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Accountant Job

Job Number: 2017-15880

Agency: LHC Group Inc Home Office

Location: Lafayette, LA

Schedule: Full-Time

Full Job Title: Hospital and Facility Based Accountant

Overview:

Responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.

Additional Details:

Skill Requirement

  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Hospital or healthcare accounting experience preferred
  • Must be highly skilled in use of Excel
  • Attention to detail
  • Must possess excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done, especially when important deadlines cause greater than normal departmental pressures.

Qualifications:

Essential Functions

  • Prepare and post journal entries for assigned hospital and other facility locations. Attach appropriate support for the journal entry and sign and date all journal entries when completed.

  • Accrue appropriate expenses for all assigned locations.

  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts for assigned locations within the designated timeframe. Maintain appropriate support for all balances.

  • Ensure that reconciling items are monitored and are resolved no later than 90 days. All others should be resolved.

  • Ensure that reconciling items are monitored and are resolved no later than 90 days. All others should be resolved.

  • Prepare monthly variance analysis on assigned locations. Communicate variances found to appropriate individuals.

  • Prepare monthly JV packets on assigned locations.

  • Review minority interest work papers and ensure the percentage calculated agrees to the terms of the contract and all accounts are in balance.

  • Respond appropriately and timely to Operations regarding financial statement questions.
  • Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met.

  • Perform all procedures in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley.

  • Prepare schedules and work papers as requested by external auditors.

  • Adhere to all departmental policies and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as requested.

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