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Accountant
NASHVILLE TN 37230
Category: Other
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Accountant
**JOB CODE INFORMATION:**




1. Job Code: 6261

2. Job Stream Description: Professional


**JOB SUMMARY:**

Analyzes data and prepares financial statements and reports requiring the application and use of concepts, theories, principles, practices, and terminology of accounting, under occasional guidance. Understands applicable regulations, policies and procedures.


**KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:**


+ Analyzes and summarizes routine detailed data in order to prepare statistical and financial reports.

+ Verifies and approves proper recording of transactions.

+ Evaluates transactions and recommends proper course of action where discrepancies exist. Analyzes effects of transactions upon account relationships.

+ Completes and maintains reconciliations of transactions and accounts. Prepares complex entries.

+ Formats, designs, and prepares financial reports and schedules.

+ The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.




**TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES:**


_ACCOUNTING REPORTING (INTERMEDIATE):_ - Knowledge of the general financial accounting practices and principles. Able to analyze and interpret financial statements as well as develop reports and present them in a comprehensive and intelligent manner.


_PROBLEM SOLVING (INTERMEDIATE):_ - Uses critical thinking and process improvement i.e. coaches and mentors development of problem statement, describes current state, identifies root causes, creates future state, coaches and mentors development of solutions and action plans with a sustainability plan. Applies appropriate tools to address issues.


_REGULATORY COMPLIANCE (INTERMEDIATE):_ - Demonstrates knowledge of the appropriate rules and regulations and apply them in difficult, stressful and complex situations. Able to interpret and explain rules and regulations that are ambiguous or unclear. Directs others in interpreting rules and regulations on the job and trains others in them.


**CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES:**


+ Team Interaction: Provides informal guidance and support to team members.

+ Breadth of Knowledge: Has expanded knowledge gained through experience within a professional area.

+ Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Analyzes moderately complex problems using technical experience and judgment.

+ Organizational Impact: Executes job responsibilities with the understanding of how output would affect and impact other areas related to own job area/team with occasional guidance.




**CORE CAPABILITIES:**



SUPPORTING COLLEAGUES (P2):




+ - Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge in new areas.

+ - Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships.

+ - Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences.



DELIVERING EXCELLENT SERVICES (P2):




+ - Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them.

+ - Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions.

+ - Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness.



ENSURING HIGH QUALITY (P2):




+ - Performs Excellent Work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly.

+ - Ensures Continuous Improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them.

+ - Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring.



MANAGING RESOURCES EFFECTIVELY (P2):




+ - Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure.

+ - Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area.

+ - Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities.



FOSTERING INNOVATION (P2):




+ - Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches.

+ - Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges.

+ - Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements.


Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 2 years relevant experience


**Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):**




**Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:**




+ Sedentary category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.


**Movement**




+ Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

+ Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

+ Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

+ Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

+ Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

+ Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

+ Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

+ Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

+ Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.

+ Occasional: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.

+ Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

+ Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.


**Sensory**




+ Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

+ Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information

+ Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.


**Environmental Conditions**




**Job** _Accounting and Finance_


**Organization:** _Space & Facilities Plan 10 108605_


**Title:** _Accountant_


**Location:** _TN-Nashville-Crystal Terrace_


**Requisition ID:** _1804803_

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