Senior Accountant

Less than 5 years experience  •  Misc. Healthcare

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/07/18 by Ali Goler
Less than 5 years experience
Misc. Healthcare
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/07/18 Ali Goler

Cross Country Healthcare is a national leader in providing innovative healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services. Our solutions leverage our nearly 40 years of expertise and insight to assist clients in solving complex labor-related challenges while maintaining high quality outcomes. We are dedicated to recruiting and placing highly qualified healthcare professionals in virtually every specialty and area of expertise. With more than 9,500 active contracts, our diverse client base includes both clinical and nonclinical settings, servicing acute care hospitals, physician practice groups, outpatient and ambulatory-care centers, nursing facilities, both public schools and charter schools, rehabilitation and sports medicine clinics, government facilities.

The Senior Accountant has a thorough working knowledge of GAAP, general ledger and financialreporting skills, coupled with solid analytic and interpersonal skills. This position encompasses performance in all areas of the general ledger. The Senior Accountant will take a role in some of these areas, while assisting Staff Accountants with completing their assigned tasks.

  • Perform timely general ledger account reconciliations and analyses. Participate in month end closings-preparing journal entries and preparing and maintaining various account reconciliations for certain accounts
  • Prepare month-end closing packages
  • Prepare Balance Sheet and Income Statement analytical analysis monthly and explain variances to budget, forecast and prior periods
  • Reviewing certain schedules prepared by Staff Accountants
  • Participate in year-end audit preparation and quarterly reviews
  • Review actual results as compared to prior period, budget and forecast amounts. Communicate, in writing, causes for variances
  • Advises Staff Accountants regarding the handling of non-routine accounting and reporting transactions
  • May assist in the daily banking requirements
  • Collaborate with other Corporate and field departments to support the Accounting department?s overall goals and objectives
  • Special projects/analyses which require extensive use of Excel and the handling of large amounts of data manipulation
  • Proactively identify workflow process improvements / efficiencies
  • Additional projects and tasks as assigned by Accounting department leaders
  • Assist Manager in ASC 805 acquisition related processes including Opening Balance Sheet procedures
  • All other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Planning/Organization Skills - Prioritize and plan work activities effectively and efficiently; strong organization (including work papers skills) and communication
  • Interpersonal Skills - Work cooperatively and respectfully seeking to minimize bureaucratic behavior and achieve objectives
  • Problem Solving Skills - Demonstrate ability to analyze a problem through to resolution
  • Ownership - Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and thoroughness of tasks assigned; monitor work and provide quality output
  • Adaptability - Manage competing demands and changing priorities
  • Assists and develops other staff members by sharing knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrates initiative and attention to detail along with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally across a broad corporate landscape
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance but also a team player sharing project responsibilities
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and show flexibility as needed
  • Ability to work under deadline pressures while maintaining a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate dependability; initiative, and accountability
  • Demonstrate company loyalty by supporting company goals and enforcement and modeling of company policies
  • Communicate and work in a respectful, supportive manner with all teammates

Required Experience

  • 4-year Accounting degreerequired, CPA or CPA candidates preferred
  • 5 years of general ledger accounting experience with mid-to-large-size companies
  • Thorough working knowledge of GAAP
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel (VLOOKUP formula generation and Pivot Table generation)
  • General knowledge on Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Great Plains accounting software preferred

Benefits

Cross Country Healthcare offers a competitive compensation and benefits program including: Medical plan, Dental plan, Life insurance, Disability plan, 401(k) plan and Tuition Assistance

Cross Country Healthcare is an EEO employer - M/F/ Veteran/Disability

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