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JOB LISTING: Accountant in large healthcare concern downtown Milwaukee

*Please answer the questions below when you apply to this position*

Job Profile Summary

Under general direction, responsible for completing the day-to-day general financial accounting processes and the preparation of financial analyses for Advocate Aurora Health (MH) and its subsidiaries to ensure accurate and timely recording and reporting of financial and statistical data in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GMP), governmental regulations and MH’s accounting policies. Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of assigned audit responsibilities.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Performs monthly closing procedures, including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliation’s, supporting schedules and statistical analysis to ensure the accuracy of the financial statements
  • Prepares financial statements and reports, including comparison to budget and historical trends, in accordance with AAH’s accounting policies and U.S. GMP
  • Assists in the investigation, research and in the development and implementation of new policies or procedures related to internal financial reporting matters
  • Reviews assigned areas of responsibility for continuous process improvement
  • Provides accurate & timely completion of responses to internal and external auditors’ requests.
  • Responsible for monitoring, evaluating and implementing internal controls
  • Prepares tax returns and schedules in collaboration with the Tax team.

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.

Experience, knowledge skills and abilities required:

  • Typically requires 3 years of experience in accounting support.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word and Excel, general ledger system, accounts payable system, misc. billing system, fixed asset system, and other accounting systems as appropriate.
  • Aptitude to work with detail accurately.
  • Possess analytical skills specifically in the area of financial reports.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member.
  • Capability to independently organize and prioritize the workload.
  • Basic knowledge of U.S. GAAP and government rules and regulations.
  • Basic knowledge of general ledger and related financial and revenue cycle business intelligence systems (e.g. Workday and Epic).
  • Self-motivated, results driven and detailed oriented.
  • Good analytical skills with proficient problem-solving skills.
  • Good communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to effectively work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple competing priorities.

If you or anyone you know is interested, qualified and immediately available please answer the below questions and send an updated resume to us for immediate review and consideration. Candidates are required to answer the below questions when applying:

Do you have at least a bachelors in accounting?
Are you immediately available to interview and/or start?
Are you OK with a hybrid position that requires one day per week in office?
Are you ok with a 7am to 3:30 pm shift M-F?
Are you OK with a contract to hire position?
What minimum annual salary do you require?

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