Mental Health Systems, Inc.

  • Program Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-CA-SAN DIEGO
    Req No.
    2018-3195
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Program/Department Description

    Company Description

    Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was founded in 1978 to provide mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in an innovative and cost-effective manner. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms with the values highlighted on the cover of this directory. Our goal is to improve lives and instill hope by using new and creative treatment strategies while respecting time-proven methods of intervention.

    MHS is a Drug-Free workplace therefore all staff must comply with Drug-Free Workplace requirements regarding alcohol and drug use. MHS performs post-offer substance abuse testing on all employees. MHS provides a full range of benefits to regular employees. These benefits include paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, partially paid employee health insurance, flexible spending account, paid employee long-term disability insurance, an MHS funded profit sharing plan, and an individual employee-funded 403(b) plan. Eligibility for benefits is contingent upon employment status. Part-Time employees will receive benefits on a prorated basis.

     

    Program Description

    Program Financial Management supports the program finance function by managing the financial planning, analytics, and cost accounting associated with various projects. 

    Position Description

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Analyzes cost and production data to communicate results to Program Managers and Vice Presidents.  Adjusts projections as necessary.
    • Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; studying proposed changes in methods and production.
    • Develops, reviews, and tracks all program budget information ensuring contract compliance.
    • Responsible for preparing and processing adjusting journal entries when necessary.
    • Creates templates and spreadsheets as necessary to facilitate data collection and accurate data presentation.
    • Produces monthly contract reimbursement claims for submission to contracting authority for payment of contract funds.
    • Responsible for fiscal audit compliance and assisting in the preparation of audit responses.
    • Responds to fiscal questions from program staff, Executive Management, and contracting agency personnel.
    • Develops and maintains effective liaison with assigned contract monitor and Division/Program personnel.
    • Coordinates with MHS Cash Management and funding agency personnel to ensure proper posting of cash receipts and timely payment.
    • Reconciles transactions by comparing and correcting data.

    Education/Experience Requirements

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
    • A minimum of 3 years of financial analysis and/or accounting experience
    • Advanced MS Excel skills, including experience with lookup functions, pivot tables, and macros
    • Basic knowledge of Accounting Information Systems, preferably MS Great Plains
    • Advanced MS Windows-based operating system skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Very organized, with ability to manage various subsequent projects in a fast-paced environment
    • Fundamental knowledge of GAAP and the main elements and drivers of the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows

     

     

     

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