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Senior Accountant

Zelis

Zelis

Accounting & Finance
Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Position Overview:

Working at the general guidance of the Director of Accounting, The Senior Accountant will be responsible for assisting the Accounting team with the monthly close and other accounting-related activities and projects as necessary. The primary responsibilities for the individual serving in this role will be to ensure revenue, expenses, and balance sheet activity are recorded in accordance with GAAP guidelines and in compliance with the company’s accounting policies.

This individual will ensure a timely month-end close cycle as it pertains to their areas of accounting responsibility, including compliance with and documentation of internal controls.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for month-end close processes and activities to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of financial activity, including posting journal entries, managing balance sheet reconciliations, and other related activities

  • Responsible for monthly revenue recognition, including but not limited to preparing and posting revenue related journal entries, analyzing revenue client and product trends, and preparing various revenue reports

  • Participate in the determination of the monthly COS accruals (Admin, Network and Broker Fees)

  • Work closely with and support the Finance team in identifying and explaining monthly variances, required accruals, or responding to other accounting related inquiries

    • Assist in the annual operating budgeting and interim forecasting process providing analysis and review

    • Provide support for external audits

  • Contribute to continuous improvements, including identifying areas to implement automation

    • Assist with other accounting activities and projects as necessary.

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years progressive experience in an accounting role with a combination of industry and public accounting experience

  • Experience applying US GAAP and a demonstrated understanding of audit requirements

  • Experienced Excel user with knowledge of functions and pivot tables

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively across departments

  • Results driven self-starter, who can work independently or with minimal supervision and who has had success in a team environment

  • Excellent organization and project management skills with attention to detail, including the ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple assignments concurrently and to work under pressure of deadlines

  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Experience with Workday Finance a plus

Education:

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent in accounting

As a leading payments company in healthcare, we guide, price, explain, and pay for care on behalf of insurers and their members. We’re Zelis in our pursuit to align the interests of payers, providers, and consumers to deliver a better financial experience and more affordable, transparent care for all. We partner with more than 700 payers, including the top-5 national health plans, BCBS insurers, regional health plans, TPAs and self-insured employers, over 4 million providers, and 100 million members, enabling the healthcare industry to pay for care, with care. Zelis brings adaptive technology, a deeply ingrained service culture, and a comprehensive navigation through adjudication and payment platform to manage the complete payment process.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
At Zelis, we champion diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in all aspects of our operations. We embrace the power of diversity and create an environment where people can bring their authentic and best selves to work. We know that a sense of belonging is key not only to your success at Zelis, but also to your ability to bring your best each day.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Zelis is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, even if you do not believe you 100% fit the qualifications of the position, including women, LGBTQIA people, people of color, and people with disabilities.

Accessibility Support

We are dedicated to ensuring our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and require a reasonable accommodation with any part of the application and/or interview process, please email TalentAcquisition@zelis.com

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