Senior AR Accountant

Accounting/Finance Lafayette, Louisiana Lake Charles, Louisiana Reference ID: JR3947-POS8949


Description

Job Summary:

The Senior AR Accountant is responsible for preparing contract revenue reconciliations along with the corresponding journal entries ensuring the distribution of accurate contract invoicing. Responsible for reading, interpreting hospital contracts and implementing contract revenue clauses. A lead position with management level growth expectations.

Responsibilities:

  • Review and/or prepare contract reconciliation schedules and necessary journal entries to invoice monthly
  • Read and interpret hospital contracts and amendments; make necessary system changes and/or build reconciliations as needed
  • Maintain balance sheet roll forward schedules
  • Provide reports/analysis to other departments as requested
  • Strategic collaboration with Operations
  • Assist with developing best-in-class accounts receivable metrics and key performance indicators by recommending process improvements
  • Accounts receivable liaison for M&A
  • Lead in the accounts receivable monthly close cycle
  • Maintain policies and procedures for the accounts receivable department
  • Assist in the annual external audit and participate in internal audit and SOX compliance
  • Any other duties as assigned at the discretion of Management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Thorough understanding of GAAP
  • Ethical, detailed, and attentive with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of accountability, accuracy, and efficiency, especially when multitasking
  • Analytical, collaborative, and trustworthy
  • Ambitious with a desire to further career
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Maintain quality standards while working in a high-volume, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to establish priorities and demonstrate sound judgment in handling problems
  • Well organized with excellent time management skills
  • Team player and ability to work with all levels of management as well as client personnel
  • Always maintain professionalism including stressful and high pressure moments
  • Ability to communicate both written and oral effectively with all levels of the company and hospital clients

EDUCATION (Required and/or Preferred):

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Other accounting certifications a plus

FIELD OF STUDY:

  • Accounting/Finance/Business

WORK EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 2 years: Accounting related experience
  • Basic understanding of accounting principles
  • Proficiency with computers, especially Microsoft Excel & accounting software, and strong typing skills

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