Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - North
Posted Date: 4/25/2023

About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country’s largest physician-led, tax paying, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
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Under direction of the Accounting Manager, the Senior Accountant is a lead contributor to the month end close process for three large divisions. This person will be responsible for the Company’s purchase accounting work collaborating with real estate, legal, M&A integration teams, finance, operations, and human resources. In addition, policy writing, ASC 842 lease management, software integrations, and specific process improvement initiatives will be areas of opportunity to grow and contribute to SMG. Cross-functionalizing with various teams will be integral in the day-to-day responsibilities for carrying out these responsibilities.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead and mentor other finance associates during the SMG monthly close process within specified deadlines, which includes journal entries, expense level processing, and account level and financial statement analysis. Focus areas include:
    • Lease accounting
    • Purchasing accounting
    • Expense compliance monitoring
    • Sourcing variance analysis for explanation
    • Financial reporting
  • Key contributor to process improvement initiatives to enhance existing financial analysis, close, and reporting tools
  • Assist Accounting Manager and VP of Finance in maintaining and developing SMG Accounting policies
  • Assist in process improvement initiatives to enhance existing financial analysis, close, and reporting tools.
  • Assist FP&A for any changes in US GAAP that must be considered for budget purpose
  • Contribute to Accounting related special projects.
  • Assist the Accounting Manager with the preparation of interim and year-end audit work papers
  • Maintain sensitivity in communicating effectively and respectfully with all members of SMG, the Hospitals, and Corp
  • Maintains the values and philosophy of the mission statement of the company.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience, preferably in a financial/accounting environment.
  • Prior experience in healthcare is helpful, but not required.
  • Public accounting or consulting experience strongly preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities and meet established deadlines.

Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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