HE-Senior Accountant | AdventHealth

AdventHealth

Sebring, Florida, Description Senior Accountant Full Time A dventHealth Sebring Location Address:  4200 Sun ‘n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872 Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring Faith Based & Mission driven Facility Largest Employer in the County Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Floridaâ™s oldest State Park Close knit community with a home town family feel 2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Days   GENERAL SUMMARY : The financial services for Advent Health Heartland Division facilities are centralized for the division within the Accounting Department; thus, the Senior Accountant performs various functions for the three hospitals as well as the employed physician group (Health Partners).

    The Senior Accountant must be committed, self-motivated, disciplined and able to focus on achieving the expected end results of a given tasks and responsibilities, not being influenced by people or situations.

Self-motivated in this context means the inner ability to find reason and strength to carry on and complete a quality task in the midst of challenging environment.

The Senior Accountant must possess the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment that requires strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.

  The ability to work interactively with other team members while meeting multiple deadlines and communicating effectively with multiple superiors is also necessary for success.

Expectations of accuracy, completeness and timeliness in this environment are typically at a higher threshold.

The Senior Accountant should also possess an enhanced project management skillset for dealing with specific functions of the Accounting Department that include Fixed Assets, Foundation, Reimbursement, Cash, Tax, and Government Reporting.

The Senior Accountant routinely analyzes, compiles and summarizes data using deductive reasoning skills in response to the needs of the Controller, Chief Financial Officers and finance leaders (within the region), AHS Corporate leaders, consultants, and external auditors (financial/governmental).

The Senior Accountant prepares accurate general ledger accounting entries and reconciliations for both Net Revenue and Expense accounts and assists with the valuation of net revenue, A/R systems, physician A/R (Athena), and home health A/R (Home Based Home Health).

  The Senior Accountant also prepares balance sheet account entries with similar expectations for accuracy, timeliness and completion.

  The Senior Accountant follows AHS corporate standard methodologies to record and support net revenue and expense entries that should receive favorable results when reviewed periodically by AHS Corporate including internal audit, cash management, and reimbursement reviews.

  The Senior Accountant works collaboratively with Adventist Health System Corporate departments, the patient financial services staff, and other departments in the multihospital accounting office to meet governmental filing requirements including (but not limited to) filing the Medicare cost reports, Medicaid cost reports, the AHCA annual reports, and the IRS 990 annual reports.

  This position also supports financial audits and governmental audits/desk reviews associated with the filed cost reports.

As a senior staff person, the position is responsible for fostering a professional, pleasant work environment and moving through assignments with velocity and precision.

  The Senior Accountant proactively partners with management to continuously improve processes in a fast-paced environment with many important projects running concurrently.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES : Works independently with minimal effort to explain assignments and minimal need for oversight Prepares, records and analyzes monthly and year-end closing journal entries related to revenue, contractual and cash activity for non-interfaced A/R Prepares, records and analyzes monthly and year-end closing journal entries related to expenses, accruals, and reclasses Prepares, records and analyzes monthly and year-end closing journal entries related to balance sheet accounts including cash activity, inter-company transfers, fixed assets and liabilities Prepares balance sheet account reconciliations monthly; resolves variances in a timely manner; coordinates the review of those reconciliations by assembling a balance sheet binder for each entity; provides detailed analyses and reviews and defends balance sheet account reconciliations periodically with CFO Works with AHS Cash Reconciliation Management (CRM) to research open items and variances identified in bank account reconciliations Utilizes AHS standard methodologies to calculate allowances for third party contracts, bad debt, and charity for hospital and non-hospital A/R and to calculate expense accruals Executes financial statement closing and reporting responsibilities in accordance with closing schedules published by AVP/Controller, Assistant Controller and Director of Finance Publishes requested A/R related supporting schedules and electronic files to CFOs, AVPs, hospital-based finance managers, and corporate employees in a timely manner without need for prompting Analyzes variances between actual and budgeted amounts and fluctuations in trends to determine root cause.

  Communicates meaningful findings in a manner to satisfy needs of CFOs, Controller and other leaders responsible for the financial results of the organization Compiles information and works in partnership with AHS Corporate Reimbursement to prepare Medicare cost reports, Medicaid cost reports, AHCA annual reports and other third-party reporting as requested Works on audit reviews including working collaboratively with other departments, confirming reasonableness of information secured from others, organizing and filing work papers, setting and meeting timelines, and managing the relationship with the external and internal parties involved.

Stores supporting schedules and source documents in a systematic easy to retrieve manner such that other finance team members can access information with ease Qualifications KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: Required knowledge includes: General accounting principles and procedures applied in a complex medium to large corporate environment Intermediate proficiency in use of Microsoft Excel and Word Required skills include: Senior level general ledger accounting Project management such that objectives are clearly defined, actions are executed according to a plan, updates are communicated systematically to manager, and intended results are achieved in a timely fashion c.

    Organizationalâ”systematic approach to work and electronic/paper document management, use of time, management of multiple assignments d.

    Balance Sheet Reconciliations including researching and proposing resolution to outstanding variances e.

    Communicationâ”both oral and writtenâ”clear, courteous and professional f.

     Analyticalâ”evaluate and assimilate large quantities of information to support a meaningful conclusion g.

    Team building and collaboration h.

    Competency in using Microsoft Excel Pivot tables, macros, lookup functions and subtotals i.

     Able to consistently: Pay close attention to detail and follow-through on tasks and multiple projects to completion Learn quickly, including multiple information systems and organizational specific closing methodologies Receive general instructions and execute work independently Influence peers and coworkers such that work atmosphere is enhanced by positive outlook and solution-oriented focus in conversations Focus, manage emotions and perform well in a fast-paced environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :  Bachelor of Science in Accounting (depending on relevant work experience may be Bachelor degree or Master in Accounting, Finance or Business Management)  At least five yearsâ™ progressive experience in general accounting services including financial statement closing responsibilities Reconciled balance sheet accounts to satisfaction of senior management, regulators and/or auditors Prepared schedules and gathered information used by senior management or for regulatory reporting Performed analytical reviews of financial statement results and determined root cause of budget variances or monthly trend fluctuations     This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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