• Accountant I

    Company : Name Ecumen Shoreview Home Office
    ID 2018-13313
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(9/28/2018 1:22 PM)
    Accounting, Finance, Business Office
  • Overview

    Want to work for a company that cares? Put your passion for serving others to work at Ecumen!


    We’re hiring an Accountant to work on our corporate Finance & Accounting team in Shoreview, MN. You’ll enjoy a business-casual environment, employee gardens, flexible work schedule, volunteer options and career growth opportunities. Our benefits package is very competitive, including great 401K matching and health savings account (HSA) programs.


    Ecumen is over 150 years old and one of Minnesota’s Top 5 non-profit providers of senior housing and aging services. This year, we’re happy to celebrate our 10th year as a “Best Place to Work.”


    Every employee at Ecumen has the opportunity to empower older adults to lead fulfilling lives. Join us as we envision a world without Ageism!


    The Accountant I is responsible for financial statement preparation, comparison of actual financial results to the budget, assistance in the budget preparation and external audit work paper preparation for assigned Ecumen owned and managed sites.


    Essential job responsibilities include:


    1. Prepare and analyze financial statements for entities owned and managed by Ecumen.

    2. Ensure accounts are reconciled and reconciling items are resolved in a timely manner.

    3. Partner with site leaders and business office staff to coordinate and complete the month end close of the billing system.

    4. Provide customer services to off-site staff by assisting with questions and concerns.

    5. Assist assigned sites in the preparation of the annual budget including reviewing the proposed budget for reasonableness, and verifying the budget has been loaded into the business system properly.

    6. Monitor actual financial results against budgeted results and notify management of significant variances or spending trends in a timely manner.

    7. Prepare work papers and provide information that supports the annual financial audits.


    Accountant I

    Minimum Required Qualifications


    • Education and Relevant Experience: Associates degree in Accounting or related field with 2 years of related experience OR HS/GED with 5 years of related experience OR Bachelor’s Degree w/o work experience
    • Ability to communicate effectively
    • Other knowledge, skills and abilities:
      • Microsoft Excel and Word Experience
      • Experience with using enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and related technologies


    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.


    We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.


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