Staff Accountant


Date Posted: March 2022

Department: Finance

Since 1970, Community Health Services has existed to provide comprehensive health care services to the residents of Hartford and Windsor. We were made for the community, by the community, to offer a full spectrum of services to include medical, behavioral health care, dental care, a full-service pharmacy and more. Our goal is to offer our patients a medical home; a place where they can come for all of their needs; a place where the clinical staff know them by their first name. Our dedicated staff demonstrate the good we can do on a daily basis when we provide quality care with dignity to each and every individual. We want to help our patients get all of the health care they need -- when they need it -- so they may too live a healthier and happier life.

Community Health Services, Inc. is seeking an energetic, fast learning and organized Staff Accountant to join our awesome Finance Team!

You're EXCITED about this role because you will..
  • Compile and prepare all monthly department revenue and expense reports and clinical productivity dashboards for review by department managers, clinical directors and senior management

  • Perform audits of financial transactions and documents

  • Assist in monitoring the performance and compliance of the organization’s 340B program by completing monthly review and analysis of pharmacy reports

  • Research and reconcile discrepancies related to department cash collections and remotely deposit checks received

  • Enter all cash receipts, cash disbursements and bank transfers into the accounting software; reconcile cash accounts in the accounting software or as required

  • Calculate and initiates payroll and grant transfers bi-weekly to ensure appropriate cash flow

  • Support the accurate and timely tracking of expenses by entering invoices into the accounting software, allocating expenses to the appropriate funding sources and departments, and recording expenses in the proper periods

  • Code and import credit card reconciliations into the accounting software

  • Performs bi-weekly check run, including completing and obtaining approval for the payment request, issuing checks or ACH files for vendor payment, obtaining appropriate signatures and copying checks greater than $5,000 for Board review 

  • Maintain the vendor database, updating vendor file as necessary to reflect changes in vendor agreements, terms, contact information, payment methods, and other areas

  • Reconcile vendor statements by researching and correcting discrepancies; respond timely to vendor inquiries 

We're EXCITED about you because..
  • You have 2 years of experience in accounts payable, accounting or bookkeeping 

  • You have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

  • You have a passion for learning

  • You have the ability to think critically and anticipate issues before they arise, and proactively suggest long-term solutions.

  • You have excellent analyzation skills

  • You possess an exceptional ability to prioritize and manage time effectively - you naturally focus on the right things and can seamlessly move between projects & tasks, without losing sight of what's important to do.

  • You're an outstanding communicator with relationship-building skills. You know when to listen, as well as when to speak up. 

  • You have an owner mentality - you can't remember the last time you said: "that's not my problem".

  • You're a collaborative thinker

Why you'll love working with CHS..
  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan and up to 4% Employer Match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 9 Paid Holidays

  • Competitive Pay

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability

  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Worker's Compensation

  • Various Leave Programs - Bereavement, Military, Maternity, and more

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

CHS requires all new employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 prior to starting employment with CHS unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

Community Health Services is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.