Reporting directly to the Manager Accounting -- Fixed Assets, the Accountant will work closely with departments across Vanderbilt University Medical Center to review, record, and report on the acquisition and disposal of fixed assets. This position will have responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, ensuring equipment requisitions meet VUMC's capitalization policy, preparing monthly journal entries, reconciling fixed asset subledger records, and facilitating a biennial equipment inventory. A vital aspect of this role is providing high quality service and support to various fixed asset stakeholders across VUMC. The successful candidate will possess intermediate accounting knowledge, strong interpersonal and group problem solving skills, and a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Analytical, problem-solving, and mathematical skills will be needed for completing certain tasks.
- Minimum 1 year of relevant experience and/or Master of Accountancy (MAcc) degree
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting
- Intermediate Microsoft Excel experience
- Business Objects or Business Intelligence system experience
- Microsoft Access experience
- CPA or intent to pursue licensure
Additional Information: Analyzes data and prepares financial statements and reports requiring the application and use of concepts, theories, principles, practices, and terminology of accounting, under appropriate guidance. Understands applicable regulations, policies and procedures.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.