Accountant

  • Job Reference: 425088535-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Lifespan Corporation
  • Location: Newport, Rhode Island
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Summary:

Under general direction of Manager Accounting Operations performs variety of professional accounting duties to maintain general accounting systems for Lifespan and affiliates. Prepares accounting/finance-related reports from financial data.

Responsibilities:

Prepares journal entries for assigned accounts; ensures that all account activity has been recorded all corrections have been made all adjustments have been calculated and all closing entries prepared on a timely basis.

Reviews trial balances in order to identify and resolve input and accounting errors. Reconciles assigned accounts on a timely basis preparing account analyses and reports as required.

May verify internal consistency completeness and mathematical accuracy of repetitive accounting documents according to standard procedures and methods. Reviews for proper authorization and adequate documentation. Consults with senior personnel on problems or discrepancies.

May maintain and reconcile cash accounts and prepare daily cash reports for Lifespan's affiliates.

Contacts department managers in order to review accounting related data and assists personnel with accounting issues and questions.

May maintain capital asset ledger for Lifespan's affiliates including preparation of all monthly reports analyses and reconciliations.

Works with Financial Operations and Information Systems personnel to coordinate the update reconciliation and reporting of assigned areas of responsibility.

Assists in the preparation of schedules and analyses required for annual financial statement audit. Interacts routinely with audit staff to respond to inquiries.

Completed requests for data from external agencies auditors etc.

Through Lifespan's Service Quality Initiative seeks and develops methods to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of financial operations and initiates improvements to processes and reports to better serve users of financial information.

Other information:

BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

A level of knowledge generally obtained through a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.

Must be computer literate especially in the use of spreadsheet and word processing programs.

EXPERIENCE:

One year of professional accounting experience preferably in a health care environment.

Work is performed in a typical office environment requiring extended periods of sitting.

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Location: Newport Hospital Newport RI

Work Type: Full Time

Shift: Shift 1

Union: Non-Union