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Accountant Senior

Company: Baptist Health Care
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

The Accountant is responsible for duties to include but not limited to month end and year end close process, general ledger balance sheet and expense account reconciliations, audit preparation assistance, and journal entry preparation. This position is responsible for a number of financial software systems.


  • Handles all accounting functions accompanying financial reports with minimal supervision. Includes general ledger journal entries, accounts payable or accounts receivable review, balance sheet review and expense budget variance analysis.
  • Prepares schedules and analysis for various items including, but not limited to audits and budgets.
  • Examines accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Demonstrates full cycle experience to include but not limited to month end and year end close process, general ledger balance sheet and expense account reconciliations, audit, budget, and journal entry preparation.
  • Responsible for ensuring that monthly financial reporting schedule is met; this includes ensuring that the financial statements are timely, accurate, that all accounts are reconciled and that all relevant detail is distributed to management on a timely basis.
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.
  • Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position.
  • Establishes, modifies, documents, and coordinates implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures.
  • Devises and implements system for general accounting.
  • Prepares schedules and analysis for various items including, but not limited to; audits and budgets.
  • Assists departmental leaders and the budget team in development of operational budgets, interpreting and reporting on variances from assigned areas.


    Minimum Education
    • Bachelor's Degree Accounting, Business, Finance Required or
    • Associates Degree Accounting, Business, Finance Required
      Minimum Work Experience

      • 2 years related work experience, preferably in health care Required
        Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

        • Demonstrated comprehension of accounting, financial and information system principles with substantial knowledge of business concepts.
        • Demonstrated ability to understand and effectively utilize a personal computer with Intermediate skills in Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
        • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work well with all levels of the organization.
        • Detail oriented, with a willingness and desire to work with and through others to accomplish departmental and organizational goals.
        • Strong analytical & computer skills.
        • Strong organizational and time management skills.
        • Proficient PC skills in a windows based environment.
        • Knowledge of accounting applications software.
        • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office products.
        • Knowledge of GAAP.
        • Knowledge of budget preparation, financial statement preparation, bank reconciliations, and other analytical processes.
        • Ability for flexibility in schedule to meet division objectives and deadlines.

          About Us

          Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000 team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.

Keywords: Baptist Health Care, Pensacola , Accountant Senior, Accounting, Auditing , Pensacola, Florida

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