Senior Accountant in Anaheim at Prospect Medical Systems

Date Posted: 8/6/2019

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    710 North Euclid Street
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Job Description

Senior Accountant

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Sr. Accountant assists in the preparation of financial reporting for the hospital/organization according to established procedures and performs other related work related to the Accounting function. Performs record keeping, filing, and system input per internal control policy. Assists controller in administering and directing programs to provide accurate and timely financial information to the organization.  Completes reporting to various government agencies and outside auditors as required. Partners and coordinates information with accounts payable and other accounting staff. 

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Maintains general accounting systems.  Applies principles of accounting and statistical analysis to maintain daily and monthly records. Maintains appropriate security and confidentiality of data and financial information. 
  • Organizes and completes the posting of transactions and journal entries.  Evaluates existing procedures for recording assets, liabilities and financial transactions.  Implements new, revised or modified bookkeeping and accounting procedures when appropriate.  Reviews posted entries for accuracy and appropriate accounting practices and compliance. 
  • Prepares hospital operating reports and financial statements, including current and comparative analysis.  Ensures that monthly balance sheets and accounts are reconciled and appropriately supported.  Submits an administrative summary to the CFO monthly or as requested. 
  • Reviews guidelines and identifies variances.  Identifies issues with hospital department operations and financial reporting.  Communicates identified problem areas to appropriate leaders. 
  • Defines goals and plans for provision of services for the department in conjunction with CFO.   Coordinates with members of the finance team to ensure accuracy and efficiency is maintained.  Makes effective and logical decisions that are within scope of role.  Performs other tasks including special projects, as necessary and assigned.
  • Runs trial balance of general ledger to ensure debits and credits are balanced.  Verifies entries with source data to resolve any balance discrepancies. 
  • Audits cash receipts for accuracy and procedural requirements and compliance.  Investigates and resolves any discrepancies daily. 


Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Business/Accounting or equivalent experience required. Master’s Degree of Business Administration preferred.

Minimum Experience: Three (3) years accounting experience in healthcare or five (5) years of accounting experience with Bachelors Degree not in Finance/Business/Accounting required. Knowledge of GAAP, HCFA and other financial regulations, including Medicare, MediCal, and Managed Care required. Demonstrates excellent organizational skills/abilities and is detail oriented. Ability to define a complex problem, collect data, establish data, and draw a valid conclusion. Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload. Demonstrates customer service skills appropriate to the job. Ability to effectively communicate in a clear and concise manner. Acute Care Hospital Finance experience preferred.

Req. Certification/Licensure: None. 

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

Prospect Medical Systems has a zero-tolerance policy regarding the use of drugs and alcohol.  Our Company is committed to maintaining a productive, drug free workplace that keeps employees and patients safe from harm.  For this reason, we require applicants to pass a screening for drug use as a condition of employment.  This includes: alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, opiates and methamphetamines.

How to Apply

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We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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