Missouri Professional Services Jobs

Jobs.mo.gov mobile logo

Job Information

Burrell Behavioral Health Accountant in Springfield, Missouri

Looking to feed your desire to give to your community and support those who need a helping hand? Look no further! Not only is Burrell growing the amount of its resources, services, and facilities to assist as many communities as possible, it also provides plenty of opportunity for growth in your current field and the freedom to explore others. Our culture and our environment are unlike any other. We offer highly-competitive pay and a full range of top-notch full-time employee benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • Retirement Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Student Loan Reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Description:


ACCOUNTANT Job Overview: The Accountant assists in providing financial information to management by analyzing accounting data. As an accountant, you should have superior organizational skills, have a solid understanding of GAAP and be able to build relationships. This key position will have an opportunity to interact with other areas of our growing finance department and operations and learn our newly implemented WorkDay Financials software.

Accountant Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support month-end and year-end close process

  • Support year end external audit

  • Prepare journal entries, maintain records and files for departments and companies assigned

  • Use knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to accurately record financial data

  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options; research options if needed

  • Assist in preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement and other reports

  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents

  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations and regularly maintain detail of all balance sheet accounts

  • Provide detailed analysis and explanations for all transactions

  • Opportunities to present and report to stakeholders and provide recommendations to Finance and Operational leadership

  • May assist with budgeting/forecasting process for departments and/or companies assigned

  • May assist with accounting related to Grants, HUD and LIHTC projects

What you will bring: You’ll bring a positive attitude with years of knowledge and experience in the accounting field and be ready to embrace change and technology. You’ll be detail oriented and have passion for process improvement and be able to connect with other team members and share your knowledge.Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required. 3+ years of experience in accounting is preferred.

Where you’ll be working:

You will be working in an office setting in Springfield, Missouri.

What we offer:

Great pay, great schedule, great benefits, and an amazing culture of inclusiveness and positivity. Burrell’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in all of our content and across all of our agency. Diversity is more than a commitment at Burrell—it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different.

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work related factors.

Burrell is a Smoke and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Burrell Behavioral Health is the recognized leader in Community Mental Health. Founded in 1977, our network of providers, therapists, case managers, and direct support staff serve more than 45,000 clients across 25 counties in Missouri and Arkansas. We provide comprehensive care for behavioral health clients of all ages, helping them to improve their lives through our wide-ranging continuum of care.

“We believe that the conversation about behavioral health is paramount. There are few conversations facing our communities more critical than behavioral health. As the conversation evolves, Burrell is committed to being a leader in this post-stigma world.”

-C.J. Davis, President & CEO, Burrell Behavioral Health