Accountant

Caloptima Orange , CA 92856

Posted 2 months ago

Department(s): Accounting

Reports to: Manager, Accounting

FLSA status: Non-Exempt

Salary Grade: H - $28.37 - $40.72 ($59,000 - $84,700)

About CalOptima Health

CalOptima Health is the single largest health plan in Orange County, serving one in four residents. Our motto - "Better. Together." - is at the heart of our mission to serve members with excellence, dignity and respect. We are a public agency made up of compassionate leaders and professionals working together to strengthen our community's health. We are continuing to build a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion within our community where employees have a sense of belonging, and are valued for their ideas, contributions, and their unique individual perspectives they bring. CalOptima Health has been recognized as one of Orange County's best places to work, so we know there is something special about our organization. It is why people choose to work here and why they choose to stay!

About the Position

The Staff Accountant will perform professional level accounting activities to support the preparation, recording and reconciliation of accounting and business transactions. The incumbent will maintain or assist with the maintenance of the general ledger system and provide management reports as needed. The incumbent will assist in the proper financial reporting of CalOptima Health's operations and participates in the general accounting functions while collaborating with others in accounting and other departments.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in a mission-driven culture of high-quality performance, with a member focus on customer service, consistency, dignity and accountability.

  • Assists the team in carrying out department responsibilities and collaborates with others to support short- and long-term goals/priorities for the department.

  • Participates in month- and year-end closing in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Prepares financial schedules detailing monthly expenses.

  • Prepares and analyzes account reconciliations.

  • Assists in financial audits.

  • Prepares and processes provider refund-related transactions and activities.

  • Participates in the review and processing of employee expense reports.

  • Proposes accruals and adjustments as determined necessary.

  • Calculates and prepares appropriate journal entries to record business transactions.

  • Analyzes trends and budget variances.

  • Maintains departmental records and reports and collects data for administrative and regulatory purposes.

  • Completes other projects and duties as assigned.

Experience & Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or relevant field required.

  • 3 years of experience in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Finance or related field required.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the position such as those listed above is also qualifying.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Access, Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains (GP) or an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.

  • Experience with Facets.

About our Benefits & Wellness options:

At CalOptima Health, we know that a healthy and happy workforce is a thriving workforce, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including participation in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), low-cost medical/vision/dental insurance options, and paid time off. To support quality work-life balance, we allow flexible scheduling during core business hours, telework options for some positions, work schedules that allow every other Monday or Friday off (9/80 schedule), and a wellness program featuring diverse activities. Additionally, CalOptima Health contributes 4% of pensionable earnings to a 401(a) retirement program with no required employee contribution. Employees also have access to 457(b) retirement plans with pre/post-tax contribution options.

CalOptima is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions on the basis of merit. CalOptima wants to have qualified employees in every job position. CalOptima prohibits unlawful discrimination against any employee, or applicant for employment, based on race, religion/religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, sex stereotype, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transitioning status, age, sexual orientation, immigration status, military status as a disabled veteran, or veteran of the Vietnam era, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. CalOptima also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has, or is perceived as having, any of those characteristics.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability.

Tracking Code

4097-117


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