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Indirect Experienced Senior Tax Specialist - Minnetonka, MN at UnitedHealth Group

Indirect Experienced Senior Tax Specialist - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group Work From Home Full-Time
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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 work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:
As an Indirect Experienced Senior Tax Specialist, 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 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. The successful candidate will gain exposure to a wide variety of tax matters including:

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

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 or Advanced degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ 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 sales and use tax laws and regulations
  • Experience prioritizing assignments and managing workload within statutory and internal deadlines
  • Solid research and analytical skills
  • Solid computer literacy including intermediate proficiency with MS Excel
  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exhibit an understanding of state taxes as well as online tax research tools
  • CPA or graduate degree
  • Vertex or equivalent income tax compliance software experience
  • SSAP 101 (Insurance tax accounting) experience
  • 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

Careers 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 7 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: Indirect Experienced Senior Tax Specialist, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota


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