Accountant III

JPS Health Network   •  

Fort Worth, TX

Industry: Patient Care


5 - 7 years

Posted 294 days ago

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The Accountant III performs various management and accounting activities that facilitate the flow and reporting of financial information

Typical Duties:

  1. Prepares journal entries with adequate supporting documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  2. Records monthly Fixed Assets additions & deletions in subsidiary ledger and assigns useful life according to AHA guidelines.
  3. Prepares accurate and timely Fixed Assets reports, with supporting documentation each month and prepares other reports from the Fixed Asset subsidiary ledger as assigned.
  4. Reconciles the Fixed Assets ledger, and other assigned balance sheet accounts in a timely and accurate manner (by the end of the following month, and all reconciling items cleared properly within 60 days after reconciliation date).
  5. Verifies capital asset purchase requests against approved budget and takes proper action for differences.
  6. Maintains an ongoing review process in areas of responsibilities to assure the accuracy of financial records.
  7. Records completed CIP projects in order to record depreciation in a timely manner in General Ledger and Fixed Asset Subsidiary Ledger.
  8. Maintains good communication with various departments, and good co-ordination to facilitate accurate and timely preparation of the monthly fixed assets reports.
  9. Assists in the completion of the audit and required reporting.
  10. Coordinates physical inventory of capital assets.
  11. Performs other accounting activities and special projects as assigned.
  12. Prepares and maintains written procedures for assigned areas.
  13. Participates in the General Accounting cross training program.
  14. Performs other related job duties as assigned.


Required Education and Experience:

    • BA degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting.
    • 5 plus years’ of accounting/finance experience.
    • 2 plus years of hands-on experience with complex, computer applications in a corporate, computer network environment.

Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Master’s degree in accounting.
    • 2 plus years’ work experience in the area of fixed asset accounting.
    • 2 plus years of work experience in a hospital and/or health insurance industry.

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

    • 2 plus years training in network-based, computer applications including, but not limited to, spreadsheets, data bases and word processing.

Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

  • CPA Licensure

Req #: 6036