Senior Accountant
BROOKFIELD, MO Fiscal Services
Job Type
Full-time
Description

  

The Senior Accountant will ensure complete and systematic accounting records of receipts and disbursements in the organization by performing complex clerical and bookkeeping tasks and applying accepted procedures in preparing and maintaining accounting records. 

Requirements

Duties/Responsibilities:

• Prepares financial reports and accounting statements.

• Posts journal entries to general ledger.

• Generates summary sheets for use by supervisor or auditor.

• Proofs accounting reports for clerical accuracy.

• Allocates expenditures to correct accounts according to departmental procedures.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

• Adheres to the facility’s Standards of Excellence.


Required Skills/Abilities: 

• Thorough understanding of bookkeeping practices and procedures and the ability to train others in related practices and procedures.

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

• Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

• Ability to type at least 40 words per minute.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.


Education and Experience:

• High school diploma or equivalent required with some bookkeeping coursework; Associate’s degree in Business or Accounting preferred.

• At least three years of increasingly responsible experience in Accounting; related business school or college courses may be substituted for up to one year of experience.


Physical Requirements: 

• Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

• Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.

  

Pershing Health System is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law