HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Financial Analyst in Conroe, Texas
Under the supervision and direction of the Controller, the Financial Analyst is responsible for performing routine accounting functions that directly impact the organization’s financial performance. Certain of these tasks are the sole responsibility of the Financial Analyst, while others provide assistance to the Controller and other members of the Accounting Team in the accomplishment of overall departmental and hospital goals.
III. PERFORMANCE COMPETENCIES:A. ADMINISTRATIVE COMPETENCIES.
Employee reflects HCA values and a sensitivity to HCA Ethics and Compliance principals.a. Adheres to policies on appropriate information access and security. b. Respects patient confidentiality.
c. Upholds a professional code of conduct.2. Prepares numerous journal entries that form the basis of the monthly financial closing process. 3. Monitors status and accuracy of monthly statistical reporting processes. Identifies discrepancies and directs Accountants in the resolution thereof. 4. Responsible for the generation of routine, monthly financial reports, as well as those requested on an ad hoc basis. Reports are extracted from a multitude of source systems. 5. Performs monthly reconciliations of general ledger accounts to ensure the integrity of financial statement reporting.
Understands the flow of transactions and reporting mechanisms that define theoverall Accounting and Accounts Payable functions.
Understands the flow of transactions and reporting mechanisms that comprise the overall Payroll function.
Assists Controller and Accounting staff with formulation of departmental Operating and Capital Budgets. Provides guidance and support to department managers in review of their monthly budgets.
Prepares workpapers to assist Reimbursement staff in filing annual Medicare/ Medicaid Cost Reports.
Prepares workpapers to facilitate Internal Audit staff in their review of internal control procedures and the integrity of the financial statements. Researches and resolves a variety of questions posed by the Auditors.
Performs other related duties as assigned by the Controller or Chief Financial Officer.B. TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES .
Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of HCA Accounting principles and practices. Understands daily accounting transactions and anticipates their impact on the financial statements.
Utilizes available computer systems and software applications effectively and efficiently. On an as-needed basis, instructs other Accounting staff members in the use of these systems, including, but not limited to, HOST, Kronos, PLUS , SMART, Business Objects, Decision Support and Remark.
Possesses effective oral and written communication skills necessary to fulfill position duties and responsibilities.
Maintains awareness of current trends, changes, regulations and legislation in the Accounting and Healthcare industries.C. INTERACTIVE COMPETENCIES. 1. Prioritizes multiple work assignments appropriately and effectively. 2. Maintains all operational policies and procedures within the Accounting department in order to ensure compliance with hospital and corporate standards. 3. Ensures that problems or concerns regarding the Accounting department, as well as financial issues within other hospital departments, are immediately communicated to the Controller. 4. Maintains a professional appearance, demeanor and work ethic.
D. CUSTOMER SERVICE1. Service. a. Consistently provides accurate and timely service to key stakeholders, including coworkers, management, physicians, patients and guests. b. Displays initiative to see processes through to completion and voluntarily offers assistance to others. c. Maintains awareness of own limitations and seeks guidance from appropriate personnel when needed. 2. Teamwork. a. Actively participates in department committees and group meetings with a focus on providing input to improve the quality of services. b. Consistently demonstrates behavior that promotes teamwork versus self-interests.
c. Demonstrates interpersonal competencies such as problem-solving, negotiation, and conflict management.3. Attention to Behavior. a. Consistently maintains professional code of conduct. b. Facilitates communication with key stakeholders. c. Consistently demonstrates courteous and positive behaviors (i.e. friendly, helpful, approachable, effective listener, etc.) 4. Respect. a. Protects confidentiality of patients and coworkers, respecting their dignity, privacy, and unique identities. b. Shows respect for hospital property and the property of others.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS :A. Bachelors degree in Accounting / Finance.. B. Experience in mainframe and PC-based reporting systems preferred.
C. Minimum of two years of healthcare accounting experience preferred.
V. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
A. Physical Activity: D.O.T. Strength Rating: S -- Sedentary WorkExerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (/Occasionally/- activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (/Frequently/- activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
Title: Financial Analyst
Location: Texas-Conroe-Conroe Regional Medical Center - Conroe
Requisition ID: 06437-68637