Tandem Hospital Partners

A/P Accountant

US-TX-Houston
Job ID
2017-1209
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance
Corporate Office

Overview

 

Tandem Hospital Partners works with leading hospital systems across the U.S. to build and operate state-licensed, CMS-accredited, acute care neighborhood hospitals.  These next-generation hospitals offer convenient, 24/7 neighborhood access to high quality, compassionate emergency and inpatient care, offering low wait times and an exceptional patient experience.

 

Tandem’s strong clinical, retail, and hospital experience establishes us as the preferred partner in this emerging, innovative industry segment with the most experienced, collaborative, values-driven leadership team.  By partnering with Tandem, hospitals can meet the growing demand for emergency and inpatient services in communities where they are currently underrepresented, providing more convenient access to high quality, integrated and patient-centered care.

 

Job Opportunity – A/P Accountant

Candidate supports the General Accounting and Financial Reporting functions as well as being a liaison to the Central Billing Office as it pertains to a Hospital based Integrated Delivery System. This role interacts with operating department managers, marketing department and other employees to support the Finance/Accounting department with daily account payable duties

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Upholds the values and mission of the Tandem Hospital Partners family
  • Obtain and verify proper approval for payment of invoices, check requests, and employee expense reimbursement requests.
  • Accurately enter invoices, check requests, and employee expense reimbursement requests into the accounting software.
  • Code invoices and check requests to the appropriate GL account, location, department, and program.
  • Maintain good vendor relationships including timely responses to vendor calls.
  • Reconcile vendor statements to ensure that all outstanding invoices and credits have been investigated and resolved.
  • Responsible for vendor maintenance including the research of vendor inquiries, unidentified invoices, statements, etc.
  • Assist with other projects as needed to include administrative duties.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree in Accounting, CPA certification or eligible, MBA/MSA a plus
  • 4 - 10 years of combined Public Accounting and Private Industry accounting experience within a medium to large scale healthcare organization

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required as position interacts with vendors and internal departments
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including intermediate to expert Excel skills
  • Prior experience with MS Dynamics Great Plains is a plus
    internal controls and financial reporting, required

Location

Houston, Texas

 

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Physical Demands – work is primarily sedentary in nature.  No special physical demands are required to perform the work.  Working Conditions – work is primarily performed in an office setting that is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Eligibility Requirements

If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States, and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. TN, H1B status), now or in the future.

The Company strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, Veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

 

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job description and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks and responsibilities.  Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

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