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Providence Accountant in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling an Accountant who will:

  • Be responsible for preparing journal entries, preparing general account reconciliations and account analysis

  • Support other functions necessary to complete the monthly financial reporting required for all entities within Providence Plan Partners.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepares journal entries and account analysis in a timely manner under tight deadlines with appropriate supporting documentation

  • Shift priorities in response to changing demands while managing multiple functions

  • Maintain a high degree of quality in work in a fast pace environment with non negotiable due dates

  • Manage work-time well to meet routine and non-routine deadlines

  • Analyzes and reconciles assigned General Ledger accounts

  • Assists in the preparation and analysis of financial statements including supplemental supporting schedules

  • Prepares schedules and work papers for annual financial audit

  • Fixed asset accounting

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Support MCO and PPO accounting

  • Support investment accounting

  • Manages own workload to meet deadlines

Job Specific Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Accounting Principles, procedures and methods (GAAP required, SAP preferred)

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written

  • Analytic problem solving

  • Attention to details and accuracy

  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

  • Ability to perform research and analysis on variances

  • Ability to multitask

  • Strong knowledge of PC applications, Excel and Word

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field -OR- a combination of equivalent education and experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year experience in accounting or finance

  • Experience in Access software

  • Experience in Health Care Industry

  • Experience preparing journal entries and reconciling account balances

  • Experience with computerized financial applications and Microsoft office applications

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple, "Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

About the Team

Providence Shared Services is a service line within Providence that provides a variety of functional and system support services for our family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 106309
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Accounting
Job Function: Finance
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Business Professional
Address: OR Portland 4400 NE Halsey St

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.