Sr. Staff Accountant - Nags Head, NC

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The Outer Banks Hospital



Vidant Health

About the Outer Banks Hospital

Located in the beautiful coastal town of Nags Head, NC. The Outer Banks Hospital offers high-quality care in a compassionate environment—it’s what we’re known for on the Outer Banks.

We opened in March 2002 as a joint venture between Vidant Health and Chesapeake Regional Healthcare. Our facility includes eighteen acute care medical-surgical beds, two labor and delivery/recovery/post-partum beds, a level II nursery bed, a designated caesarian section room, three operating rooms, outpatient and diagnostic services along with a 24-hour emergency department. Affiliated with The Outer Banks Hospital is The Outer Banks Medical Group (a Vidant Medical Group partner) which is comprised of eight physician practices.

As a community hospital, we offer a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services. We meet the health care needs of our coastal community, whose year-round population of 35,000 swells to 250,000 in the summer months.

We welcome you to make a difference with us and become a part of a collaborative community that touches lives, including yours.


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 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Four (4) year college degree in business, accounting or finance, with major coursework in accounting or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  BS in accounting is preferred.  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.

Other Information

This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, non-exempt position.

This position is eligible for full-time team member benefits.

Hours are typically Monday - Friday.


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.

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