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Accountant

Job Description

The Accountant assumes responsibility for appropriate payment of facility invoices, all payroll related functions and assists Controller with special projects as assigned. 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.

  • 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: 2224257
Contact Name - External: Melissa Coleman
Contact Email - External: Melissa.Coleman@encompasshealth.com