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Entry Level Accountant - (235881)

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Entry Level Accountant - (235881)

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UHS Corporate Office
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA 19406 US (Primary)
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Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. 

If you are a recent graduate looking for an opportunity in accounting or finance who is motivated and interested in learning about healthcare and financial systems, consider joining this dynamic team of like-minded professionals located at the corporate office in King of Prussia, PA.  We are a team-centered department that is responsible for a large number of tasks which you will be exposed to with training being completed by our experienced staff.

This position participates in a variety of tasks on a monthly basis.  The primary function of this position is to work with the decision support system.  The decision support application allows end-users to analyze the cost, expected revenue, and profitability for services at UHS acute care hospitals.  The accountant performs many of the tasks related to calculating costs on a monthly basis.  The accountant also loads month-end General Ledger and payroll information and appropriately costs patient activity, reconciles data back to a source system, and maintains the appropriate costing structure by building new departments, accounts, and payroll codes.  This position will also be involved in reporting from the decision support tool including routine analyses, ad hoc reporting, and special projects as assigned for internal and external users.

Essential Job Duties

  • Load month-end General Ledger information and appropriately costs patient activity, reconciles data back to a source system, and maintains the appropriate costing structure by building new departments, accounts, and payroll codes.
  • Performs system maintenance (i.e. building new structure for cost centers, accounts, job codes and charge activity codes).
Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree required with 0 -3 years' experience preferred.

  • Understands basic cost accounting concepts.
  • Strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office suite, including strong Excel and Access knowledge.

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance and 401k. 

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc. 

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means. 

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