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Senior Tax Associate - Minnetonka, MN Hybrid open to remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

UnitedHealth Group is a health care and well-being company that's dedicated to improving the health outcomes of millions around the world. We are comprised of two distinct and complementary businesses, UnitedHealthcare and Optum, working to build a better health system for all. Here, your contributions matter as they will help transform health care for years to come. Make an impact with a diverse team that shares your passion for helping others and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

As an Indirect Sr. Tax Associate, you will be involved in all aspects of the state indirect tax practice, including sales and use tax, premium tax, personal property tax, and special state projects. In addition, you will have an opportunity to participate in many different aspects of the state income tax process. Depending on your career goals, you will also have opportunities to become involved with federal and international tax projects as well as M&A transactions.

If you are located in Minnetonka, MN, you will have the flexibility to work remotely* as you take on some tough challenges

Primary Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will gain exposure to a wide variety of tax matters including:

  • Prepare sales and use tax returns
  • Resolve indirect tax audits and notices
  • Prepare premium tax returns and estimates
  • Review premium tax accounting and accruals
  • Participate in planning activities related to emerging indirect tax issues
  • Perform research and provide analysis of proposed and existing tax laws, regulations, and rulings
  • Assist Tax leadership with M & A transactions and other related projects

    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:

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent experience
    • 2+ years of tax or accounting experience in a public accounting firm or equivalent experience in a large corporate tax department
    • Knowledge and understanding of state/local indirect tax laws and regulations
    • Solid computer literacy including intermediate proficiency with MS Excel Proven ability to use pertinent data and facts to identify, analyze, and make recommendations to management on a range of issues within area of expertise

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • CPA or graduate degree
      • Vertex or equivalent indirect tax compliance software experience
      • ASC 740 (Income tax accounting) experience
      • SSAP 101 (Insurance tax accounting) experience
      • Demonstrated ability to prioritize assignments and manage workload within statutory and internal deadlines
      • Proven excellent organizational and verbal/written communication skills
      • Demonstrated solid research and analytical skills
      • Motivated team player we are seeking must exhibit an interest in federal and state taxes

        Careers with UnitedHealth Group. Discover rewarding opportunities as we help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. Join a team of people who are talented, compassionate and driven. We will support you with the global outreach, resources and inclusive culture we're proud to foster as a Fortune 5 company. We encourage you to grow as we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance.

        *All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

        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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Charlotte , Senior Tax Associate - Minnetonka, MN Hybrid open to remote, Accounting, Auditing , Charlotte, North Carolina

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