UCare

Accountant

Employer
UCare
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Sep 17, 2019
Closes
Oct 18, 2019
Ref
1652
Category
Accounting
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.

Rewards

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.

www.ucare.org/careers/

EOE/AA

ABOUT UCARE

UCare offers Medicare, Medicaid, Individual and Family health plans - powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our people powered teams de-complicate, advocate and always go the extra mile to help our members. We serve with integrity, compassion and commitment to do right by members, providers and government partners. Above all, we come to work excited to provide members a path for the best health of their lives.

WORKING AT UCARE

Working at UCare is more than 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. Employees join UCare and stay because of the opportunity to have a purpose-driven job.

Our strong culture has established UCare as a Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace for 10 consecutive years since the awards program began. It's a culture that embraces innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and exemplary customer and provider experiences. Working at UCare is being a part of a people powered team dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and communities.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CASE MANAGER

Position Description

This position is responsible to perform monthly accounting activities as assigned; including journal entries, account reconciliations and analysis. Assist in preparation internal monthly financial reporting packages owned by the Accounting Department. Prepare regulatory filings and reporting packages for areas of responsibility. Assist in the budget process. Provide support the annual actuarial certification and audit. Support CFO, Controller, Assistant Controller, and Accounting Manager with ad hoc analysis, financial projections, or special projects.

  • Responsible for timely and accurate preparation of assigned journal entries. Ensuring the balance has proper support and files have appropriate levels of controls. Ensuring the use of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and statutory accounting principles (SAP).


  • Responsible for preparation of timely and accurate assigned account reconciliations which encompasses adequate support. Providing timely communication of any identified accounting adjustments to the Accounting Manager.


  • Prepare analysis and/or financial projections stating results/conclusions reached and support special projects/activities as requested.


  • Recommend and implement improved reporting of revenue and expenses. Partner with business owners to identify and measure operational efficiencies and cost savings.


  • Prepare and coordinate information in UCare's quarterly and annual regulatory filings with the Minnesota Department of Health, Wisconsin Office of Commissioner of Insurance, Department of Commerce, NAIC, rating agencies, and any other external reporting entity.


  • Support the creation of required reports, including medical costs reported in the DHS Financial Report, Integrated Health Partnership control totals, and other standard regulatory reports. Ensure data supplied to Health Care Economics complies with state and federal regulations.


  • Assist Accounting Manager in the annual actuarial certification processes by preparing requested schedules information and provider support for questions submitted by actuaries and auditors within required timeframes.


  • Assist Accounting Manager in responding to medical cost related requests in UCare's annual financial public accounting audit and annual/periodical financial/operational regulatory audits by the Minnesota Department of Health, Wisconsin Commissioner of Insurance, Department of Health and Human Services, and other external entities.


  • Assist in annual forecast and budget process and preparation of budget presentation information. Other budget tasks as assigned.


  • Maintain a strong cross functional relationship with Health Care Economics, Claims, Provider Relations, Government Relations, and other departments whose activities have an impact on organizational medical cost estimates.


  • Maintain a thorough understanding of Commercial, Medicare and State Public Program benefit and cost structures, including basic care, waivers and add-ons. Coordinate with Medicare Reporting group to consistently reports costs for the SNP products. Maintain a thorough understanding of data structure within Amisys, UCare provider contracts, financials, product lines, and claim processing procedures.


  • Provide backup support as needed for key operational tasks.


  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Education

Bachelor's degree in Accounting.

Required Experience

Two years of accounting and financial analysis experience. Advanced Excel skills.

Preferred Experience

CPA. Prior health care and/or public accounting experience.

THE UCARE DIFFERENCE

The UCare difference is our people power - employees actively working on the behalf of our members to get them access to the health care they need. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and provide the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, and a myriad of volunteer activities. If you're looking for an inclusive environment that celebrates your people power, 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.

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