Staff Accountant

Universal Health Services (UHS)Universal Health Services (UHS)

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pennsylvania
Job Description

Independence Physician Management (IPM), is a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc (UHS).  IPM was formed in 2012 as the physician services unit of UHS. IPM develops and manages multi-specialty physician networks and urgent care clinics which align with UHS acute care facilities. It also provides select services for the Behavioral Health division of UHS. Through continuing growth, IPM operates in 11 markets across six states and the District of Columbia. Our leadership team, practitioners, and teams of healthcare professionals are collectively dedicated to improving the health and wellness of people in the communities we serve.


Position Overview:

Coordinates and prepares the usual and customary accounting transactions and activities with assigned Corporate Accounting functions such as general ledger, intercompany transactions, AP, AR, budgets, financial reporting or other assigned accounting functions in accordance with sound accounting standards, practices and principles and UHS Accounting policies and procedures.


Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Coordinates and prepares journal entries.
  • Generates, receives or consolidates periodic reports from AP, AR closings and journal entries.  Posts expenses and generates statements and worksheets. 
  • Gathers relevant information and calculates, anticipates and eliminates expenses.
  • Performs other duties as assigned/required.



Education: BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related discipline or equivalent knowledge acquired by working experience and training.


Knowledge:  Working knowledge of general accounting concepts, practices, standards, principles and activities related to one or more corporate accounting functions such as General Ledger, Budgeting, Financial Reporting, AP, etc.  Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, numerical facility and analytical abilities.


Equipment, Applications and Tools:  Normal office equipment.  PC based applications such as Excel, Word, Access, Lotus Notes or equivalent electronic mail application, Access, and other applications such as Hyperion Enterprise, Pillar and Crystal reporting.


Work experience: Zero to 3  years in general corporate accounting in a major accounting function such as General Ledger, Budget, Financial Reporting, AP, etc. 


Travel Requirements:  Minimal domestic US travel, perhaps up to 5%.


As an IPM employee you will be part of a first class organization offering:

Benefits Highlights:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement 

and much more!


Independence Physician Management is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at IPM via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Independence Physician Management.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired as a result of the referral or through other means.



About Universal Health Services

One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $12.6 billion in 2021. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America’s Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 89,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.


EEO Statement

 All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.



At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852- 3449.



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