• Tax Accountant

    Job Locations US-WA-Renton
    Requisition ID
    2018-5652
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Genoa Healthcare is a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group. This role will join the Seattle-based tax team of UnitedHealth Group, currently residing at the Genoa Healthcare headquarters in Renton, WA.

     

    At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health care system work better for everyone. Our work is guided by five values: Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance. If you want to achieve more, you will find a reception here like nowhere else as you help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best.

     

    UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

    Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

    Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

    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.

    Responsibilities

    As a Tax Accountant, you will be involved in all aspects of the federal and state tax filings as well as different aspects of the tax provision. Depending on your career goals, you will also have opportunities to become involved with federal, international, or state special projects, and/or M&A transactions. The successful candidate will gain exposure to a wide variety of tax matters including:

    • The preparation of quarterly and annual income tax provisions.
    • The timely and accurate preparation of federal and state income tax returns and quarterly estimates.
    • Assisting Tax leadership with M & A and other related projects.
    • Providing research support for the analysis of proposed and existing tax laws, regulations, and rulings.
    • Assisting with tax audits and notices.
    • Prepare and review income tax accounting necessary for the organization’s federal (SEC) and state (Insurance Departments and Managed Healthcare) filings.

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
    • 1+ years tax or accounting experience in a public accounting firm or equivalent experience in a large corporate tax department
    • Ability to prioritize assignments and manage work load within statutory and internal deadline
    • Strong computer literacy including intermediate proficiency with MS Excel

    Preferred Qualifications:

    The motivated team player we are seeking must exhibit an understanding of federal and state taxes as well as online tax research.

    • Ability to use pertinent data and facts to identify and solve a range of problems within area of expertise
    • Excellent organizational and verbal/written communication skills
    • CPA or graduate degree
    • OneSource or equivalent income tax compliance software experience
    • ASC 740 (Income tax accounting) experience
    • SSAP 101 (Insurance tax accounting) experience

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