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Sanford Health Accountant - Corporate Accounting in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Accountant | Corporate Accounting | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Corporate Accounting - Accountants - Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


The Accountant provides timely and accurate financial record keeping and reporting as directed by management, with work generally consisting of day-to-day transactions. Maintains financial records in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and organizational standards.

Completes month-end closing cycle and reconciliation responsibilities. Compiles, organizes, and retains adequate supporting documentation. Prepares accurate journal entries, reconciles the general ledger, and resolves discrepancies as appropriate and in a timely manner. Independently obtains necessary reports and supporting documentation to complete work. Implements internal controls to mitigate errors. Communicates with colleagues in accounting department and other departments as needed to assure the integrity of financial information and accuracy of related deliverables.

Demonstrates working knowledge of financial systems and procedures relevant to the enterprise and its subsidiaries; utilizes appropriate systems to update and report consolidated financial results. Creates reports on organization's financial performance for internal and external use. Navigates financial systems autonomously. Demonstrates a full understanding of accounting and finance transaction cycles with the ability to identify interdependencies and relationships among systems and subsidiaries. Requires systems thinking and independent decision-making, seeks guidance and escalates issues to leadership when appropriate.

Must have critical thinking and problem solving skills and be able to prioritize multiple tasks effectively, with minimal direction but seeks guidance where needed. Must demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail. Must be fluent in Excel; must be able to accurately create and consistently use advanced formulas and pivot tables, while also streamlining and improving processes. Presents a professional demeanor in interactions with colleagues and in communications.


Rarely repeats mistakes; learns and adapts from prior errors. Uses all basic features and facilities of the accounting system. Applies basic data-gathering methodologies. Performs daily input into the general ledger as a regular part of the work. Identifies tools commonly used to document financial processes. Uses established accounting practices in day-to-day assignments.



Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other Business-related degree with an Accounting minor required. Accounting degree preferred.

Two years of experience is preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Finance

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD16430