Staff Accountant

Position: Staff Accountant

Job ID: 163799

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Finance

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at  At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Staff Accountant -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will summarize the financial position of the IDS by recording and analyzing transactions affecting accounts in the general ledger and preparing relevant reports for management.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Prepare monthly closing entries for cash and payroll and submit to supervisor for review by established departmental closing deadlines
  • Review IDS financials with GL Manager preparing and submitting necessary adjustments or accruals within appropriate closing cycles
  • Review accounts with manager and audit team, recording any necessary adjustments and working to minimize the potential for any year-end adjustments
  • Work with GL Manager, the Treasurer and management resolving questions or discrepancies in the general ledger, analyzing any problems arising in the reports provided and assisting in the development of useful reporting.
  • Work with Treasury and banking sources to resolve any cash discrepancies and to ensure cash activity is appropriately recorded.
  • Work with payroll team to resolve any payroll descrepencies and ensure all payroll activities are accurately recorded.
  • Ensure all cash accounts are reconciled monthly to source data from the bank resolving reconciling items in a timely manner
  • Prepare any necessary variance summaries of significant balance fluctuations, working with GL Manager to determine necessary reporting.


  • Bachelor's Degree business, Accounting, or other financial field of study required
  • 1 year related experience
  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
  • Oracle experience preferred

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