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Accounting Analyst III

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:
This individual contributor is primarily responsible for supporting financial transactions and analyses, internal and external reporting, and internal and external audits while ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Pursues self-development and effective relationships with others by proactively providing resources, information, advice, and expertise with coworkers and customers; influencing others through technical explanations and examples; providing occasional mentoring to team members; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; creating plans to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; anticipating and responding to the needs of others; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.

  • Completes work assignments by applying up-to-date expertise in subject area to generate creative solutions; ensuring all procedures and policies are followed; leveraging an understanding of data, and resources to support projects or initiatives; collaborating cross-functionally to solve business problems; identifying and monitoring priorities, deadlines, and expectations; communicating progress and information; identifying, recommending, and implementing ways to address improvement opportunities; and escalating issues or risks as appropriate.

  • Supports financial transactions by preparing accounting activities and reconciliations leading to a complete set of accurate financial statements (e.g. journal entries, estimates, disbursements) in accordance with GAAP and company policies, and maintaining support documentation.

  • Supports external reporting of Company financial information by assisting with reporting to external parties (e.g. IRS, Census Bureau, NAIC, FTC); and compiling data for reports.

  • Supports financial analyses by reviewing operational statistics; responding to ad hoc request for analysis; and understanding data gathering methods.

  • Supports communication of financial results by presenting information in verbal and written form; and documenting processes; and explains financial concepts to individuals without finance training.

  • Supports finance system design, implementations, enhancements, and continuous improvements by understanding flow of transactions through source systems.

  • Supports internal reporting of Company financial information by assisting with compiling standard and/or ad hoc reports (e.g., balance sheets, income statements, volume reporting, trade spending reports); and assisting with documentation of assets, liabilities, revenues, and operating expenses in conformity with GAAP and Company accounting policies.

  • Meets requirements of policies and procedures to remain compliant (e.g. Sarbanes-Oxley, KP-NCO, POR).

  • Supports internal and external audits by preparing interim and year-end audit schedules; and compiling information and/or documentation as required for internal and external auditors, and the Tax department.
    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business, or related field AND Minimum three (3) years accounting or related business experience. Additional equivalent work experience in a directly related field may be substituted for the degree requirement.

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        Preferred Qualifications:

        • One (1) year experience in a leadership role with or without direct reports.
        • One (1) year project management experience.
        • Two (2) years experience working with intermediate functions of spreadsheet software (e.g., Excel), including filtering data, creating pivot tables, and linking workbooks or spreadsheets.
        • Two (2) years experience working with basic database functions, including running queries and reports.
        • Two (2) years experience working with financial information systems.
        • Two (2) years health care industry experience.
        • One (1) year experience participating in the testing and/or validation of financial system implementation or integration.
        • One (1) year experience in technical accounting, requiring the interpretation of accounting guidelines and documenting recommendations for accounting practices.
        • One (1) year experience in financial analysis.
        • One (1) year experience in financial reporting.
        • One (1) year audit or accounting firm experience.
        • One (1) year payroll accounting experience.
        • One (1) year tax experience.
        • One (1) year statutory experience.
        • One (1) year experience with Hospital and Professional patient revenue accounting, including experience with government payers reimbursement.
        • One (1) year experience with pharmacy accounting ,including inventory management system or pharmacy revenue system.
        • One (1) year property and lease accounting experience.
        • Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
          PrimaryLocation : California,Oakland,1950 Franklin
          HoursPerWeek : 40
          Shift : Day
          Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
          WorkingHoursStart : 08:00 AM
          WorkingHoursEnd : 05:00 PM
          Job Schedule : Full-time
          Job Type : Standard
          Employee Status : Regular
          Employee Group/Union Affiliation : NUE-NCAL-09-NUE-Non Union Employee
          Job Level : Individual Contributor
          Job Category : Accounting, Finance & Actuarial Services
          Department : Oakland Reg - 1950 Franklin - Rgnl MG-Financial Mgmt Group - 0206
          Travel : No
          Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Oakland , Accounting Analyst III, Accounting, Auditing , Oakland, California

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