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Senior Financial Analyst - Financial Accounting - Dickory

Company: Ochsner
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, andinnovate.Webelieve that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health System and discover your future today!

This position will provide financial reporting and analysis for Ochsner's consolidating entities and acquisitions, as well as for Ochsner's partnerships, affiliations, and joint ventures with external hospitals and health care systems. This position will read and interpret various contracts, perform accounting research, and determine the proper accounting for some of our more complex transactions. This position will work closely with other corporate and operational departments to ensure that we have all information to properly account for and integrate these transactions.


Required -Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Math, Business Administration, or Computer Science or related area

Preferred -Master's degree inBusiness Administration (MBA) or other advanced degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

Work Experience

Required -3 yearsexperience in healthcare finance or in a related field including two years of experience with project related, multi-task responsibilities with a professional staff, experience prioritizing, organizing and coordinating multiple work assignments under strict deadlines, often in a high pressure setting, experience working independently.

Preferred - 5 years related experience

Preferred - Public Accounting experience


Preferred -Certification as a Public Accountant or actively testing for certification

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally.
  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, such as Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, and similar programs
  • Excellentanalytical, organizational, and time managementskills.
  • Ability to travel throughout and between facility locations.
  • Ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of GAAP

    Job Duties
    • Perform technical accounting research to assess accounting implications on various contracts or transactions and assist with drafting of memos
    • Review current and existing contracts to identify and ensure accurate accounting
    • Prepare and analyze monthly financial statements
    • Perform month-end close functions
    • Prepare and post journal entries
    • Prepare reconciliations
    • Follow internal and external reporting requirements, per agreements/contracts
    • Assist with the financial audit preparation and requests from external auditors
    • Assist with agreed upon procedures as requested by external audit
    • Conduct additional projects and compose various ad hoc financial reports, as needed
    • Other related duties as required.

      The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

      Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.

      This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

      The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

      Physical and Environmental Demands
      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

      Mechanical lifting devices (carts, dollies, etc.) or team lifts should be utilized.
      Must be able to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands, manual dexterity.
      Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time.

      Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid.

      There is no occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.

      Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

      Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!

      Ochsner Health System endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Service Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

      EEO is the Law links inEnglish or Spanish.

      Affirmative Action Policy Statement

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