Lead Accountant
UHS of Delaware Inc. - Corporate Office - King of Prussia, PA

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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries’ acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase healthcare properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

The Lead Accountant's primary responsibility is to conduct monthly financial statement package and general ledger accounting reviews for acute care hospitals. Provides training and leadership to Accountants and Senior Accountants within the department.

Essential Job Duties:

Conducts financial statement package and general ledger reviews. The process is undertaken to subject the monthly financial statements and results of operations to an independent review and identify potential reporting errors. Any material misstatements of the financial results are further reviewed by the assigned Regional Financial Manager and corrected prior to the corporate consolidation and SEC reporting process.

Performs monthly and ad hoc reports/analysis.
Provides accounting and information systems support to the hospital facilities and corporate departments.
o Prepares comparative data and hospital specific analytics and reconciliations.
o Updates, maintains and assists users in financial/statistical reporting and information systems.
o Assists hospital staff in the preparation of the month end close function.

Prepares month end close.
Provides training and leadership to Accountants and Sr. Accountants within the department.
Coordinates, processes and uploads budget data.
Coordinates, processes and verifies year end data.
Performs other duties as assigned/required.

Requirements

Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years experience required.

• Prior experience in an accounting/financial capacity, preferably at a health care facility.
• Experienced with information systems conversions, excellent computer skills on various systems.
• Minimal travel required.

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance and 401k.

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