The Senior Accountant performs a variety of professional accounting duties such as preparing financial statements and related reporting packages, analyzing and reconciling accounts, posting journal entries, accounting for fixed assets, and assists in the review of work development of junior staff.
The Senior Accountant will consistently demonstrate support of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab statement of Vision, Mission and Core Values by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.
The Senior Accountant will demonstrate Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and Core Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.
Gathers and collects data to prepare monthly financial statement package.
Prepares financial statement analyses including comparisons between actual, budgeted and prior year results.
Prepares general ledger journal entries for assigned accounts, ensuring all activity is recorded, corrections are made and adjustments are calculated and posted.
Reviews and posts journal entries of junior staff.
Reviews invoices concerning capital equipment expenditures and prepares schedules for reconciliation of fixed assets, roll forward schedules for auditors, and performs the annual physical inventory.
Prepares analyses for assigned accounts, researching records and reports, identifying errors and submitting corrections with analysis and support to management.
Leads the preparation of miscellaneous billings to outside organizations.
Records investment funds' activities and reconciles investment accounts on a monthly basis.
Prepares investment analyses including reviewing and maintaining audited financial statements and K-1’s for private equity and partnerships.
Provides support to various auditors including financial, retirement plan, and internal.
Assists in establishing departmental procedures for monthly workflow and handling of accounting records.
Manages bank and credit card accounts and banking relationships at appropriate levels.
Coordinates wire payments and ACH payments at appropriate levels.
Perform all other duties that may be assigned in the best interest of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field. CPA and MBA preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of experience using skills as a seasoned, experienced professional in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Has a full understanding of industry practices and company policies and procedures.
Able to work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data or situations requires evaluation of identifiable factors
Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions for difficult assignments and of diverse scope.
Ability to analyze accounts and make decisions as appropriate.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Additional Salary Information: Salary Commiserate with experience.
About Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago DBA Shirley Ryan Abilitylab has been recognized as the #1 Rehabilitation Hospital in America since 1991 by U.S. News & World Report. No other specialty hospital has been consecutively ranked the #1 by U.S. News & World Report for so long. Founded in 1954, RIC has earned a worldwide reputation as being a leader in patient care, research and educating health professionals in physical medicine and rehabilitation. On March 25, 2017 the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago became the Shirley Ryan Abilitylab (SRAlab). More than just a change of address, this shift enables our continued mission to be the global source of science-driven breakthroughs in Human Ability. People from around the globe choose SRAlab because of our expertise in treating a range of conditions, from the most complex conditions including cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, stroke and traumatic brain injury, to the more common, such as arthritis, chronic pain and sports injuries. Many people also come to SRAlab because of our specialized services, which help individuals lead more independent and fulfilling lives. SRAlab offers a full range of services at all levels of care -- i...npatient, day rehabilitation and outpatient -- according to the special needs of each patient. At all levels of treatment, specialists from many disciplines work as a team with each patient to advance his or her ability to do and participate in things that give their lives meaning.