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.
The position reports to the Manager of Financial Reporting and Accounting responsible for all aspects of the month end general ledger close process and related financial reporting for Yale - New Haven Hospital. Key aspects of the job include development and documentation of procedures and standard processes to maximize efficiency of the month end and year-end close process. It is most important for this position to fully understand Lawson general ledger and related accounting systems/subsidiary ledgers as it relates to the financial close process. This includes an understanding of both the Lawson and Operational systems (as well as report writers) and how key files and subsidiary ledgers are updated to the general ledger. Ensure the month-end process is properly documented and accounted for under GAAP, including the coordination of general ledger account analysis and key analytics, reconciliation of subsidiary ledgers and proper accounting/reporting of accounting data for Yale-New Haven Hospital. Work as liaison between key departments to coordinate and enhance the timeliness and receipt of accounting data, working to improve and document this process Further duties will include providing accounting, financial, analytical and developmental support in the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statements, sundry reports and internal scorecard information for the operations of the Yale-New Haven Hospital. Additionally, utilize internal financial suite software to develop and implement financial information that will produce more effective and efficient reporting to administration and department heads. This position will also be responsible to coordinate, compile, and analyze the scorecard information for the Accounting group and the monitoring of ongoing projects. This process will culminate each month with a summary report to Accounting Management on status and areas of concern. In conjunction with the above, this position will assist in the development and monitoring of a plan to effect cross training across the Accounting group. Ability to document processes, analyze control point, and effectively communicate are key requirements for this position.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting required. CPA preferred.
Three to five years' accounting experience is required and substantial experience in the preparation and interpretation of financial reports and inventory accounting. Solid experience in computerized financial applications is necessary.
Excellent analytical and communication skills. Strong personal computer background. Ability to research and interpret accounting and health care industry standards.
This role will have a strong focus on grants accounting. Grant accounting experience candidates will be stronly preferred.