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Accountant Sr

Company: Beaumont Services Center
Location: Southfield
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

This position is fully remote; occasional planned travel to an office location may be required. However, this position is permitted to work at an office location if requested by the team member.GENERAL SUMMARY: The Accountant Sr. is responsible for recording the financial activity of the healthcare system in compliance with GAAP. It is also their responsibility to provide accounting and financial support to department management, hospital and medical administration, and other users of financial data. This is achieved through monthly journal entries, account analysis and reconciliation, financial statement preparation, variance analysis and ad-hoc reports.The Accountant Sr. requires the ability to communicate accounting or financial issues intelligently, yet plainly, to various audiences. The individual must possess the analytical ability to interpret information and make recommendations. In addition, the individual must be able to identify and implement process improvements to procedures due to situational or technical changes.The primary differences between the Accountant roles are the complexity of accounts and the expected level of supervision and oversight required.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations to ensure accuracy of assigned accounts and fair presentation of the financial statements on a monthly and annual basis.Analyze and reconcile complex General Ledger accounts. Identify variances and resolve issues relating to accounts. Ensure all accounts are reported in accordance with GAAP.Prepare various monthly management reports and ad-hoc analysis as assigned. Provide operational department managers support relating to their department.Maintain a strong working knowledge of relevant accounting software and databases to improve timeliness and effectiveness of assigned projects.Assist in mentoring Accountant II, Accountant and Accounting Analyst level co-workers.Work with internal and external auditors to ensure accurate, timely financial statements in accordance to GAAP.Peer-review account reconciliations and journal entries in accordance with audit guidelines.Demonstrate initiative and follow-through of responsibilities.Promote positive working relations as part of a department team and helps facilitate the team's ability to meet its goals and objectivesSTANDARD QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's in accounting or business-related field of study.MBA Preferred.Three+ years in an accounting/finance or auditor role required.A master's degree plus one year of practical accounting or auditing experience will be considered in lieu of the 3 years of experience.CPA or CMA preferred, not required.Other Qualifications:Keep abreast of accounting guidance and regulation changes by attending accounting meetings and research of periodicals.Ability to analyze accounts through critical thinking processes under the guidance of accounting standards.Required proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and business writing.Preferred proficiency in PeopleSoft, Microsoft Access and Blackline Account Reconciliations.An Accountant Sr. must be able to achieve a high degree of accuracy and proficiency under tight deadlines. Beaumont Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

Keywords: Beaumont Services Center, Southfield , Accountant Sr, Accounting, Auditing , Southfield, Michigan

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