efficient manner.

·Maintain department procedures and policies.

·Maintain high quality of service to internal and external customers.

·Other projects and tasks as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent required.  Two year degree or certificate in Business or Accounting; demonstrated experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Required Experience

Excellent PC skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Experience

Experience in healthcare and databases.  Oracle Financials experience.


UCare is proud to be a recognized Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 7th consecutive year. As a part of our collaborative team, you'll experience the rewards that come with helping others and seeing the positive results of your hard work. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and give you the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, a myriad of volunteer activities, and a number of other rewards. If you're looking for a welcoming environment that celebrates what you have to offer, helps you build on your strengths, and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.


Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers. At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

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