PROGRAM FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT, NEIGHBORHOOD CLINICS
UW MEDICINE FINANCE - UW NEIGHBORHOOD CLINICS
Job Location Detail:
UW Tower (4333 Brooklyn Avenue NE, Seattle)
Open Until Filled
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's.
UW Medicine Finance has an outstanding opportunity for a Program Financial Accountant, UW Physicians Network (UW Neighborhood Clinics). UW Physicians Network, as UW Neighborhood Clinics, operates fourteen primary care and seven urgent care clinics in the Puget Sound area for the benefit of UW Medicine, including the UW School of Medicine, its faculty practice plan, and its affiliated medical centers UW Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital and Valley Medical Center. Last year the Neighborhood Clinics had over 325,000 outpatient visits. The Network is a Washington not-for-profit corporation operating as a component unit of the University of Washington.
The Program Financial Accountant will work in a specialized financial area with specific complex components including general ledger, financial reporting, revenue and expense, etc. The work involves the interpretation of policies, procedures, and regulations.
General Ledger: Responsible for maintaining and recording operating and non-operating expenses for UWNC, as well as maintaining schedules to amortize prepaid accounts. Updates the general ledger accurately and timely, maintaining supporting schedules and calculations. Additional functions include a detailed review of the UWPN income statements to ensure all operating expenses have properly captured and recorded to provide accurate and complete information.
Financial Reporting & Analysis: Responsible for preparing and the processing a wide variety of financial information for the purpose of updating and distributing information and/or complying with established accounting practices. Performs a detailed analysis of expense transactions compared to budget and is prepared to explain variances.
Balance Sheet Reconciliations: Responsible for reconciling and maintaining UWNC balance sheet reconciliations, which includes researching unidentified differences, timely adjustments and any other related issues to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the UWNC financial statements.
Fixed Assets: Responsible for updating and maintaining Sage Fixed Assets, UWNC's third party fixed asset software. Functions include additions, disposals, and reclassification of UWNC fixed assets. Responsible for the monthly depreciation calculation and supporting reports and schedules, as well as reconciling Sage Fixed Assets to the general ledger.
Capital Projects: Responsible for identifying and tracking all capital budget expenditures to ensure all project costs have been properly captured on the ledger and entered into the capital tracking spreadsheet. Works with the Capital and Facilities team to ensure accuracy and completeness of the budgeted and actual expenses associated with capital projects.
Benefit Reporting: Assists Finance Manager with employee benefit audit, including preparation of schedules and coordination of reports needed from Human Resources and Payroll. Prepares workpapers to fund all benefit transactions. Responsible for maintaining all finance schedules related to employee benefits.
Financial Audit Support: Prepares and maintains schedules for the financial audit.
Budget: Prepares expense schedules for the annual budget. Supports Director of Finance and Finance Manager with other schedules for budget as required.
Accounts Payable: Serves as backup accounts payable for UWNC. Responsible for understanding accounts payable processes and coding.
Other Duties as Assigned: Support Director of Finance and Finance Manager with special requests.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance AND at least three to four years of work experience in a professional environment (preferably Finance or Accounting department) with effective written and oral communication skills. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.
Experience working with complex Excel spreadsheets.
Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
CPA License preferred.
Healthcare experience preferred.
Familiarity with operations, policies, and procedures in a university environment.
Demonstrated proficiency in use of PC, Word, and Excel software.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.