Senior Staff Accountant - Nags Head, NC

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The Outer Banks Hospital

Full Time


Vidant Health

About the Outer Banks Hospital

The Outer Banks Hospital, located in Nags Head, North Carolina, is a full service critical access hospital offering a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services. The hospital opened in March 2002 and is one of the newest hospitals in eastern North Carolina. The hospital's 21 private rooms are designed to meet the needs of our coastal community, whose year-round population of approximately 35,000 swells to about 250,000 in the summer season. The labor and delivery area consists of two labor/delivery/recovery/postpartum rooms, a five-bed nursery, a dedicated caesarean-section operating room and a triage room.


Position Summary

Oversees the daily activities of finance for the Hospital. Monthly reconciliation of specified accounts, compiling monthly statistics, verifying data and entering in systems. Quarterly counts of all petty cash locations for accuracy. Compiles and analyzes financial information necessary to prepare entries to general ledger accounts.  Reviews results of posting to determine that the modified accounts are properly presented. Prepares accruals for invoices not posted to general ledger for the period and producing supporting accrual entries. Assures that prepaid expenses and depreciations are posted to the proper general ledger and producing supporting entries. Reconciles bank statements to general ledger. Assists with preparation of the annual and mid-year audits and ensures accuracy of all information. Manages and assists with reconciliation of accounts. Prepares, codes and distributes all invoices for Lawson input. Back-up for processing invoices and payroll. Prepares and processes sales tax. Reconciles accounts, records, reports and journals. Organizes own work, setting priorities and meeting critical deadlines


  • Communicate and maintain a good working relationship with our vendors and employees. 
  • Assist employees with inquiries and ensure employees follow the corporate travel policy.
  • Calculates, prepares and posts contract hours for seasonal employees.
  • Codes all invoices by chart of accounts and correct any miscoding.
  • Posts daily deposits and reconciles Miscellaneous Cash report.
  • Maintains accurate reports on Prepaid Expenses and Accrued Expenses.
  • Maintains various spreadsheets for analysis and reconciliation.
  • Performs account analysis and reconciliation for assigned accounts.
  • Prepares and enters general ledger journal entries for completion of monthly financials.
  • Resolves accounting discrepancies.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate month-end close schedules/process.
  • Reconciles monthly bank statements.
  • Assisting with year-end audit as needed.

Minimum Requirements

Four (4) year college degree in business, accounting or finance, with major coursework in accounting.  A minimum of 5 years experience in accounting field.

Experience with automated accounts payable system. Knowledge of accounting procedures, including accounts payable. Knowledge of general procedures, including filing and data entry. Strong computer skills with Microsoft Word and Excel. Must have good communication skills in order to interact effectively with our vendors, administrators and co-workers.

BS in accounting is strongly preferred.

Healthcare accounting experience is strongly preferred.

Other Information

  • This is a full time, 40 hours per week, position.
  • This position is elgible for full time benefits.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

HR Recruiting Team

The Outer Banks Hospital


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