Senior Accountant - USC Care MSO Finance - Full Time 8 Hour Days (Exempt) (Non-Union)
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Alhambra, California
Internal Number: REQ20140206
The Senior Accountant has and applies thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to support the Management Service Office (MSO) Finance team by performing complex financial analysis and financial reporting functions to ensure compliance with USC University and Keck Hospital policies and procedures and Federal and State laws and regulations. This position exercises independent judgment and initiative to resolve both routine and non-routine issues.
Prepares journal entries by independently researching, analyzing, and identifying impact of financial transactions to determine appropriate course of action
Prepares cash flow statements covering operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities by adjusting accounting records to exclude non-cash items to ensure changes equates to changes in balance sheet and in compliance
Performs and investigates monthly variances analysis of budget and entries and makes adjustments and provides explanation
Performs analysis of transactions and information to reconcile and maintain the balance sheet accounts
Reviews and analyzes itemized cost allocation data and information to prepare reports for Senior Business Officers of Clinical Departments.
Prepare summary revenue reports for department directors of Centralized Business Offices
Performs research and conducts forensic accounting on business data to assist with review, reporting, responding to inquiries and problem solving
Develops spreadsheet reports by analyzing, interpreting, and verifying data and information.
Participates and assists in annual audits and prepare supporting documentation
Maintain Access database
Prepare regularly scheduled reports and ad hoc reports as needed
Perform other job-related duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree Accounting or closely related degree
3 years Professional accounting, financial analysis, or related experience required. Preferably in a hospital or similar environment.
Must possess strong GAAP accounting knowledge.
Strong computer skills including hands-on experience of MS Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint
Ability to communicate findings effectively both verbally and in writing.
Strong analytical and interpersonal skills with a collaborative, team-based approach.
Ability to multi-task, work independently with minimal supervision, work under pressure, meet deadlines, and thrive in a fast-paced work environment
Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)
The annual base salary range for this position is $68,640.00 - $112,370.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.