JOB SUMMARY: The Staff Accountant is responsible for various financial, statistical and analytical reporting for internal use to aid in the decision-making process. Information is also provided to the Board of Directors, committees, affiliates and outside agencies as requested. Supporting applications to the General Ledger (i.e. Patient Financial Services, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, etc.) are analyzed and reviewed on a continuous basis to ensure accuracy of financial reporting. Assists Director, Controller and Chief Financial Officer with special projects. Performs other related duties as required.
Education: Bachelor's Degree or Associate Degree in Accounting or Business Administration
Experience: Related work experience- preferred
Other: Considerable knowledge of principles of accounting required. Must have extreme accuracy, extensive analytical skills and ability to meet deadlines. Working knowledge of computer spreadsheet software is required. Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, administration, auditors, vendors and other outside agencies. Nature of responsibilities in dealing with financial information necessitates that a very high standard of confidentiality be maintained.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires complete range of motion including bending, stooping, stretching, standing, walking and prolonged periods of sitting. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range; eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity; lifting up to 25 pounds.