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Aston Carter Senior Accountant in Linthicum Heights, Maryland


  1. Assist management by preparing monthly financial statements based on general ledger trial balance, recording monthly standard entries, and recording periodic expense and/or revenue associated with daily operations in accordance with departmental procedures and generally accepted accounting principles. A. Prepare monthly financial statements. Summarize financial activity for presentation to management (and the Board of Directors), including the Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Cash Flows and Statement of Changes in Fund Balance and supplemental schedules. B. Reconcile subsidiary system activity and balances and/or business documents to general ledger control accounts, in the prescribed format, to demonstrate the integrity of the general ledger and to identify any correcting entries needed to properly state ledger balances. C. Prepare monthly standard journal entries with supporting documentation. D. Review designated functional area(s) and prepare and post any necessary month end journal entries. E. Prepare effective and sometimes complex, account reconciliations with supporting documentation; research and follow up on differences from expected balance. 2. Provide direction and guidance to accounting support personnel to assure accuracy of financial information and efficiency of work activities in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. A. Participate in the hiring, performance evaluation and discipline of staff, as appropriate. Monitor, review and provide technical direction to staff on accounting practices and departmental procedures. B. Communicate work expectations to staff and contribute to the environment of learning. 3. Create and produce back end reporting to provide various arrays of financial data relationships as requested by the financial management staff and Medical System department heads in monitoring departmental financial performance. Participate in the development of computerized financial management systems. Complete complex analytics, which may include: A. Develop and maintain a “cash flow” budget to compile monthly reports for management. B. Reserve adequacy analysis, for example: health benefits, worker’s compensation, medical malpractice, and patient accounts receivable. Provide monthly reports on the status of the above reserves. C. Roll forward of all endowment fund and restricted fund accounts. 4. Provide assistance to and communicate with various affiliate operating departments regarding monthly accounting reports and other accounting-related documents/information to explain accounting department policies and procedures. A. Assist management in providing acceptable records and supporting documents to all internal and external auditors. B. Maintain various records, files, and supporting documentation for regulatory or other reporting purposes including the annual audit and tax return preparation. C. Reconcile all subsidiary data that is interfaced (converted) into the General Ledger via the General Ledger Chart of Accounts. D. Assist in maintaining the General Ledge Chart of Accounts in accordance with H.S.C.R.C methodology & policy. 5. Keep abreast of regulatory (federal, state, Health Services Cost Review Commission, and The Joint Commission) changes/information/guidelines affecting hospital finance and accounting practices, as well as new and related Finance Shared Services policies. 6. Assist management in the development and implementation of departmental procedures.


Accounting, General ledger, Reconciliation, Month end, Journal entry, Reporting, Financial statement, Financial reporting, Finance, Accrual, Bank reconciliation

Top Skills Details:

Accounting,General ledger,Reconciliation,Month end,Journal entry,Reporting,Financial statement,Financial reporting,Finance,Accrual,Bank reconciliation

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree with a major in accounting, finance, or related field is required. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred. 2. A minimum of four years of experience in professional accounting or auditing work is required.

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About Aston Carter:

At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email ( for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.