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Senior Accountant

Full Time - 40 Hours
Day Shift 
8am-5pm M-F

Pay:  $60750 - $85800 / year

Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 557-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

Job Summary

Responsible for the preparation, analysis, and maintenance of financial reporting and records for Lexington Health Service District, Inc.. Must be able to skillfully analyze, understand, explain, and apply accounting principles, techniques, and procedures in the work performed. Must be able to independently analyze functions within the organization to determine financial impact.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Master’s Degree in Business or Accounting
Minimum Years of Experience: 4 Years of experience as a staff accountant
Substitutable Education & Experience: Master's Degree in Business or Accounting can be substituted for a CPA
Required Certifications/Licensure: None
Required Training: Experience and knowledge of computerized accounting systems.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate with Physician offices, Lexmed Inc., LMC Foundation and Community Medical Centers regarding Accounting issues.
  • Prepare and process journal entries necessary to record financial and statistical transactions prior to month end deadlines.
  • Analyzes and reconciles assigned general ledger accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Perform detailed analysis of revenue and report on trends.
  • Review allowance calculations to ensure reserves are accurate and appropriate.
  • Prepare quarterly bond reports.
  • Prepare consolidated financial statements.
  • Assist with compilation/preparation of hospital’s annual operating budget.
  • Complete special projects or research various issues to assist management to determine the financial impact.  Complete surveys from inside and outside sources
  • Maintain current summary of investments and related transactions. Alert VP Finance and Director when investments are due to mature.  Update trend analysis for current rates quoted.  Provide appropriate data on investment transactions for cash flow statements.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with designing and preparing ad hoc general ledger reports and statements. 
  • Perform a variety of duties related to PHS, LMC Foundation & Lexmed.
  • Assist in closing and prepare reports and financial statements monthly and annually.
  • Work closely with external auditors in appropriate area of their work.
  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in service meetings and workshops.
  • As developments occur or significant concerns arise, advise and update the Accounting Manager, Director and other appropriate personnel. Responsible for recommending improvements, adaptations or revisions in the accounting system or procedures. 
  • 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."
  • Performs all other duties as  assigned by authorized personnel, or as required in an emergency (i.e., fire or disaster).
  • Research emerging FASB, GASB and tax issues.
  • Prepare or review tax returns.
  • 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