Accountant - Controller's Office (1.0 FTE, Days)

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Category: Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Location:  Menlo Park CA 94025
Req: 15824
FTE: 1

Finance & Accounting

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift

At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

Job Summary

This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.

Performs general accounting functions, such as completion of the general ledger, including posting entries, allocations and reconciliation, preparation of financial and statistical reports for internal and external reporting requirements. Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Receives moderate level of guidance and direction.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. 

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings. 

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s)

  • Assists with monthly, quarterly and annual period close process, as assigned.

  • Maintains and reconciles general ledger accounts as assigned.

  • Maintains various ledgers, journals, registers and other financial records.

  • Prepares account reconciliations, cost reports, billings, bank reconciliations and various other financial reports, as assigned.

  • Prepares federal, state and other regulatory reports, ensuring compliance with established guidelines, as assigned.

  • Prepares journal entries and supporting documentation for posting of approved financial transactions and/or journal entries into general ledger.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university

Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification

  • Ability to analyze and develop solutions to complex problems.

  • Ability to apply judgment and informed decisions.

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in simple form to non-finance users to understand the appropriate use and limits of the information provided.

  • Ability to communicate effective in written and verbal formats including summarizing data, presenting results.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Ability to manage, organize, prioritize, multi-task and adapt to changing priorities.

  • Ability to work effectively both as a team player and leader.

  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the safe and effective performance of the job.

  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirement related to the functional area.

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for GAAP, tax issues, and financial reporting.

Physical Requirements

The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.