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Accounting Supervisor


GoHealth Intro: GoHealth is a leading health insurance marketplace and Medicare-focused digital health company. Through the efficient, multi-tiered guidance of our highly specialized licensed insurance agents, GoHealth meets Medicare consumers where they are in their enrollment journeys and empowers them to choose the plan and carrier best suited for their healthcare needs. Our extensive industry expertise, including the use of data science and machine learning with key investments in proprietary technology, helps consumers cut through the confusion and enroll confidently.

Why Apply: As an industry leader in the Medicare marketplace, we are compelled to not only embrace change but to actively be the change to adapt to our consumers complex needs. We believe in hiring risk-takers, innovators, and collaborators within our industry to create individualized, simplified healthcare solutions for our beneficiaries.

Our #TeamGoHealth employees are at the core of our collective success; that's why we are committed to discovering the best in-class talent and ensuring that each team member receives the development tools and support they need to flourish in their professional endeavors.

We also understand that you may not check every box in our requirements list -- most applicants don’t! In fact, frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply today!

About the role: 

GoHealth is looking for a motivated self-starter to join our accounting team as an Accounting Supervisor. The accounting team supports business leadership by providing accurate and timely financial reporting with insights for key decision making. Ideal candidates have a strong accounting background and are able to exercise professional judgement, work independently, perform key analyses, possess a focus on process improvements and a keen problem-solving ability and willingness to undertake any responsibility in support of the needs of the team and the organization. The accounting supervisor oversees the activities of the general accounting functions, developing, implementing and maintaining systems, procedures and policies to ensure the maintenance of the general ledger in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and for the production of various financial statements, analyses and reports.

What you’ll do:

  • Receive assignments in the form of objectives and determine how to use resources to meet schedules and goals.
  • Provide guidance to team members.
  • Assist in development and administration of approved accounting practices to ensure that financial and operating reports accurately reflect the condition of the business in accordance with GAAP and provide reliable information for use in effective management of the business.
  • Collaborate with functional peers and build relationships across various company organization as a trusted business advisor.
  • Participates in the most complex and unique accounting projects resolving a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways.
  • Conceptualize and oversee development of new analyses and reports providing insight to business trends and opportunities for improvement.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the Company, its products and services, its markets and its internal organization in order to understand financial results.
  • Analyze financial results to identify key drivers of variances. Utilize various analysis techniques to identify insights and communicate to business unit leaders.
  • Drive the financial close process including review journal entries, schedules, reconciliations, and analyses to support the monthly, quarterly and annual close.
  • Assist leaders with external auditor requests.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or relevant field of study
  • CPA preferred
  • 6+ years of relevant accounting experience
  • Superior skills with Microsoft office Suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize competing demands and effectively manage multiple projects
  • Ability to think analytically and apply critical thinking skills
  • Knowledge of technical accounting concepts and understanding of internal controls
  • Detail-focused, highly analytical orientation with the ability to think creatively and solve problems
  • Strong communication and presentation (verbal and written) skills
  • Demonstrates strong decision making and accountability to deliverables
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrates focus on process improvement
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with NetSuite accounting system is a strong plus

Location: Hybrid (3 days Onsite in our downtown Chicago office)

Benefits & Perks: 

  • Open vacation policy because we hire adults and treat them as such
  • 401k program with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Employee Resource Groups