Performs entry level professional accounting work using audit guidelines, including GAAP, GASB, and FASB accounting regulations to prepare, record, and review financial information while receiving training in fiscal laws, rules, regulations, and procedures. The Accountant I performs routine accounting functions under close supervision, and as the employee gains experience, assignments are performed with increasing independence.
Performs assignments which are primarily routine and restricted in intricacy using well established and well defined procedures, methods and techniques, and receives instruction in the interpretation and application of appropriate fiscal laws, rules, regulations, and procedures.Under guidance, performs regularly scheduled and routine reconciliations, ledger maintenance, delinquent account collections, journal entries and inventory controls.Uses manual and automated methods to prepare routine revenue/expense reports, balance sheets and financial statements.Assists with the review of financial, cost or general ledgers to identify accounting data problems, errors in coding or trends in revenues/expenditures and assists in the implementation of corrective action.Under guidance prepares and processes journal entries and assists with the month-end close processing. Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesAttention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.Interpersonal Skills - Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, cooperation, concern, and politeness to others and relates well to different people from varied backgrounds and different situations.Learning - Uses efficient learning techniques to acquire and apply new knowledge and skills; uses training, feedback, or other opportunities for self-learning and development.Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.Reading - Understands and interprets written material, including technical material, rules, regulations, instructions, reports, charts, graphs, or tables; applies what is learned from written material to specific situations.Writing - Writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner for the intended audience. Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting and auditing sufficient to be able to establish, maintain, understand and interpret various accounting systems, for general purposes or to assist others.Knowledge of budgeting principles and practices sufficient to be able to perform a variety of duties related to the work assignment.Knowledge of computers and software sufficient to be able to evaluate system capabilities and troubleshoot systems following implementation.Knowledge of mathematics sufficient to be able to perform statistical computations and prepare reports.Skill in interpreting and applying written guidelines, precedents and work practices to standardized work situations or specific cases.Skill in recognizing non-standardized situations and preparing recommendations for problem resolution.Computers and TechnologyProficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
* Bachelor's Degree (Required) Bachelor's Degree required. Concentration in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or a related field preferred.One year of professional level accounting experience reconciling accounting discrepancies, analyzing expenditures, and preparing financial reports required.
Work Type Full time
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
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About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.