Accountant I

Requisition ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Health


CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial provides over a quarter of a million services each year to patients in Deep East Texas. CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial cares for the communities in Lufkin, Livingston, and San Augustine. Memorial is home to the area’s first dedicated heart and stroke care center, only Joint Commission certified primary stroke care facility, the area’s only cancer center and comprehensive diabetes, heart, and stroke center. As the first health care system in Texas to acquire the da Vinci® High Definition Robot, CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial paves the way for the latest advancements and innovations in healthcare.


CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial’s passion for the health of the individuals we serve reaches beyond the walls of our facilities. As a pillar of health in Deep East Texas, we are committed to developing and nurturing healthier communities.


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.



Responsible for completing the accounting Functions of the assigned location/facility on an accurate and timely basis within the framework of the objectives and policies established. contributes to the development, implementation and maintenance of the accounting and financial policies and procedures.


1. Coordinate and perform physical inventories, reconcile results to the official general ledger balances
2. Prepare journal entries to reflect changes or corrections to inventory and reserve accounts in accordance with GAAP
3. Analyze capital reserve levels related to malpractice, worker’s compensation and group health benefits
4. Prepare recommendations for adjustments to the general ledger accounts
5. Assist departments in researching questions relating to inventory issues and reserves
6.Assume responsibility for the sale of silver commodities to an outside vendor
7.Assist in the compilation of schedules required by the annual audit
8.Assist with the capital budget process. Includes training classes, prep work for capital budget process as well as the review meetings
9.Assume responsibility for the bond reimbursement report provided to Treasury each month
10.Organize and perform special studies and summarize results and recommendations in reports relevant to management
11. Assist the department in special projects as needed


Education required: 

*Bachelor's Degree - Accounting or Finance


Minimum experience: 

*Two (2) years experience in Accounting


Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* Proficiency in Excel and Word
*Strong written and oral communication skills to interact with all levels of hospital management


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