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Job Code:1277-2017
Biweekly Hours:80 Hrs/2080 Annual Hrs/FTE-1
FT/PT Status:Full Time

Job Responsibilities:

Job Title: Accountant
Department: Finance
Shift: 1st
Hours: 80 (bi-weekly)
Pay Frequency: Bi-Weekly

Job Description:

You must have the ability to effectively handle multiple assignments simultaneously. Ability to work independently, as well as be part of a team. Must be highly dependable and able to work longer hours in crunh periods.

Personal Characteristics:

Strong Interpersonal skills, articulate, motivated, thorough, detail-oriented, creative and team player


  • Responsible for monthly balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis, and journal entries as necessary (Hospital, Foundation and Properties)
  • Monthly verification, reconciliation, and preparation of journal entries for the following accounts:
    • Other Receivables
    • Short Term Investments
    • Foundation Board Designated Funds
    • Fixed Assets
    • Net Asset accounts (unrestricted, temporarily restircted, permanently restricted) for the Foundation
    • Various Trustee Held Funds
    • Investments
    • SJM Properties
  • Assist in monthly distribution of Trial Balance and Performance Monitors to managers and Vice Presidents
  • Answer questions of managers on monthly reports
  • Assist in the preparation Cost Report for the hospital, including the preparation of various worksheets and exhibits including but not limited to capital
  • Lead accountant on all Foundation accounts
  • Enter the hospital fixed asset additions into the Meditech Fixed Assets module and assign the useful life to the asset
  • Reconcile the Construciton-In Progress accounts and close when appropriate
  • Create monthly depreciation batch and post batch in G/L
  • Close Fixed Asset application for the month
  • Procdess disposition forms of disposed, returned and sold equipment
  • Process fixed asset disposals and retirement of fully depreciated assets
  • Cross train in Hyperion
  • Reconcile Foundation donation reports to deposits per G/L
  • Foundation capital invoice copying and follow-up for reimbursement to the hospital
  • Assist in the systems annual audit, including preparation of various workpapers requested by the auditor.
  • Update month end financial variance reports for the Controller
  • Lead role in the input process for the budget
  • Provide assistance, as needed, with the operating and capital budgets
  • Work with Controller to complete the 3 annual Form 990’s and the SJMP 1120 tax organizers for Deloitte
  • Coordinate and assist in all inventory counts both internal periodic or year end counts. Reconcile to GL
  • Responsible for understanding and adherence to the Code of Conduct, and the Corporate Compliance Plan (CCP) at St. James Mercy Hospital.
  • Participates in all educational requirements related to Corporate Compliance as required by the CCP Education Plan.


Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance requiredAt least 4 years of accounting experience
  • Experience in a health care enviornment preferred
  • An individual with high integrity
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Advanced computer skills and competent in fiancial accounting systems
  • Must understand accrual-based accounting theory and practice, accounting procedures, internal controls and possess a good working knowledge of GAAP




Other Job Information (if applicable):


St. James Mercy Hospital
411 Canisteo Street
Hornell, NY 14843

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