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Accounting Intern - Hartford, CT

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Begin your career at UnitedHealth Groupand youll get an opportunity to do something extraordinary with your first job out of school: make a real difference. We have modest goals: Help 75 million people live healthier lives. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Brilliant. Compassionate. Driven. Youll find these people everywhere you turn here. Youll also find a world of career options fueled by your performance and limited only by imagination. Start here.When it comes to challenges that can dramatically shape your career, smart people like you are discovering opportunities with us.Heres why. A career with UnitedHealth Group in the Finance and Accounting area willhave you working side by side with some of the most dynamic, intelligent and results driven people on earth.This is work that matters far beyond the balance sheet.Were helping to improve peoples lives by helping the entire health care system manage resources in new and better ways. Health care is changing. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else. You want to grow.We want to support you and, along the way, help you acquire the skills that lead toyour lifes best work.(sm)**Housing assistance may be available****This full-time summer intern position will be available starting June 2022****UnitedHealth Group is not able to offer visa sponsorship now or in the future for this position**Opportunities are available in the following areas depending on interest and abilities:

ControllershipAccounting (Month end close)Financial Analysis(Variance explanations)Regulatory Accounting(Statutory)TaxAuditPrimary Responsibilities:
Maintain general ledger accounts and related activitiesfor the production offinancial statements and reportsReconcile,analyzeand review general ledger accounts in preparation for month end closePrepare journal entries and reviews accounting classifications, in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principlesPrepare documentation in support of external and internal auditsPerform ad hoc reporting and analysis and investigate issues providing explanations and interpretationAnalyze and prepare financial statements, including balance sheets and statements of financial positionAssist with the month quarterly end close process for assigned businesses or groupsYoull 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:
  • Currently pursuing a bachelors degree with a major in accounting from an accredited college/university during the duration of the internship. Internships are not intended for graduating seniors
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization(F-1 students with practical training and candidates requiringH-1Bs, TNs, etc. will not be considered)
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to allfederal, stateand local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior toemployment to ensure compliance.Preferred Qualifications:
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Demonstrated leadership qualities and leadership potential Demonstrated oral and written communication skillsDemonstrated presentation skillsCareers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)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.Job Keywords: Accounting, Intern, Hartford, CT, Connecticut

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