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  • Ref: 304469
  • Type: Contract
  • Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Industry: Hospitals
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $30.00/hr - $45.00/hr

Opportunity Description

Our client, a hospital located in Poughkeepsie, NY is hiring for an experienced Accountant. Hours are 8:30a – 5:30p Monday through Friday.  

HumanEdge Perks:

  • Weekly direct deposit
  • Referral bonus program
  • 24/7 support before, during and after your assignment
  • Additional benefits available once qualified

Job Duties

As the Accountant, you will:

  • Direct, verify, approve and/or prepare journal entries for the general ledger.
  • Direct, approve and/or prepare accurate monthly work papers as required for accurate reporting during the year and for the completion of all audits performed by outside agencies.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of work papers and ability to answer all questions that arise regarding the data.
  • Identify & develop opportunities to improve the process that will give management needed financial information quickly and accurately.
  • Participate in the daily cash process and supervise and/or prepare monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Respond timely to Accounts Payable, Payroll and Department Managers, regarding problems and /or questions relating to the financial results. 
  • Review and/or prepare various reports as requested by the Executive VP of Finance, VP of Finance, and Controller.
  • Perform all other duties as directed

Experience & Skills Required


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from an accredited institution.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in PC operations and Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. PC terminal, Software Packages (Excel) and other software (Microsoft Word, etc.).
  • Allscripts accounting products (Fiscal Management, Supply Chain Management, and ERP Report Solutions) preferred