Job Number: 20022416

Location: Dublin, OH

Date Posted: 9-27-2017

Job Title: Advisor, Accounting

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What General Accounting contributes to Cardinal Health

General Accounting is responsible for maintaining the financial books and records and preparing financial statements in accordance with accounting standards.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
  • May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
  • Works on complex projects of large scope
  • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
  • Completes work independently receives general guidance on new projects
  • Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
  • May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues


  • Perform key duties during the month-end close process, including journal entries, analysis, and calculations focused on franchisee accounting
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliations, including researching and resolving open items
  • Ensure compliance with SOX controls
  • Work with Finance and Operations to ensure smooth process flows and resolve system issues, especially as they relate to financial statement items
  • Promote best practices within the group
  • Continually update and improve documentation for standard processes under your responsibility
  • Work with appropriate groups (such as corporate accounting, legal, shared services) regarding the financial statements and communicate those discussions to Finance and Operations groups
  • Communicate well with those within accounting as well as those with non-accounting backgrounds


  • Bachelors degree in related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years experience in related field
  • CPA preferred

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Meet Patricia

My work is very analytical, and it’s very satisfying sifting through the layers of information to solve challenges. It can be time consuming, but that moment of finding what’s holding an order up is worth the effort. I also enjoy being a representative of Cardinal Health and building rapport and trust with our customers.
Patricia, Collections Coordinator