DATE POSTED: 03/08/2023

JOB TITLE:  Accountant V


POSITION STATUS: Permanent/Full-Time

LOCATION:  Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC), Corporate, Honolulu, HI

SALARY RANGE: Negotiable (SR-24; BU: 13)

JOB DUTIES:  The Finance Department directs the financial activities of the Corporation in coordination with the hospitals; develops policies and procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of financial management; provides direction to accounting and fiscal staff and prepares the biennium and supplemental budgets for the Corporation and its hospitals.

The Accountant V performs professional accounting activities such as analyzing fiscal data; maintaining the general ledger accounting records; maintaining the accounts payable function by processing, paying and recording vendor invoices; fixed assets module maintenance,  assist in processing payroll in coordination with HR and the Administrative Services Officer; assist in the lease financing process in coordination with VP & CFO and Controller; assist in the Corporate Office budgeting process; assist in systems implementation of any accounting software and new GASB pronouncements; and assists in monitoring State of Hawaii required reporting.

THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS ARE: Applicants must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated; the required education and experiences may not be gained concurrently. In addition, qualifying work experiences are based on a 40-hour work week.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with at least 12 semester credit hours in accounting and/or auditing subjects.  Relevant substitutions allowed.

EXPERIENCE: Three and one-half (3 ½) years of progressively responsible professional accounting.  Experience processing of transactions for the general ledger, accounts payable, and fixed assets is desired.

CERTIFICATION:  None required.

LICENSURE:  A State of Hawaii driver’s license is required.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and techniques of accounting, and the ability to devise and modify accounting methods, techniques and procedures, and to gather and analyze facts and draw sound conclusions therefrom. Knowledge and experience in Microsoft Excel and Word.

Ability to apply various accounting methods, techniques and procedures; learn and apply pertinent laws, rules and regulations applicable to the assigned department; deal effectively with people; detect errors and correct inconsistencies in accounting records and operate adding and calculating machines and computer.

Ability to communicate in writing and verbally, and develops and maintains effective working relationships with executive management and others.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be physically able to perform, efficiently and effectively, the essential duties of the position which typically require the ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters, glasses permitted, and the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, or the ability to compensate satisfactorily.  Disabilities in these or other areas will not automatically result in disqualification.  Those applicants who demonstrate that they are capable of performing the essential functions of the position will not be disqualified under this section. The position requires a Hawaii driver’s license.

All Hawaii Health Systems Corporation are Nicotine Free

An Equal Opportunity Employer


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