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Accountant more...
Location:Yakima, WA
Company:Virginia Mason Memorial
First posted:May 31, 2017


Department: Accounting

Schedule: Exempt

Shift: Day

Hours: Monday-Friday

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's of Art
  • 1 year of experience required
  • At Virginia Mason Memorial, our vision is to "create healthy communities one person at a time." This means that each member of our award-winning team works to provide our patients, and their families, with the best medical and individual care possible.

    Why do we do what we do? As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we will transform Yakima!   We work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. Does this sound like the place for you? We would love to hear from you!   Come be the best of the best with us!

    We offer competitive benefits and compensation, including a generous 401K plan, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, an employee wellness clinic and leadership development and education.  


    The Accountant supports financial operations by performing complex accounting services related to preparing, analyzing, maintaining and reviewing various financial statements, records and reports.   Prepares monthly general and standard journal entries, income and balance sheet statements, account reconciliations, cost reports and various other accounting statements and reports; provide interpretation of results as appropriate.   Prepares federal, state and other regulatory reports, ensuring compliance with established guidelines; keep informed of governmental regulations and procedures affecting the institution's finance and accounting procedures.   Analyzes financial reports and records, making recommendations relative to the accounting of reserves, assets and/or expenditures as appropriate.   Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries.   Conducts special studies and develop or recommend accounting methods and procedures.    Researches and resolves problems pertaining to financial reporting systems, ensuring compliance with procedures and policies.   Serves as resource to accounting staff with respect to account reconciliations, journal entries, and preparation of financial statements and reports.    Works closely with other departments, co-workers, and management to achieve positive outcomes.  


    Education:   Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or a directly related field.

    Experience:   One year of experience in a healthcare accounting setting preferred.

    "Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires.   The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties.   Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve.   This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will."

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