Senior Accountant in Irving, TX at Parallon

Date Posted: 6/23/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Irving, TX
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/23/2018

Job Description

Do you have an analytical as well as investigative mindset? Come to work for Parallon, an organization of prominence and sterling reputation which can position the best and brightest for continued growth, development and promotion! Parallon is seeking candidates Senior Accountant.

 

Parallon's Mission: 
We serve and enable those who care for and improve human life in their communities. 

Parallon, a division of HCA, is an industry-leading provider of patient financial and revenue cycle services to acute care providers across the United States. We are dedicated to our values and passionate about finding future leaders for our fast-growing divisions in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  Although we are the largest healthcare provider in the world and experts and leaders in revenue cycle services, we maintain a people-first culture and sense of community. 

 

As a Senior Accountant you will be responsible for daily operations in relation to general accounting functions including financial reporting of SSC operations and support of allocation to the hospitals. Provide support and guidance by answering questions and demonstrating policies and procedures to Staff Accountants and Junior Staff Accountants as needed. Ensure work is completed timely and efficiently. Escalate issues to the Accounting Manager.

 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting staff level employees to insure compliance with corporate and department policies and procedures
  • Maintain General Ledger
  • Prepare monthly journal entries, analysis and account reconciliations as required to accurately close the monthly fiscal period
  • Prepare detailed monthly actual to budget variance reports to support SSC management in the review of monthly operating performance and allocation
  • Compile monthly statistics and key indicators
  • Distribute monthly reports to appropriate SSC personnel
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation for all Balance Sheet accounts, including documentation to support all balances
  • Ensure that all processing and reporting deadlines are consistently achieved
  • Respond to requests for information from Corporate, Internal Audit, Hospital management and other internal management
  • Monitor staff adherence to all policies and procedures, including time and attendance, phone and internet usage, break utilization, etc. and report deviations to management on a timely basis
  • Monitor staff performance and report concerns/progress to appropriate management on a timely basis
  • Participate in staff communication regarding data/feedback related to production and quality
  • Assists with interview, selection, and training of department personnel
  • Establish and maintain relationships with all customers, including: SSC Leadership, Hospital Leadership, payers, physicians and others as needed or required
  • Seeks assistance from immediate supervisor when in situations which are unclear or ambiguous
  • Adheres to established policy and procedure and standards of care; escalates issues through the established Chain of Command
  • Demonstrates commitment to teamwork and cooperation
  • Ensure that privileged and/or proprietary information is adequately safeguarded against disclosure

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Technical Expertise – Some understanding of healthcare including knowledge of healthcare terms and accounts receivable processes
  • Organization - proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources
  • Communication - communicates clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing. This includes utilizing proper punctuation, correct spelling and the ability to transcribe accurately.
  • Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Interpersonal skills - able to work effectively with other employees, patients and external parties
  • PC skills - demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required
  • Leadership - guides individuals and groups toward desired outcome by providing training, advice and feedback to assist/support employees in achieving established performance standards
  • Tactical execution - assist in monitoring operational processes and making recommendations for changes/adjustments as needed during the implementation or change to new products or processes
  • Policies & Procedures - demonstrates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems
  • Basic skills - demonstrates ability to organize, perform and track multiple tasks accurately in short timeframes, has ability to work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple demands, ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team player, adaptability, analytical and problem solving ability and attention to detail and able to perform basic mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuate properly, spell correctly and transcribe accurately

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required. Equivalent work experience may substitute education requirement.

Experience

  • Minimum of three years of Accounting/Finance experience required. Relevant education may substitute experience requirement.