To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
This position reports to a finance/accounting manager and is responsible for the hospitals' monthly and annual general ledger close and reporting. The senior accountant is responsible for ensuring that the general ledger close, various account analyses an other reporting functions are completed accurately and timely. A solid understanding of the Lawson accounting system should be developed for maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of the close process and the related reports and analyses. This positions ensures the month-end close process is properly documented and accounted for using GAAP. It includes the completion of general ledger account analyses, analytical reports, and reconciliation of subsidiary ledgers. The senior accountant works as a liaison between key departments to coordinate and enhance the exchange of accounting information. He / She initiates improved work processes and documents the improvements in work flow.
Bachelors Degree in Accounting.
Three (3) to Five (5) years experience in a variety of progressively responsible accounting activities in a health care environment preferred, including general accounting, financial statement preparation, payroll and accounts payable systems.
Excellent analytical and communication skills. Strong personal computer background. Lawson and other financial software experience preferred. Ability to research and interpret accounting and health care industry standards. Ability to work under broad directions; ability to motivate and lead.