As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking an Accountant II (Full-Time) to join our team in Jacksonville, Florida.
At Nemours, each Associate plays a vital role in supporting the delivery of world-class pediatric care to the children we serve. The team based at our home office in Jacksonville, Fla. provides essential administrative, financial and technical support to Nemours operations across all locations.
This position is responsible for assisting in the balancing, recording, and analysis of the monthly financial statements of all Delaware [including 20 (NCSC-DV), 45 (NSC), and 50(VBSO) which encompasses approximately 296 accounting units, 496 income statement accounts and 592 balance sheet accounts. The Accountant II reconciles approximately 55 balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis, and maintains contractual billing and accounts receivable for contract services revenue. Additionally, this position must work closely with analysts and administrative staff across DE operations in fielding questions, gathering data for contract billings and accruals, making journal entry corrections, and providing coding correction notifications.
Maintain a comprehensive listing of recurring accruals including invoice history in order to accrue based on past 6-month average. Perform adequate follow up with contacts throughout the organization regarding the status of missing invoices and/or appropriate accrual amounts.
Prepare assigned journal entries with appropriate supporting detail.
Understand accounting impact of service partnership contracts. Maintain contractual billing including gathering vouchers from physicians, monthly invoicing, updating contract matrix, payment/invoice tracking spreadsheets, account reconciliation, and accounts receivable follow-up to ensure payments are received in a timely manner.
Maintains fixed asset clearing account and ensure adherence to capitalization policies & procedures. Acts as a liaison between operations and budget in order to secure capital funds for items not included in annual capital budget.
Perform monthly review of capital expenses for accuracy and completeness.
Assist in the review of income statement at accounting unit level assuring adherence to GAAP and Nemours polices. Researches budget variances to provide explanation and/or determine if an accrual or reclassification is needed. Assist in the preparation of analytical explanations for variances in the financial statements- both Balance Sheet and Income Statement.
Perform and prepare assigned post-closing duties, including timely preparation and maintenance of general ledger account reconciliations.
Maintain honoraria activity accounts (additions and terminations) and provide monthly billing reports organization-wide. Respond to questions regarding honoraria transactions and provide detailed honoraria reports upon request.
Notify requesters and approvers of coding reclasses done in AP or by journal entry. Assist in providing training classes to personnel regarding proper coding, and embrace other training opportunities on a daily basis to encourage coding accuracy.
Serves as an educator and resource to operations department members as related to Lawson and accounting policies.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required.
Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years experience required.
Healthcare experience preferred.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.