MUHA AD39 - Corporate Accountant, Hospital Fiscal Services Job Opening

MUHA AD39 - Corporate Accountant, Hospital Fiscal Services

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina

The Corporate Accountant in Hospital Fiscal Services reports to the Accounting Manager. The Corporate Accountant serves as a Liaison between MUHA Corporate and MUHA’s Regional Hospitals and performs professional accounting duties supporting MUHA's corporate monthly and fiscal year-end financial reporting and the annual external audit; assists in preparation of consolidated financial statements; performs corporate General Ledger accounting specific to ongoing account reviews, analyses and reconciliations; monitors and interprets accounting literature and guidance to ensure that MUHA’s accounting policies and treatments are in compliance with GAAP, GASB and applicable state and federal regulations; regularly interacts with organization wide finance personnel; and performs a variety of other associated duties in support of departmental operations.

Minimum Training and Education: A bachelor’s degree in accounting or business and four (4) years work experience in accounting and/or auditing. Strong analytical, research, communication and teamwork skills, ability to meet deadlines, a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and Outlook software; Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat software is a plus.

Preferred: A bachelor's degree in accounting with hospital/healthcare based work experience; CPA, MBA, MHA, or CHFP designation a plus.


Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 15 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 15 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) (Selected Positions) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) *Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Frequent) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Frequent) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)