Job Description

Accounting Associate I
Job CategoryProfessional
ScheduleFull time
Shift1 - Day Shift

SUMMARY:

Provides a wide range of accounting or bookkeeping functions to include reconciling accounts, posting information and balancing general and/or subsidiary ledgers, or other financial records.  Processes payments and compiles segments of monthly closings and annual reports, daily cash management and cash forecast reports. Verifies invoices and ensures prompt payment of invoices featuring discounts advantageous to the hospital. Codes expenses, prepares vouchers, issues checks for payments; coordinates banking relationship related to credit card processing.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Enters or retrieves data from established computer files.

Posts and prepares receipts for deposit; prepares customer statements, bills and invoices.

Processes bank statements and other miscellaneous statements; reconciles daily cash and verifies account balances.

Understands and applies taxation laws and guidelines as they apply to assigned area of Financial Services; assists independent auditors with interim and year-end audit.

Establishes and maintains files and records on an ongoing basis; opens and routes incoming mail; distributes correspondence and other material to department staff.

Collaborates and coordinates with operating departments who use these services, vendors and departments with which we share business processes (Purchasing, HR, Business Office, IS).

General Ledger:

Analyzes and reconciles balance sheet accounts; computes and records depreciation on buildings, equipment, and other assets; reviews actual performance against budgeted performance and prepares reports explaining budget deviations; posts journal entries and balance books of account, such as cash book, general journal, sales book, purchase register, and general and subsidiary ledgers.

Accounts Payable:

Processes accounts payable including maintaining records of amounts owed, verifying invoices, computing discounts, coding expenses, and preparing vouchers for payment; processes requests for expense reimbursements, payment of invoices, and disbursement of checks; processes accounts payable including maintaining records of amounts owed, verifying invoices, computing discounts, coding expenses, and preparing vouchers for payment.

Food Services:

Balances cash bank daily, requests change from bank; maintains petty cash fund and submits appropriate documentation. Inputs inventory reports, invoices and sales information into financial reports; verifies accuracy of charge and price extensions, computes discounts and resolves discrepancies in purchase orders.  Records floor unit stock and transfers for financial reporting.

Treasury:

Processes daily cash management activities to include deposits, processing of NSF’s, wire transfers and book transfers; provides coordination with the bank for merchant number set-up, credit card terminal purchases as well as obtaining price/rate quotes from the bank; reviews daily bank activity reports, determines daily funding requirements for various accounts; and reconciles deposited cash to posted cash from subsidiary ledgers and cash clearing account in the general ledger.

TMCOne:

Collaborate with Finance dept at TMC hospital to balance with reconciliation reports. Payer/virtual credit card posting. Assist with all other cash posting positions.

Adheres to and supports team members in exhibiting TMCH values of integrity, community, compassion, and dedication. 

Adheres to TMC organizational and department-specific safety, confidentiality, values, policies and standards.

Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Associate's degree in Accounting from two-year College or technical school preferred; or an equivalent combination of relevant education and training.

EXPERIENCE:  Two (2) years of accounting, payroll processing, or bookkeeping related experience.

LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION:  None required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Knowledge of bookkeeping principles and how to track and prepare financial reports.

  • Skill in developing spreadsheets and detailed financial reports.

  • Ability to read or listen and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

  • Ability to write simple correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

  • Ability to calculate figures and compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs; ability to apply basic algebraic concepts.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations

Application Instructions

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