Accountant

Kaiser Permanente Portland , OR 97228

Posted 2 months ago

Description:

Responsible for the recording of daily transactions relating to cash transactions, accounts payable transactions, payroll transactions and premium and claims transactions, for the completion of accurate and timely accounting records and for the production of financial and regulatory reports, based on those records. Other responsibilities include performing account analysis, preparing account reconciliations, preparing accounting statements and reports, and coordination and management of account reporting and filings. Plans, coordinates and resolves accounting matters with other Accounting members, departments, locations and divisions. Accounting policies and procedures are established to ensure that all financial transactions are executed and documented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Findings and recommendations are presented to senior management.

Essential Functions:

  • Record entries to and perform reconciliation of various routine and some complex accounts.

  • Prepare various investment schedules and financial reports including balance sheets, income statements, etc. and produce reports for management or outside parties.

  • Review financial reports for accuracy.

  • Provide analysis of various routine and some complex accounts.

  • Perform financial analysis and translate data into a management report.

  • Recommend methods and procedures to improve specific task-related activities and the functioning of the accounting department.

  • Provide support for internal and external audits, and Third Party Administrator's (TPA) data, and back-up support for creation of regulatory financials.

  • Investigate issues and complete special projects as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum three (3) years of demonstrated experience performing detailed accounting functions including preparation of supporting schedules, journal entries, financial statements and account reconciliations.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in related field, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication and problem solving skills.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong spreadsheet (Excel) and word processing (Word) skills required, database (Access) skills a plus.
  • CPA license preferred

Primary Location: Oregon,Portland,Montgomery Park 2701 NW Vaughn St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Monday - Friday Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Accounting, Finance and Actuarial Services Department: National Payroll Services Accounting Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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