Dignity Health Fixed Asset Accountant in RANCHO CORDOVA, California


Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems, is a 21-state network of 9,000 physicians, 59,000 employees, and more than 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. In FY15, Dignity Health provided $1.7 billion in charitable care and services. For more information, please visit our website at. You can also follow us onand.


Position Summary:

The Fixed Asset Accountant is responsible for maintaining the fixed asset property records of various Dignity Health hospitals and related facilities.


Dignity Health and Sponsoring congregations are committed to furthering the healing ministry of Jesus. Resources are dedicated to: delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable health services; serving and advocating for our sisters and brothers who are poor and disenfranchised; and collaborating with others in the community to improve the quality of life.


  • Accumulates information to prepare accurate and timely journal entries for the general ledger monthly close in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Dignity Health's processes and procedures

  • Prepares monthly balance sheet account reconciliations and account analysis that requires an intermediate knowledge of accounting

  • Generates financial reports that require intermediate to advanced computer skills

  • Works with department supervisors, managers, directors, administrative, and other staff to identify fixed assets and reconcile fixed assets records

  • Gathers, compiles, and reports financial information for various reporting purposes, both internal and external. This may include regulatory filings

  • Major challenges to this position are identifying and resolving problems that arise by understanding the way fixed assets acquisitions and disposals are done and opportunities for improving the efficiency within the organization

  • Functions effectively within a team and participate constructively to produce results in a cooperative way

  • This position has the authority to post routine journal entries as directed, prioritize assigned work load to most efficiently meet deadlines, and work with supervisor to evaluate best practices for analytical review. Incumbent continually seeks to make suggestions, offer solutions and act upon both internal and external customer needs, concerns and priorities


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of direct accounting experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree; equivalent professional experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree

  • GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)

  • Analytical and review skills

  • Accounting concepts and theory

  • Ability to work with and encourage others

  • Ability to work independently while maintaining proactive communication with direct supervisor

  • Knowledgeable in personal computer applications, including intermediate to advanced Excel preferred and general ledger processing software (e.g. Lawson, SAP, etc.)

  • Travel would usually be during normal work hours, although overnight travel may be necessary during a physical fixed asset inventory

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three to Five years of direct accounting experience

  • Healthcare or hospital experience is strongly preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in Accounting or Finance strongly preferred

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Job ID 2017-36726

Employment Type Full Time

Department Accounting

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy Healthcare Sacramento

Shift Day


State/Province CA

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