Senior Accountant | Finance

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 24_3666


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Starting Pay Rate Range

$58,323.20 - $72,904.00

(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

The Senior Accountant will have primary responsibility for ensuring completion and filing of annual IRS reporting for all facilities within Monument Health (i.e. 990, 990 T, 1120). Maintain Private Use records related to bond financed property. Manage financial records of rental property. Perform financial analysis of Monument Health financial information. Monitor changes/pronouncements in IRS regulations, FASB and other pertinent regulatory agencies. In addition, the position will function as lead for external audit preparation and coordination. The position works in collaboration with operational leaders to assist in completion of capital and operational budgets and to ensure financial reports are accurate at the departmental level. In addition, this position performs accounting duties including assuring the accuracy, consistency, and timeliness of financial reporting and accounting functions. The Senior Accountant will conduct month-end closings, ensuring that accounts are properly reconciled while highlighting inconsistencies or unusual transactions.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates business mastery with clear understanding of core business structures, systems, practices, trends, and technologies within our current industry and of those in which we choose to compete in the future.
  • Assist in the annual financial audit through preparation of audit work papers by the date indicated in the Client Assistance list and timely response to questions presented by the auditors. Assist in solving issues that arise during any audits of Monument Health owned and leased facilities.
  • Manage the completion and filing of annual IRS income tax reporting (990, 990T, 1120) for all legal entities owned by Monument Health by assembling information along with supporting documents as requested in the tax preparer's client assistance package, making timely requests to other departments who contribute information which becomes a part of the reporting documents, meeting deadlines as set forth by the agreed upon Statement of Work. Timely response to tax preparers' follow-up questions. Monitor changes to Internal Revenue Service code pertaining to relevant income tax reporting forms and instructions, Bond Master Trust Indenture requirements related to private use tracking and new accounting guidance, interpreting and implementing required changes.
  • Completes the month end closing process and account reviews within established policies and procedures as well as within generally accepted accounting principles to ensure that they are done in a timely and accurate fashion. Acts as finance partner in assisting operational leaders in reporting or performance questions as well in assisting in posting corrections that may be necessary.
  • Manage the financial records of Monument Health owned space which is rented to unrelated parties as well as joint ventures in which Monument Health is a party.
  • Assist operational leaders in completing capital requests and completing budget workbooks, will involve meeting with leaders 1:1 and reviewing budget workbooks for completeness and accuracy.
  • Completes support documentation for audits, budget process, and third party cost reports process.
  • Facilitates operational and financial performance of facility/product line financials by interacting with the key areas with guidance from the Director of Finance to seek resolution by: - Serving as a resource for implementation of operational plan goals such as new service development or work redesign efforts, - Providing support to department managers, facility and/or product line administration via special reports and analysis as requested as well as serving as a general resource for financial information, - Driving process to resolve financial performance issues as identified through budget variances and/or variances. Resolving financial issues through ongoing monitoring and assessment. Ensure effective monitoring systems are in place to identify issues, develop, and implement appropriate corrective action steps for resolution.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements


Education - Bachelor's in Accounting or Business

Experience - 3+ years Accounting; 1+ years Business Administration

Physical Requirements:
Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

Job Category


Job Family



CS Finance

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


15 Corporate Services Division

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Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.