Sr Accountant:

Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Req ID: 17622

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Reporting directly to the CTFM Finance Manager (Accounting Unit) this position will be responsible for overseeing the month end process, Payment Management Process, Complex Industry Study, Sponsored Project Invoicing, Study Close outs, Financial Reporting and Reconciliations, and assisting team with miscellaneous invoicing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures.
  • Perform analysis of monthly of revenue and expenses and ensure that they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations
  • Assist with financial analysis where needed
  • Assume responsibility for the financial reporting and assisting with audit
  • Ensure payments and postings to Hospital Billing, Professional Billing and other entities are made timely and accurately.
  • Charges to grant/sponsor accounts for activities performed at CHOP are posted accurately and timely.
  • Validate and assist with verification of all aspects of postings.
  •  Ensure that follow up with Sponsors is completed as to reduce accounts receivable.
  • Oversee the correcting of prior posting errors that have occurred.
  • Provide management with monthly metrics on revenue, invoicing activity and accounts receivable.
  • Monitor accuracy of study Lawson account numbers and list of contacts for payment approvals and follow up.
  • Prepare monthly work assignments for CTFM Accountants.  Monitor invoicing and receivables activity performed by accountants.  Prepare monthly reports of invoicing activity, revenue generated and outstanding receivables by each accountant.
  • Training and mentoring junior accountants.
  • Regulate internal controls.
  • Other projects as assigned.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)


Grant/Sponsor Closeouts

  • Completion of report of expenditures by required sponsor/internal deadline
  • All salaries charged to closing industry sponsored studies reconcile to GM templates
  • All non personnel expenditures are accurately and appropriately charged to grants
  • All expenses are charged to the correct grant year
  • Contacting subcontractees in order to obtain their final invoices before financial report due dates
  • Coordinate all collected data and work with Business Manager to complete the final report of expenditures
  • Submit reports of expenditures by funding agencies' required deadline

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Grant Closeouts and Reconciliation.

  • Monthly, outstanding items for grants previously closed must be reconciled
  • Detail of Outstanding items must be maintained and available for review by management
  • City, State and Federal Contract Reconciliations completed monthly.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations


Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelors in Accounting

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience: Minimum of 3-4 years of sponsored project accounting.

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Working knowledge of PC, Microsoft, and Lawson.
  • High level of concentration and ability to handle deadlines in pressure situation.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills are required.
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288 

Email:[email protected]



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