Healthcare - Staff Accountant-Financial Analyst (7535-276)

The Stamford Hospital Stamford , CT 06901

Posted 3 months ago

Responsible for providing budgeting, financial reporting and accounting services to the Stamford Health Medical Group while also being responsible for general accounting responsibilities including general ledger account reconciliations, journal entry processing, and other special analyses.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES/CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Monthly:

  • Validate GL, AP, PO and Payroll data from the multiple systems used and ensures the integrity and accuracy of the data/analysis being provided. (Meditech, Strata)

  • Maintain the integrity and synchronization of Cost Centers master list in multiple reporting applications (Ecw, Tableau, Meditech and StrataJazz) including the setup of new cost center

  • Update and maintain the monthly closing calendar

  • Prepare, analyze, record and audit the pharmaceutical inventory for SHMG

  • Prepare the schedule and journal entry for accruals

  • Primary Care, Medical & Hospital Lines
  • Assist with month-end close process with various journal entries, reconciliations, and analysis as per management requests.

  • Update the monthly reports of Management Discussion and Analysis Package

  • Perform variance analysis and explanations for revenue & expenses, with higher attention to Primary Care, Medical & Hospital Lines

  • Prepare the Cash to Net Monthly Report

  • Prepare and maintain the Stamford Hospital Productivity Report

  • Maintain, automate, review and distribute assigned KPIs

  • Support operational department managers regarding budget activity and actual results

  • Support and train Practice Managers and SLAs as needed with Strata Jazz

  • Budgeting and Management Reporting or other systems as needed
  • Prepare budget schedules and accordingly update budget software for SHMG, especially focused on Primary Care, Medical & Hospital Lines

  • Prepare ad-hoc reports for Operating Budget, Financial Management and Revenue Cycle (Tableau, Strata, Meditech )

  • Participate in acquisition due diligence as needed

  • Support Finance Leadership with special projects and workflow process improvement

  • Assist with the general ledger month-end close and prepare supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule

  • Assist with the completion of the month end and year-end closing processes ensuring transactions are in accordance with internal policies and procedures

  • Support Accounting Manager with the management of the Fixed Asset process, including sub-ledger accuracy, depreciation and amortization and analysis of construction-in-progress accounts for assets to be placed in service including accurately capturing SAGE software

  • Record the bi-weekly payroll activity. Work with the Payroll department to resolve any discrepancies on a timely basis

  • Work with the Payroll department to ensure payroll accruals are recorded accurately

  • Record all lease related activities including Deferred Rent & Straight-Line Rent. Work with Accounting Manager to understand and properly record all changes related to Intercompany and 3rd Party leases. Prepare related monthly account reconciliations.

Annual:

  • Prepare and file Annual Government Census

  • Prepare and file Annual State Filing

  • Prepare and file Annual Medical Group Management Association Surveys

  • Prepare and file Standard Operation Procedures Manual

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

Minimum of 2 years accounting or finance experience required and 4 years preferred - healthcare experience a plus

Strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)

Experience working with general ledger (GL) systems, preferably Meditech or other similar major GL systems

High level of literacy with Word and Excel including experience with sorting, importing & exporting data files

Very detail oriented with strong interpersonal skills

Capable of working under tight time frame for monthly financial closings


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Healthcare - Staff Accountant-Financial Analyst (7535-276)

The Stamford Hospital