Accountant (Remote Options)

Date: Oct 9, 2021

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US

Company: Inland Empire Health Plans

Job Requisition ID: 5235 

 

Position Summary/Position

 

Under the direction of the Financial Accounting Manager, the Accountant participates in general accounting functions including developing account reconciliations, journal entries, data compilation and analyses ensuring accuracy and timely delivery. Responsible for assigned areas such as Fixed Assets, AP and administrative accruals including property management and payroll.

Major Functions (Duties and Responsibilities)

 

1. Responsible for completing assigned month-end close duties in an accurate and timely manner.
2. Prepare monthly journal entries, work-papers and management reports.
3. Ensure accounting controls by managing assigned balance sheet accounts; performing account reconciliations with supporting workpapers, and performing appropriate research to ensure compliance with GAAP standards.
4. Prepare, analyze and report the monthly Incurred But Not Reported (IBNR) and revenue journal entries
5. Responsible for completing the monthly financial statement packet in a timely manner.
6. Responsible for the analysis and reconciliation of assigned accounts each month and supporting workpapers.
7. Create and maintain work-papers as requested by outside financial auditors.
8. Analyze and report on trend and budget vs. actual variances.
9. Assist with special projects or any other duties as required to ensure IEHP operations are successful.
10. Cross train in various areas of responsibilities within the team.
11. Work effectively within and outside the department to communicate and resolve issues and streamline existing processes.
12. Assist in reading and interpreting DHCS and CMS contractual language to apply to areas of responsibilities (i.e. revenue rate changes).
13. Perform calculations and reconciliations of sales tax for the Board of Equalization.
14. Reconcile intergovernmental transfers (IGT) on regular intervals and distribute related funds to county hospitals.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Leading: Self

Experience Qualifications

 

Three (3) or more years of accounting experience that would have developed the knowledge and abilities listed, including experience assisting with financial audits. Experience working with a large ERP.

Preferred Experience

 

Principles and practices of the health care industry and/or health care, public agency, or not-for-profit accounting experience preferred.

Education Qualifications

 

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution required in Accounting/ Finance or a related field.

Preferred Education

Professional Certification

Professional Licenses

 

CPA preferred.

Drivers License Required

Yes, must have a valid California Driver's License.

Knowledge Requirement

 

Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and procedures required. Understand and interpret policies, procedures, and regulations. Principles and methods of planning, managing and maintaining an automated accounting system.

Skills Requirement

 

Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills required. Prepare clear, comprehensive written reports and materials. Strong Analytical skills. Ability to calculate and prepare appropriate journal entries to record business transactions.

Abilities Requirement

 

Effectively communicate at all organizational levels. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff. Self-motivated and focused on the goals and objectives of the organization. 

Commitment to Team Culture

 

The IEHP Team environment requires a Team Member to participate in the IEHP Team Culture. A Team Member demonstrates support of the Culture by developing professional and effective working relationships that include elements of respect and cooperation with Team Members, Members and associates outside of our organization.

Working Conditions

 

While performing duties of the job, employee may be required to move about the organization. Employee must be able to sit for extended period of time, as well as work at the computer for long periods. Employee is required to use hands and fingers, especially for typing on the computer and using the mouse. Must also be able to reach with hands and arms to retrieve paperwork or files from cabinets and must occasionally lift heavy office supply boxes. Employee must be able to talk and hear, particularly for regular communications on the phone.

Physical Requirements

Keyboarding: Traditional - FREQUENTLY
Keyboarding: 10-Key - CONSTANTLY
Keyboarding: Touch-Screen - FREQUENTLY
Use of computer mouse - CONSTANTLY
Hearing: One-on-One - FREQUENTLY
Hearing: Other sounds - CONSTANTLY
Communicate: Information/ideas verbally - FREQUENTLY
Communicate: Verbally engage with customer base - CONSTANTLY
Communicate: Give Instructions, advise, warn, instruct - CONSTANTLY
Use hands/fingers to handle or feel - CONSTANTLY
Fine manipulation - CONSTANTLY
Up and down flexion of wrist - CONSTANTLY
Turning/rotation of wrist or hand - CONSTANTLY
Alternate Sit/Stand or Walk at Will - CONSTANTLY
Sitting - CONSTANTLY
Near Visual Acuity - CONSTANTLY
Perform complex and varied tasks - CONSTANTLY
Develop and maintain positive work relationships - CONSTANTLY
Adaptability: rate of change in work location - CONSTANTLY
Regular contacts: co-workers, supervisor - CONSTANTLY
Decision-making - FREQUENTLY
Lead/Influence Others - FREQUENTLY
Work review - CONSTANTLY
Rapid Pace of work - CONSTANTLY
Control of work pace - FREQUENTLY
Pace of work with faster/slower work periods - FREQUENTLY
Problem Solving - CONSTANTLY
Memory - CONSTANTLY
Understand and follow direction - CONSTANTLY
Regular and reliable attendance - CONSTANTLY
Indoors - CONSTANTLY
Lighting - CONSTANTLY
Smells/Scents - FREQUENTLY

 

Starting Salary: $66,040.00  - $84,219.20  

Pay rate will commensurate with experience

 

Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) is the largest not-for-profit Medi-Cal and Medicare health plan in the Inland Empire. We are also one of the largest employers in the region. With a provider network of more than 6,000 and a team of more than 2,000 employees, IEHP provides quality, accessible healthcare services to more than 1.2 million members. And our mission and core values help guide us in the development of innovative programs and the creation of an award winning workplace. As the healthcare landscape is transformed, we’re ready to make a difference today and in the years to come. Join our Team and Make a Difference with us! IEHP offers a Competitive salary and a benefit package with a value estimated at 35% of the annual salary, including medical, dental, vision, team bonus, and retirement plan.

 


Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles