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Accountant, Foundation Financial Operations - Hybrid

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Job ID: 75465
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Accountant Foundation for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $29.48 – $44.22. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

This role is Hybrid and requires working on-site at least one (1) day per week.

Responsible for a wide range of accounting work requiring critical thinking, knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, treasury management, knowledge of tax laws, and ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with many deadlines. May also include work with system implementations, audit, reporting needs. Performs planning and coordination of complex accounting activities.

The PeaceHealth philanthropy team has been recognized by the Association of Health Care Philanthropy as Overall Revenue High Performer, Overall Productivity High Performer, and Health System High Performer in the 2023 Report on Giving!

What you will enjoy:

  • Reviewing journal entries and reconciling files for standard format and accuracy. Performing complex month-end and year-end processing calculations. Performing high-level accounting assignments. Assignments may include audit work, tax work, software projects, process improvement and efficiency work, or other assignments as needed. Produces and analyzes financial statements and prepares narratives about financial statements results.
  • Ensuring the preparation and publication of monthly financial reporting packages for all Peacehealth foundations, prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Assisting in systems and job training and supervision of staff.
  • Working to increase software functionality and efficiencies in process and standardization.
  • Assisting customers in problem solving and resolution.
  • Coordinating communications with banks and vendors. Assists with needed vendor relationship management.
  • Providing products and services to meet the needs and requirements of internal and external customers.
  • Performing treasury management functions, such as movement of funds between various financial institutions, for proper fund accounting purposes.
  • Documenting processes for all general ledger functions and other accounting functions as needed and directed by Accounting leadership.

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree Accounting or Business Administration or related field.

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in accounting or financial auditing.
  • Not for profit and fund accounting experience.
  • Implementation project experience preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.

  • Certified Public Accountant preferred.

Additional Skills:

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written. Ability to communicate persuasively to financial and non-financial audiences. 
  • Good listening skills and comfortable sharing information and ideas with others. 
  • Accurate and detail oriented. 
  • Ability to bring projects to successful completion on time.
  • Professional skepticism. 
  • Ability to stand firm on ethical and technical matters.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Proactive, takes initiative.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex tasks at one time.
  • Commitment to doing things right the first time. 
  • Broad perspective and understanding of the organization’s interrelationships.
  • Ability to think “outside the box”. 

Working Conditions


  • Consistently operates computer and other office equipment.
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Sedentary work.

Environmental Conditions

  • Predominantly operates in an office environment.


  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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