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:

Performs intermediate level accounting duties related to capital assets, requiring some analysis and individual judgment in the application of routine calculation, verification and posting procedures to recurring assignments to insure timely and accurate financial reporting of capital assets in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Minimum Qualifications:

a) Bachelor's in accounting or finance

Licenses & Certification:
a) Certified Public Accountant (CPA): Actively working towards CPA, CTA, or other relevant license

Work Experience:
a) 1 Year of Experience In the financial area; healthcare experience preferred

Communication Skills:
a) Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact): Strong communication skills to work with all levels within the organization

a) MS Excel
b) MS Word
c) Personal Computer
d) MS PowerPoint
e) MS Access

Job Attributes

a) Analytical Abilities
b) Mathematics
c) Statistical
d) Other: Demonstrates a beginning knowledge of financial statements and relationships, 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 environment. 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. Exhibits a desire to learn.

Work Schedule: Hybrid telecommuter

Other Requirements: PeopleSoft experience preferred

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