General Ledger Accountant
Company: Horizon Behavioral Health
Posted on: July 7, 2019
Earliest Available Start Date: June 10th, 2019
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours per week), Monday through Friday, 8:30
a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Lynchburg, VA 24501
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field from an
Three years of general ledger accounting experience is required or
an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides
the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
The General Ledger Accountant is responsible for all accounting
functions and tasks related to Horizon's general ledger system,
including preparing journal entries, reconciling financial
statements and accounts, and ensuring data accuracy. The General
Ledger Accountant performs a variety of routine and non-routine
accounting functions with significant focus on General Ledger
accounting. This position is also responsible for key activities
such as Month-End Year-End close, Account Reconciliations and Audit
Maintain general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries for
accruals and variances.
Reconcile general ledger accounts and revenue accounts.
Perform month-end account closing activities and
Generate and distribute account management reports on monthly
Provide appropriate accounting information to customers when
Assist various departments in accounting issues and queries.
Review financial reports to identify and explain variances.
Follow documentation retention policy to maintain accounting
Prepare cash flow statements and resolve outstanding balancing
Adhere to standard accounting principles and company
Perform accounting analyses and reporting to support
Work with external auditors to provide information/documentation
and journal entry support as requested. Prepare audit work papers
for assigned areas of responsibility. Coordinate and prepare
responses to auditors.
Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and
Strong technical accounting background.
Advanced Excel and database skills.
Excellent analytical skills and ability to resolve complex problems
with multiple variables.
Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Strong skills in working with expenses, accounting and ability to
Must be a strong team player, highly motivated and able to work
under pressure during peak periods.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including
ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout the
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions
from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and
statistical difference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry
Ability to analyze budgetary workflow procedures and develop and
implement improvements to ensure accuracy and efficiency as
Required to travel to different Horizon worksites during the day
based on operational needs or to provide support at other
locations. Regular attendance at trainings and Horizon meetings may
require travel to a variety of Horizon sites.
Willing and available to work modified schedules (weekends,
holiday, etc.) if needed.
Horizon Behavioral Health is seeking a General Ledger Accountant to
serve in our Finance Department. Horizon is the premier behavioral
healthcare provider in Central Virginia, serving the City of
Lynchburg and four surrounding counties for 50 years. Horizon
provides clinical services to more than 20,000 adults, children and
families, including mental health, substance use and intellectual
We offer a generous benefit package that includes participation in
the Virginia Retirement System; life, health, dental, and vision
insurance; annual leave, sick leave and paid holidays. In addition,
Horizon locations are approved NHSC sites, as well as qualified for
PSLF (loan forgiveness).
Horizon is located in central Virginia in the foothills of the Blue
Ridge Mountains. Outdoor enthusiasts will find endless
opportunities for adventure, entertainment and family friendly
activities. Discover historic sites and an abundance of
recreational and cultural opportunities, shopping, dining and first
To apply - visit our online career center at www.HorizonBH.org
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