Senior Financial Accountant

Company Name: Baptist Health Corporate
Job Location: Little Rock
Job Position Type: Full Time

Job Description:
This is a Corporate Accounting level position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the financial reporting process including posting journal entries, reviewing and analyzing financial statement variances, preparation of balance sheet reconciliations, producing various supporting schedules/analytics, performing research as needed, assisting with the production of monthly financials/ key metrics info. in accordance with GAAP and ensuring the closing process adheres to schedule. This positions area of focus is surrounding cash accounting and cash processes such as internal controls and the accuracy and timeliness of cash flow posting to the general ledger. This position acts as the CARS (cash reconciliation system) software administrator for the system responsible for establishing process flow and general ledger rules within the system, training system users and timely monthly closing procedures for this subsidiary system. Also, responsible for maintaining the general ledger chart of accounts including assessing requests for new cost centers/accounts and accurately setting up new departments and accounts when approved. This position assists with preparation of forecast/budget as needed. Also, responsible for assisting with the completion of various external audits and mandatory reporting including financial audit, tax/governmental reporting, surveys, etc. Responsible for special projects designated by Management.

Qualifications:
Bachelor Degree in Accounting (or equivalent) required. Master degree and CPA preferred, but not mandatory. Generally, requires 3 years of public accounting or 5 years of non-public accounting experience in accounting position; however, relevance of experience and education/certification are taken into consideration. Experience in healthcare highly preferred, but not mandatory. Ability to multi-task and work both independently and as a team is required. Also, willing and able to train/mentor staff accountants. Advanced knowledge of Excel functions is required.

Recruiting Firm:

Application Link: https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/bhark/#/job/26814
Employer To Contact: Jeannie Bond
Employer Phone Number: (501) 202-7690
Employer Email: jeannie.bond@baptist-health.org