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Accountant II

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Job ID: 83283
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: Shared Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.


This position is responsible for researching and analyzing data from multiple sources in order to support the recording of journal entries, often involving multiple legal entities, and for providing a variety of financial,
regulatory and managerial reports.  Other duties include but are not limited to preparing, maintaining, reconciling and analyzing financial information on a monthly and annual basis, including the reconciliation
of assigned balance sheet accounts and the timely resolution of reconciling items.

1. Prepares journal entries, including more advanced journal entries and intercompany transactions across multiple entities.
2. Prepares and creates Excel spreadsheets and other documentation to support the journal entries recorded.
3. Ensure accounting transactions comply with GAAP and GASB accounting standards.
4. Prepares balance sheet reconciliations and investigates and resolves discrepancies. Ensures that intercompany balance sheet accounts reconcile between companies.
5. Communicates with department managers and their team members as well as other accounting staff to provide guidance with accounting questions and assist with any issues.
6. Prepares documentation of the processes and updates the documentation as the processes change. Makes recommendations for process improvement.
7. Serves as a resource and provides assistance in a variety of areas including but not limited to projects, Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) completion, and annual audits.
8. Other responsibilities as defined by the department.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field.
● Masters degree preferred
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Current CPA certification strongly preferred.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● With Masters Degree, no prior experience required
● If Bachelor's Degree, requires two (2) years of accounting experience.
● If an Associate's degree, six (6) years of experience in accounting.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● The successful candidate will routinely interact with other financial, non-financial and clinical departments across the organization including staff, department managers, business development, executive leadership etc. The successful candidate will have strong accounting and financial skills that are complemented by great communication and collaboration skills that enable them to explain and discuss financial concepts to both financial and non-financial personnel.
● This role is actively involved in many complex financial matters within a large, growing organization. A strong technical accounting background is required
● The successful candidate will be able to work independently. Help from an expert may be required and is expected from time to time, but this position is expected to be able to perform assigned responsibilities independently with appropriate review and feedback from the manager.
● Demonstrated use of Excel. Must be comfortable with pivot tables, Vlookup and other advance Excel features.
● Strong demonstrated software systems experience. Lawson / Infor preferred.
● Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks or projects simultaneously.
● Detailed oriented with excellent organizational, planning and prioritizing skills with the ability to adapt to a variety of work situations.
● Exemplifies UNC Health System Values

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: Shared Services

Organization Unit: System Accounting 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Salary Range: $27.89 - $34.86 per hour (minimum to midpoint) 

Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity. 

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Health Care System, in a department that provides shared services to operations across UNC Health Care; except that, if you are currently a UNCHCS State employee already working in a designated shared services department, you may remain a UNCHCS State employee if selected for this job.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email [email protected] if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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