Accounting Manager

Company Name:
ER Family of Companies
For the past 24 months, St. James Mercy Hospital has been engaged in a robust strategic visioning process with community stakeholders in alignment with New York State's healthcare reform agenda. Now on a fast-track growth trajectory, SJMH is working with the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) to develop a long-term plan for providing regional healthcare services under the auspices of UR Medicine. Support from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) is key to the plan's success. To date, SJMH has secured over $18.2M in funds from the state to sustain and redesign healthcare in Hornell, and a $36M request to construct state-of-the-art facility to house the new Hornell Medical Village.
SJMH is an integral part of the Hornell community, which offers many cultural amenities while retaining the feel of a small town, including excellent schools and plentiful, affordable housing. There are two nearby universities--Alfred University and Alfred State College--with world-class programs and facilities.
SJMH has affiliated with ER Select to provide recruiting services to support our fast track, growth strategies. We are aggressively seeking to an Accounting Manager.
Job Summary: Reporting to the CFO/CEO the primary responsibility is to manage the day to day operations of the finance/accounting department, including both accounts payable and payroll. The Accounting Manager is expected to be a highly dependable member of the team, providing direction and review of the work of less experienced staff. This individual will also have a team-oriented attitude and be an active participant and supporter of the SJMH management team. Other requirements include the ability to be thorough, detail-oriented, creative, as well as multi-task. The Controller will also be expected to achieve goals and objectives set forth annually, and ensure compliance with operating policies and procedures.
Manage the monthly financial statement close process
Responsible for reviewing all balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with the established timeframes
Manage daily transaction processing of both accounts payable and payroll
Implement and ensure compliance with accounting policies (GAAP, regulatory) and procedures including internal controls
Provide support and guidance for finance team members, including ongoing coaching and feedback regarding performance
Review and approve standard journal entries
Participate in the annual external audit, including the preparation of various work papers and audit requests. Participates in A-133 audit, as required
Develop and prepare monthly financial statement package and corresponding management reports
Prepare annual Form 990's and Form 1120
Ensure timely and accurate submission of all applicable state and federal tax returns
Prepare month end bank reconciliations for all accounts in a timely manner (within 15 business days of month end)
Maintain and monitor the long-term cash forecast
In conjunction with the annual budget process and strategic financial plan (SFP), coordinate data accumulation and preparation of work files. Provide support to the operational managers and the Director of Finance, as needed.
Work with managers to provide variance analysis on monthly and annual trends and report to the Director of Finance. Be able to translate these trends into operational activities and assist with development of correction plans, if needed
Ensure the finance/accounting team delivers the highest standard of customer service, and address deviations from this immediately
Keep current on accounting/tax guidance, including specifics to hospital finance and professional certifications
Responsible for compliance with the Standards/Code of Conduct, and the Corporate Compliance Plan at St. James Mercy Health
Ensure that all educational requirements related to Corporate Compliance are implemented and adhered to as required by the CCP Education Plan
Other duties, as assigned
Job Specifications:
BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance required
CPA with 3+ audit experience with healthcare clients highly desirable
Expert at data manipulation and presentation using Excel
Accountable for accurate and timely work product
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Ability to act as a team player as well as independently
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Physical Demands:
No extraordinary physical demands required for this position
Mental Demands:
Requires ability to coordinate multiple demands, work under pressure, and within specific timelines
Requires ability to interact with variety of personnel, outside reimbursement agencies and auditors
Work Conditions:
Must be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and schedules; hours vary
No extraordinary hazards for this position

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