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Accountant

Job Description

 POSITION PURPOSE

 

The Accountant assists Controller with all financial matters related to the hospital. This position requires the ability to:  perform office work directly related to management policies or general business operations; exercise discretion and independent judgment; provide regular and direct assistance to executives; and perform work, special assignments and tasks under very general supervision.

 

 

 

 

 RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • The Accountant assists Controller with all financial matters related to the hospital
  • Completes weekly financial projections, month end close process and variance explanations.
  • Significant contributor in all aspects of the annual budget process
  • Performs analytical review of the monthly financial results and makes recommendations for change if needed.
  • Maintains daily reports for internal controls compliance.
  • Completes special projects and other duties as requested to support needs of organization
  • Daily exposure to the CEO, senior leadership to gain an understanding of the operations of the hospital
 
Job code: 100529

 

License or Certification: - None Education, Training and Years of Experience: - Four year degree in accounting or related field preferred or equivalent work experience - 3-4 years work experience in a healthcare accounting environment; 2 years experience in accounts payable and payroll functions Machines, Equipment Used: - General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer. Physical Requirements: - Good visual acuity and ability to communicate. - Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements. - Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking. - Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment Skills and Abilities: - Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively. - Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner. - Ability to work independently without supervision. Environmental Conditions: - Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure. - Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required. - Handicapped accessible. - May work under stressful circumstances at times. Proficiency or Productivity Standards: - Meets established attendance standards. - Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge. - May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. - May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts. - Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster. - May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives. - May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.



Address: 351 Camp Meeting Road, Sewickley 15143-8348
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2215703
Contact Name - External: Melissa Coleman
Contact Email - External: Melissa.Coleman@encompasshealth.com