Staff Accountant, Accounting & Financial Reporting

Job Description

Staff Accountant, Accounting & Financial Reporting

UC Health is hiring for a Full-Time Staff Accountant in the Accounting & Financial Reporting Department at the UC Health Business Center. Reporting to the Manager, the Staff Accountant 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. The role is also a key contributor to process improvement initiatives. Utilize numerous systems to complete your job assignments, including but not limited to Lawson, Blackline, GHX, and Perceptive Content.

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.
Develops an in-depth understanding of required accounting, internal controls, and applicable processes/procedures related to assigned accounts.

Responsibilities

  • Assumes ownership and responsibility for accuracy of assigned accounts.
  • Timely analyzes and reconciles various balance sheet and income statement accounts to ensure accuracy of account balances.
  • Ensures all reconciliations meet established UC Health reconciliation standards.
  • Timely prepares journal entries during month-end close to record financial activity.
  • Ensures all journal entries meet established UC Health journal entry standards.
  • Timely prepares month-end roll forwards/schedules as assigned
  • Performs variance analyses for balance sheet and income statement accounts to ensure accuracy of account balances.
  • Continually reviews processes and procedures and identify potential improvements.
  • Assists in developing plans and implementing process improvements by working within and outside department.
  • Prepares monthly CIP Packets, which includes interaction with outside departments.
  • Enter new assets and/or disposals in system.
  • Prepares audit work papers and related requests for the annual financial statement audit.
  • Completes other projects and special assignments as directed.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 1-2 years of experience required
  • 3-5 years of experience preferred
  • Basic understanding of GAAP and internal controls. Basic organization, time management, communication, and problem-solving skills. Basic to intermediate Excel/Word skills. Highly attentive to details and able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.