Sr Staff Accountant, Accounting & Finance

Job Description

Sr Staff Accountant, Accounting & Finance, First Shift

The Sr Staff Accountant will be reporting to the Manager, Accounting Services, assists in the preparation of accurate and timely financial statements by recording financial transactions in the general ledger system, reconciling and analyzing balance sheet and income statement accounts, and resolving unreconciled items on a timely basis. This role focuses primarily on medium-level risk areas, and accounting research may be required. In addition, this role reviews the work of staff accountants, provides training and mentoring to staff, and leads process improvement initiatives.


Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of required accounting, internal controls, and applicable processes/procedures related to assigned accounts. Assigned accounts generally include those designated as moderate to high risk.
  • Assume ownership and responsibility for accuracy of assigned accounts
  • Timely analyze and reconcile various balance sheet and income statement accounts to ensure accuracy of account balances.
  • Ensure all reconciliations meet established UC Health reconciliation standards
  • Develop a thorough understanding of accounting principles and standards related to Fixed Assets to assist with ARO, Impairment, Disposals, Transfers, and other related items.
  • Prepare monthly CIP Packets and enter the new asset and/or disposals
  • Complete other Fixed Asset projects and special assignments as directed
  • Develop a thorough understanding of accounting principles and standards and assist in accounting research and documentation as directed
  • Prepare audit work papers and related requests for the annual financial statement audit
  • Complete other projects and special assignments as directed


Education & Experience
  • Must have a Bachelor Degree in Accounting (or accounting concentration)
  • 3-5 years of experience is preferred.
  • Prefer candidates with General Ledger (GL) experience, this includes preparing/reviewing journal entries, month end close, audit, and reconciliations.
  • Prefer Healthcare experience (I know this is hard to find)