Locatedin Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching,discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who cometo work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place whereyour expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilitieschallenged. It is a place where your diversity â of culture, thinking, learningand leading â is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know theyare part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride intheir work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbiltâs mission is to advancehealth and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, andresearch.
Â·VICTR is Vanderbilt's virtualhome for clinical and translational research. Supported by theVanderbilt University Medical Center's Office of Research and the NIH sponsoredClinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), the mission of theinstitute is to transform the way ideas and research discoveries maketheir way from origin to patient care. This is accomplishedusing a multi-faceted approach: through collaboration with a wide variety ofresearch partners; by training, nurturing and rewarding participatingresearchers; by funding research; by developing new and innovative ways toinvolve the community in research; by developing new informatics andbiostatistical systems; and by making available the latest technologies andsound research results affecting patient care.For more information,please visit:https://victr.vanderbilt.edu/pub/index.html
Â·In your rewarding role as Accounting AssistantIV, you will perform a variety of accounting tasks involved in maintainingfinancial records and processing related data; prepare budget proposals;monitor, verify and reconcile accounts in a varied and highly complexenvironment exercising a high degree of judgment in selecting and applyingguidelines and policy. Many of your duties will involve access and use ofconfidential information.
KEY PERFORMANCE ELEMENTS
1.Review and approve documents to verify thevalidity of complicated transactions and the availability of funds and toassure that all necessary information is present.
Â·Identify and correct errors in documentswhere discrepancies require complex corrections
Â·Make document coding determinations
Â·Use Vanderbilt accounting standards and allapplicable Financial Management guidelines
2.Prepare and review financial and/orstatistical statements and reports
Â·Perform a variety of accounting tasks involvedin maintaining financial records and processing related data such as invoices,vouchers and other documents
Â·Monitor and reconcile accounts with financialstatements
Â·Trace non-routine transactions and reconcileaccounts requiring judgment and broad knowledge of accounting procedures
Â·Maintain interface with departmental and VUMCpersonnel to obtain and provide information to verify or support financialrecords and ensure compliance with established VUMC policies and procedures
Â·Prepare correspondence and answer inquiriesregarding accounting information as required.
Â·Compile financial information and preparefinancial reports and statements reflecting various data for utilization byleadership
Â·Prepare various financial and accounting formsand logs
Â·Use VUMC accounting standards consistentwith Financial Management formatting standards and completed in a timely mannerbased on Financial Management guidelines
3.Create spreadsheets independently or withminimal supervision as needed by the project
Â·Use intermediate Excel skills to createaccurate spreadsheets
Â·Use efficient data collection andintegration processes
4.May handle cash and negotiable instruments
Â·Use Vanderbilt accounting standards for cashprocedures in conjunction with Financial Management and University guidelinesto accurately account for
5 May be assigned administrative tasks and responsibilities
Â·Use clear communication skills
Â·Use good organizational skills
Â·Minimum3 years of relevant experience
Because weare committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, weare proud of our recent accomplishments:
Â·US News & World Report:#1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health CareProvider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (BillWilkerson Center), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked amongthe nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Â·Truven Health Analytics:among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitalsin the U.S.
Â·Becker's Hospital Review:one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals inAmerica"
Â·The Leapfrog Group:grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
Â·National Institutes of Health:among the top 10 grant awardees for medicalresearch in the US
Â·Magnet Recognition Program:Vanderbilt nurses are the only grouphonored in Middle Tennessee
Â·Nashville Business Journal:Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
Â·American Hospital Association:among the 100 "MostWired" medical systems in the US
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of o...ur leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.The mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.