Senior Accountant – Healthcare

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  • 19-00252
  • Direct Placement
  • Accounting
  • Alhambra, CA
Job Description
Position
Senior Accountant
(Healthcare; IPA)

 
Description
The IPA senior accountant is responsible for applying generally accepted accounting principles in accordance with U.S. GAAP, perform procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial statements for clients, and ensure appropriate internal control policies and procedures are adhered to.

  • Oversees deposits of cash on time while keeping accurate accounting records.
  • Keeps the manager up to date on all relevant and appropriate matters as it pertains to his/her position.
  • Prepares monthly journal entries and maintains complete records of these transactions.
  • Reconciles bank statements and keeps an accurate running total of cash on hand.
  • Ensures monthly balance sheet account reconciliations are prepared timely and accurately.
  • Monitors timeliness and accuracy of capitation payments received from payors.
  • Ensures all payables are processed accurately and on time.
  • Maintains a tracking system of all clients' monthly capitation revenue, shared/full risk revenue and incentive income.
  • Prepares and updates monthly IBNR calculation schedules.
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and quarterly management reports in accordance to U.S. GAAP.
  • Oversees accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses and ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures;
  • Ensures accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close processes making certain all financial reporting deadlines are met;      
  • Assists in preparation and submission of quarterly and annual reports as required by Department of Managed Health Care's agreement.
  • Submits quarterly and annual financial reports to the health plans
  • Manages daily cash flow and determine excess cash for maximization of return;  
  • Supports of budget and forecast activities; including fluxes preparation against actual results.      
  • Monitors and supports taxation requirements for provision, as well as complete and issue Form 1099 filings;           
  • Prepares for financial audit and coordinate the audit process including working with external auditors and health plans   
  • Collects / analyzes financial information and develop and maintain financial databases;
  • Ensures compliance with relevant laws and regulations and integrity of financial data;
  • Assists with ad-hoc procedures and tasks as requested from management.         

 
Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university.
  • Three  plus  years progressively responsible experience in accounting
  • Knowledge and experience in the managed care (IPA) space is required.
  • Experience working in a public accounting firm is preferred.        
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and the ability to interpret financial data, including financial statements and key ratios.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; experience involving extensive work with complex spreadsheets.
  • Team player who doesn't mind digging into the details.
  • Understanding of US GAAP and experience researching technical accounting issues.
  • Highly motivated individual who can work independently.
  • Experience with SOX 404 is a plus.
  • Knowledge of SAGE 100 accounting software is a plus.

Compensation
Commensurate with Experience
 
Position Classification
Full-Time, Benefited
Non-Exempt


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