Senior Accountant

Aspirus Wausau , WI 54402

Posted 1 week ago

Job Details

Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Aspirus was recently recognized as one of the top 15 Top Health Systems in the United States by IBM Watson in their annual study identifying the top-performing health systems in the country based on overall organizational performance.

We are seeking a Senior Accountant in Wausau, WI who will maintain accounting policies, practices and procedures for Aspirus, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Work as an advisor and consultant in reviewing policies and financial activities to develop and recommend future policies and practices.

Location: Aspirus Corporate Office Wausau, WI

Specific duties include:

  • Analyzes financial activities and recommends future policies and plans to the Director of Fiscal Services, Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and administration based on interpretation and judgment of financial data and other statistical information.

  • Maintains accounting policies, practices and procedures. Installs and maintains new or modified accounting systems.

  • Coordinates activities concerning financial matters, general accounting, accounts payable, financial and statistical reports, cost and reimbursement, and property accounting.

  • Participates in the preparation of the financial statements, reports and statistical analysis.

  • Administers effective internal controls and functional audit trails.

  • Assists in the preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets.

  • Leads the development, configuration, and maintenance of the accounting data systems for Aspirus Inc., and its affiliates.

  • Is responsible for effective internal control and functional audit trails for classifying and accounting for fixed assets and major movable equipment of Aspirus and its subsidiaries.

  • Researches various tax and financial issues as they present and implements system or procedural modifications relating to the financial matters within Aspirus and its subsidiaries.


Our ideal candidate will possess the following skills and education requirements:

  • Knowledge of Accounting of standards and practices normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related area.

  • Minimum of three years' financial management experience, preferably in a healthcare setting.

  • Previous supervisory experience beneficial.

  • CPA status beneficial

Aspirus is a non-profit, community-directed health system based in Wausau, Wisconsin. With more than 7,600 employees, serving communities throughout northern and central Wisconsin, as well as the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan, our integrated system includes four hospitals in Wisconsin and four in Michigan with more than 55 clinics.

Wausau, Wisconsin is located in the lovely Wisconsin River valley at the center of the state. We have a metro area population of 85,000 with excellent schools, busy performing arts center, large private music conservatory, and visual arts center. Quiet residential neighborhoods surround Lake Wausau and overlook the Wisconsin River or have views of Rib Mountain State Park. We enjoy four seasons of recreation including all water sports, sailing, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, soccer, down-hill and cross-country skiing.

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