The Providence Center - Behavioral Health Job ID: 5259
The Senior Accountant performs day-to-day and month-end accounting functions including creating and maintaining schedules, processing journal entries, reconciling accounts, performing general ledger analyses, preparing financial reports, and cash management for The Providence Center, its cost centers, and other entities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (May include):
• Gather and organize information from manual sources and systems interfaces, create and maintain schedules, and prepare and process standard and non-standard journal entries within defined timeframes for monthly accounting close for The Providence Center and its divisions and other entities. Research and perform analyses to validate general ledger is correctly stated. (25%)
• Prepare and publish monthly divisional financial statements and management reports. May prepare additional reports and analyses for month end close meetings. May lead or participate in internal month end accounting meetings with cost center and other entity management. Research and prepare month end accounting and variance analysis for cost centers and other entities as assigned. (15%)
• Prepare monthly account reconciliations and bank account reconciliations. (15%)
• Calculate and process contract/grant accounts receivable invoices and subcontractor payments. Work with accounting and program staff to ensure compliance with contract requirements. Act as liaison for The Providence Center in resolving internal and external financial and contractual matters. (10%).
• Assist with annual operating budgeting process including accounting research, data collection, and data entry. (10%)
• Prepare government agency contract and grant budgets and proposals. (5%)
• Act as backup Administrator for Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Enterprise Income Verification and Financial Assessment Subsystem. (5%)
• Support preparation and review of 990 tax forms. (5%)
• Prepare regular and ad hoc research and reporting projects as assigned. May assist with revenue entries and research. Provide advice and training on TPC accounting policies and processes to internal customers. (5%)
• Prepare requested schedules and documentation to support external audits. Assist in coordinating external audits. (5%)
• Ensure accounting entries are properly identified and reflected on financial statements in conformance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and company policies and procedures.
• Enhance own professional growth and development through participation in company-sponsored training, continuing education, current business and industry publications, in-service meetings, and workshops.
• Maintain a thorough understanding of the company’s relevant financial policies, accounting and analytical systems, and business processes.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Information Management: Treats all information and data within the scope of the position with appropriate confidentiality, including maintaining all policies and practices to protect PHI data and follow HIPPA guidelines and 42 CFR (Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records) regulations.
Risk Management: Cooperates fully in all risk management activities and investigations.
•Three (3) or more years’ work experience in a mid-size or large accounting or finance function.
•Proficient in applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
•Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
•Proficient in mid-size or large company accounting systems such as Lawson or PeopleSoft.
•Understands the principals and fundamentals of accounting, budgeting, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills; detail oriented.
•Ability to work with and effectively communicate with persons at all levels, including executives, managers, physicians, staff, government agencies, and vendors regarding highly confidential and sensitive financial and personal information.
•Self-starter who is able to work alone and collaborate within a team environment.
•Quality, integrity, and customer service focused with the ability to handle simultaneous projects accurately and within deadlines.
•Ability to consistently and effectively function in a fast-paced environment that includes varying or unpredictable circumstances and numerous interruptions while exercising appropriate interpersonal and critical thinking skills.
Preferred Position Qualifications:
Education and Licenses: CPA a plus.
•Three (3) or more years’ work experience within the Health Care Industry, preferably behavioral health, hospital, or medical group practice management.
•Two (2) or more years’ work experience within a not-for-profit organization.
•Two (2) or more years’ work experience within a public accounting company.
•Experience preparing Federal 990 non-profit tax returns.
•Experience working with fund or not-for-profit accounting.
•Understands the principals and fundamentals of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), and Government Accountability Office (GAO) standards.
•Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel including PivotTables and advanced formulas, macros and VBA.
•Proficient in Microsoft Access and PowerPoint.
•Proficient in financial reporting tools such as Crystal Reports.
•Previous experience with healthcare business management applications such as Epic.
•Previous experience with healthcare business analytics tools such as KauffmanHall.
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