Cost Accountant

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Posted On: 5/5/2017
Job Code: 4413_CA
Job Description
This position is responsible for preparing, reviewing and the analysis of the financial statements and related reports for client and the Business Units comprising Health Operations. Establishing governance to monitor the processes and workflow to prepare consolidated financial reports required for management reporting. Evaluating and analyzing the impact of changes in accounts, reporting requirements, and/or business processes with proposing and documenting changes needed in accounting, reporting, and procedures
1. Oversees and monitors the process and workflow of preparing various financial reports: ? Adhoc requests ? Complex reporting ? Health Operations’ Business units financial reports for the Board and management distribution. ? Product and segment reporting by division ? Final reviewer for report release to management
2. Participates in financial reporting changes by adjusting/revising reporting processes and structures.
3. Strengthen Chart of Accounts Governance and Maintenance.
4. Establishes formal master reporting governance framework to ensure timely and accurate reporting across all Health Operations’ Business Units.
5. Responsible for preparing and reviewing Health Operations’ financial statements and related reports for client and for the Business Units comprising Health Operations for operational effectiveness.
6. Works with management directly to define and create ad hoc reports per their request.
7. Reviews and conducts detailed financial analysis for the business units comprising Health Operations. May include: ? Complex analysis of revenue ? Enrollment / membership ? Trend analysis; verification, ad hoc analysis ? All product and segment reporting by division by comparing to plan, YTD plan and forecast 8. Audits reports and account data to: ? Ensure specific reporting requirements are met ? Ensure consistency of the financial statements ? Troubleshoot account data ? Provide formal and informal recommendations to management and or system experts ? Answers complex or escalated questions or issues and handles volatile situations
9. Develops reporting cross-walks/mappings, and integrate processes with master data maintenance.
10. Advises and implements interim automated Health Operations’ reporting.
11. Evaluates and analyzes the impact of changes in accounts, reporting requirements, or business processes, and proposes and documents changes needed in accounting, reporting, or procedures, keeping all work papers aligned.
12. Represents the department with higher levels of management, with preparation, competence, clarity, diplomacy, and follow-through.
13. Prepares/updates chart of account mapping to create combined Health Operations’ reports. Designs new reporting hierarchies to meet rationalized reporting needs and to reduce manual mapping in reporting workbooks.
14. Identifies, recommends and implements process and system improvements.
15. Creates baseline documentation procedures and processes; can include gathering documentation, work papers, and examples
16. Develops and provides on-the-job training to the Accountants in any Health Operations Business Units.
17. Supports external audits by gathering and explaining requested examples, procedures, and supporting information.
18. Communicates and interacts effectively and professionally with co-workers, management, customers, etc.
19. Comply with HIPAA, Diversity Principles, Corporate Integrity, Compliance Program policies and other applicable corporate and departmental policies.
20. Maintain complete confidentiality of company business. 21. Maintain communication with management regarding development within areas of assigned responsibilities and perform special projects as required or requested
Category:Non-IT  code:new
Job Requirements
• Bachelor Degree and 2 years financial analysis experience OR 4 years of work experience with a Technical Certificate OR 2 years college courses; OR 6 years work experience.
• Experience communicating and negotiating with other departments regarding business needs.
• Detail oriented.
• Experience managing and prioritizing several tasks at the same time.
• MS Office Suite
• Verbal and written communication skills.
• Experience with Cost Accounting and Cost Allocations in multi-line business
• Peoplesoft Cost Allocation module (setup, maintenance, configuration, etc)
• Oracle Cloud Financials- Oracle Profitability & Cost Management(PCM) module- specifically Cost Allocations (setup, maintenance, configuration, etc)
• Cost Management Reporting (development of management reports, cost reports, etc…)

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Yash Rathod
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