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UNC Health Care Accountant in Chapel Hill, North Carolina


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:Ensures accurate coding, recording and reporting of financial data for the UNC Health Care. Monitors accounting activity to ensure adherence to budgets and other regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities: 1. Develops and implements fiscal strategies to achieve goals and objectives. Prepares financial analyses for departmental and institutional planning.

  1. Manages specific funds including preparing all reports, explanations, and schedules. Monitors compliance with policies and procedures and make recommendations for changes as appropriate.

  2. Monitors accounting transactions for accuracy and consistency. Reconciles data from subsidiary systems to General Ledger.

  3. Monitors and analyzes revenues and actual expenditures in relation to budget and makes changes to plans as appropriate. Participates in the planning and establishment of budgets, goals and objectives.

  4. Prepares and maintains accurate accounting records to ensure compliance with state and federal regulatory agencies as well as GAAP, GASB and FASB. Participates in System-wide initiatives to improve operational efficiencies

  5. Processes journal entries including approval and correction of entries

  6. Supervision - Reviews work of subordinate staff

Other Information

Other information: Education Requirements:

● Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

● No licensure or certification required.

Professional Experience Requirements:

● If a Bachelor's degree: No prior experience required.

● If an Associate's degree: Four (4) years of experience in accounting.

● If a High School diploma or GED: Eight (8) years of experience in accounting.

Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

● Strong analytical skills.

Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: Shared Services

Organization Unit: System Accounting

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes


Diversity Statement

The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.

Equal Employment Opportunity UNC Health is an equal opportunity employer. As such, UNC Health offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or political affiliation.

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