Staff Accountant in Carlsbad, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 10/25/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview

The Staff Accountant is responsible for overseeing the daily and monthly accounting functions of Acadia’s Comprehensive Treatment Centers nationwide. Responsible for general accounting activities, including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of general ledger accounts and financial statements, such as balance sheets, profit-and-loss statements and capital expenditure schedules.  Prepares, records, analyzes and reports accounting transactions and ensures the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance within accepted accounting policies and principles. 

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Performs general accounting activities, including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of general ledger accounts for multiple treatment centers 
  • Compiles information to be used in the monthly and quarterly financial reporting documents 
  • Ensures all accounts are analyzed, reconciled and properly supported 
  • Reconciles treatment centers’ cash receipts and bank statements 
  • Reviews and records intercompany transactions to appropriate treatment center 
  • Performs daily, monthly, and quarterly test of transactions  
  • Communicates processes and procedures with Clinic and Regional Directors and works as liaison between CTC Division and treatment centers 
  • Ensures all audit controls are enforced and performed routinely by centers’ personnel 

STANDARD EXPECTATIONS: 

  • Complies with organizational policies, procedures, performance improvement initiatives and maintains organizational and industry policies regarding confidentiality.  
  • Communicate clearly and effectively to person(s) receiving services and their family members, guests and other members of the health care team. 
  • Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintains them over time. 
  • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect and cooperation among team members. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • One to Two years of accounting experience. 
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office; especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.   
  • Knowledge of office administration procedures with the ability to operate most standard office equipment. 
  • Ability to work professionally with sensitive, proprietary data & information while maintaining confidentiality. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively and professionally with individuals at all levels; both internal and external. 
  • Exercises sound judgment in responding to inquiries; understands when to route inquiries to next level. 
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills and superior attention to detail. 
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously within inflexible time frames.  Ability to adapt to frequent priority changes. 
  • Capable of working within established policies, procedures and practices prescribed by the organization. 

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: 

  • PREFERRED: CPA