University of Minnesota Physicians Accountant II - 1.0 FTE in Minneapolis, Minnesota

As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals. The Accountant II performs complex accounting, fiscal, and operational research and analysis to provide financial results and problem solve. The position analyzes financial transactions and reports, extracts and clarifies relevant information, and interprets data to determine past financial performance and/or to project financial probability. The Accountant II records, classifies, and summarizes financial transactions and events in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, produces and develops financial reports, and provides and interprets financial transactions for business decision-makers. Additionally, the position is responsible for cross-functional analyses of business processes and the recording of the payroll personnel into the correct General Ledger departments Duties include, but are not limited to: Participate in and Contribute to Monthly Close Procedures Support contract revenue functions with detailed understanding and execution of the monthly Management Service Agreement Perform monthly variance analysis to budget and forecast, as needed with a focus on contract revenues Conduct other accounting-related research and investigations on an ad-hoc basis Completely understand and document business processes Lead and Assist in Developing Tools and Metrics to Aid in Assessment of Analysis of cash and treasury functions In order to qualify for this role, you must possess: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or closely related field 2+ Years of Accounting or closely related Experience Microsoft Office including strong Excel Excellent communication abilities. The successful individual will possess and exhibit energy, high integrity, and results-orientation Flexibility to work as needed Cooperation in department workload Preferred Qualifications: MBA or other certification Prior healthcare and analyst experience Great Plains and FRx or other ERP software Oracle Business Intelligence, EPM (Hyperion) Adobe Acrobat Professional UMPhysicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement. UMPhysicians is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Military Friendly employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or status as a protected veteran.