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Senior Payroll Accountant
Ref No.: 18-00735
Location: Denver, Colorado
Overview: The purpose of this position is to support the Davita Medical Group Corporate/National Accounting Team with all the related accounting tasks on a monthly basis (primarily payroll-related), in addition to helping ensure department goals and objectives are achieved and are in line with our mission and core values. This includes helping to develop and communicate all accounting P&P's as well as assisting with the monthly accounting close cycle for the national market, including but not limited to: accounting for payroll, accounting for corporate and national expenses, and assisting in the development of corporate and national accounting processes as needed. Essential Functions:
  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate Davita Medical Group's (DMG) commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care and concern with each and every internal and external customer
  • Prepares recurring, non-recurring and adjusting journal entries as assigned, primarily those relating to payroll (PTO, Benefits, Accruals, and Adjustments)
  • Prepares balance sheet account reconciliations as assigned, primarily those relating to payroll (Accrued PTO, Accrued Payroll, Accrued Benefits, Retirement Benefits Accounts, etc.)
  • Maintains spreadsheets for account analysis, reports and other schedules of general ledger accounts
  • Performs monthly and year-end general ledger account analysis, primarily those relating to payroll
  • Updates the chart of accounts including coordinating and obtaining the appropriate approval for new natural accounts and/or sub accounts
  • Creates and reconciles schedules to the general ledger balances. Analyzes the account to determine the appropriateness of the balance. Maintains supporting documentation. Develops or recommends adjustments to journal entries when necessary
  • Maintains relationships with Payroll Processing Team, Benefits Coordinators, and outside vendors as needed
  • Assists in the maintenance of all journal entries, supporting documentation, journal entry checklist and other routine procedures. Files documentation to provide an efficient audit trail
  • Assist the General Accounting Manager in developing more efficient methods to improve the accounting process
  • Uses, protects, and discloses DMG patients' protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards
Education:
  • BS degree in Accounting / Finance required
Experience:
  • Minimum of three years of accounting experience
  • Payroll accounting experience with a mid- to large-size company preferred
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
  • Working knowledge of general ledger accounting functions and financial statement analysis
  • Intermediate computer skills required in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, & PowerPoint

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington. A leading independent medical group in America, DaVita Medical Group has over two decades of experience providing coordinated, outcomes-based medical care in a cost-effective manner. As of June 30, 2017, DaVita Medical Group's teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. DaVita Medical Group's leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.
More Information About the Job
Is Relocation Available?
No

Is there a bonus structure?
No

Are you open to sponsorship?
No

This position is:
Backfill

Is there a possibility to work remote?
No

Is there equity?
No

Are there flexible work hours?
No

Does this position have direct reports?
No

What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
GL Accounting HRIS systems experience

What are the nice-to-have skills?
Looking for a solid GL Accountant to perform the accounting functions related to payroll. Prior payroll accounting experience is a plus.