Sr Accountant-Genoa Healthcare- Renton, WA

Reference: 882599 - Renton, Washington


Interested in serving on a team in a fast-paced/dynamic working environment?  Genoa Healthcare, a business unit of OptumRx, is a leader in behavioral healthcare specialty pharmacy solutions. We are a rapidly growing and successful organization with a strong reputation in serving the mental health community via a network of full-service pharmacies co-located (or embedded) within community mental health clinics.  Genoa operates more than 500 pharmacies across 46 States and the District of Columbia, with plans to open an additional 50 to 60 pharmacies over the next year.


The company strives to make a positive impact in our partner clinic and clients’ lives to improve care and outcomes.  Through our integrated care model, we work closely with partner clinics to ensure high-quality care to an expanding patient population.  We are seeking a Senior Accountant.  This position is located at Genoa’s corporate headquarters in Renton, WA.


Under general supervision of the Accounting Manager, the Senior Accountant position is responsible for a wide range of accounting and accounting related activities such as month-end close, financial reporting, accrual accounting and month-end account reconciliations. This position will primarily be responsible for inventory accounting and analysis. Must be an expert in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and have a solid understanding of inventory accounting, and a strong accounting and analytical aptitude. This individual must be able to work alone under self-direction and also work well with cross-functional teams to resolve complex accounting issues. Good communications skills are essential, as the position has contacts to various levels within the organization.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop inventory analysis that drives business decisions and improves the inventory cycle
  • Lead cross-functional projects that improve the inventory cycle
  • Develop internal controls related to inventory
  • Partner closely with IT to enhance automation of the inventory cycle
  • Reconcile inventory accounts to the general ledger
  • Lead the quarterly inventory cycle
  • Perform monthly variance analysis by GL account against prior periods and budget.
  • Prepare, review and approve journal entries.
  • Prepare and review assigned accounts in monthly balance sheet account reconciliation.
  • Provide accounting support for mergers and acquisitions by reviewing financial information and supporting integration.
  • Assist in supporting team, answer accounting related questions and assisting accounting staff as help is needed.
  • Identify and implement process improvements and strive to follow best practices to enhance the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of individual and team work product.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Provide coverage for team as needed.
  • Have the ability to be flexible with your work schedule if it is necessary to meet deadlines or deliverable's as assigned by the Accounting Manager, Manager or Executive Management. This is a requirement during End of Month Close.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of progressive experience in Inventory Accounting preferred.
  • CPA or CPA candidate and public accounting experience strongly preferred.
  • Healthcare industry experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills including the ability to create templates, pivot tables, VLOOKUP’s/HLOOKUP’s, etc.
  • Strong analytical, planning, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Team player and have ability to work independently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout Company organization.
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting systems, preferably Microsoft Dynamics GP.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage various work assignments in a fast paced environment.  

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.