Lead Accountant – General Accounting – Orlando at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/19/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Accounting / Finance
  • Travel
  • Shift
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description

Lead Accountant – General Accounting – Orlando

AdventHealth Orlando0 seeks to hire a Lead Accountant who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.

Work Hours/Shifts:

M-F; 8am-5pm

Job Summary:

The Lead Accountant’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 and preparing monthly financial statements for the assigned companies. 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.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience 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
  • Four (4) year accounting degree, OR
  • Four (4) year non-accounting degree with adequate accounting course work including intermediate accounting and other upper level financial and accounting courses

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • N/A

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • 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 AdventHealth 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.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Lead Accountant opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Lead Accountant, General Accounting, Orlando

Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Accounting / Finance
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Non Degree Program
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jul 19, 2019, 10:32:44 AM

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