Community Health Center

Accountant

US-CT-Middletown
4 weeks ago(12/21/2017 11:58 AM)
Job ID
2017-5834
# of Openings
1
Category
Finance/ Accounting

Overview

Community Health Center, Inc. (CHCI). CHC is one of the country’s most creative and dynamic providers of primary medical, dental and behavioral health services, and a leader in practice based research, health professionals training, and use of innovative technologies to advance health and health care.CHCI is designated as a federally qualified health center and a patient centered medical home by HRSA, the Joint Commission, and NCQA, respectively. WE deliver more than 500,000 patient visits per year from primary care hubs and community clinics across the state of Ct, all connected by technology and common standards for quality. We employ several hundred medical, dental, and behavioral health providers who are engaged in practice, teaching, and research. Our Weitzman Institute is devoted to research and practice transformation, and is recognized around the country as one of the premier research institutes focused on improving health care and health outcomes for special and vulnerable populations. In addition, the organization has developed three wholly owned subsidiaries from the original pilot developments within the Weitzman Institute, the National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium (NNPRFTC), the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement, and the Community eConsult Network.National Nurse Practitioner Residency and fellowship training Consortium, National Institute for the Advancement of Medical Assistants and the Community eConsult Network.

Responsibilities

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Prepares and submits monthly journal entries for the general ledger to complete the monthly closing process.
  • Maintains and updates the agency’s financial records to include payroll, fixed assets, and revenue.
  • Performs monthly bank statement reconciliations and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Accurately compiles data and creates schedules and spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel and Access.
  • Assists the CFO, Controller, and Accounting Manager with routine reporting and special projects.
  • Analyzes and reports on general ledger account activity for accuracy and for variances from budget.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • BS in Accounting (or business, finance), or equivalent relevant work experience
  • At least three years of exempt level accounting experience, preferably in healthcare environment
  • Expert level computer skills in Finance applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Access; and Great Plains
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior demonstrated skills to set priorities and to handle multiple assignments
  • Accuracy and ability to compile schedules necessary

PRIMARY CONTACTS

 

            External                                                           Frequency

 

  1. Accountant Yearly
  2. Contractors/Vendors                                   Weekly, Monthly

 

               Internal                                                              Frequency

 

  1. Site Directors Daily, Weekly, Monthly        
  2. Component Directors Daily, Weekly, Monthly        
  3. Senior Management Daily, Weekly, Monthly
  4. Office Managers Daily, Weekly, Monthly        
  5. Finance and Patient Accounts Staff Daily, Weekly, Monthly

 

 WORK SCHEDULE DEMANDS

 40+ hour work week. Must be able to work hours as needed to meet deadlines.

 

 

SIGNIFICANT JOB FUNCTIONS

  • 1. On a timely basis, accurately prepares and submits monthly journal entries.
  •  Maintains and updates the agency’s financial records to include payroll, general ledger, accounts payable, and revenue.
  •  Assist the CFO, Controller, and Accounting Manager with routine reporting and special projects.
  •  Ensures accurate and timely monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, including independently completed:Ensures accurate and timely monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, including independently completed:
    • research, analysis and resolution of discrepancies
    • identification of trends
    • analysis of expected and unexpected results, and
    • recommendations of modifications needed in operational processes, procedures and specifications
  •  Accurately compiles data and creates schedules and spreadsheets in Excel.
  •  Provides work direction as needed to Finance Clerical Assistants and Accountants
  •  Assumes project management responsibility for such projects as workers’ compensation audit, 403(b) match/contribution processing and audit preparation tasks.
  •  Responsible for interface of payroll information with general ledger.
  •  Collaborates with other Finance staff
  •  Analyzes and reports on general ledger account activity for variances from budget.
  •  Maintains compliance with all annual mandatory CHC trainings.

 

Qualifications

Education
Bachelors

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