Staff Accountant

Job ID
5940
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
3
Job Type
Non-Clinical
Shift
Days
Pos. Type
Full Time

Overview

The Accountant is responsible for maintaing a log of all of the journal entries and preparing the majority of the journal entries in the general ledger, analyzing appropriate balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis, calculating and reconciling depreciation of all fixed asset accounts, preparing bank reconciliation on a monthly basis, and preparing annual work papers for year-end audits.

Responsibilities

Ensure timely and accurate preparation and submission of all journal entries for monthly and annual closings. Controls journal entry log to ensure all standard entries were prepared and entered.

Responsible for reconciling assigned balance sheet accounts and keeping a checklist to ensure all balance sheet accounts were reconciled.

Investigate any discrepancies found in reconciliation and make recommendations for solving them.

Monitor capital expenditures and keep proper record for each capital project. Work with material management manager to ensure proper classification of capital spending.

Monitor depreciation schedules. Maintain depreciation schedule for Medicare cost report purposes.

Participate in assisting with the cost report audit.   Provide auditor with requested documentation.

Support and back up the Payroll and Accounts Payable when necessary.

Prepares and submit monthly and quarterly sales tax returns.

Communicates effectively with other departments to promote positive interdepartmental

relationships.

Participate in development of procedures to interface with cashiering and business office.

Is alert to potential QI issues, and actively participates in resolution of issues.

Adapts to changes needed due to QI monitors for improved services.

Assists and maintain the office files in a neat, clean and orderly manner.

Maintains / updates the accounting software dictionary in coordination with senior financial leaders

Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

 

1.            Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent required

2.            Three to Five (3-5) years hospital/healthcare accounting/finance experience preferred

3.            Proficient in business software applications

4.            Working knowledge of windows based personal computers

 

Current CPA Preferred

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