Are you an analytical problem solver with a passion for resolving complex accounting and business issues? Are you interested in working with an energetic team that continues to grow and is dedicated to providing top quality services to its customers? If you are seeking a role that offers you the opportunity to serve as a business partner to the leaders throughout our organization while allowing you to grow personally and professionally, consider a career at Charles E. Smith Life Communities.
The primary purpose of your job position is to prepare and supervise the monthly financial statements of the organization and all related facilities in a timely and accurate manner, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and any current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations governing our facility and as may be directed by the CFO and Controller. Additional responsibilities include knowledge of financial software applications in order to streamline reporting to our department directors and efficiently disseminating information to our senior management team.
Process accurate and timely monthly financial statements and supporting schedules for the organization and related entities, in coordination with regulatory and facility deadlines
Coordinating complex accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and finance team or with other departments
Collect and analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
Supervise and perform general ledger functions for the organization and related entities, including variance analysis, account reconciliations, journal entries, closing and interfacing subsystems to receivables, payables and payroll
Gathers, compiles, organizes and documents relevant financial information
Maintain fixed asset information in SAGE FAS software prepare and post monthly depreciation in Great Plains.
Monitors and report on actual results of financial data against plans, forecasts and budgets
Prepare and present the HHGW’s monthly financial report with the assistance of the Controller and VP Nursing Home Operations to focus on major variances, census, overtime and key ratios. Prepare the monthly balanced scorecard report and any other dashboard reports developed
Assist in the development of financial planning systems and procedures
Assist in coordinating year-end closing of financial statements and preparation for audit
Must possess strong technology abilities, including experience with Microsoft Excel and database application
Must possess good organizational and communication skills in order to convey findings and recommendations
Other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate, or as directed by the Senior Vice President, Finance/CFO.
Charles E. Smith Life Communities offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including health, pension and flexible spending plans, various scholarships and tuition reimbursement. Submit resume and salary requirements to:
Charles E. Smith Life Communities, Attn: Chris Stamps; 6121 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852, Fax: (301) 770-8511, Email: Stamps@ceslc.org EOE www.smithlifecommunities.org
BS in Accounting or Finance and 3-4 years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to construct complex work sheets in Excel and working knowledge of Word. Must be able to research and analyze technical issues and financial data; possess excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills (both oral and written); handle multiple tasks and meet established deadlines; take initiative and follow through with limited supervision; adhere to policies and procedures and work independently as a contributing member of a team.
This position seeks to maximize our return on System investment in departmental software applications through system maintenance, feature implementation and end user training. The Sr. Accountant is responsible for (1) support and maintenance of general ledger, payroll and other financial applications, (2) production and interpretation (including variance analysis) of consolidated financial statements and budgets, and (3) identification, design, development and implementation of new and/or enhanced means of accumulating, reporting and analyzing financial and payroll data.
About Charles E. Smith Life Communities
Mission - The mission of the Charles E. Smith Life Communities is to fulfill Jewish values by providing a continuum of quality services for elders and their families, and affirm our commitment to the dignity of each individual. Vision - The Charles E. Smith Life Communities will be viewed and supported by our community as the leader and provider of choice in delivering innovative and compassionate services for elders. Campus Services - The Charles E. Smith Life Communities share a commitment to the Jewish value of honoring the elderly and ensuring the dignity of each individual. We offer a full range of services designed to meet almost any specific care need. We are a local, not-for-profit organization, and our doors are open to all in the community.