The General Accountant 3 performs complex professional accounting and financial duties for the Health System. Plans, develops, and coordinates complex professional financial analysis in a highly independent manner using a comprehensive knowledge of general ledger, accounting, and healthcare financial practices. Prepares financial analyses and reports including variance analysis reports and other ad-hoc financial reports for presenting to various levels of personnel, from departmental staff to senior management. Provides analytical support to improve reconciliation processes for Patient Accounts. Acts as a general accounting liaison for Patient Accounts Administration. Prepares recommendations and financial models to assist the organization in improving Medical Center general accounting recording and reporting. The Patient Accounts Administration department reports to the Associate Director, Revenue Cycle. The General Accountant is primarily responsible for the reconciliation of the daily, weekly and monthly payments. Ensures that reconciliation is performed in a timely manner in accordance with UC Policy and Internal Control Policies. The reconciliation report of these payments must be done at the detail level, meaning to the actual patients account in comparison to the deposit and the accounts receivable ledger for each area.
Apply By Date
12/1/2023; Interviews and recruiting process may occur at any time
Bachelors' degree in Accountancy or Finance desired and/or a combination of direct work experience and education
Proven experience with advanced knowledge of accounting and financial management principles, theory and practice including knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles in Governmental Accounting Standards (GASB) environment Demonstrated professional level of analytical, statistical and mathematical skills to conduct complex financial analyses
Intermediate to advanced Excel skills, including formatting, Vlookups, IFs, Sumifs, and Pivot Tables
Experience in summarizing, analyzing and accurately reporting on large volumes of data using multiple systems in a timely manner
Proven ability to develop executive summaries, as well as detailed financial and statistical reports, including ability to present findings in a professional and clear manner to senior leadership
Proven ability to work under pressure, adapt to changing priorities and produce quality work while meeting deadlines
Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge of PC office tools such as Word, PowerPoint, Adobe, Access, or similar software to problem solving and report production
Ability to prioritize and organize work, clearly communicating status to stakeholders and achieving deadlines
Experience with Decision Support data and knowledge of Kuali, Lawson and EPIC desired
Ability to interpret policies related to cash handling and internal control and audit guidelines
Ability to develop innovative and sound solutions to complex, unprecedented and unusual problems
Ability to assume responsibility for coordination and completion of complex projects requiring interactions with many individuals, work with minimal supervision, and take initiative to follow up on projects
Active CPA or CPA candidate
This position is in Cash Handling.
Salary or Pay Range: $2,494.25 -$4,471.26
Salary Frequency: Biweekly
Salary Grade: 21
Payroll Title: GEN ACCOUNTANT 3
Number of Positions: 1
Appointment Type: Career
Percentage of Time: 100%
Shift Hours: 08
Location: UC Davis Health HAS Building
Union Representation: No
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Hybrid/Remote/On-Site: Hybrid, with onsite required full-time during the probation period
Outstanding benefits and perks are among the many rewards of working for the University of California. UC Davis Health offers a full range of benefits, resources and programs to help you bring your best self to work, as well as to help you and your family achieve your health, wellness, financial and career goals. Learn more about the benefits below and eligibility rules by visiting our handy Benefits Summary and our Benefits Page
High quality and low-cost medical plans to choose from to fit your family's needs
UC pays for Dental and Vision insurance premiums for you and your family
Extensive leave benefits including Maternity, Paternity, Family & Medical Leave
14 paid Holidays annually
Vacation/Paid Time Off
Sick Leave with unlimited accrual
Continuing Education (CE) allowance and Education Reimbursement Program
Access to free professional development courses and learning opportunities for personal and professional growth
Wellness and on-site Employee Assistance Program including access to free mental health services
Supplemental insurance offered including additional life, disability, short/long term disability, pet insurance and legal coverage
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) Qualified Employer & Student Loan Repayment Assistant for qualified roles
Retirement benefit options for eligible roles including Pension and other Retirement Saving Plans. More information on our retirement benefits can be found here
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check and drug screen. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history, identity checks and drug screen.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
At UC Davis, we're solving life's most urgent challenges to bring a fuller, healthier, and more resilient world within reach. We grow from every challenge we take on and we don't just maintain - we improve. We recognize that creating an inclusive and intellectually vibrant organization means understanding and valuing both our individual differences and our common ground. The most comprehensive solutions come from the most diverse minds, and you belong here.
Because we want you to be seen, our recruiting process at UC Davis fosters authenticity, diversity, and inclusion. Studies have shown that some people may not apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. Each unique role at UC Davis has a set of requirements and you could be perfect for this role, or you could be perfect for the next role! Don't meet all the requirements? We still encourage you to apply! #YouBelongHere #CA-DF
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About University of California Davis Health System
UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.