Accountant

Recruiter
Virginia Hospital Center
Location
Arlington, Virginia, United States
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
25 Feb 2021
Ref
2021-4962
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Overview

Accountant

Creating the best outcomes for our patients requires the right people. At Virginia Hospital Center, our staff exceeds expectations by performing at the top-level of the profession.

Virginia Hospital Center is a strong advocate for its employees and provides a true collaborative environment in which the healthcare team works closely together, bringing skill, experience and mutual respect to the task of providing superior medical care for our patients.

The Accountant is to keep the Hospital's general ledgers up to date and accurate, to prepare financial reports and analysis from the information obtained in the ledgers, and to assist the Assistant Controller of Accounting and Disbursements as needed.

Pay & Benefits: In addition to salary, the benefit package includes paid major holidays, vacation/sick time, health & dental insurance, and 401(k)

Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly journal entries.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts including bank reconciliation. Schedules are prepared monthly reconciling each account back to its supporting documentation or subsidiary ledger. Separate folders of these schedules and their support are kept for each account. The schedules should be legible, easy to follow, and in a format acceptable to the Director of Accounting and Disbursements.
  • Analyze and explain variances on the financial statements or related financial information against budget and prior accounting periods.
  • Maintain file copies of financial reports. Monthly financial folders, journals entries and supporting documentation, and one copy of the computerized general ledger reports are filled in an orderly manner within 5 work days of the time the financial reports are published.
  • Maintain the fixed asset system. Update the fixed asset system and account reconciliations on a monthly basis. All new fixed assets should be recorded on the computer system, so that depreciation of the asset can begin.
  • Prepare schedules for the year end and external audit.
  • Process improvements to include system implementations and automation of processes to effectively and accurately recognize financial transactions.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum of two years accounting, financial software and Microsoft excel required