Accountant Staff - Full Time - Northwest Health Porter

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Job Description

The Staff Accountant should be a self-starting professional who supports the company with the preparation of journal entries, monthly close responsibilities, trend review, general ledger reconciliations, statistical reporting, and other special projects and periodically assigned duties. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.



  • Bachelors in Accounting required



  • Minimum of 1 - 2 years’ experience in accounting preferred. Prior hospital experience helpful.
  • Knowledge & experience with Microsoft Excel and/or Google Docs


Perform comprehensive expense analysis, including accrual accounting for expected and anticipated expenses. Review of expenses posted to the general ledger for proper reporting, including Corporate and CHS intercompany invoices. Review and prepare contract labor reporting. Complete monthly close responsibilities, journal entries, trend review, and creation of monthly operating reports. Statistical reporting to Administration. Compilation and review of Cost Report for corporate reporting. Complete general ledger balance sheet reconciliations. Responsible for financial accounting of smaller entities associated with Porter.

Benefits of working at Northwest Health:

  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental and vision which can include your spouse and/or children
  • Benefit eligibility date the 1st day of the following month after start
  • Eligible for Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,000 per year 

Who are we?

Northwest Health - Porter includes two hospital campuses as well as outpatient facilities serving Northwest Indiana. We endeavor to provide you and your family appropriate and safe care in a friendly, welcoming environment.

As a healthcare provider committed to quality and compassionate care, Northwest Health - Porter emphasizes patient experience, quality outcomes and respect for the dignity and comfort of our patients and their visiting family members.

Why should you join us?

  • Healthcare is a long lasting growing industry. This is somewhere you can build a career.
  • Our accounting department is focused on teamwork and working well with each other.
  • We work with a variety of tasks to build your accounting skills and knowledge. We work on the
    accounting for the hospital, physician’s group as well as the emergency services.
  • There is growth potential within our department as well as other departments within the

Local Area:

Porter County is approximately 45 miles from Chicago and 45 minutes from South Bend and the University of Notre Dame. School systems in Porter County continue to exceed state and national norms and have been named “Best Buy” school corporations by the Indiana State Chamber of Commerce. Just a short drive away, Indiana Dunes offers hiking trails and the beach. 

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