Job Description

Cost Accountant
Req #: 22623
Department: General Financial Services
Facility Name: Maricopa Medical Center
City: Phoenix
Schedule: Regular - Full Time 40 Hours Per Week
Shift: Days
Salary: (28) $24.98 - $39.97
Job Details:
  • Under the direction of the Director of Reimbursement, the Cost Accountant will support all cost accounting functions of the MIHS Finance Department including but not limited to the development and maintenance of statistical information used for inclusion in: the cost accounting system; cost allocations of overhead, shared services and other direct costs applicable to multiple hospital departments; schedules identifying hospital square footage and available bed count by department; support for the preparation and filing of mandatory regulatory reports including but not limited to Medicare, Medicaid, Champus / Tricare, and FQHC Cost Reports as well as other agency surveys and reporting requests. Will create queries and write reports from various datasets and databases used to assist in overall department financial analysis, cost reports, specific audit requests, survey preparation and other informational requests. Will participate in special projects, and will assist in preparing financial and other cost accounting data and reports as necessary.


    Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting / Finance or an equivalent combination of training and progressively responsible experience that will result in the required specialized knowledge and abilities to perform the assigned work. Requires a minimum of two (2) years of recent accounting, finance, or Medicare or Medicaid related healthcare reimbursement experience, preferably in a healthcare setting. Must be familiar with and be able to interpret financial schedules and reports. Must have the ability to work with and develop complex spreadsheets and work with computer systems for data extraction and analysis. Must have a working knowledge of database reporting and query tools and relational database systems. Must possess excellent computer and Microsoft Office skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, advanced mathematical skills, strong organizational skills, and attention to detail. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English. Must possess good customer service and communications skills, the ability to work with professionals, and maintain confidentiality standards. Thorough knowledge of general accounting and cost accounting is required preferably in a healthcare or hospital setting. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

Living our values
At Maricopa Integrated Health System, our values inspire us to dream big and reach high. And we’re delivering some of the most sophisticated care in the country, while making a genuine difference in the lives of our patients and each other. That's the power of an environment driven by values like respect, leadership, compassion and education.

We are:
  • Maricopa Medical Center, a critical care hospital - the largest teaching hospital in AZ
  • The Arizona Burn Center, a nationally renowned regional burn center- 2nd largest in the nation
  • A level 1 Trauma Center and emergency department
  • The Arizona Children’s Center at MIHS, a 24/7 Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Unit
  • The Comprehensive Healthcare Center
  • The Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
  • 12 Family Health Centers located throughout Maricopa County
Come live these values and enjoy:
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Arizona State Retirement System Plan with a lifelong pension upon retirement
  • Generous PTO + 10 holidays per year
MIHS is an equal opportunity employer.

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