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COST ACCOUNTANT

St. Joseph Regional Health Center
St. Joseph Health System
Type Full time Posted 6/20/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/22/2014
TX - Texas (All) - Bryan Referral - n/a -    
 
COST ACCOUNTANT
Req. #:390
Facility:St. Joseph Regional Health Center (Bryan)
Department:SJH DECISION SUPP
Schedule:Full Time
Shift:Monday - Friday
Hours:8:00am-5:00pm
Job Details:
    • JOB SUMMARY
      • Under direction, maintains the Cost Accounting System.  Coordinates with ancillary department managers in the efforts to develop the standard costs associated with each procedure performed in the hospitals of the St. Joseph Health System.
    • QUALIFICATIONS
      • Education
        • Required:  Bachelor`s degree (e.g. BA, BS, BSN, BSW)
        • Preferred:  N/A
      • Major
        • Required: Accounting, Finance
        • Preferred:  N/A
      • Experience
        • Required:  Two to three years
        • Preferred:  N/A
      • Skills
        • Required: Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and familiarity in preparing cost reports using CMS-approved cost report software applications
        • Preferred: Experience in Monarch, Access, or other database management software applications, familiarity with the Meditech Information System
      • Licensure/Certifications
        • Required: N/A
        • Preferred: CPA license, HFMA certification
    • ACCOUNTABILITIES
      • ESSENTIAL
        • Accurately develops and maintains departmental procedure costs standards through coordination with the ancillary departments to ensure the appropriate allocation of departmental general ledger cost resources to the service units provided by the department.
        • Performs analytical procedures to test the validity of the standard cost components provided by the ancillary departments.
        • Maintains the cost accounting procedure dictionary to ensure that the appropriate allocations and or standards development accurately flows through the information system and calculates the desired result.
        • Develops and maintains cost allocation statistics for the cost accounting system to ensure the appropriate allocation of overhead and other cost components are made and distributed as intended.
      • OTHER
        • Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s needs.