Financial Accountant

Posted: 02/25/2020

POSITION SUMMARY
The ACHS Financial Accountant keeps records of financial transactions and prepares reports for ACHS and works to ensure that accounting best practices are followed by performing the essential responsibilities identified.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assists in the proper recording of financial transactions and the preparation of financial reports and statements for management.
  • Works with outside auditors to provide data and documentation as needed.
  • Assists in the preparation of income and expense analysis that outline the company’s financial position
  • Assists in the development, analysis and interpretation of statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability and performance against budget.
  • Prepares and Processes Payroll and Accounts Payable as a backup to the AP/Payroll clerk.
  • Assist HR with open enrollment of benefits through payroll portal and maintenance of ACA 1095 data.
  • Tracking and reporting for 1099 vendors.
  • Manage financial record retention.
  • Monthly benefit enrollment reconciliation and analysis.
  • Weekly coding of all accounts payable.
  • Maintain and reconcile cash receipt records on a monthly basis.
  • Develop, maintain, and ensure the staff's compliance with standards/policies and procedures, which ensure safe, effective and efficient service to clients and patients.
  • Prepares reports required by grant funding sources.
  • Works with the CFO to prepare the annual ACHS budget and grant budgets.
  • Adhere to general accounting principles.
  • Other duties, hours and ACHS placement may be assigned.
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES             
·        Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
·        Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
·        Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
·        Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
·        Ability to communicate effectively with others using the written word.
·        Ability to participate with a group to achieve a goal.
·        Ability to make critical decisions to solve a problem or reach a goal while following company procedures.
·        Ability to organize well and follow a systematic method of performing a task.
·        Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
·        Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
·        Knowledge of and ability to use computer systems and programs.
·        Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Associates Degree with 3+ years of job-related experience or a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business. 
 
CERTIFICATES & LICENSES REQUIREMENTS
None
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, fax machines and filing cabinets.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk, hear and speak.  The employee frequently is required to sit for periods of time, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and repetitive key board motion. 
 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Employee must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions; (a) can get along with co-workers or peers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; (b) perform work activities requiring negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others; and (c) respond appropriately to direction from a supervisor.

 

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