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Accountant II - Irving

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Irving
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDescriptionSummary:The Accountant II is responsible for preparing general ledger month-end journal entries relevant to their assigned functional accounting team in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.Functional Accounting Teams are as follows:Cash AccountingFixed Assets AccountingCorporate AccountingPayroll AccountingInvestments and Foundation AccountingPrepaid Asset, Deferred Revenue, and Notes Payable AccountingInventory and Supplies AccountingPhysician Guarantees and Physician Fees AccountingPurchased Services and Non-Patient Accounts Receivable AccountingJoint Venture AccountingIntercompany Accounting, Allocations, and EliminationsLease AccountingTechnical AccountingHealth Plan AccountingThe job requires an understanding of United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP). The Accountant II should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the purpose of the journal entries they are recording to the general ledger, evaluate the appropriateness of the entry (including the GL accounts used and the financial statement line item classification), and explain the impact to the financial statements. They are responsible for ensuring appropriate and relevant supporting documentation is attached to the journal entry. The Accountant II is responsible for evaluating the source of the information for their journal entries and asking appropriate follow-up questions to ensure documentation is appropriate. In some cases, appropriate support will include developing estimates of the current month activity based on financial analysis of historical data. The Accountant II is expected to develop an understanding of healthcare specific accounting issues relevant to the assigned functional accounting area. The Accountant II is responsible for analyzing and providing variance explanations (from budget and trend) related to assigned areas to the accounting leads and managers for month-end review. The Accountant II is expected to seek out learning opportunities and be open to constructive feedback to improve overall performance and expand their knowledge of US GAAP.The Accountant II is responsible for completion of monthly balance sheet account reconciliations related to the assigned functional accounting area. The Accountant II is responsible for assisting the accounting lead and manager with information requests from other teams across the System (both at the corporate office and at our facilities), as needed. The Accountant II is responsible for other projects, as assigned, which may include but are not limited to: research of GL transactions to understand the impact to the GL, process improvement projects, and assistance for the year-end external audit.Responsibilities:

  • Prepare month-end journal entries in accordance with US GAAP, with complete and accurate supporting documentation
  • Perform variance analysis on assigned accounts to both budget and trend and provide explanations to their Lead and Manager for month-end review of financial statements.
  • Prepare month-end balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist accounting lead and manager with information requests from other teams across the System (both at the corporate office and at our facilities) as needed.Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting is preferred.
    • Minimum of 2 years of General Ledger Accounting and Healthcare Accounting experience preferred.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • CPA license is preferred; some assistance is available for those seeking CPA licensing.Work Type: Full TimeEEO is the law - click below for more information: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdfWe endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at (844) 257-6925.

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