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Logan Health Accountant in Kalispell, Montana

Job Description Summary:

This position performs accounting functions for Logan Health (LH) and related entities. Accounting duties may include; provider dashboard preparation, hospital and practice accounting, budgeting and strategic planning, productivity reporting, month-end accounting close processes, external audit support, financial statement preparation and analytical review. This position must maintain strict confidentiality regarding patients, employees, business records, and other work-related activities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.

  • CPA license or CPA candidate preferred.

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ accounting experience required. Experience to include, but not limited to; financial statement knowledge and understanding; spreadsheet preparation, etc..

  • Hospital accounting experience preferred.

  • Possess and maintain computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office and proficiency in Excel required. Meditech experience preferred.

  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, a self-starter, possess critical thinking skills and be able to set priorities and function as part of a team as well as independently.

  • Commitment to working in a team environment and maintaining confidentiality as needed.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.

Job Specific Duties:

  • Oversees operating budget process for assigned area(s). Ensures manager(s) adhere to budget timeline. Reviews budget packet with manager(s), which includes assumptions, historical financial data, department staffing data and statistics.

  • Educates manager(s) regarding available tools to assist with budget preparation. Directs manager(s) in preparation of revenue, contractual terms, depreciation, interest and other expenses that require additional information and knowledge.

  • Reviews completed budget with manager(s) to ensure completeness and accuracy. Prepares manager(s) for review with dyad Director, respective Administrator and Chief Financial Officer (CFIO).

  • Conducts operational analysis, and develops and implements turnaround initiatives. Assists department manager(s) with questions from leadership concerning variances.

  • Educates manager(s) on productivity reports and tools available to assist with variance explanations. Leads manager(s) investigation of variances from budget, prior year and benchmark data as applicable.

  • Encourages manager(s) to be proactive in investigating and implementing turnaround staff changes where required. Assists manager(s) with variance explanations to Director. Directs variance-reporting process for assigned area(s).

  • Processes and analyzes monthly activity and prepares detailed spreadsheets for journal entries for assigned area(s).

  • Prepares provider pay requests in accordance with employment agreements.

  • Performs general ledger account reconciliations. Maintains and ensures appropriate support documentation and records accompany entries and reconciliations of the general ledger for manager review.

  • Cross trains and provides backup support for other team members. Assists manager and other team members, CFIO, and other personnel with projects as needed. Assists with ad hoc reporting and analysis as directed by leadership.

The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.

Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.


Day Shift - 8 Hours (United States of America)

Schedule Details:

Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.


Logan Health operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.

Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements

If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:

  • Criminal background check

  • Reference checks

  • Drug Screening

  • Health and Immunizations Screening

  • Physical Demand Review/Screening

Equal Opportunity Employer

Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.

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The amazing providers, employees, and volunteers at Logan Health gift this organization with their innovation, knowledge, and compassion. Together, we're connecting our community to trusted, quality care and helping to improve lives every day.

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