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Accounting Specialist

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE

Purpose of Job

The Accounting Specialist is responsible for the following:

Prepares and distributes daily financial dashboards. Assists with the coordination, maintenance implementation of all Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) transaction sets with customers, and vendors.  Participates in month-end reporting.  Provides back-up support to Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable positions.

Assist with preparing monthly financial reports.

  • Other duties include account reconciliations such as Sales Tax Payable and some clearing accounts.

 /performance/images/collapse_blue.jpg Job Requirements

  • Education
    1. High School Diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D.) required.
    2. College Degree preferred, preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Finance.
  • Experience
    1. 1 – 2 years previous experience in systems maintenance and reporting required.
  • License/Certifications
    1. Must successfully complete Back School, an in-service and demonstration of safe body mechanics, within 90 days of hire, and annually thereafter.
  • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
    1. Skilled in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. required
    2. Knowledge of Epicor Enterprise Resource Planning software.
    3. Skilled in database management required.
    4. Strong verbal communication skills for positive interaction with staff and customers required.
    5. Able to read, write, and comprehend various written reports and documents required.

 /performance/images/collapse_blue.jpg Physical Requirements

  • Weight Demands
    1. Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.
    2. Physical Activity - Not necessary for the position (0%):
      • Climbing
      • Crawling
      • Kneeling
    3. Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
      • Balancing
      • Carrying
      • Crouching
      • Distinguish colors
      • Lifting
      • Pulling/Pushing
      • Standing
      • Stooping/bending
      • Twisting
      • Walking
    4. Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
      • Fingering/Touching
      • Grasping
      • Keyboarding/typing
      • Reaching
      • Repetitive Motions
      • Sitting
      • Speaking/talking
    5. Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
      • Hearing
      • Seeing/Visual
  • Job Hazards

Not Related:

  1. Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
  2. Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
  3. Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
  4. Electrical Shock/Static
  5. Explosives (pressurized gas)
  6. Equipment/Machinery/Tools
  7. Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
  8. Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
  9. Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)


 /performance/images/collapse_blue.jpg Essential Job Functions

  • Essential Functions I

1. Daily dashboard reports

  • Prepare and distribute daily dashboard reports 
  • Review previous day’s sales activity to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Independently research and resolve any discrepancies in a timely manner and identify any documentation issues that need to be communicated and/or escalate

2. Assist with maintaining and implementing new EDI transaction sets.

  • Ensure Customers and vendors transactions move between systems electronically 
  • Troubleshoot any issues that arise
  • Install set-up mapping of new stakeholders

3. Back-up Accounts Receivable

  • Serve as the primary back-up for Accounts Receivable. 
  • Post checks to the receivable system as well as electronically depositing funds into the bank account.
  • Verify dollars posted to customer’s accounts to ensure deposits into the bank account balances.

4. Back-up Accounts Payable

  • Serve as the primary back-up for Accounts Payable. 
  • Post invoices and reconciliation discrepancies from invoices.

5. Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.

  • Reconcile several states’ sales tax payable accounts to ensure tax records are in order. 
  • Troubleshoot any discrepancies between customers and state authorities.

6. Month-end reports

  • Prepare and distribute various month-end reports for customer and vendors  
  • Reports are prepared utilizing excel formatting and sent via email or EDI.

7. Product recalls

  • Notify Purchasing and Distribution mangers and Sales staff of product recall
  • Distribute necessary information to co-workers regarding product recalls

8Participates in annual inventory as assigned

9. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions II

  1. Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.
  2. Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.
  3. Other duties as assigned.
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Date Posted May 13, 2022
Date Closes July 12, 2022
Requisition 23056
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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