Dignity Health - Phoenix, AZ

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Dignity Health , the nation’s fifth largest healthcare system, is currently looking for a Senior Accountant to join their General Accounting team. This position is responsible for providing accounting and financial analytical review to various Dignity Health hospitals and related facilities.
        Accountabilities: The Senior Accountant accumulates information to prepare accurate and timely journal entries for the general ledger monthly close in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Dignity Health’s processes and procedures; Prepares monthly balance sheet account reconciliations and account analysis that requires an advanced knowledge of accounting; The incumbent generates financial reports that require intermediate to advanced computer skills; Works with department supervisors, managers, directors, administrative, and other staff to identify and recommend solutions to issues that arise. Approved solutions are implemented and monitored by the incumbent on an ongoing basis; The incumbent gathers, compiles, and reports complex financial information for various reporting purposes, both internal and external. This does include regulatory filings; This position is responsible for the financial close of an assigned hospital, including accruals, variation analysis, communication with the facility, and final reporting; This position is expected to function effectively within a team and participate constructively to produce results in a cooperative way; Major challenges to this position are identifying and resolving problems that arise by understanding the way business is done and opportunities for improving the efficiency of the general ledger department or the department under review. This position has the authority to post routine journal entries without supervisor approval, prioritize assigned work load to most efficiently meet deadlines, and to evaluate best practices for analytical review. Incumbent continually seeks to make suggestions, offer solutions and act upon both internal and external customer needs, concerns and priorities. Requirements: 5 years of direct accounting experience Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in Accounting or Finance. CPA or MBA highly preferred. GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) High-level analytical and review skills Advanced accounting concepts and theory Ability to work with and encourage others Ability to work independently while maintaining proactive communication with direct supervisor Knowledgeable in personal computer applications, including spreadsheet (intermediate to advanced Excel preferred) and general ledger processing software (eg. Lawson, SAP, etc.) Occasionally may need to travel to supported facilities. Travel would be during normal work hours. For further information, or to apply online, please visit: Dignity Health is an EEO/AA employer. Dignity Health , headquartered in San Francisco, CA, is a system of 40 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. Founded in 1986, Dignity Health is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit hospital systems and the largest private health care system in California. Dignity Health is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable health care services with special attention to the poor and underserved. The Dignity Health network of nearly 10,000 physicians and approximately 53,000 employees provides health care services to more than five million people annually. In 2010, Dignity Health provided $1.3 billion in charity care and unsponsored community benefit.

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