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Providence Health & Services Senior Accounting Analyst in Montana


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Senior Accounting Analyst This position works 100% remotely and is open to candidates residing in Alaska, Washington, Montana, Oregon, or California.

Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

We are seeking a Senior Accounting Analyst to be responsible for financial analysis, application of US GAAP to complex accounting transactions, ensuring consistent application of and compliance with Providence Health & Services Technical Accounting Bulletins and Financial Operating Procedures, monitoring assigned entities to ensure internal controls are in place and functioning effectively, preparing tax return schedules and/or review, participation in financial audit activities, continuous process improvement efforts, and coordination of assigned projects. Primary areas of responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, monthly financial analysis, regulatory reporting, process review and participation in system wide standardization projects, and acting as lead GL Accounting representative on special projects.

In this position you will:

  • Responsible for the coordination, review, and approval of month end related activities for assigned entities. Key activities include reviewing and approving journal entries in compliance with policies, ensuring close activities are completed on time and accurately, compiling and/or reviewing period financial packages, performing analytical procedures designed to detect unusual variations and ensuring errors in financial statements are identified and resolved. Responsible for facilitating close meetings with entity finance staff or equivalent.

  • Take the lead in working directly with other corporate departments (e.g., Shared Services, Accounts Payable, and Payroll), finance staff, and accounting staff to identify, assess, and resolve issues and concerns surrounding transactions flowing to the general ledger as well as improving information flow and accounting processes around these transactions.

  • Review and approve regulatory reporting, including but not limited to, Department of Health, IRS Form 990, Business & Occupation Tax, Use Tax, and other reporting as required.

  • Provide support and guidance to accountants on completing accounting tasks.

  • Provide assistance in matters affecting Finance, including budget preparation, expenditure and revenue tracking and contract compliance.

  • Assist in development and maintenance of policies and procedures related to general accounting functions.

  • Analyze and interpret trends and variances and presents and/or makes recommendations to management.

  • Assist management in assuring policies, procedures, guidelines, and professional standards are followed in an appropriate manner.

  • Maintain professional competency and organizational involvement by participating in continuing education, chapter activities (e.g. HFMA, WSCPA, IMA) and task forces. Carries out professional self-development plan to maintain and update professional skills.

  • Maintain confidentiality of patient, employee or entity information at all times. Ensures all information and conversations regarding patients, employees or entities are secured from general public access, unless otherwise mandated.

  • Participate in all mandatory staff meetings and training programs to ensure continued understanding of all departmental policies, procedures and guidelines.

  • Demonstrate commitment to the philosophy, mission, core values, and goals of Providence Health and Services including the ability to integrate values of justice, respect, compassion, excellence and stewardship into appropriate programs and services.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, or related field

  • 7 years work experience

  • 5 years healthcare or not-for-profit experience or equivalent position specific experience (e.g., grants, foundations, corporate accounting, and treasury)

  • 5 years experience using Lawson or equivalent accounting system and extensive accounting and analysis experience

  • Experience in preparing and presenting financial variance reports

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Relevant Graduate Degree

  • CPA

  • CMA

  • Healthcare finance operations and project coordination experience

  • Technical accounting and process documentation experience

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Financial Analyst

Location: Washington-Renton

Other Location(s): Montana, California, Washington, Oregon, Alaska

Req ID: 301408