Website East Adams Rural Healthcare

Accountant Job Description:

EARH and its district clinics are a regional hub for health care in Eastern Adams County, offering exceptional primary care in a modern hospital facility enhanced by advanced technology and linked to a regional network of healthcare partners. This position is responsible for supporting East Adams Rural Healthcare’s fiscal functions, including maintaining the general ledger, preparing/presenting financial reports internally and externally, and supporting the payroll and accounts payable processes. The Accountant will report directly to the CFO in a rural healthcare environment with opportunities for professional growth.

Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and prepare a variety of complex records, reports, and other financial documents and statements, other technical financial reporting, and special reports and projects as assigned.
  • Assist with month-end closing.
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Guide accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile transactions
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Provide technical support and advice on management
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and generally accepted accounting procedures
  • Participate in financial standards setting and forecast process
  • Provide input in the department’s goal-setting process
  • Assist CFO in the preparation of financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Maintaining fixed assets and depreciation

Helpful Relevant Experience/Knowledge:

  • Municipal government policies, procedures, and structure; applicable local, state, and federal laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances.
  • Intermediate principles, practices, and procedures of governmental budgeting, accounting, and purchasing, including preparation, monitoring, transferring, and reporting (GAAP, GASB & BARS).
  • Municipal financial research and analysis methods and techniques.
  • Laws, rules, and regulations related to accounting in government operations.
  • Accounting software user and administration skills (SAGE Intacct)
  • EPIC EMR experience is preferred but not required
  • Critical access hospital experience is preferred but not required

Accountant Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • High-level understanding and use of Office products, including Excel
  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • Intermediate understanding of accounting and reporting standards, gaining experience in researching as it relates to accounting issues
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