The Accountant is responsible for all payroll related functions for the Department of Surgery business office and all faculty (140 FTE). The position maintains accurate Workday records and partakes in the month end close by preparing monthly reports and analyzing financial data. The Accountant will be a liaison with two divisions preparing monthly variance reports and other regular monthly financial and operational reports. The position is responsible for ordering office supplies, daily purchase orders and accounts payable duties to assure they comply with Penn Medicine guidelines. The Accountant will assist the Sr. Finance Manager and CFO as needed.
Bachelor’s Degree in related field) is required. Relevant experience (at least 2-3 years) is preferred.
-Great attention to detail required.
-Ability to work well in a team environment, handle multiple tasks with deadlines and pressure, adjusting work schedules to meet deadlines.
-Ability to work with standard software packages in a Windows-based environment. Experience with Umis, Workday, Lawson, Hyperion Planning, BEN financials and Business Objects helpful, but not required.
-Individual must be of sound character, possessing the following traits:
-Honest and trustworthy – maintains patient, physician, and employee confidentiality at all times, completes all tasks in a reliable manner and to the best of their ability.
-Hardworking and diligent – willing to work flexible hours to meet department deadlines, utilizes time wisely to accomplish tasks as needed (displays time-management skills).
-Open-minded – able to accept and give constructive criticism in a respectful and appropriate manner, unafraid to ask task-related questions to ensure negligible amounts of re-work.
-Positive outlook - when faced with adversity likely inclination to see an opportunity rather than an obstacle.
-Respectful – shows respect and consideration towards Directors, supervisors, faculty members, and fellow employees.
-Willing to learn – accepts unfamiliar tasks with enthusiasm and is eager to assume new responsibilities as needed.
-Incumbent must possess organizational, computer, oral communication, and interpersonal skills.
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.