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Senior Accountant

Kaiser Permanente
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
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Responsible for the recording of daily transactions relating to cash transactions, accounts payable transactions, payroll transactions & premium & claims transactions, for the completion of accurate & timely accounting records & for the production of financial & regulatory reports, based on those records. Other responsibilities include performing account analysis, preparing account reconciliations, preparing accounting statements & reports, & coordination & management of account reporting & filings. Plans, coordinates & resolves accounting matters w/ other Accounting members, departments, locations & divisions. Accounting policies & procedures are established to ensure that all financial transactions are executed & documented in accordance w/ generally accepted accounting principles. Findings & recommendations are presented to senior management.

Essential Functions:
- Record entries to & perform reconciliations of various complex accounts, including bank accounts, those requiring complex analysis or those w/ high visibility to senior management.
- Prepare various investment schedules & financial reports including balance sheets, income statements, etc. & produce reports for management or outside parties.
- Review financial reports for accuracy.
- Provide analysis of various complex accounts.
- Perform financial analysis, translate data into a management report & make recommendations for the management of financial resources.
- Recommend methods & procedures to improve specific task-related activities & the functioning of the accounting department. Resolve issues w/ other staff or departments w/out management involvement.
- Provide support for internal & external audits, & Third Party Administrator's (TPA) data, & back-up support for creation of regulatory financials.
- Investigate & resolve issues & complete special projects as needed.
- Review reconciliations, journal entries & reports prepared by Associate Accountant or Accountant. Provide guidance/direction to team members as needed for the results of the review.
- Participate in training newly hired Associate Accountants or Accountants.
- Responsibilities impact the achievement of key department &/or functional objectives.
- Contributes to the achievement of department objectives.
- Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve department objectives would normally affect expenditures & resources.
- Able to use judgment to determine if TPA & divisions in providing data have made adequate progress requested. Resolve issue w/ party. Escalate only if needed.
- Ability to work w/out structure & prioritize tasks effectively.
- Represents the accounting department in communications to outside parties. Able to identify potential problems w/out supervision, & develop & present solutions to staff & management.
- Ability to h&le multiple tasks & solve problems independently w/out detailed supervision. Flexibility to perform a variety of detailed accounting functions & meet established deadlines. Able to piece together complex data from multiple sources, & determine if the data is adequate to meet financial reporting requirements for GAAP & for outside agency purposes.
- Provides professional/technical guidance to team members.
- Influences other team members & outside parties regarding existing concepts, processes &/or methodology.
- Operates under general supervision.
- Provides periodic informal work guidance/direction to, & training of team members.
- Assume other duties as directed.


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Posted: 2019-10-18 Expires: 2019-12-11

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Senior Accountant

Kaiser Permanente
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

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51st2018 - Accountant
Overall Rating: 51/220
Median Salary: $69,350

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