Staff Accountant

Position: Staff Accountant

Job ID: 143387

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Staff Accountant – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you will be responsible for summarizing the financial position of the IDS by recording and analyzing transactions affecting accounts in the general ledger and preparing relevant reports for management.

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Responsibilities :

  • Prepare monthly closing entries and submit to supervisor for review by established departmental closing deadlines
  • Review IDS financials with GL Manager and other executives, preparing and submitting necessary adjustments or accruals within appropriate closing cycles
  • Review accounts with manager and audit team, recording any necessary adjustments and working to minimize the potential for any year-end adjustments
  • Work with GL Manager, the Treasurer, management, and executive team resolving questions or discrepancies in the general ledger, analyzing any problems arising in the reports provided and assisting in the development of useful reporting
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of assigned general ledger accounts, submitting to supervisor for review
  • Compile reconciliations for annual audits, including financial and regulatory audits
  • Prepare any necessary variance summaries of significant balance fluctuations, working with GL Manager to determine necessary reporting


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or other financial field of study
  • Professional presence and strong work ethic
  • Commitment to supporting the mission of creating a healthier future for children and women
  • Willingness and ability to learn, help us improve, and develop your own professional skill set
  • Demonstrated history of achievement and success

**Candidates with additional qualifications, such as a Master’s degree, CPA certification or qualification, and work experience with a Big 4 accounting firm are highly encouraged to apply**

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