University of Utah Health Financial Reporting Accountant in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position performs professional accounting work and is responsible for the management of a set of accounts and assists in the preparation of financial statements and reports on University-wide accounting systems. This position exercises some judgment in maintaining accounting procedures and the preparation of statements and reports. The sucessful candidate will have a strong accounting background and also have experience with financial analysis.


  • Establishes and maintains departmental accounting procedures; makes recommendations on the implementation of accounting system revisions to increase efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly and interim financial reports which includes preparation of journal entries, reconciliations of accounts, assisting in the preparation of financial statements for individual entities and consolidated enterprise reports.

  • Ensures company accounting procedures conform to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

  • Responsible for developing and implementing process improvement initiatives relating to accounting and financial reporting.

  • Functions as an internal business partner to operations and provides assistance to managers, directors and other users of financial information.

  • Assists with periodic reviews, year-end audits and compliance activities in support of external auditors and the internal finance operation.

  • Special projects as requested.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of established accounting principles and practices; spreadsheet and database skills; analytical, problem solving, human relations and effective communication skills required.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance or related field.

  • Two years of experience in Accounting or related area.

Qualifications (Preferred)

  • Accounting Systems/Database experience.

  • Financial Analysis or Ad hoc reporting experience.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.We are University of Utah Health.

Physical Requirements

Listening, Manual Dexterity, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking

Requisition Number 26573

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule M-F, 8-5

Location Name Business Services Building

Patient Care? No


State UT


Category Accounting/Finance

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.