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North Shore Healthcare Accountant - Full-Time 1st Shift in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Summary of Position:

The duties of the Junior Accountant ensure that the business is operating effective and efficiently by performing accounting functions and monitoring internal controls. In addition, the Junior Accountant is responsible for assigned finance activities, proper reporting and adherence to GAAP.:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for meeting established month end close deadlines by preparing and analyzing journal entries
  • Ensures all assigned reconciliations are prepared timely and with accuracy
  • Analyze finance data to ensure accuracy and compliance to Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP)
  • Identify areas of concern in accounting records and provide proactive analysis to support the company
  • Prepare audit schedules
  • Identify opportunities and make recommendations for cost reductions/improvements
  • Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.
  • Prepares budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending plans
  • Provides status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data
  • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Serve as backup to other roles within the Finance department as needed
  • Protects operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential Requirements of the Position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

  • 0-3 years’ experience in accounting/finance
  • Understanding of financial reporting requirements/GAAP and tax
  • CPA or working towards certification preferred