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Senior Accountant

Topeka, KS
Company: Community Care Network of Kansas
Job Title: Senior Accountant
Job Classification: Full-Time, Exempt
Supervisor: Finance and Grants Manager
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00pm (or similar schedule)
Location: Topeka, KS

Who We Are: Community Care Network of Kansas (Community Care) strives to make sure all Kansans have access to high‐quality, community‐based, whole‐person health care close to home.

We are a statewide association made up of a network of community care clinics. Our members serve as the community resource at the local level, dedicated to ensuring the best medical, dental and behavioral care is available to all.

Together, we are leaders in training, technical assistance, and health care public policy discussions at the local, state and federal levels. We partner with other health care providers, foundations and individuals who have collaborated together to educate and advocate for equitable access to high‐quality care for all. We believe healthy Kansans build strong and vibrant communities, which strengthens the overall quality of life in our great state.

Primary Accountabilities: Reporting to the Finance and Grants Manager, the Senior Accountant is responsible for assisting the Finance and Grants Manager manage the day‐to‐day financial operations. The position is a member of the finance management team which includes the Finance and Grants Manager and the COO/CFO. This position works with the finance management team in successfully managing the finance functions of Community Care Network of Kansas. This position helps develop and ensure compliance with organization’s accounting policies and procedures and assists the finance management team in directing the overall financial plan of the organization. The position ensures accurate and timely financial and grant reporting.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Performs monthly close and associated management reporting and analysis.
  • Facilitates annual A‐133 audit and collects all required documents.
  • Prepares grant financial reports for finance management team approval and assists with grants financial management reporting and tracking.
  • Prepares weekly and monthly reports and submits to program managers and other staff in a timely manner.
  • Oversees weekly reconciliation of bank and credit cards transactions.
  • Organizes and maintains accounting and financial files and records.
  • Monitors compliance with internal polices related to cash disbursement as well as external rules, regulations and laws with which Community Care must comply.
  • Files quarterly and annual regulatory filing, including but not limited to, state and federal tax withholding.
  • Identifies issues and recommends improvements to policies and processes related to financial activities.
  • Supports the annual budgeting cycle including analysis and identification of trends.
  • Conducts new hire training of accounting policies and expense reporting systems.
  • Supports primary accounting processes including cash disbursements, accounts receivable, expense report processing, payroll and monthly account reconcilement.
  • Resolves payable and receivable discrepancies.
  • Works with all staff to provide timely information, exemplifies the Community Care code of ethics and collaborates on teams and projects.
  • Assists finance management team with technical assistance to health center finance staff.
  • Coordinates all payroll activities, including recording time sheets, ensuring employee payment, appropriate withholdings, and payment of appropriate taxes and other deductions.
  • Serves as the primary lead for HCCN grant and Alliance for Healthy Kansans (AHK) department including but not limited to attending meetings, helping with policies & procedures, completing financial reports and preparing budgets.
  • Assists with reports and entries for KPCC.
  • Works with finance and operations staff on improving finance, accounting, banking and business operations processes.
  • Ensures governmental compliance, including satisfying all requests for information and surveys from outside entities, including but not limited to payroll, finance and operations.
  • Oversees annual business insurance renewal.
  • Works with finance management team to identify bookkeeping, administrative support and outsource opportunities and well as helping with oversight of duties performed.
  • Documents all procedures and financial notes in OneNote.
  • Works with finance management team to utilize current and new technology to improve and automate processes and track tasks. This includes, but is not limited to, Smartsheet, OneNote, Office TSheets, Quickbooks, Microsoft Teams and other technology as identified.
  • Attends Finance Committee and other finance meetings as requested.
  • Works with all staff to provide timely information, exemplifies the Community Care code of ethics and collaborates on teams and projects.
  • Conducts new hire and ongoing training for accounting policies as well as accounting procedures.
  • Assists with overlap between Payroll and HR such as employee benefits.
  • Assists Finance and Grants Manager with business operating practices and procedures.
  • Attends all Business, Operations and Finance meetings.
  • Participates as an active member of the Community Care team by developing an overall breadth of knowledge involving all of the Community Care activities and by working together to develop cooperative programs when possible.
  • Updates job knowledge by remaining aware of new regulations and best practices; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Assists finance management team with technical assistance to health center finance staff.
Secondary Responsibilities:
  • Utilizes company technology and participates in weekly collaborative communication.
  • Works collaboratively with staff to build and maintain a strong team environment to accomplish the tasks necessary to serve and support the goals of Community Care.
  • Participates in special events.
  • Attends staff meetings and other meetings, as required.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related business field is required.
  • Three to five (3‐5) years of direct accounting experience.
  • Understanding and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive; a team member who can positively and productively affect both strategic and tactical operations and administrative initiatives.
  • Commitment to Community Care Network of Kansas and Business and Finance standards.
  • Unrestricted Driver’s license required.
  • Ability to travel as needed within the state and to attend national meetings (limited travel is expected).
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting or a related business field.
  • Proficient in Quickbooks, Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
  • Five or more (3‐5) years of accounting experience preferred.
  • Experience with federal grants management.
  • Extensive knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Leadership skills, understanding of cultural influences on health status and underserved populations. and a willingness to assist health professionals in improving quality care.
  • Quickbooks Certification.
Physical Demands:
  • Regularly maintain stationary position with regular need to relocate to attend meetings internally and externally.
  • Ability to read computer screens and operate computer peripherals for an extended period, or the ability to discern electronic information through reasonably available accommodations.
  • Regularly communicate with staff, members, and stakeholders in verbally and in writing through in‐person, virtual, or other communication vehicles.
Work Environment:
  • Professional and deadline-oriented environment in an office setting with regulated temperatures and moderate noise level.
Additional Duties: Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. The job description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) holding this position. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities are requested by their supervisor.

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