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Accounting Specialist

Company: Honor Community Health
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionHonor Community Health is a 501c Federally Qualified Health Center. Our mission is to provide for the health and wellness needs of the underserved of Oakland County through the provision of comprehensive, integrated primary, behavioral health, and dental care. We see all populations regardless of their ability to pay. Honor Community Health is a rapidly growing organization co-located within 20 locations. Our team is passionate about serving the people of Oakland County. *NOTE: All employees are required to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine.Position DescriptionThe Accounting Specialist is an essential member of a high performing management team positioning the health center at the forefront of progressive health care systems through the delivery of exceptional and cutting-edge quality integrated healthcare. Under the direction of Controller, the Accounting Specialist will be responsible for: performing all processes related to payroll using ADP Workforce Now software; obtaining Time & Effort records from all staff annually; taking physical inventory of assets; preparing annual property tax returns, reconciling daily cash batched, and preparing bank reconciliations.The Accounting Specialist will ensure the agency is compliant with organizational, local, state and federal standards, policies and guidelines, including GAAP and HRSA regulated requirements. The Accounting Specialist will promote Honor Community Health while maintaining strong internal and external relationships with a professional and courteous demeanor. Accounting Assistant will complete reports and special projects timely and accurately. In addition, the Accounting Specialist works collaboratively to create and maintain a culture of excellence and dedication to providing compassionate and high-quality health care to residents and the community.This position reports to the Controller. Our standard hours are Monday- Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm.Responsibilities

  • Assists in preparing and processing bi-weekly payroll using the ADP Workforce Now electronic payroll system, ensuring each employee is paid at the correct rate for the appropriate number of hours. Assist in preparing and processing deductions, garnishments, tax withholding, bonuses, pay or status changes.
  • Works collaboratively and effectively communicates with staff to ensure all financial management processes are understood, followed and compliance is met.
  • Works to input accurate accounts payable information into the accounting software.
  • Reconciles daily cash batches and works with Site Supervisors to resolve discrepancies in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Prepares journal entries as directed by the Controller (depreciation, cash, etc.).
  • Participates in monthly and yearly closing cycles of the accounting system.
  • Develops and maintain a thorough understanding of all accounting processes and transactions captured within HCH's accounting system.
  • Contribute to preparations for the annual financial audits.
  • As assigned, contributes to ad-hoc financial analyses to assess operating & financial performance of various programs & departments.
  • Maintains and balances an automated consolidation system by inputting data; scheduling required jobs; verifying data.
  • Contributes to the preparation of reports for grant management, executive team analysis, board presentation and other purposes as asked.
  • Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and files, reconciling accounts as well as posting and reconciling all bank entries.
  • Prepares payments by accruing expenses; assigning account numbers; requesting disbursements; reconciling accounts.
  • Assist with preparation of the financial tables of the annual UDS report.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. What are we looking for?
  • Minimum of an Associate's Degree in Business, Accounting or other related field is required.
  • A minimum of three to five years of health care accounting experience in a complex health care system with grant management is required.
  • Working knowledge of federal, state and local regulations governing the operations of a health-care facility along with experience working with third party payers including, Medicare, Medicaid and other managed care concepts such as HMOs, PPOs, POS and capitation.
  • Experience with Federally Qualified Health Centers is strongly preferred.
  • A flexible and positive attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Creating an excellent patient experience
  • Patient focused mindsetWhat do we Offer?
    • 401K
    • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • National Health Service Corp
    • Public Loan Forgiveness
    • Learning and growth opportunities
    • Supportive environmentCOVID-19 Precautions:
      • Remote Prescreening Interview Process
      • Person protective equipment provided or required
      • Temperature screenings
      • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in placeHow to applyApplicants must complete the full application through our career page at www.honorcommunityhealth.org/careersPlease note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a criminal record check and reference check.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and InclusionThe diversity of our people and patients is one of our greatest strengths, and inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver the best services to our employee and patients. Honor Community Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.Powered by JazzHRW5hDUxcIux

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