All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One for FT/PT positions
Paid Days Off from Day One for FT/PT positions
Student Loan Repayment Program for FT/PT positions
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Mental Health Resources and Support
Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Location: 5101 WILLOW SPRINGS RD, La Grange, 60525
The role you’ll contribute:
The Accountant I’s responsibilities include ensuring that all financial transactions are properly stated, amount is correct and financial statement classifications are accurate. The accountant also is responsible for month-end closing procedures as well as Cash Accounting, Capital Accounting, Foundation Accounting and other duties as assigned. The accountant works on various projects, which may include reconciling all assigned balance sheet classes, working with internal and external auditors, and preparing and submitting all forms related to budget, tax, corporate, regulatory, and community benefits. The accountant provides assistance in developing actionable information, including communication to all levels of the hospital, and provides coaching to co-workers, helping with problem resolution. The accountant reviews/validates financial information, assumptions, and methodology. The accountant actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Demonstrates Advent Health core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.
Gathers and analyzes financial statement information to prepare month end journal entries for all assigned financial classes, cost center, and entities. Ensures that all entries to the financial statements and subsidiary ledgers, from any source system, are approved and posted to the correct location.
Provides support and assistance in developing and communicating actionable information at all levels of the organization and provides leadership in communication and presenting effectively both internally and externally.
Provides coaching to co-workers appropriately and effectively as part of overall responsibility, and demonstrates ability to help staff to frame issues and apply analytical and critical thinking skills to problem resolution.
Reviews and validates financial information, assumptions and methodology based on a thorough understanding of financial concepts, healthcare principles and Advent Health systems.
Supports the monthly close process, always meeting deadlines and getting answers for questionable amounts, and routinely reconciles assigned balance sheet classes to a lead schedule and reports issues to department leaders.
Participates in internal and external audits, providing explanations and support for the financial statements.
Completes all assigned regulatory, tax, community benefit, budget, and AHS forms on time and without errors. Makes judgment decisions on forms as needed, for example, building the entire budget for an entity.
Implements new accounting and control process and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the Department.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Familiar with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Complete understanding of double entry accounting and an operational understanding of routine accounting functions
Working knowledge of personal computer applications and spreadsheet analysis
Ability to handle a large number of tasks and projects at one time
Ability to communicate well orally and in writing
Proven analytical and organizational abilities
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Four (4) year accounting degree, OR
Four (4) years of accounting-related experience, and actively pursuing an Accounting/Finance Degree
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.