Assist in the preparation, processing and reporting of the hospital’s accounting function in a timely and accurate manner.
Within this role the employee is accountable for contributing to the delivery of the Kingston Health Sciences Centre strategy. As an employee, one must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for actively promoting and supporting patient and family centered engagement and care in all we do.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Liaise with numerous internal and external contacts on a daily basis using various modes of communication in order to provide or receive information, resolve issues and promote good service recipient relations.
- Processing of accounting data, ensuring that it is complete, accurate, and timely.
- Regular review, audit and reconciliation of accounting information, ensuring compliance with Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s policies, procedures and practices. Follow up of issues as required.
- Provide support for business process improvements and effective functioning of the Accounting department.
*NOTE: The above duties are representative but are not to be construed as all-inclusive.
Skills & Experience / Compétences & expérience
Two year certificate/diploma post-secondary education in Finance or Business Administration
Two years’ work experience in an automated accounting environment within the last 5 years.
Accounting proficiency and knowledge will be tested (minimum mark 70% required).
Demonstrated proficiency with Windows applications including Word (Level 1), and Excel (Level 2) will be tested.
Demonstrated understanding of legal regulations with regards to a hospital setting, e.g. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care; Revenue Canada.
Demonstrated understanding of an integrated accounting software environment.
Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with a variety of individuals.
Proven ability to organize, prioritize, analyze, reconcile and adjust account with minimum supervision, and to provide adequate audit trails.
Proven oral and written communication skills
Proven ability to attend work regularly.
Satisfactory criminal reference check required.
The applicant must be able to meet the physical demands of this position.