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Staff Accountant in Phoenix, AZ at SUNSPIRE HEALTH

Date Posted: 1/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

General Purpose of Position:

Supports accounting operations by performing complete accounting services. Prepares payroll and other accounting functions. Provide backup on the Accounts Payable process.

Primary Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Prepare, and post journal entries and reconcile corresponding accounts.
  • Provide support to Controller and / or designee during annual audit and as assigned.
  • Provide backup in processing payroll and accounts payable as assigned
  • Reconciliation of bank accounts and employee expense accounts on a monthly basis.

Job Requirements

Education, Skills and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or general education diploma (GED) required. Bachelor degree in accounting or finance preferred.
  • Two years’ experience in accounting or finance required. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and foundation of internal controls. Experience gained in a healthcare business environment preferred.
  • Expertise with Pivot Tables and Model required.
  • Ability to use telephones extensively; ability to relay clear written messages; ability to use computer keyboard and calculator extensively.
  • Ability to effectively read, write and process information; ability to input/retrieve information to/from computer and files.
  • Ability to converse with others to give, take and process information in English; extensive use of telephone. Ability to hear alarms and pages.
  • Ability to converse in English with others to give, take and process information; extensive use of telephone. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information, multi-task, coordinate projects and record/transcribe general and specific meeting minutes. Ability to work independently and collaboratively. Communicate with other staff to relay concerns and observations involving patient safety.
  • Occasional/limited exposure to: Infection and to the risk of blood borne diseases; hazardous agents, body fluids and wastes; unpleasant patient or departmental elements; to potentially violent/aggressive patients/staff/visitors, critical incidents, and/or sentinel events. Occasionally needed to work irregular hours or additional hours.
  • Ability to provide excellent service to internal and external customers.
  • Ability to effectively listen, process received information, and express ideas both orally and in writing in English.
  • Ability to initiate action, take personal responsibility, suggest improvements, and solve problems within scope of job without being asked
  • Ability to understand and comply with government, regulatory, and company rules.
  • Ability to record, report, and maintain confidentiality of information and respond to requests for information.
  • Ability to get assigned work done in an acceptable manner, in the time allotted, with minimal prompting or reminders


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