Performs a variety of duties related to finance in a medical care facility.A The healthcare accountant gathers, analyzes, and interprets financial data to assist in the monthly closing of financial systems and completes a variety of balance sheet reconciliations. Also maintains the hospitalas property ledger and reconciles cash receipts from multiple locations.A Uses analytical skills to assist team in various reporting needs and with special projects.A
Bacheloras Degree in Accounting or closely related specialty required.A
Masteras degree preferred.
Minimum Work Experience
2 yearsa experience in accounting required, with healthcare experience preferred.
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Advanced knowledge of MS Office.
Heavy Excel skills.
Strong organizational and analytical skills.
Attention to detail is essential.
Excellent communication skills including written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation skills.
Ability to recognize potential problems and recommend potential solutions.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Light lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 10-20 lbs occasionally and frequent moving of objects of less than 10 lbs is required. Frequent sitting with some walking, standing, squatting, bending and reaching is required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
Internal Number: 8963
About East Tennessee Children's Hospital
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.