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Senior Accountant II

Requisition #: 188875
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Finance
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: June 24, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. When joining the Johns Hopkins Health System, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the JHHS Directors of Financial Reporting and Accounting, this position has primary responsibility for the financial reporting, financial analysis, account reconciliations, and journal entries for various JHHS Affiliates.

This position will develop, improve and issue timely and accurate monthly GAAP financial reporting packages, including budget to actual analysis of the results of the responsible Affiliates. This position will present the monthly actual versus budget analysis to Affiliate senior management, and JHHS management as needed. This position is responsible for keeping current on all technical GAAP accounting literature, documenting GAAP accounting issues in white papers, and implementation of all new required GAAP accounting pronouncements. Position will work with Director to document and implement any new applicable GAAP accounting pronouncements to ensure the appropriate accounting is reported within the Affiliate financial packages.

This position will coordinate with staff accountant to ensure all journal entries are recorded and that monthly reconciliations are complete and accurate, all within appropriate deadlines.

This position is also responsible for preparation of the external annual audited financial statements and coordination of the financial statement audit for the responsible Affiliates, if applicable. This includes preparation of timely and accurate full drafts of completed audited financial statements including new or revised footnote disclosures, and all schedules requested by the auditors in the usual and customary audit process.

This position will be required to understand the fundamentals of financial reporting, including the complexities involved with preparing accurate GAAP financial statements (Statement of Operations and changes in Net Assets, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows). Technical areas can also include consolidation accounting, eliminations, intercompany transactions, purchase accounting, noncontrolling interests, contribution accounting, investment and derivative accounting, etc.

Other responsibilities that a Senior Accountant II within the Controller’s office will be accountable for include mentorship and teaching of staff, fixed asset accounting, and other projects (e.g. financial analyses requested by directors/affiliates, support for Johns Hopkins Medicine budget presentation, preparation of financial statements for benefit plan audits, supporting tax department preparation of 990, etc.).

Competencies:

Education:

Requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting.

Knowledge:

Advanced knowledge of general accounting and/or public accounting.

Skills:

High level of analytic ability necessary to analyze accounting data, classify and compile data and prepare complex accounting reports. Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be customer service oriented with a positive attitude. Significant background and experience with PC’s and software packages, including SAP, Excel, and Access.

Required Licensure Certification, etc.

CPA certificate preferred.

Work Experience:

Minimum of four years of experience working in a general accounting or public accounting. 1 year of highly proficient performance at a senior accountant level at JHHS strongly preferred.

Shift:

Days, Full Time (40 hours)

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Weekend Work Not Required

Exempt

Work Location:

JHHS, 3910 Keswick Road Baltimore MD 21211

Reporting to the JHHS Directors of Financial Reporting and Accounting, this position has primary responsibility for the financial reporting, financial analysis, account reconciliations, and journal entries for various JHHS Affiliates.

This position will produce timely and accurate monthly GAAP financial reporting packages, including budget to actual analysis of the results of the responsible Affiliates. This position will present the monthly actual versus budget analysis to Affiliate senior management, and JHHS management as needed. This position is responsible for keeping current on all technical GAAP accounting literature, documenting GAAP accounting issues in white papers, and implementation of all new required GAAP accounting pronouncements. Position will work with Director to document and implement any new applicable GAAP accounting pronouncements to ensure the appropriate accounting is reported within the Affiliate financial packages.

This position will coordinate with staff accountants to ensure all journal entries are recorded and that monthly reconciliations are complete and accurate, all within appropriate deadlines.

This position is also responsible for preparation of the external annual audited financial statements and coordination of the financial statement audit for the responsible Affiliates, if applicable. This includes preparation of timely and accurate full drafts of completed audited financial statements including new or revised footnote disclosures, and all schedules requested by the auditors in the usual and customary audit process.

This position will be required to understand the fundamentals of financial reporting, including the complexities involved with preparing accurate GAAP financial statements (Statement of Operations and changes in Net Assets, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows). Technical areas can also include consolidation accounting, eliminations, intercompany transactions, purchase accounting, noncontrolling interests, contribution accounting, investment and derivative accounting, etc.

Other responsibilities that a Senior Accountant within the Controller’s office will be accountable for include mentorship and teaching of staff, timely completion and review of monthly account reconciliations, fixed asset accounting, and other projects (e.g. financial analyses requested by directors/affiliates, support for Johns Hopkins Medicine budget presentation, preparation of financial statements for benefit plan audits, supporting tax department preparation of 990, etc.).

Competencies:

Education:

Requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting.

Knowledge:

Advanced knowledge of general accounting and/or public accounting.

Skills:

High level of analytic ability necessary to analyze accounting data, classify and compile data and prepare complex accounting reports. Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be customer service oriented with a positive attitude. Significant background and experience with PC’s and software packages, including SAP, Excel, and Access.

Required Licensure Certification, etc.

CPA certificate preferred.

Work Experience:

Minimum of three years of experience preferred, working in a general accounting department or public accounting.

Machines, Tools, Equipment:

PC, calculator and standard office equipment.

Shift:

Days, Full Time (40 hours)

8:30 - 5 p.m.

Weekend work not required

Exempt, Paygrade NL

Work Location:

JHHS, 3910 Keswick Road South Building Baltimore MD 21211

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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