Senior Accounting Analyst
Company: Providence Health & Services
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Senior Accounting
Analyst to our location in Irvine, CA.
We are seeking a Senior Accounting Analyst to be 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.
In this position you will have the following
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 appropriate
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 professional
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 services.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Required qualifications for this position include:
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or related
- 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
- Technical accounting and process documentation experience.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- CPA, CMA and/or relevant Graduate Degree.
About the department you will serve.
Providence Shared Services provides a variety of functional and
system support services for our Providence family of organizations
across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and
Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering
a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized
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