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Cost Accountant: Budget and Financial Information (Job Number 10728)


Job Summary
Responsible for developing and maintaining the costs accounting method for the System and related software. Responsible for the overall implementation, administration and support of all systems deemed to be Costs Accounting Systems. Coordinates the integration of financial and patient statistical data with the costs accounting systems. Responsible for the setup, maintenance and administration of the costs accounting function for PPHS. Will assist Decision Support staff (DSS) as needed in providing support to PPHS management and staff by providing relevant, timely data and analyses to assist in analyzing operations and making informed decisions. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision, and values of Phoebe. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate.

General requirements

  • Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization

  • Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures

  • Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self-education, attends ongoing educational programs)

  • Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.

  • Must possess a broad understanding of personal computer system concepts including hardware, software, operating systems and network communications.

  • Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines

Working Conditions

  • General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.
  • May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.


Education Requirements

  • 4 year / Bachelor's Degree in Business, Computer Science (Required)

Experience Requirements

  • 3 - 4 years costs accounting experience, preferably in a hospital setting with responsibilities for data analysis and/or application support(Required)

General Skills

  • Organizational Skills, Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Customer Relations, Mathematical, Analytical, Read / Comprehend Written Instructions, Follow Verbal Instructions, Basic Computer Skills, Microsoft Office Suite, Ability to prioritize multiple requests and/or projects.

Physical Requirements

  • Have near normal hearing; Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice

  • Have near normal vision: Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors

  • Have good manual dexterity

  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks/motion

Physical Demands

  • Occasionally within shift (1-33%): Standing, Walking, Climbing, and Bending/Stooping, Twist at waist, Pushing/Pulling, Lift/carry up to 20 lbs., Lift/carry > 20 lbs. with assistance, reaching above shoulder.

  • Frequently within shift (34-66%): Sitting.

Certifications and Licensures

  • Preferred Certifications/Licensures: Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

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Nicole Snead | Recruiter
O: 262-439-1242 E:
417 3rd Ave | Albany, GA 31701 |

posted on September 11, 2017