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Senior Staff Accountant


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About FCHC:

Since 1976, Florida Community Health Centers, Inc. (FCHC) has been a health care leader in Florida. We provide comprehensive primary and specialty health care and patient support services through a network of Centers surrounding Lake Okeechobee and across Florida’s Treasure Coast. Our mission is to ensure that everyone in our communities has access to culturally competent, high-quality health care that they can afford. FCHC has locations in Clewiston, Moore Haven, Okeechobee, Fort Pierce, Port St. Lucie, Stuart, Indiantown, Pahokee and West Palm Beach. FCHC’s Corporate Office is centrally located in West Palm Beach, Florida. FCHC has multiple staff members who speak Spanish and Creole, and translation is available for other languages as needed. FCHC has created a “one-stop shop” for patients–providing Pediatric and Adult Primary Care, Dental, OB/GYN and Women’s Health, Infectious Disease, Behavioral Health, Pharmacy, chronic disease education and care management, referral assistance, benefit enrollment assistance and coordination, and telehealth services. Our patients benefit from a “medical home” model, where they may access our extensive array of health care clinicians and services in an atmosphere where they are treated with respect, care, and concern.


The Mission of Florida Community Health Centers, Inc. (FCHC) is to provide accessible, cost-effective, high-quality, comprehensive health care to all persons in our communities.


Florida Community Health Centers, Inc. (FCHC) will maintain strong leadership in, and advocate for, the provision of health care services.

FCHC will foster and promote collaborative relationships and will develop partnerships with local, state, and federal public health service agencies and the community in general, to enhance the quality of delivery systems for comprehensive health care. FCHC will be an employer of choice and will demonstrate excellence with a highly trained staff and governing board.


FCHC values Integrity, Compassion, Commitment to serving others (external and internal to the organization), Innovation, Effectiveness (cost and outcome), Efficiency, being Mission-driven, Commitment to serving others internal to organization and Commitment to Excellence.

Position Summary: The Senior Staff Accountant assists the Assistant Controller, Director of Finance/Controller and CFO in maintaining detailed and accurate financial reports and procedures. This includes a variety of routine and non‐ routine accounting functions with significant focus on the general ledger. This position is also responsible for supporting the Controller in key activities such as Month‐ End close, Fixed Assets, Account Reconciliations and Audits.


  • Maintain journal entry log and prepares all journal entries both monthly standard and manual entries, ensure all reversing entries occur and obtain approval from Controller. Review cash deposits and prepare cash receipt journal entries.
  • Verify the accuracy of journal entry input, correct, balance and post to the general ledger.
  • Maintain detail and perform monthly reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts for availability to outside auditors and internal review, and control of posting and accuracy of those accounts. Review monthly Trial Balance for accuracy and unusual account balances.
  • Maintain detail of capital assets and depreciation schedules. Ensure accuracy of general ledger and subsidiary ledger balances for capital assets, accumulated depreciation and depreciation expense. Assist in the fiscal year‐end property count and reconciliation.
  • Ensure the accuracy of financial statements to include trial balance, consolidated financial and statements by location and schedules on a monthly basis, and close that month in the computer system.
  • Journalize monthly contract billings. Review trial balance to ensure payment is received on a timely basis. Assist in the review of contract renewals and budget preparation for changes in terms or services. Ensure 100% utilization of contract
  • Prepare, ensure accuracy and distribute detailed financial reports for Patient Accounting, Center Manager, and Senior Management review.
  • Prepare and maintain detailed reconciliation of self‐insurance expenses and claims.
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned by the Assistant Controller.
  • Assist in completion of Unclaimed refunds report, audit and tax work‐paper packages, and annual Tangible Tax reports.
  • Assist in preparation of financial forecasts and budget.
  • Backup Staff Accountant with duties.
  • Performs accounts payable and payroll duties in the absence of the A/P Coordinator.
  • Performs special projects and financial analysis, as requested by Assistant Controller


Minimum Requirements (experience, training, and education): To effectively fulfill this position, candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • B.S Degree in Accounting or Finance, or related field.
  • One to three years of General Ledger and Journal Entries experience (preferably in the health care environment).
  • Strong understanding of debits/credits and accounting principles SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Intermediate‐advanced level of Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics GP is preferable.
  • Attention to detail requiring a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent organization skills with attention to detail.

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