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Staff Accountant

Company: The Iowa Clinic
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Staff Accountant (Full-Time)

Finance/Accounting West Des Moines, Iowa



A Staff Accountant at The Iowa Clinic completes monthly reports, budget reports and special projects within time constraints. Interprets, analyzes and supplies data for projects.

Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting required.

Previous Work Experience: Previous experience in general ledger accounting and financial statement preparation preferred. Experience with Great Plains preferred.

Essential Functions

+ Demonstrates ability to consistently meet the department work schedule and prioritize duties as necessary to meet deadlines.

+ Completes tasks in a timely an accurate manner.

+ Prepares and records daily and month-end journal entries required to present accurate financial information. Anticipates and keeps the Supervisor apprised of issues as appropriate.

+ Prepares bank deposits, records all cash deposits, electronic banking, credit card, refund and returned check activity.

+ Performs reconciliations of general ledger accounts including, but not limited to daily bank reconciliations, reconciliation of daily and month-end accounts receivable, withholding accounts and comparisons of the general ledger to other systems (FAS, Ceridian, GPMS, MynSight).

+ Prepares monthly financial statements and supporting schedules for all entities as assigned in an accurate and timely fashion. Distributes financials to appropriate individuals upon review and approval.

+ Records general ledger fixed asset transactions and maintains fixed asset software. This includes adding and disposing of assets, recording depreciation, and updating asset information as needed. Also maintains backups of company databases.

+ Updates policies and procedures on job duties and responsibilities.

+ Primary backup for accounts payable position.

+ Assists with quarterly bonus calculations, annual budget, audit process and other projects as assigned.

+ Calculates and files sales and use tax returns.

+ Reviews invoices for proper coding, audits sales tax applicability and accrues as necessary.

+ Maintains the finance department's central files.

+ Updates and maintains the finance department's storage records in accordance with the record retention policy.

+ Maintains awareness of applicable laws and/or regulations affecting area of responsibility. Remains current on law/regulation changes, recognizes implications to the organization and recommends/implements courses of action to ensure compliance. Assumes accountability for enhancing own knowledge through professional organizations, journals, workshops, inservices, etc.

+ Maintains confidentiality of all patient and corporate/physician financial information.

+ Promotes a positive, professional image of The Iowa Clinic both internally and externally. Promotes positive interpersonal relations and serves as a role model with all personnel.

Why Work at The Iowa Clinic?

At The Iowa Clinic, our physicians and employees are our most valued resource and the differentiator in the service and care we provide. We exemplify our Star Values of Service Excellence, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Stewardship which enables a work environment where each individual can contribute and excel.

The Iowa Clinic values the diversity and unique skills and talents of each individual and strives to create a workplace that supports and develops its people. The Iowa Clinic is locally owned by doctors living and working in our communities. That means decisions about patient care are determined by you and your physician, not someone else. We are proud that our 250+ healthcare providers consistently rank top in quality and outcomes as recognized by Iowa's largest health insurer.

We also offer competitive benefits - including one of the most generous 401(k) employer profit sharing programs in the metro!

Keywords: The Iowa Clinic, West Des Moines , Staff Accountant, Other , West Des Moines, Iowa

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