Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of experience or Master’s degree. Experience should be progressive in Accounting or Finance and at a level of full general ledger accountability in an enterprise with an annual budget of at least $20 million. Degree in business, accounting, and/or finance preferred.
Minimum 3 years of experience analyzing data and creating reports
Excellent professional presentation and written communication skills
Intermediate to advanced MS Excel knowledge.
Experience and knowledge of computerized accounting systems and related report generators. Detailed knowledge of GL interfaces for payroll and other imports/exports.
Valid California Driver's license, proof of insurance, and personal transportation
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Candidates with knowledge of healthcare accounting and finance environments will be given priority
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP)
Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, and produce quality results on time with attention to detail
Ability to build effective working relationships with colleagues, funders, and cross-functional teams. We are a "people-based" business, so this trait is paramount
Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, with tact and discretion
Detailed knowledge of multi-module computer accounting software
Intermediate to advanced MS Excel skills
Ability to work independently, with minimal guidance
Ability to provide excellent customer service that is reflective of a culture that values trust and respect
Consistently adheres to and/or exceeds CMC’s communication guidelines and expectations with patients, peers, and supervisors
Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness
Ability to prepare records in accordance with detailed instructions
Ability to work effectively with patients and co-workers
Ability to use 10-key, ability to type 45 wpm
Ability to communicate clearly in spoken and written English
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
May require sitting for extended periods of time. Must be able to reach above the shoulder level to work, must be able to bend, squat and sit, stand, stoop, crouch, reach, kneel, and twist/turn to work. Must have finger dexterity to operate keyboard. Ability to lift up to 40 pounds. Must be able to hear staff on the phone and those who are served in-person, and speak clearly in order to communicate information to clients, funders and staff. Must have vision that is adequate to read memos, a computer screen, personnel forms, and clinical and administrative documents.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Most daily tasks are performed in the corporate headquarters business office. Involves frequent telephone and email contact with staff. This employee may be required to attend meetings and conferences away from the main office, at other CMC sites and elsewhere. Work may be stressful at times. Interaction with others is frequent and may be interruptive. Some extended hours work (evenings and weekends) may be required in order to complete tasks or special assignments.
The General Ledger Accountant maintains the general ledger, prepares drafts of monthly financial and statistical reports. The General Ledger Accountant reports to the Controller.
Responsible for timely and accurate completion of GL general journal entries, account analysis, and reconciliations for assigned areas, ensuring compliance with internal controls at all times.
Investigates financial activity which originates in other departments, such as patient billing, pharmacy, clinic front/back office area, and purchasing department.
Performs moderately complex statistical, cost, and financial analysis of data
Improve financial status by analyzing results, monitoring variances, identifying trends, recommending actions
Assists with monitoring grant financial performance, including – but not limited to – financial planning, analysis, accounting, and researching & resolving issues
Prepares drafts of monthly, quarterly and annual financial, budget, forecast and statistical reports, incorporating financial controls and regulatory guidelines
Maintains detailed workpapers to support general ledger and grant fiscal activity
Assists Controller in annual fiscal audit process, HRSA budgeting and other periodic activities
May involve occasional day travel to clinic sites to conduct meetings
Demonstrate “super-user” proficiencies in use of Dynamics accounting system; Training provided by CMC
Help onboard new team members
Promotes the Vision, Mission, and Values of the Organization