Stanford Health Care Senior Accountant - Analyst (41914) in Palo Alto, California

Senior Accountant - Analyst (41914)

  • Job Type:Full Time

  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:1.0/80

  • Shift:Days

  • Hours in Shift:8

  • Location:Palo Alto

  • Req:41914

Job Description

At Stanford Health Care we're driven each day by our mission to heal humanity through science and compassion, one patient at a time. Our Digital Solutions group has pioneered innovative digital health offerings consistent with our Silicon Valley roots. When you join us, you'll become a part of this legacy of leading-edge, coordinated and compassionate care.

Job Summary:

Under general direction and partnership with internal customers, responsible for complex activities associated with maintaining general ledger accounts and for developing financial statements and reports for IT. Performs diverse and specialized analysis of situations or data, requiring an in-depth evaluation. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. May determine methods and procedures on new assignments and provide guidance to other lower level personnel.

Essential Functions:

Assists in monthly, quarterly and annual period close process, inclusive of (but not limited to) accruals, reclass entries, chargebacks.

Designs, implements and maintains internal controls, reports for financial systems and interfaces.

Prepares and/or reviews account reconciliations, billings, and various other financial reports, as assigned.

Provides information to management as needed; prepares expense schedules as necessary.

Recommends procedures and implements corrective action wherever indicated in operations, areas out of compliance with hospital policy, internal controls and accounting policies, as assigned.

Reviews and/or prepares financial transaction and/or general ledger journal entries and supporting documentation for approved financial transactions journals to ensure their accuracy and takes necessary action to correct any errors.

Partners with internal customers to ensure latest business knowledge related to assigned expense areas.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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Minimum Requirements

Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university

Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to analyze and develop solutions to complex problems

Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions

Ability to communicate complex concepts in simple form to non-finance users to understand the appropriate use and limits of the information provided

Ability to communicate effective in written and verbal formats including summarizing data, presenting results

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

Ability to manage, organize, prioritize, multi-task and adapt to changing priorities

Ability to work effectively both as a team player and leader

Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area/accounting Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirement related to the functional area

Knowledge of regulatory requirements for GAAP, tax issues and financial reporting