General Accountant

<p><strong>At The Center, we don&rsquo;t just provide jobs. We cultivate careers. And more importantly, give you a place to call home. As an organization, we know we&rsquo;re only as good as our people, which is why we&rsquo;re committed to keeping our talent satisfied and inspired.</strong></p>

Cleveland, OH

The Center for Health Affairs and CHAMPS Healthcare

<p><strong>With a rich history as the nation&rsquo;s first regional hospital association, The Center for Health Affairs has served as the collective voice of Northeast Ohio hospitals for over 100 years. More than a century since its founding in 1916, The Center continues the legacy of its founders, working collaboratively to increase the efficiency of healthcare delivery, providing insightful healthcare information to the public and undertaking initiatives aimed at improving the health of the community. Today, The Center focuses on areas that benefit from a regional approach including Community Health Needs Assessment, Finance and Reimbursement, Emergency Preparedness, Northeast Ohio Hospital Opioid Consortium, and Volume Statistics.&nbsp;</strong><strong>As the business affiliate of The Center for Health Affairs, CHAMPS strategically partners with clients nationwide to create better systems by improving operational efficiencies, reducing business expenses, and enhancing the quality of patient care.&nbsp;</strong></p>

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Overview: <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">Reporting to the Accounting Director, this position collaborates with the Accounting team to achieve goals consistently and efficiently, contributing to the success of an innovative organization. This role has specific recurring, transactional duties associated with maintaining processes and procedures, administration of accounts receivable (A/R), and processing payroll. The job also features more episodic responsibilities, primarily in the areas of monthly close, audit support, project management, and miscellaneous report generation.</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">Our General Accountant regularly interacts with a diverse audience, both internal and external, to the organization at a variety of levels and technical backgrounds through phone and video calls, email, and in-person. The duties are broad-based, requiring an ability to identify priorities and make adjustments where necessary.<br /></span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">We offer competitive compensation with bonus potential and a robust benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, flexible spending, and health savings accounts, generous paid time off, and a 401(k) plan.</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">In addition to our benefits platform, we are proud to offer employees a professional work environment with extensive training opportunities to develop skills and expertise. Our vibrant culture has earned us multiple top workplace awards.&nbsp;</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Maintains a complex set of financial accounting codes as required by law and administrative requirements.</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Posts transactions and computer accounting entries; performs accounting activities, including accounts payable, revenue, accounts receivable, and payroll; reviews and validates data.</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Reviews source documents for compliance to rules and regulations; determines proper handling of accounting and technical transactions within designated limits; reports discrepancies.</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Checks documents for validity and accuracy of information; perform mathematical calculations; records, files and distributes related paperwork and documents.</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Maintains accounting and bookkeeping records and associated filing systems; enters data into computer systems; codes documents, processes transactions, and updates accounts.</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Maintains additional accounting and technical transaction databases as directed; processes cash receipts, daily cash reports, and bank deposits.</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Monitors ledger accounts, assuring that files are complete and accounts are current.</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Responds to requests for information; provides customer service to all employees.</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Other duties as assigned.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Requirements: <p><strong><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities</span></strong></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Comprehensive understanding of Accounting principles, rules and regulations</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Ability to produce high quality, detailed work based on established standards, guidelines, and procedures.</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Strong written and oral communication skills with proven ability to interact effectively and positively with other employees, leadership, and external professionals.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Diligent, able to deal effectively with deadlines and reprioritize work when necessary.</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Comfortable with learning new technology.</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Strong Excel skills&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Strong problem recognition and problem-solving skills</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Strong desire to collaborate with teams</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">Education and Experience</span></strong></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Accounting/Finance from an accredited college/university.</span></p> <p><span data-darkreader-inline-color="">&bull; 2-4 relevant experience.</span></p>