The General Accountant 3 performs professional accounting and financial duties for the Health System. Plans, develops and coordinates moderately complex professional financial analysis in an independent manner and uses broad knowledge of general ledger and budgetary systems, accounting, and healthcare financial practices. Prepares financial analyses and reports including variance analysis reports, financial statements, and other ad-hoc financial reports for presenting to various levels of personnel, from departmental staff to senior management. Provides support to improve finance processes.
Acts as a general accounting liaison to various departments on an assortment of multifaceted projects, including system implementations, process designs and redesigns, and financial system training. Prepares workflows and recommendations to assist the organization in improving Health System general accounting recording and reporting.
Apply By Date
10/15/2023; Interviews and recruiting process may occur at any time
Thorough knowledge of accounting function and assignment
Thorough knowledge of financial transactions and financial systems
Thorough knowledge of GAAP theories and practices and analysis of moderate accounting projects
Excellent MS Office including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Visio. Intermediate to advanced skill set in Microsoft Excel, including (but not limited to) Pivots, Sumifs, IFs, and Vlookups
Demonstrated professional level of analytical, statistical and mathematical skills to conduct complex financial analyses
Experience with general ledger accounting transactions
Proven project management skills with the ability to contribute to or lead part of a multi-functional team and to assume responsibility for coordination and completion of complex projects requiring interactions with many individuals
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Ability to apply more advanced accounting concepts in the completion of assignments
CPA license or CPA candidate
Three to five years of accounting experience
Bachelor's degree in Accountancy or related field and/or equivalent experience and training
The General Accounting Department is one of five departments reporting to the Health System Controller.
Salary or Pay Range: $2,272.03 -$4,310.34
Salary Frequency: Biweekly
Salary Grade: 21
Payroll Title: GEN ACCOUNTANT 3
Number of Positions: 2
Appointment Type: Career
Percentage of Time: 100%
Shift Hours: 08
Union Representation: No
Benefits Eligible: Yes
High quality and low-cost medical plans to choose from to fit your family's needs
UC pays for Dental and Vision insurance premiums for you and your family
Extensive Maternity and Paternity Leave Benefits
14 paid Holidays annually
Paid time off
Continuing Education (CE)
Annual Tuition Remission and Discounts for eligible positions
Paid time off for Professional Development Training
Access to free professional development courses and learning opportunities for personal and professional growth
Wellness and on-site Employee Assistance Program including access to free mental health services
Supplemental insurance offered including additional life, disability, short/long term disability, pet insurance and legal coverage
Retirement benefit options including 401k + employer match or Pension, 403B, 475B and Deferred Compensation options for eligible roles
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements. This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
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About University of California Davis Health System
UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.