Experienced Accountant

SCA Health
Birmingham, Alabama
Apr 03, 2024
Apr 12, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
  • Birmingham, Alabama
  • Surgical Care Affiliates
  • Finance
  • Regular
  • Full-time
  • 1
  • USD $58,000.00/Yr.
  • USD $65,000.00/Yr.
  • 32460
Job Description Overview

Today, SCA Health has grown to 11,000 teammates who care for 1 million patients each year and support physician specialists holistically in many aspects of patient care. Together, our teammates create value in specialty care by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering on the quadruple aim of high-quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care.

As part of Optum, we participate in an integrated care delivery system that enables us to support our partners as they navigate a complex healthcare environment, Only SCA Health has a dynamic group of physician-driven, specialty care businesses that allows us to customize solutions, no matter the need or challenge:
  • We connect patients to physicians in new and differentiated ways as part of Optum and with our new Specialty Management Solutions business.
  • We have pioneered a physician-led, multi-site model of practice solutions that restores physician agency by aligning incentives to support growth and transition to value-based care.
  • We lead the industry in value-based payment solutions through our Global 1 bundled payment convener, that provides easy predictable billing to patients.
  • We help physicians address everything beyond surgical procedures, including anesthesia and ancillary service lines.

The new SCA Health represents who we are today and where we are going-and the growing career opportunities for YOU.


As a member of the Asset Management & Lease Accounting team, the Experienced Asset/Lease Accountant will be responsible for accurate and timely accounting and monitoring of company's fixed assets as well as providing in-depth analytics related to fixed assets. In addition, the Experienced Accountant will be responsible for analysis of real estate & equipment leases for entry into the accounting subledger and various reconciliation and expense analysis journals related to leases.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Perform various lease & asset management accounting functions within prescribed time schedules and guidelines
  • Maintain subledger for fixed and intangible assets and leases, including additions, adjustments, & disposals
  • Prepare and compile monthly Sub-Ledger support documentation for audit support
  • Review and process capital expenditure requisitions requests
  • Review lease agreements, assess appropriate accounting classification (capital vs. operating), and prepare appropriate supporting documentation
  • Prepare and maintain assigned balance sheet account reconciliations, research outstanding issues and propose corrections
  • Run & analyze monthly depreciation expense reports and explain material month-to-month changes in expense
  • Perform month-end and year-end closing procedures for fixed and intangible Assets and leases, including various journal entries
  • Assist in technical accounting and reporting research activities, such as capital vs. expense decisions
  • Understand and apply relevant lease accounting guidance to agreements and transactions to ensure completeness and accuracy of center financial statements
  • Assist in process improvements and automations to improve work efficiency
  • Ad-hoc reporting and responses to inquiries based on requests from tax, external and internal auditors, financial operations, and various other SCA lanes
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with fellow teammates and various stakeholders
  • Prepare timely and accurate work product, including insightful financial statement analysis


Total education, vocational training and experience:
  • BS in Accounting or Finance required
  • 2+ year experience in corporate or public accounting
  • Experience in lease accounting and/or asset management preferred but not required
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and statistical skills
  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork, organizational, and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to interact with all levels of management

Additionally, candidate should possess the ability to work in a changing, fast paced environment while displaying SCA's values. Candidate must be able to work independently and efficiently, with acute attention to details and deadlines. Candidate should have a can-do, will-do attitude, with the ability to influence others towards positive results and actions. Candidate must demonstrate teamwork and partnership across multiple different lanes and have the ability to interact professionally with Company teammates.
USD $58,000.00/Yr. USD $65,000.00/Yr.