St. Joseph Health Accountant in Lubbock, Texas

Job Summary:Perform duties related to the maintenance of financial information and systems, development of financial reports, coordination of financial activities and variety of other financial functions. Requires independent judgment and decision making within boundaries established by management.Essential Functions:1.Update and Maintain General Ledger System Preparation and posting of journal entries Prepare financial reporting information for local and corporate ministries2.Perform Routine Duties Reconcile Bank/Balance Sheet Accounts3.Non-Routine/Seasonal Projects Respond to request from External and Internal Auditors Respond to requests from internal customers Provide support for preparation of tax returns, cost reporting, and budgetingMinimum Position Qualifications:Education: Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance (with at least 6 hours of Intermediate Accounting courses completedExperience: 3 year experience in AccountingPreferred Position Qualifications:Master Degree in AccountingCertified Public Accountant4 or more years experience in Accounting1 or more years experience in health care

Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.