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Driscoll Health Plan - Senior Accountant

Company: Driscoll Children's Hospital
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

On a daily basis, performs complex advanced professional accounting activities requiring high level of detail and analysis as related to maintaining, balancing and posting to the financial systems. Assist in solving accounting and financial problems. Duties require professional, comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts, and principles of accounting and related business subjects. Experience and judgment are continuously needed to accomplish tasks. Work under the general direction of the Senior Manager-General Accounting. Supervises and reviews the work of other staff members as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; employees will perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and/or hospital administration as required.

  • Maintains utmost level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Adheres to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates business practices and personal actions that are ethical and adhere to corporate compliance and integrity guidelines.
  • Audits contracts, invoices, timesheets, reports, and other documents to substantiate business transactions.
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information in preparation of complex journal entries to general ledger requiring the use of extensive knowledge, practical experience, and education..
  • Uses various software applications, such as spreadsheets, databases, & packages to assemble, manipulate, and/or format data for reports
  • Verify transaction entry and arithmetic computations by other co-workers, as needed.
  • Duties may be allocated accordingly with emphases on Accounts Receivable, Prepaid Accounts, the Fixed Asset System, Grants, and Cash Management responsibilities.
  • Initiate and/or coordinate approval of repetitive and non-repetitive wire transfers, including but not limited to vendor payments, TSA programs, and payroll deductions.
  • Assist in training of management and staff on accounting applications and reports.
  • Examine and maintain assigned accounts involving high degree of accuracy, as assigned.
  • Reviews records and source documents to identify the sources of discrepancies.
  • Determine entries required to bring account into balance.
  • Prepare worksheets or reports reflecting the examination of the accounts.
  • Reviews reconcilement of other employees, making recommendations, and coordinating corrections and improvements.
  • Responsible for closing process of general ledger system. Coordinating with other staff and departments ensuring related sub-systems have been closed as needed.
  • Responsible for set up of next period closing folders, schedules, reports updating and revising as needed.
  • Participates in the analytical review of financial results with financial management.
  • Assists with departmental filing of reports and documents.
  • Coordinates and assist with the year-end boxing, sorting, storing, and moving of records
  • Prepares financials statements and reports.
  • Prepares financial statements for assigned organizations.
  • Distributes financial reports and information, upon supervisor approval.
  • Compiles and submits monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to outside agencies on a timely basis.
  • Assists in the coordination of the budget formulation process for the health system.
  • Develops various Prepared By Client (PBC) schedules and work papers as requested by internal and external auditors.
  • Coordinates transfer of trial balances, schedules, and other financial information to internal and external sources.
  • Answers and resolves routine situations and questions from employees, managers, and outside agencies relying on standard procedures and policies. Researches and advises on accounting treatment of complex transactions where limited standardization exists.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Effectively administers performance management system including:
  • developmental feedback
  • assesses competency
  • Strong knowledge of and effective in administering hospital policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for sound management of human resources.
  • Makes and implements decisions compatible with organizational goals.
  • Maintains composure, effectiveness, and flexibility under pressure.
  • Supervises the following job classes:
  • Staff Accountant, Junior Accountant, Accounting Specialist, as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; with focus or major in accounting and three to five years related experience and/or training.
  • Working knowledge of hospital or business office operations preferred
  • Proficient in personal computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Outlook required.

Keywords: Driscoll Children's Hospital, Corpus Christi , Driscoll Health Plan - Senior Accountant, Other , Corpus Christi, Texas

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