Senior Accounting Analyst
Company: St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health
Posted on: March 28, 2020
We are looking for a Senior Accounting Analyst with Finance at
St. Joseph Health System.Location: Mission Viejo,
CaliforniaSchedule: Full time - BiweeklyShift: 8-Hour, DaysJob
Summary:The Senior Accounting Analyst is responsible for financial
analysis, application of US GAAP to complex accounting
transactions, ensuring consistent application of and compliance
with Providence Health & Services Technical Accounting Bulletins
and Financial Operating Procedures, monitoring assigned entities to
ensure internal controls are in place and functioning effectively,
preparing tax return schedules and/or review, participation in
financial audit activities, continuous process improvement efforts,
and coordination of assigned projects. Primary areas of
responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, monthly
financial analysis, regulatory reporting, process review and
participation in system wide standardization projects, and acting
as lead GL Accounting representative on special projects.Essential
- Responsible for the coordination, review, and approval of month
end related activities for assigned entities. Key activities
include reviewing and approving journal entries in compliance with
policies, ensuring close activities are completed on time and
accurately, compiling and/or reviewing period financial packages,
performing analytical procedures designed to detect unusual
variations and ensuring errors in financial statements are
identified and resolved. Responsible for facilitating close
meetings with entity finance staff or equivalent.
- Takes the lead in working directly with other corporate
departments (e.g., Shared Services, Accounts Payable, and Payroll),
finance staff, and accounting staff to identify, assess, and
resolve issues and concerns surrounding transactions flowing to the
general ledger as well as improving information flow and accounting
processes around these transactions.
- Reviews and approves regulatory reporting, including but not
limited to, Department of Health, IRS Form 990, Business &
Occupation Tax, Use Tax, and other reporting as required.
- Provides support and guidance to accountants on completing
- Provides assistance in matters affecting Finance, including
budget preparation, expenditure and revenue tracking and contract
- Assists in development and maintenance of policies and
procedures related to general accounting functions.
- Analyzes and interprets trends and variances and presents
and/or makes recommendations to management.
- Assists management in assuring policies, procedures,
guidelines, and professional standards are followed in an
- Maintains professional competency and organizational
involvement by participating in continuing education, chapter
activities (e.g. HFMA, WSCPA, IMA) and task forces. Carries out
professional self-development plan to maintain and update
- Maintains confidentiality of patient, employee or entity
information at all times. Ensures all information and conversations
regarding patients, employees or entities are secured from general
public access, unless otherwise mandated.
- Participates in all mandatory staff meetings and training
programs to ensure continued understanding of all departmental
policies, procedures and guidelines.
- Demonstrates commitment to the philosophy, mission, core
values, and goals of Providence Health and Services including the
ability to integrate values of justice, respect, compassion,
excellence and stewardship into appropriate programs and
- Performs other duties as assigned.Minimum Position
- Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business or related field.
- 7 years of experience.
- 5 years of healthcare or not-for-profit experience or
equivalent position specific experience (e.g., grants, foundations,
corporate accounting, and treasury).
- 5 years of experience using Lawson or equivalent accounting
system, solid knowledge of GAAP and extensive accounting and
- Healthcare finance operations and project coordination
experience.Preferred Position Qualifications:
- CPA, CMA and/or relevant Graduate Degree.
- Technical accounting and process documentation experience.St.
Joseph Health (SJH) is an integrated healthcare delivery system
sponsored by the St. Joseph Health Ministry and organized into
three regions: Northern California, Southern California, West
Texas/Eastern New Mexico.SJH provides a full range of care from
facilities including 14 acute care hospitals, home health agencies,
hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities,
community clinics, and physician organizations.SJH maintains a
'continuum of care,' matched to the diverse needs of the urban
centers, smaller cities and rural communities in three statesFor
the third year in a row in 2009, the Gallup Organization awarded
St. Joseph Health its highest honor - the Great Workplace Award.SJH
provides exceptional benefits, opportunities for advancement and
relocation within the system.St. Joseph Health is comprised of four
core values: Service, Excellence, Dignity, and Justice are the
guiding principles of all we do.Excellent compensation program and
benefits provided.St. Joseph Health (SJH) provides equal employment
opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
disability or genetics.In addition to federal law requirements, St.
Joseph Health (SJH) complies with applicable state and local laws
governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in
which the company has facilities.This policy applies to all terms
and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring,
placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves
of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as on
call, per diem refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled
on as as needed basis to fill in for staff vacancies.Company: SJH
System OfficeCategory: Accounting
Keywords: St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health, Irvine , Senior Accounting Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Irvine, California
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