The Accountant works under the direction of the Controller and is responsible for assisting with the daily accounting functions in the Finance & Business Analysis department including; preparing journal entries, assisting in monthly account closing process, preparing analysis of accounts, reconciling assigned balance sheet reconciliations, assisting in the annual financial audit, assisting with accounting projects and supporting management. The Accountant prioritizes work activities to ensure that accounting functions are completed accurately, timely and according to established policies and procedures. This position aids in the preparation of monthly financial statements and other related reporting for the financial operations. The Accountant will consistently demonstrate the core values of Enloe Medical Center and serve as a role model to other employees.
EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Business with accounting or finance specialization
Hospital accounting experience
Two years experience diversified Accounting preferred
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:
The Accountant must have knowledge and ability to prepare monthly financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Additional skills required for the position include; attention to detail and accuracy, planning and organizing, communication skills, problem solving, initiative, teamwork and confidentiality. Strong analytical skills are necessary to complete general ledger account reconciliations to subsidiary ledgers and other projects. Accountant must be able to work independently to review work product for data integrity, with minimal supervision, quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment. Strong computer skills and experience with spreadsheet, word processing and database applications are essential.