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Accounting, Actuarial & Finance

Support the Bottom Line — and the Big Picture

Create the financial strategies that affect our patients, medical centers, and future. On this team, you'll provide the strategy recommendations that drive operational and process improvement, as well as face challenging opportunities to influence the future of health care.

Accountant II - Colorado

Location: Aurora, CO Additional Locations:
Job Number: 762101 Date posted: 01/07/2019

Prepares and reviews financial transactions, operating statements, reconciles and adjusts balance sheet accounts and researches inquiries from supervisors and upper management, as assigned. Provides guidance to and reviews work of support and accounting staff for designated areas, as assigned. Also monitors staff activities and provide technical assistance as necessary. Maintain and support a culture of compliance, ethics and integrity. Responsible for ensuring ongoing compliance for Accounting. Maintains knowledge of policies and procedures and performs in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements, external laws and accreditation standards as they relate to Accounting.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and reviews journal entries for month end close as assigned, in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Prepares and reviews assigned statements and schedules for our monthly report of operations.

  • Reconciles and adjusts assigned balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis, to be reviewed.

  • Researches and responds to inquiries from departmental supervisors concerning the recording of revenue and expense. Prepares audit work papers as assigned to be reviewed.

  • Maintains knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Statutory Accounting Principles, and keeps abreast of changes that are inherent in accounting regulations for reporting and compliance with rules and regulations. This includes (but not limited to) Public Accounting Oversight Board Auditing Guidelines, Financial Standards Accounting Board Guidelines, American Institute of CPA's Guidelines, Colorado State Accountancy Board Rules and Regulations.

  • Responsible for knowledge of Kaiser Accounting Policies as provided by Program Office Controller's office.

  • Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum one (1) year of progressively responsible accounting experience.

  • Education

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

  • Additional Requirements:

  • Equivalency considered.

  • Ability to apply accounting principles and techniques in performing a variety of accounting assignments including; general ledger entries, account reconciliation, bank account reconciliation, and preparation of financial reports.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and ten-key by touch required.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A
  • Primary Location: Colorado,Aurora,Waterpark I 2500 S. Havana St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Accounting, Finance and Actuarial Services Specialty: Accounting Department: General Accounting Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

    About Accounting, Finance, & Actuarial Careers

    Accounting Careers

    Members of our accounting team support corporate projects and lend insight to areas such as financial reporting, tax planning and preparation, and audit management. This team also includes our audit professionals, who partner with financial and operational groups across the organization to analyze budgets and streamline procedures.

    Finance Careers

    Supporting critical business functions such as financial services, national Medicare finance, strategic planning, auditing, and corporate finance, our finance professionals develop the strategies that enable us to meet our financial goals.

    Actuarial Careers

    Applying probability and statistics to the practical problems of insurance, our actuarial team performs a variety of duties, including calculating the cost of premiums and policy values, preparing statistical studies, and forecasting financial results.

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