Position Summary:

The GL Accountant will work with Kaniksu Community Health (KCH) leadership and administration to provide financial, clerical, and administrative services to ensure efficient, timely and accurate payment of accounts. This position supports the Chief Financial Officer with forecasting revenue, expenditures, and other financial duties in support of KCH business viability.


  • BS Degree in Finance/Accounting
  • 3-5 Years’ experience as a financial analyst, accounts receivable, or general accounting professional.
  • Financial database and relevant software experience required.
  • Expertise in MS Excel as well as creating spreadsheets and using advanced formulas required.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to present financial data using detailed reports and charts.
  • Strategic thinking skills with focus on satisfactory resolution to issue is key.
  • Ability to maintain strict corporate confidentiality, HIPAA compliance, and confidentiality of sensitive financial data required.
  • Expertise of accounts receivable, bookkeeping procedures, and accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements, up to date with accounting laws and regulations.
  • Proven attention to detail and accuracy, ability to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates initiative and innovation in creative problem solving; proposing new ideas; seeking to find efficient and better ways of doing things; recognize and act on opportunities.
  • Requires prioritization of tasks to meet deadlines, good decision making and organization skills.
  • Ability to respond in an appropriate and timely manner to customers, business partners, and employees.
  • Must be able to work on team projects effectively and exchange ideas and opinions to promote mutual respect.
  • Must be able to provide outstanding customer satisfaction when representing the organization in meeting commitments to customers, employees, patients, and vendors.
  • Must be able to ensure that all daily actions and communication are in support of the mission, vision and values of Kaniksu Community Health.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough research of historical financial data
  • Compare anticipated and actual results and identify areas of improvement
  • Review accounting transactions for data accuracy
  • Perform Account reconciliations.
  • Research and resolve payment discrepancies.
  • Process insurance payment adjustments.
  • Complete month-end closing.
  • Prepare accurate financial reports for Board Meetings.
  • Collect data and prepare monthly metrics, post all payments.
  • Consistently exhibits responsiveness to others in the organization at all levels (i.e. returning phone calls, being punctual for meetings, maintaining availability etc.)
  • Responsible for supporting compliance with federal, state and other agency requirements.
  • Maintains professional growth and development
  • Regularly keeps supervisor informed of departmental activities, needs and issues.
  • Responsible for adherence to policy – implementation of policies & procedures; establishing clear performance standards and supporting corporate integration.
  • Performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as apparent or assigned, including mutually agreed upon objectives.