Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary

Capital Asset Manager - Projects is responsible for overseeing accounting functions related to capital asset projects, in order to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting for Harris Health System's (the System) infrastructure in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

Minimum Qualifications

a) Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
b) Master's degree in accounting or finance

Licenses & Certifications:
a) Certified Public Accountant

Work Experience:
a) Six (6) Years Work Experience in the Financial area; healthcare experience preferred

Management Experience:
a) Four (4) Years of Management Experience in Accounting management/supervisory experience

Communication Skills:
a) Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact)
b) Writing/ Correspondence
c) Writing/Reports

a) MS Word
b) Personal Computer
c) MS Excel: Expert (V-lookups, pivot tables, etc.)

Job Attributes

a) Analytical Abilities
b) Mathematics
c) Statistical Knowledge and Abilities
d) Other Knowledge Skills or Abilities:
- Possesses an advanced knowledge and understanding of capital assets, lease accounting, and other capital asset accounting.
- Possesses an advanced knowledge and understanding, with progressive development, of financial statements and relationships, analytical techniques, operations, GAAP, and accounting practices and procedures
- Ability to analyze and evaluate data and draw meaningful conclusions
- Possesses excellent communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a team and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization
- Must possess ability to effectively supervise and manage multiple direct reports, as required, and collaborate with others within the System
- Progressive learning with respect to decision- making responsibility with minimal guidance
- Strong organizational and planning skills with the ability to manage time and adhere to deadlines
- Self-starter with the ability to effectively follow difficult issues to resolution
- Ability to accomplish goals
- Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism Team player that supervises, trains, and leads the Capital Assets senior and staff accountants

Work Schedule:
a) Eligible for Telecommute

Other Special Requirements:

Equipment Operated: PC, ERP systems ( prefer PeopleSoft)

Other Requirements: Must be familiar with fundamentals of hospital/clinic organization and functions of various fiscal departments. Must be familiar with ERP systems.

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