Peoples Health Centers Family of Companies

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Senior Accountant

People's Health Centers | St. Louis, MO | Full Time

Job Description

Join St. Louis'  top community health center as a Senior Accountant!  Work to ensure fiscal health as clinicians provide quality health care our community. 

The Senior Accountant will assist the Chief Accountant in coordinating the daily departmental operations and financial analysis for the organization.  Monitor on-going costs, prepare statistics and analyze trends and variances.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Work with Chief Accountant in the review of departmental and site specific budgets. Prepare reports that analyze activity within departments, across sites and the entire organization to ensure compliance with budgets. Maintain budget/actual activity reports, as required, to provide management accurate detailed information. Responsible for preparing monthly journal entries that may be assigned or needed as a result of coding errors. Assist with preparation and control of the Cash Receipts Journal as necessary. Prepare bank reconciliation's on assigned bank accounts. Process assigned grants and invoices. Analyze assigned general ledger accounts to ensure accuracy of coding and account balances. Assist in preparation of the annual budget, reports for Grantee and Governmental agencies and other miscellaneous projects. Provides direct assistance to auditors during and audit engagement. Attends staff meetings/seminars and workshops as needed. Address concerns of patients/organization in a professional manner. Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and one to three years accounting experience, two years computer operations experience in a mainframe environment, including data processing, reports and system maintenance.   Healthcare experience preferred but not required.

Computer Skills: Proficient use of spreadsheets.  Have a working knowledge of accounting software, IBM A/S 400, Microsoft Access, Excel and Word applications

People's Health Centers does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.