Providence Health & Services Accountant in Renton, Washington


Providence is calling an Accountant to Providence Health & Services in Renton, WA.

We are seeking an Accountant to perform a wide variety of recurring routine accounting functions requiring understanding and application of fundamental accounting principles and practices.

In this position you will:

  • Work on the monthly general ledger closing process via preparation of accounting journal entries, performing basic analysis of accounts and accruals, and posting journal entries into the system; be responsible for small to medium Entities with proper manager review of work.

  • Prepare monthly reconciliation for assigned accounts including research and preparing any correcting entries for approval and posting.

  • Maintain professional growth and development through continuing education, participation in trainings and professional associations and other activities to keep abreast of current technology and organization practices.

  • Participate in unit/department performance improvement activities to ensure the development and implementation of processes that support quality service and effective work performance.

  • Participate in all mandatory staff meetings and training programs to ensure continued understanding of all departmental policies, procedures and performance improvement programs and processes.

  • Maintain accounting records in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, Providence Health & Services Technical Accounting Bulletins, system and regional financial policies and procedures, and ensure compliance with federal, state and other regulatory agencies.

  • Maintain confidentiality of records, patient, employee or medical center information at all times; ensure all information and conversations regarding patients are secured from general public access; perform other duties as assigned.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Equivalent of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business.

  • Three (3) years of accounting experience, including experience in general ledger accounting work.

  • Proficient in use of computers, including MS Excel, Outlook, and Word.

  • Basic knowledge of MS Access or other databases.

  • General understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • BA in Accounting, Business or related field.

  • Three (3) years of healthcare, not-for-profit, or position specific experience (e.g., grants, foundations, corporate accounting, treasury).

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Finance & Accounting

Location: Washington-Renton

Req ID: 140484