Surgical Care Affiliates

Accounting Specialist

Job Location US-AL-Birmingham
# of Openings


SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 200 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 3,000 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit


The Process Excellence Group (PEG) drives operational efficiencies by taking ownership of repeatable accounting functions, streamlining and improving processes, and providing opportunities for automation.  PEG also provides professional development opportunities through training and coaching teammates for growth within our organization.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Accounting Specialist position for the Process Excellence Group is an entry level position supporting primarily the Market Accounting (MA) team, as well as other accounting lanes within SCA.  The Accounting Specialist will perform month end close duties, will assist the MA team with miscellaneous accounting functions outside of month end close, and will participate in continuous improvement projects.  The Teammate will also have opportunities to grow in their knowledge of financial statements and data analysis. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform month end close procedures including preparing and recording journal entries
  • Perform various accounting activities within prescribed time schedules and guidelines with attention to detail
  • Develop and maintain solid working relationships with team members
  • Provide a high level of service to Accounting teammates through effective communication and collaboration
  • Assist other Process Excellence Group teammates with accounting and administrative duties as requested
  • Assist Accounting teammates with other accounting functions such as distributions and reconciliations as needed
  • Assist teammates with ad hoc data requests and testing related to process improvement initiatives
  • Understand and maintain strict adherence to internal controls over financial reporting


  • BS in Accounting or Finance required
  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork, organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to interact with all levels of management and facility personnel

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