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Accountant

Posted: 10/18/2020

JOB SUMMARY

In accordance with agency Mission, Vision, and Goals, this position is responsible for all accounting functions pertaining to CMHS. The Accountant ensures financial structure, assists in conceiving goals, develops plans in achieving goals and ensures that the agency is taking the necessary steps. 

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

Performs tasks necessary to produce accurate monthly financial statements including, but not limited to, reconciliation of bank accounts/statements, completing journal entries, expense reclassifications, and general ledger account reconciliations.

Prepares monthly financial board packet along with department financials and related graphs.

Coordinates with the Payroll and Benefits Manager to ensure payroll data is accurate including accruals and journal entry completion

Works with Revenue Cycle staff to collect and enter revenue, contractual adjustments, and bad debts and ensure this happens in a timely manner.

Maintains a system of controls over accounting processes current with best practices.

Develops an increasing knowledge and usage of the general ledger system.

Maintains fixed asset records.

Works with Department of Mental Health (DMH) and other state/local agencies as needed to facilitate communication and information necessary to bill, reconcile & maintain accurate records for special funding streams and/or funds that may come available.

Prepare monthly contract invoices & reconciliations for those funders and programs requiring this level and regularity of submission and reporting.

Conducts analysis of actual results to identify inaccuracies in recognition of revenue and expenses.

Develop and maintain written procedures for accounting processes and procedures and ensure these are updated as appropriate and in line with best practices.

Ensure expected funds are received for each IRTS resident. Continually communicate and work closely with the Director or Manager in resolving financial issues related to the tenants.

Assist with audits (401K, workers’ compensation, annual financial).

Communicate with upper management any unresolved issues.

Bill, reconcile and maintain accurate records of all financial information related to Treatment Family Home (TFH) and Professional Parent Home (PPH) Program. Works closely with Treatment Family Home Coordinator to ensure accurate and timely billing. 

Back-up the daily cash deposits and reconciliations and forecast cash requirements in a timely and accurate manner.

Assist Accounts Payable, Controller & Payroll duties as needed.

Follows all agency policies and procedures including emergency and corporate compliance policies/procedures 100% of the time.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS

N/A.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration, or equivalent business experience.

Experience:

Four years general accounting experience.

Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations:

N/A

Special Skills:

Experience using Adobe Pro and Microsoft Suite of applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint) including advance level of Excel skills.  Familiarity with general ledger systems.

The ability to work extra hours as needed.

REQUIREMENTS FOR POSITION:

Must acquire and maintain required training per agency policy and DMH regulations to include documented attendance of professional development/training or education.

DEGREE OF SUPERVISION:

Will meet with supervisor as needed to review work product

POSITIONS SUPERVISED:

N/A

Job Type: Full Time