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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 10/26/2016

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Company
Rush University Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-1990
AJE Ref #
576082680
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

STAFF ACCOUNTANT

DO YOU HAVE A BACHELOR S DEGREE IN ACCOUNTING WITH AT LEAST 2 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE* WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN A LEADING HEALTH CARE INSTITUTION WHERE YOU WILL ENHANCE YOUR PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND BE ABLE TO MAINTAIN A BALANCED WORK LIFE SCHEDULE* YOU MAY BE THE RIGHT CANDIDATE FOR THE STAFF ACCOUNTANT OPPORTUNITY WITH RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER (RUMC). THIS POSITION IS LOCATED AT 820 WEST JACKSON SUPPORTING OUR HEALTH DELIVERY MANAGEMENT TEAM. HDM PROVIDES RETAIL, INFUSION, SPECIALTY AND HOME INFUSION PHARMACY SERVICES.

RANKED AMONG THE TOP ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS IN THE COUNTRY, RUMC IS AN OUTSTANDING PLACE TO ENHANCE YOUR CAREER AND CONTRIBUTE TO OUR ULTIMATE MISSION OF IMPROVING PATIENT CARE.



POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:

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The Staff Accountant is primarily responsible for the month-end close process. Approximately the first two weeks are designated for the printing of the month-end reports, preparing the appropriate journal entries for revenue and expense recognition, and completing the financial statements for the various accounting units within HDM, L.L.C. Upon completion of the month-end close process the Staff Accountant researches any variances in the accounting and completes the assigned balance sheet account reconciliations.
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The Staff Accountant works hand-in-hand with the Senior Accountant to ensure all these objectives are met.
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The individual who holds this position adheres to the policies and procedures mandated by the appropriate institutional agencies, exemplifies the Rush Medical Center mission, vision and values, and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Runs month-end reports from the various pharmacy systems and completes all journal entries assigned relating to revenue and/or expenses of the business.
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Prepares revenue analysis in order to generate the monthly journal entry for the revenue recognition in each cost center.
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Maintains the spreadsheet detailing pharmacy activity which is charged to various RUMC cost centers. Journals the monthly charges to the appropriate cost centers.
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Presents and explains all assigned accounting units to the Accounting Manager before the closing process is completed.
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Completes and distributes the monthly financial statements to the appropriate parties.
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Ensures the preparation of the monthly sales tax information is received by the Rush Finance Department in a timely manner.
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Completes monthly balance sheet reconciliations for all accounts designated by the Accounting Manager. Upon completion investigates any and all reconciliation items and corrects via journal entries.
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Prepares monthly cash deposit worksheet and distributes upon completion to the appropriate parties.
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Performs within the framework of the RUMC/HDM, L.L.C. policies and procedures.
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Performs other tasks or special projects as assigned by management.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

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Bachelor Degree in Accounting required.
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One to two years of accounting experience working with the general ledger.
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Experience with automated accounting systems and applications.
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Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel is required. Applicants invited to interview will complete a proficiency test in Excel.
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Demonstrated analytical and mathematical competence.
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Positive interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
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Excellent organizational and time-management skills.

COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS:

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Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.
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Rush University Medical Center is a four time Nursing Magnet facility located in Chicago, IL www.rush.edu
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Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research.



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RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.



RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER THAT WELCOMES AND ENCOURAGES ALL APPLICANTS TO APPLY REGARDLESS OF AGE, RACE, SEX, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, VETERAN STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND/OR EXPRESSION, MARITAL OR PARENTAL STATUS, ANCESTRY, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, PREGNANCY OR OTHER REASON PROHIBITED BY LAW.