Staff Accountant I

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

Req ID: 26559

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Under general supervision, the Staff Accountant I performs professional accounting duties for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation and Controlled Affiliates.

Job Responsibilities

Transaction Processing

  • Prepare and understand journal entries.
  • Journal entries are entered into the general ledger system within 5 business days.
  • Review all posted entries into the general ledger to ensure accuracy.
  • Analyze general ledger accounts; reconcile assigned accounts on a monthly basis.   

Internal Control

  • Ensure accurate interfaces (accounts payable, payroll, billing, asset management, etc.).
  • Prepare monthly account and bank reconciliations for assigned accounts within 10 business days.
  • Investigate and correct all variances uncovered during reconciliations.


Annual Audit and Tax filings

  • Support a clean monthly, quarter and annual close. 
  • Support a clean audit and tax process.


Excellent Customer Service

  • Ensure emails and phone calls are responded to within 1 business day.
  • Work professionally with other departments.
  • Assist operations with all accounting and finance needs, such as reporting or training.


Complete annual goals, special projects, and other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelors in Accounting


Required Experience: 0-3 years of accounting experience, hospital preferred.

Additional Technical Requirements
  • Proficient in the use of Excel.
  • Strong analytical & computer 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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Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288




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