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Staff Accountant II-(Remote Position OR/WA Only)

Company: Legacy Health
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Staff Accountant II-(Remote Position OR/WA Only)


Job ID: 22-29758
Type: Regular Full-Time
System Office 1919 Building


This is a remote position - incumbents, who reside in Oregon or Washington only. There may be occasional situations that require work to be performed on-site at an assigned Legacy Health location. All new hires are required to come to a designated Legacy Health office location in Portland, Oregon prior to their start date for a new hire health assessment and to complete new hire paperwork. Note that our employee health plan coverage is for providers based in the Legacy Health geographic region. To find providers in our network click here. Urgent and emergent coverage is available outside Legacy Health's geographic region and telehealth is available within Oregon and Washington


Everything we do at Legacy reflects our mission of making life better for others. You can help us fulfill this mission by ensuring that budgeting operations run smoothly. Through your strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices, you'll be strengthening the accounting services department while growing your career. Staff Accountant II:Produces financial statements for hospitals, foundations and/or non-hospital entities, with written analysis, in a timely and accurate manner on a monthly-basis. Calculates and records monthly provisions for bad-debt, charity and other contractual according to prescribed methodology. Investigates and resolves any unusual items. Performs variance analysis to detect unusual items in monthly operating results. Takes appropriate steps to thoroughly research unusual events and ensure that they are properly reflected in financial results. Performs complete self-review of work to ensure accuracy of information. Provides adequate documentation to allow for easy review and understanding of work. Prepares account reconciliations for all balance sheet, revenue and expense accounts. Reconciliations are current, and issues are resolved on a timely basis. Works effectively with Property Accountant to ensure general ledger accounts agree with fixed asset detail systems. Works effectively with other Staff Accountants to ensure inter-company transactions are properly reflected on all entities books and records. Interfaces with Legacy senior management, as well as managers and directors, in interpreting accounting reports, researching variances and explaining unusual transactions or balances. Assists internal, external, and Medicare auditors, and prepares all audit working papers related to assigned entities. Prepares monthly statistical reports and special projects as requested by CFO, department heads, or corporate management. Presents analysis of month end results to senior management in monthly closing meetings for assigned entities. Assists Finance Department in developing both annual budgets and strategic planning information. Provides tax assistance for 990s, Washington tax reporting, 1099 and W-2s. Prepares analysis of the self-insurance reserves (unemployment, workers compensation, professional liability and Health and Welfare plans) on a monthly basis. Other duties as assigned.


Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent major or equivalent experience. Experience: Three to five years of previous experience in accounting and financial statement preparation or one to three years of public accounting experience. Skills: Must be able to work independently with strong problem-solving skills. Ability to communicate ideas, plans, and directions effectively verbally and in writing. Proficiency in intermediate PC spreadsheet abilities and in interfacing with complex computerized accounting systems. LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION:Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in ActionEqual Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled


Keywords: Legacy Health, Portland , Staff Accountant II-(Remote Position OR/WA Only), Accounting, Auditing , Portland, Oregon

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