York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 99028

Senior Accountant

James Kane
James Kane
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant

This is a remote/hybrid position (2-3 days in office per week)

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with the core team to handle the overall accounting and tax functions for WellSpan Health


General Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Controller of Corporate Finance and the Tax Director, performs a variety of accounting and tax functions in support of the organization's corporate accounting operations. 

The following are essential job accountabilities:

  1. Month-end accounting: including journal entry preparation and posting, account reconciliations, variance analysis, and financial statement preparation
  2. Balance sheet: preparation of accounting workpapers and account rollforwards, including standardization / process improvement
  3. Annual audit support: involvement with annual financial statement audits, ERISA audits, and Uniform Grant audits
  4. Assists finance team with implementation of best practices, document management, process improvement, and overall compliance efficiencies
  5. Assist tax team with annual corporate tax compliance functions, including data gathering, workpaper preparation, and tax return preparation.



  Minimum Education           Bachelor's Degree – Accounting / Finance


  Minimum Experience         2+ years (public accounting is a plus)

                                           **The ideal candidate does not need expertise in all the essential job functions listed above but must                                                          demonstrate the desire to grow into the role.

                                               Proficient with Microsoft products (primarily Excel)

                                          Prior healthcare experience is a plus

                                          GAAP accounting research / position papers

                                          Prior tax preparation experience is a plus

                                          Experience with Lawson and/or Oracle is a plus

                                          Experience with ProSystem fx (CCH) is a plus


  Pref Cert/Registration        Certified Public Accountant, or seeking certification

                                             CPA preparation material and exam reimbursement available                       


  Req Course(s)/Training     Accounting/Tax





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