General Accountant

Full Time
Day Shift 
8am-5pm, Mon-Fri

Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center dedicates itself to providing quality health services that meet the needs of its communities. Ranked #2 in the state and #1 in the Columbia metro area by U.S. News & World Report, Lexington Medical Center is the only hospital named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina.

The 607-bed teaching hospital anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs more than 8,000 health care professionals. The network includes a cardiovascular program recognized by the American College of Cardiology as South Carolina’s first HeartCARE CenterTM and an accredited Cancer Center of Excellence affiliated with MUSC Hollings Cancer Center for research and education. The network also features an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and nearly 80 physician practices.  Its postgraduate medical education programs include family medicine and transitional year.





Job Summary

Responsible for monitoring and maintaining general ledger accounts and records for all facilities.

Minimum Qualifications

•Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
•Minimum Years of Experience: None
•Substitutable Education & Experience: Candidates actively pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics will be considered and must obtain eligible Bachelor's Degree within one year of hire into position. 
•Required Certifications/Licensure: None
•Required Training:  Experience and knowledge of computerized accounting systems

Essential Functions

  • Prepare all journal entries necessary to record the transactions of the Facilities.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly financial statements of the Facilities.
  • Reconcile all accounts receivable detail records to the general ledger control accounts monthly for all the Facilities.
  • Prepare and record all allowances to revenue for the Facilities.  Analyze allowance percentages and adjust as circumstances dictate.
  • Record all intracompany allocations between the Facilities and other units of the Organization.
  • Act as a financial adviser to operating management of Facilities.  Research questions on financial data and provide answers required for effective monthly financial analysis.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist operating management of the Facilities in preparation of the annual operating budget.
  • As developments occur or significant concerns arise, advise and update supervisor and other personnel as appropriate.
  • Maintain an optimistic and professional image and exhibit excellent customer relations to patients, visitors,  physicians, and co-workers.  Show courtesy, compassion, and respect.  Conform to service excellence policy and "House Rules."
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by authorized personnel, or as required in an emergency (i.e., fire or disaster).
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina