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Accounts Payable Specialist

Company: Family Health Centers of San Diego, Inc.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Impact Lives, Impact CommunityFamily Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) is passionate about providing exceptional health care to all, especially underserved communities with limited health care options. Founded by a Latina grandmother/community advocate over 50 years ago in Barrio Logan, FHCSD has grown into one of the largest community health systems in the country. With over 62 sites, over 227,000 patients, and over 417,000 visits last year, we provide a wide variety of health care and outreach services to a very diverse patient population. We are proud of our mission, our lasting community impact, and the cultural and individual diversity of our staff.General Job DescriptionThe Accountant II performs a variety of accounting related tasks, including the analysis, reconciliation, and ensuring the accuracy of assigned general ledger accounts and accounting programs. At this level, the Accountant II will be highly involved in internal and external audits, as well as providing guidance and leadership to lower level accounting staff and serving as a liaison to internal and external customers. Specific job duties may vary depending on assignment.Job Roles* Communicates effectively with both internal and external customers, following up on questions and discrepancies. Acts as a liaison between Accounting and internal customers.* Conducts in-depth analysis, reviews and audits of assigned programs, processes, or accounting functions (such as payroll, A/P, Grant, etc.). Reviews and analyzes financial reports to identify errors, misstatements, or unrecorded transactions. Maintains documentation and resolves identified issues promptly and correctly. Guides lower level staff on issue resolution and liaisons with internal departments and external customers in identifying, researching, and resolving discrepancies and issues.* Coordinates external audits. Prepares schedules for audits. Serves as a liaison with internal customers and external auditors/customers for audits. Researches and prepares materials for audits.* Gathers and compiles data from a variety of sources. Prepares, distributes, and maintains a variety of periodic and ad-hoc reports. Reviews and analyzes reports to identify errors, misstatements or unrecorded transactions. Implements prompt and proper corrections.* Performs other duties as assigned.* Prepares journal, payroll, and/or general ledger entries, maintaining documentation and ensuring timely payments/remittances are made. Ensures adherence to all state and federal rules and regulations, as well as departmental standards. Reviews entries by lower level staff for accuracy and timeliness.* Provides high-level support to specific accounting functions, which may include budget preparation, grant management, budget proposals, and the utilization of resources.Education/Certifications/Licenses/Registrations* 3 years of specific functional accounting experience may be required depending on assignment (i.e., Grant Accounting, Payroll, Budgets, etc.).* 5 years of Accounting experience required. Healthcare experience strongly preferred.* Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required.* Or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the skills, knowledge and ability to perform the essential job duties, and which meets any required state or federal certification requirements.Experience/Specialized skills (including Language)* Ability to accurately complete data entry at relatively high speed, including 10-key by touch.* Ability to work well in both a team-based environment and independently.* Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.* Exceptional knowledge of the processes and practices regarding budgets, grant proposals, and program management.* Exceptional knowledge of the processes, practices, and procedures relating to the accounting function.* Intermediate interpersonal and customer service skills.* Intermediate organizational skills and attention to detail.* Intermediate skills in computer applications and software, especially MS Excel.* Intermediate skills in mathematics.* Intermediate written and verbal communication skills.Physical Requirements/Working EnvironmentBending (neck): OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Bending (waist): RARELY (0-1 HRS)Carrying 0 - 10 lbs: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Carrying 11 - 25 lbs: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Carrying 25 - 50 lbs: NEVERCarrying 51 - 75 lbs: NEVERCarrying 75 lbs: NEVERClimbing (ladder): NEVERClimbing (stairs): RARELY (0-1 HRS)Driving: To drive from one clinic or another, or in the community: NEVERExposure to blood borne pathogens and biohazards: NOExposure to dust, gas, fumes, or chemicals: Office supplies.Fine manipulation: CONSTANTLY (6+ HRS)Kneeling: NEVERLifting 0 - 10 lbs: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Lifting 11 - 25 lbs: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Lifting 25 - 50 lbs: NEVERLifting 51 - 75 lbs: NEVERLifting over 75 lbs: NEVERPower Grasping: RARELY (0-1 HRS)Pulling 0 - 10 lbs: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Pulling 11 - 25 lbs: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Pulling 25 - 50 lbs: NEVERPulling 51 - 75 lbs: NEVERPulling over 75 lbs: NEVERPushing 0 - 10 lbs: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Pushing 11 - 25 lbs: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Pushing 25 - 50 lbs: NEVERPushing 51 - 75 lbs: NEVERPushing over 75 lbs: NEVERReaching (above shoulder level): OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Reaching (below shoulder level): OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Repetitive use of hand: CONSTANTLY (6+ HRS)Simple Grasping: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Sitting: CONSTANTLY (6+ HRS)Standing: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Twisting: NEVERUse of Personal Protective Equipment: NOWalking: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Working around equipment and machinery: Office equipmentAges of Patients Served: N/AIn the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the base range for this position, exclusive of fringe benefits or potential bonuses.64,480.00 - 85,973.33If you are hired at Family Health Centers of San Diego, your final base salary compensation will be determined based on factors such as geographic location, jurisdictional requirements, skills, education, and/or experience. In addition to these factors - we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as a part of any final offer. Please keep in mind that the range mentioned above is what we reasonably expect to pay for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be typical in order to allow for future and continued salary growth. We also offer a generous compensation and benefits package (more information on our benefits offerings is available here: FHCSD Wellness - Employee Hub (

Keywords: Family Health Centers of San Diego, Inc., San Diego , Accounts Payable Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , San Diego, California

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