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SoutheastHEALTH Staff Accountant in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Staff Accountant

Non-Clinical Professional
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Accounting Full-Time



Day ShiftApply generally accepted accounting principles to maintain general ledger accounting system at HospitalBegin

  • Balances and reconciles all assigned balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.

  • Prepares journal entries and downloads the entries into the general ledger when the journal entries are approved

  • Coordinates and reports on daily and monthly meetings with departmental managers regarding interfaces and transactions that affect the general ledger. Examples would be the pharmacy and home health accounts. Manages the relationships and accounting of these subsidiary ledgers

  • Prepares daily and weekly updates to the cash book and accounts receivable subsidiary ledger when applicable

  • Prepares and recommends journal entries for accounts and processes within generally accepted accounting principles. An example would be the capitalization of interest on a construction in progress account

  • Maintains the integrity of all accounts within the general ledger timely advising management when problems occur or are anticipated

  • Prepares HIDI and MHA reports on a quarterly and monthly basis

  • Prepares journal entries for the allowance, adjustments and bad debt expense of the accounts receivable accounts

  • Assists the Hospital Accounting Manager in maintaining the accounting policy and procedure manual

  • Assists the Hospital Accounting Manager in preparing the monthly and yearly closing packet

  • Prepares audit schedules and monthly reports on an as needed basis

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Finance -required

  • Minimum of two years experience in industry or public accounting. Required

  • Experience with Microsoft Office software, especially Excel, is essential

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English