Staff Accountant in San Antonio, TX at Parallon

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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Job Description

Parallon is one of the country’s largest premier revenue cycle partners, with more than 15,800 employees serving 600 hospitals and 3,000 physician practices. Annually, we collect more than $41 billion and interact with 37 million patients. Our track record of results is among the best in the industry.  We serve hospitals, physician practices and healthcare systems by bringing deep operational knowledge and tailored revenue cycle solutions so that providers can focus on fulfilling their mission.

 

Job Summary – The Staff Accountant is responsible for general accounting functions including financial reporting of SSC operations and support of allocation to the hospitals.

 

 

Duties (included but not limited to):


•        Maintain General Ledger

•        Prepare monthly journal entries, analyses 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 with particular emphasis on cash, including documentation to support all balances


•         Accurately state reconciling items and investigate proper accounting transactions to clear them off the account.  Assist in educating the SSC staff on the issues that are causing reconciling items to remain in the clearing accounts


•        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


•         Ensure that privileged and/or proprietary information is adequately safeguarded against disclosure


•         Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”


•         Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES


•         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


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

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS

Requires prolonged sitting/standing, some bending, stooping, walking and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports or other information. Requires lifting papers/boxes and pushing/pulling up to 25 pounds occasionally. Work is performed in an office environment or hospital setting. Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people. Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.

 

OSHA CATEGORY The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues (although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which anyone, anywhere, might encounter potential exposure to body fluids). Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid, or to be potentially exposed in some other way.

 

Parallon/HCA is an equal opportunity workforce and no one shall discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status with respect to any offer, or term or condition, of employment. We make reasonable accommodations to the known physical and mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities.

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