Accountant
Arch Health Partners - Poway, CA

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Position Summary

This position is responsible for timely and accurate processing of financial and analytic information as requested for accounts payable, general ledger, accounts receivable, cash disbursements and receipts for the timely production of financial and other management reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Supervision

This position receives direction from the CFO and/or Director of Finance/Budgetand exercises supervision no supervision.

Essential Functions [1]

Preparation of journal entries, account and sub-ledger monthly balance sheet and selected P&L account reconciliations.

Perform patient account analysis by payor.

Perform financial and other data extractions.

Coordinate and respond to compensation research and survey studies.

Perform month end closing procedures.

Assist with analysis of all financial and data reports.

Manage the records; assure compliance with financial records retention requirements; develop and design reports as necessary.

Compose, prepare and distribute a variety of correspondence; prepare a variety of reports for the CFO and/or the Director of Finance/Budget; participate in, the generation and maintenance of a variety of records and reports.

Communicate with a variety of departments and outside organizations to exchange information, resolve issues and coordinate activities.

Assist with development and control of department budget.

Provide responsible staff assistance to the Director of Finance / Budget.

Participate in shared governance through service on financial and/or operations committees.

Perform other duties as assigned or required.

Qualifications

Knowledge of :
Financial and accounting functions, compliance functions and project management.

Health care data and reporting systems.

Organization-wide administrative methods and procedures.

Basic research methods and report writing techniques.

Principles of business letter writing and report preparation.

Budget preparation and control.

English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.

Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers.

Pertinent federal, state and local codes, laws and regulations.

Ability to :
Manage oneself in the day-to-day operation of the finance and budget functions.

Think and act independently in the creation, modification, documentation and implementation of various accounting and operating procedures and systems.

Extract and analyze financial information; present in meaningful way to individuals and groups.

Coordinate assigned areas of responsibility with other departments and functional units.

Research and perform a variety of special projects as assigned.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others; use discretion in handling difficult persons.

Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet applications and presentation programs.

Effectively respond to all situations/incidents using sound judgment and decision-making skills.

Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Assist with budget development and control.

Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action.

Work independently with little direction; plan and organize work; meet schedules and timelines.

Prepare reports by compiling and organizing data from a variety of sources.

Maintain accurate and complete records.

Work confidentially with discretion.

Experience :
Two to five years’ experience, preferably in a health care environment.

Education/Training :
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting.

License and/or Certificate:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver’s License.

Working Conditions

Environmental Conditions :
Office environment; exposure to computer screens, noise and electrical energy; extensive contact with faculty, staff, students and the public.

Physical Conditions :
Essential functions require maintaining physical condition necessary walking, standing and sitting for extended periods of time. Must be able to travel to other Arch Health Partners’ locations.

[1] Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

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Arch Health Partners is an award-winning medical foundation affiliated with the Palomar Health System in North San Diego County. The...