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Accounting Specialist - Ohio Hospital Association - Columbus, OH

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Company: Ohio Hospital Association


The Ohio Hospital Association was established in 1915 as the nation’s first state-level hospital association. OHA represents 240 hospitals and 14 health systems throughout Ohio. OHA exists to collaborate with member hospitals and health systems to ensure a healthy Ohio.

This entry-level position works in the Accounting Area. The Accounting Specialist will meet the qualifications listed below and be primarily responsible for accounts payable (AP), accounts receivable (AR) and other financial functions. This position reports directly to the Senior Director, Accounting.


Primary Duties:
• Provide accounting services for OHA and its subsidiaries
• Serve as AP and AR primary contact for staff and members
• Serve as a back-up to perform duties of Director as needed
• Exercise independent judgement and discretion when involved with AP or AR
• Prepare required work papers for external auditors
• Process all AP disbursements and related duties
• Audit all invoices; review for accuracy, proper account coding, supervisor authorization, and adherence to company policies
• Enter AP data into accounting system and run all reports associated with posting of batches;
• Maintain accounts payable schedules and other reconciliations as assigned
• Coordinate and maintain AP vendor data, including remittance information, data necessary for 1099 reporting, and contractual obligations
• Process vendor credit applications
• Reconcile company credit card statements and work with staff on submission and adherence to company policies
• Process and maintain purchase orders, as necessary
• Process all AR receipts and related duties
• Enter cash receipts (checks, ACH and credit card payments) into accounting system and prepare bank deposits
• Reconcile electronic-commerce receipts daily
• Coordinate and maintain AR vendor data necessary for electronic payments
• Process W-9 requests
• Run routines as part of month-end closing process, including integration of receivables system to GL system and intercompany payroll integration
• Perform bank reconciliations of all OHA and subsidiary operating accounts
• Reconcile and record depreciation activity through the accounting system
• Record investment activity through monthly rollforwards
• Assist with adherence to association policies and internal controls
• Additional responsibilities and opportunities as assigned
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
• 1-5 year prior accounting experience preferred
• Considerable knowledge of the Microsoft Suite of products, especially Excel
• Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP preferred
• Must be detail oriented
• Excellent customer service skills required; ability to communicate with vendors, hospital members, customers, and staff
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
• Ability to work independently to perform all necessary accounting duties, as well as in a team environment
• Proficient in handling multiple demands and deadlines at the same time

The Ohio Hospital Association is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

A cover letter and resume should be e-mailed to:
[email protected]

Job Status:

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