Catholic Health Initiatives Accounting Analyst in OMAHA, Nebraska

Accounting Analyst

Description

Position Type: Regular

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80

Primary Location: NE > OMAHA > MCAULEY FOGELSTROM CENTER

SUMMARY OF PURPOSE

  • Modification and maintenance of an effective accounting system on behalf of CHI, as a whole, and in support of each of the separate operational elements.

  • Collaborate with all members of the Accounting and Finance management team and all levels of the management team to assist in the achievement of system objectives.

  • Assists the Director and other members of Management in all areas of accounting, financial reporting and related activities in support of the operational aspects of all strategies, initiatives and operational elements on a system-wide basis.

  • Provide technical assistance and support to all elements of The Network in the implementation and execution for areas of responsibility.

  • Work with external auditors and consultants, both in the area of Accounting and Finance, as well as, other health related professionals.

  • Serves as a role model for ethical behavior and promotes an awareness and understanding of positive ethical and moral principles consistent with the Mission, Vision and Values of CHI and The Network.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Responsible for the ongoing, timely and accurate preparation of account reconciliations (i.e., this includes but is not limited to the daily/monthly patient accounts receivable, balance sheet, cash, etc.)

  2. Prepare all journal entries necessary to maintain an effective general ledger and subsidiary systems.

  3. Provides support and assistance to the analytical review and CHI national coordination efforts.

  4. Assists the Director and Team Lead in the preparation of financial statements for each identifiable level of reporting activity.

  5. Ensures proper restricted fund accounting, tracking and financial reporting of restricted funds in compliance with GAAP criteria for The Network foundations.

  6. Responsible for daily bank reconciliations in coordination with the Treasury Analyst and the accounting functional area.

  7. Monitor and support the daily interface from various patient accounting systems to the general ledger.

  8. Assists the Director and Team Lead in the research, implementation and compliance monitoring of GAAP principles and CHI policies and procedures in the general ledger and throughout The Network.

  9. Prepares federal, state and other regulatory reports.

  10. Provides technical assistance and ongoing completions of the various subsidiary operations' billing and scheduling responsibilities.

  11. Participates in all safety, security and infection control programs that are mandatory as well as those required and provided by the department.

  12. Demonstrates work practices consistent with CHI, The Network and department-specific safety, security and infection control policies.

  13. Must have ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience

A minimum of three (3) to

five (5) years in Accounting or a CPA firm, with at least two (2) years of

significant experience in general accounting in a healthcare environment

preferred.

Education/Licensure

A minimum of a Bachelors

Degree in Accounting or Finance and/or be a CPA or a fellow with HFMA required (an

equivalent combination of education and/or experience will be considered). Candidates

without a Bachelors Degree must possess 3-5 years of related experience to be

considered for the position. Experience

with Lawson financial systems is beneficial.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Must possess a strong

knowledge of Financial Management and Accounting Theory and Practice; with a

thorough knowledge of applicable tax and general corporate laws, guidelines and

professional standards; a keen understanding of hospital and other general

health care operations; good system integration and interface skills assuring

data integrity; excellent communication skills; strong change management

skills; must demonstrate personal traits of a high-level commitment, motivation

and energy; team orientation; professionalism; trust; personal honesty and

integrity, and a demonstration of placing others in a place of high value and

treating them with dignity and respect.

Working Conditions

Normal office/meeting

environments. Routine periods of

sitting, walking and standing are required.

Occasional travel between locations throughout the Omaha-Council Bluffs

area and the potential for occasional travel to other Network locations out of

the metropolitan area.

Job Professional Non-Clinical

Primary Location NEBRASKA-OMAHA-MCAULEY FOGELSTROM CENTER

Daily Schedule M-F 8a-5p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0198364

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.