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Accounting Clerk- Lexington, KY

Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
At UnitedHealthcare, we're simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable and equitable . Ready to make a difference? Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

The Accounting Clerk This is a complex role requiring knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and complicated billing practices that vary from program to program or employer group to employer group.

Schedule: This is a full-time position (40 hours per week). On-site in Lexington, KY

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Review, validate and maintain financial and other records as they relate to client specific programs for Taft Hartley Fund
  • Responsible for timely reconciliation of all accounts
  • Process payments and retrieve required statements from websites
  • Communicate financial discrepancies and resolve
  • Responsible for all financial exchanges related to participant accounts
  • Identify errors in invoices/data and work to resolve
  • Reconcile funding with disbursements on each participant account
  • Assists with completion of quarterly reporting
  • Prepare various financial, programmatic, and administrative reports
  • Investigate discrepancies
  • Performs routine audit of financial accounts
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationship with office staff members, clients, senior executive staff
  • Prioritize and work independent
  • May initiate new procedures in program/business systems
  • Handle multiple tasks and carryout follow-up items
  • Ability to report to the office
  • Help to guide development of financial elements to our database
  • Other duties as assigned

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:
  • High School Diploma/GED (or higher)
  • Experience in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or another related field
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1+ years' experience in the area of finance, including accounts payable or accounts receivable
  • Effective organizational and prioritization skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability function as a positive team member
  • Willing to learn
  • Willing to grow your career with UHG

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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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