Sr. Accountant

Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, Maryland

Date Posted April 28, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


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Sr. Accountant

Requisition #: 361664
Location: Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Finance
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: April 28, 2021

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Reporting to the JHHS Directors of Financial Reporting and Accounting, this position has primary responsibility for the financial reporting, financial analysis, account reconciliations, and journal entries for various JHHS Affiliates.

This position will develop, improve and issue timely and accurate monthly GAAP financial reporting packages, including budget to actual analysis of the results of the responsible Affiliates. This position will present the monthly actual versus budget analysis to Affiliate senior management, and JHHS management as needed. This position is responsible for keeping current on all technical GAAP accounting literature, documenting GAAP accounting issues in white papers, and implementation of all new required GAAP accounting pronouncements. Position will work with Director to document and implement any new applicable GAAP accounting pronouncements to ensure the appropriate accounting is reported within the Affiliate financial packages.

This position will coordinate with staff accountant to ensure all journal entries are recorded and that monthly reconciliations are complete and accurate, all within appropriate deadlines.

This position is also responsible for preparation of the external annual audited financial statements and coordination of the financial statement audit for the responsible Affiliates, if applicable. This includes preparation of timely and accurate full drafts of completed audited financial statements including new or revised footnote disclosures, and all schedules requested by the auditors in the usual and customary audit process.

This position will be required to understand the fundamentals of financial reporting, including the complexities involved with preparing accurate GAAP financial statements (Statement of Operations and changes in Net Assets, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows). Technical areas can also include consolidation accounting, eliminations, intercompany transactions, purchase accounting, noncontrolling interests, contribution accounting, investment and derivative accounting, etc.

Other responsibilities that a Senior Accountant II within the Controller’s office will be accountable for include mentorship and teaching of staff, fixed asset accounting, and other projects (e.g. financial analyses requested by directors/affiliates, support for Johns Hopkins Medicine budget presentation, preparation of financial statements for benefit plan audits, supporting tax department preparation of 990, etc.).

We are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff members. The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a tobacco-free at work policy. Employees must refrain from using any tobacco products during their work shifts — including while at lunch or on breaks, and whether they are on or off campus.

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