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Accountant in Pinellas Park, FL at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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Job Description

The Accountant will also assist with entity and grant related operating budgets. Within parameters of appropriate segregation of duties, this position may also be responsible for accurate and timely preparation of bank reconciliations; recording, reconciling, and analyzing payroll activity; recording and maintaining work-in-process and fixed asset sub ledgers; preparing and monitoring accruals for MHB, Worker's Compensation, and other areas requiring analytical review and judgment; preparing journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations; reviewing, approving, and recording cash receipts; accounting research related to technically diverse areas such as fund accounting, leases, accounting for software costs and revenue recognition, installment sales, grant accounting, internet sales, sales tax applicability, etc.; and maintenance of aspects of the general ledger software and associated reporting tools.

The Accountant also has oversight/quality assurance responsibility over routine work of General Ledger Accountants and general ledger coding by parties external to General Ledger Personnel and performs, fosters, and facilitates appropriate communications with departments within Suncoast Hospice and its affiliates and is a liaison with external parties, including but not limited to grantors and vendors.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a business-related field with significant Accounting coursework or a major in Accounting.
  • Three years or more of hands-on general ledger accounting experience or a combination of general ledger accounting and financial audit experience in a public accounting environment.
  • Direct healthcare industry and/or not-for-profit accounting experience is desirable.
  • Dynamics GP (Great Plains) and FRx experience is a plus. Prior general ledger accounting software experience is essential.
  • Strong organizational skills and Microsoft Excel experience required. Additional Microsoft Office experience preferred.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills are essential and prior direct customer service experience (internal and/or external) is necessary.
  • "Must have" characteristics include flexibility in shifting between tasks, the ability to work independently, the ability to monitor and set priorities, adaptability, and dependability.