Cleveland Clinic Accountant in Independence, Ohio

Job Summary:

Assists with the planning and preparation of the general accounting processes of the organization.

Job Description


  • Prepares general ledger entries in conjunction with monthly closing processes and reconciles general ledger accounts.

  • Performs departmental analysis as required or requested.

  • Assists with the development and administration of the organization's annual budget.

  • Serves as an interdepartmental liaison and works with internal and external auditors to prepare for and facilitate audits.

  • Ensures departmental and organizational compliance with current accounting standards, hospital policies and applicable laws and regulations.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required.


  • None required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum one year experience in an accounting environment using accounting applications preferred.

  • Lawson experience preferred. Strong PC and communication skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Typical physical demands include a high degree of dexterity to produce materials on a PC, normal or corrected vision, extensive sitting and frequent walking, occasional lifting or carrying 5 to 15 pounds.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.


The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities