Humana Senior Accountant in Louisville, Kentucky

Role: Senior Accountant Assignment: Finance Shared Services - Lease Center of Excellence Location: Louisville, KY

Healthcare isn’t just about health anymore. It’s about caring for family, friends, finances, and personal life goals. It’s about living life fully. At Humana, we want to help people everywhere, including our associates, lead their best lives. We support our associates to be happier, healthier, and more productive in their professional and personal lives. We encourage our people to build relationships that inspire, support, and challenge them. We promote lifelong well-being by giving our associates fresh perspective, new insights, and exciting opportunities to grow their careers. At Humana, we’re seeking innovative people who want to make positive changes in their lives, the lives of our members, and the healthcare industry as a whole.

Assignment Capsule Humana Finance Shared Services, Corporate Accounting is seeking a Senior Accountant who will lead and become a subject matter expert for the newly formed Lease Center of Excellence (L-CoE). The Senior Accountant will engage with teams across the organization such as Corporate Real Estate, Procurement and IT to provide guidance, document, administer, maintain and ensure compliance with lease accounting standards and any related internal policies and procedures, including:

  • Analyze contracts and provide guidance on data sources related to all real estate, vehicle, IT equipment, furniture and other miscellaneous type leases

  • Oversee and review data abstraction for all new, modified, and terminated leases

  • Prepare financial reporting packages for 10-Q/K and internal/external audits related to leasing

  • Perform and monitor various control activities and partner with Internal Audit to ensure SOX compliance

  • Act as a business partner on behalf of the Corporate Accounting Office to key functional departments, including Corporate Real Estate, Procurement, and IT, in order to identify and implement improvements to leasing practices

  • Ensure organizational compliance with lease accounting guidelines and internal lease accounting policies and procedures

  • Manage ad hoc requests and projects as necessary

    Key Competencies

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines with attention to detail.

  • Capable of independently managing business relationships and building trust.

  • Learn quickly through self-study via communication and collaboration with other associates.

  • Ability to communicate clearly & concisely.

  • Ability to work with a cross-functional team.

    Role Essentials

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field

  • Knowledge or desire to learn about lease accounting under both the existing lease standard (ASC 840) and the new lease standard (ASC 842 - effective 2019)

  • Demonstrates the ability to lead and communicate effectively with management, cross-functional teams, and external auditors

  • Proven ability to identify and solve complex problems with a logical/systematic approach

  • Desire to work effectively with external vendors as well as internal employees

  • Analytical and communication skills as well as the ability to think innovatively

  • Strong attention to detail with the willingness to challenge results

  • Comprehensive knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, SQL, Access and PowerPoint Role Desirables

  • Prior experience in accounting, internal audit, contract management, procurement, leasing and/or fixed assets

  • Prior experience within the insurance industry

  • Certified Public Accountant license Reporting Relationships

    This role reports to an Accounting Manager. This area is under the leadership of the SVP & Chief Financial Officer.

    Additional Information At Humana, we’re committed to making the resources available to you that will enable you to become happier, healthier, and more productive in all areas of your life. We know your well-being is important to you, and it’s important to us too. If you share our passion for helping people, we likely have the right place for you at Humana.

Title: Senior Accountant

Location: KY-Louisville

Requisition ID: 190785

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.

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