Accountant

Overview

Date Posted:
8/30/2017
Job Code:
Accountant
Location:
Bakersfield Corporate Facility
Address:
5215 Ashe Road
City:
Bakersfield
State:
CA
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Accounting

 

 

CNS helps people with brain injury find hope, independence and a meaningful life - and you can play a key role in that journey as an Accountant.

The Staff Accountant I, under direction of the Staff Accountant II, Senior Accountant, Assistant Controller, Controller and Vice President - Finance, performs professional accounting work including the examination, analysis, maintenance reconciliation, and verification of financial records.  Experience in cash receipts, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, general ledger, account analysis and reconciliation needed.  Work is full time during the week.  Work is performed at the CNS business office and there may be some travel to other office locations.

In general, the successful staff accountant will possess a high level of accuracy and knowledge. They will also be flexible and adaptable to the needs of the accounting department and administration. 

Since 1980, CNS has provided post-acute medical treatment, rehabilitation and disease management, and offers residential, inpatient, outpatient and assisted living programs. Locations include Bakersfield, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Dallas.

Our facilities have been honored many times by the prestigious Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF International) for excellence in therapeutic programs, staff education, patient treatment, and leadership. We also conduct research on brain injury and recovery, with a dedicated, in-house team of Ph.D. researchers who collaborate with major U.S. universities. Please see our moving corporate video, "The Story of Centre for Neuro Skills" at http://www.neuroskills.com/about-us/tour-cns.php.

The company offers a competitive salary and benefits, paid time off, extended sick leave, medical insurance, paid holidays, and 401(k).

 

 

1.  Prepares a variety of detailed accounting, statistical and narrative financial statements or reports requiring analysis and interpretation.  Works with Staff Accountant II, Senior Accountant, Assistant Controller, Controller and other accounting staff regarding automated financial and billing systems.

2. Must have ability to interpret and analyze complex fiscal data and draw valid conclusions based on accounting principles and practices, computer software applications or accounting procedures, and basic math.

3. Prepares daily checks for deposit and post checks to appropriate GL or patient account after deposit is performed by Staff Accountant II.

4. Reconciles EFT and credit card payments to the company bank statement and posts to patient accounts on a daily basis.

5. Maintains internal control policies and standards accounting procedures, recommends revisions as needed.

6. Use computer applications including spreadsheet software; writes memos and reports clearly and concisely.

7. Must organize and prioritize work and set priorities to meet deadlines.

8. In the absence of the AP Clerk, acts as a backup for all petty cash responsibilities. 

9. Must have ability to learn accounting software programs and systems and use them efficiently.

10. Must be able to prepare adjusting entries competently and post them in accounting software programs.

11. Maintains professional and ethical relationships with staff, patients, patient families, insurance adjusters, attorneys and other visitors.

12. Attends staff meetings, in-services, and all scheduled shifts.

13. Comprehends and follows instructions:

a. Maintain attention and concentration for necessary periods

b. Apply common sense understanding and carry out instructions (written, oral or diagrammatic)

c. Adapt to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards

14. Performs simple and repetitive tasks:

a. Ask simple questions or request assistance when needed

b. Perform routine, concrete, organized activities

c. Remember locations and work procedures

d. Make decisions based on simple sensory data

15. Maintains work pace appropriate to given work load:

a. Perform activities on schedule, maintain regular attendance, and be punctual within specified tolerance

b. Complete normal workday and/or week, perform at a consistent pace without excessive rest periods

16. Performs complex or varied tasks:

a. Synthesize, coordinate and analyze data

b. Perform job requiring precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards

17. Relates to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions:

a. Can get along with co-workers or peers without exhibiting behavioral extremes

b. Maintain open door policy to encourage active, empathetic listening

c. Perform work activities requiring negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others

d. Respond appropriately to criticism from a supervisor and/or other staff member(s)

18. Effectively influences people on a consistent basis:

a. Convince or redirect others

b. Understand the meaning of words and use them effectively

c. Interact appropriately with people which includes the provision of appropriate internal and external customer service

19. Makes generalizations, evaluations or decisions without immediate supervision:

a. Recognize potential hazards and observe appropriate precautions

b. Understand and remember detailed instructions

c. Make independent decisions or judgments based on sensory data or known guidelines

20. Accepts and carries out responsibility for direction, control and planning:

a. Set realistic goals or make plans independently of others

b. Negotiate, instruct or supervise people

c. Respond appropriately to changes in the work setting

PREFERRED DUTIES AND REQUIREMENTS

1. Performs other duties as assigned or required.

SPECIAL SKILLS UTILIZED, EDUCATION LEVEL, TRAINING 

1. High school diploma or G.E.D. required.  Bachelors degree in accounting, business administration, or related field preferred.

2. Experience of 1-3 years in accounting and related functions required.

3. Computer experience with accounting programs and software.

4. Proficient in working with Microsoft software such as Word, Excel, etc.