Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the general direction of the Regional Controller, performs a wide variety of general accounting functions in support of the System's hospital and other entities.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

• Oversees day to day accounting, reviews and approves periodic balance sheet reconciliations and directs general ledger analysis activities

Analyzes/reviews, verifies and posts transactions to journals, ledgers and other records
• Analyzes/reviews, investigates and corrects accounting entries as needed
• Performs/reviews reconciliation of general ledger accounts involving complex transactions
• Supports RC in review of account transactions and appropriate account balances in conjunction with the monthly financial close
• Reviews financial statement analysis as prepared by senior/staff accountants for appropriate activity relative to budget/expectations for assigned entities
• Responds to constituents on details of account transactions/roll forwards
• Supports RC in the preparation for annual financial audit for hospital entities
• Coordinates with Accounts Payable/Materials Management and other financial functions (Patient Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Fixed Asset) as well as Information Systems to resolve issues impacting general ledger
• Identifies and collaborates with both department and system wide constituencies to resolve issues related to interface postings or information flows
• Supports RC with special projects and workflow improvements
• Supervises (Lead) Senior Accountants/Staff Accountants assigned to hospital accounting functions
o Ensures appropriate scheduling, approves time off, approves timecards
o Performs performance evaluations, both in conjunction with the System's annual evaluation process as well as ad hoc throughout the year to provide timely feedback to accountants
o Conducts periodic team meetings with hospital accountants for purposes of timely information flow and feedback, as well as training on current issues impacting the System and its hospitals

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
• Masters (BA) Degree and/or CPA Certification preferred with a minimum of six years' progressive experience and/or training as well as supervisory experience some of which has been in a healthcare environment.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as generally accepted accounting principles, procedure manuals, service contracts and agreements, etc.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTER SKILLS:
• Ability to perform basic calculations with respect to analyzing financial results, analyzing budget to actual proportions and results, etc. as well as advanced Excel skills and Word proficiency.

REASONING ABILITY:
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral form.

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