Staff Accountant

Corporate Services & Purchasing

LCS is seeking a knowledgeable and skilled Staff Accountant to join our Corporate Accounting team based in Des Moines, Iowa. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing financial information for monthly reporting for external and internal use.


Together, We're Greater

At LCS, we provide you the opportunity to use your talents in a progressive, growing organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of the seniors we serve. If you are seeking an organization that gives back, you'll love working here. Our principles and hospitality promises define our company culture. LCS employees can be found participating in volunteer activities, getting involved in our committees or collaborating with team members in our innovative work space. You'll find lots of opportunities to grow as a professional, serve the community, and enhance the lives of seniors. Our culture of partnership is truly what we feel makes us unique.


Ready to make a difference? Then join us as a Staff Accountant!  We think it's time for you to begin your #lifeatLCS.


What you need to know

  • Accounting related activities for a variety of LCS entities, including monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, as well as month-end close
  • Process complex monthly spreadsheet reconciliations for multiple entities
  • Extensive use of Excel utilizing some more complex formulas
  • Provide support and answer questions for field employees and community employees
  • Analyze and resolve accounting issues as they arise
  • Cross training with other team members
  • Provide assistance and support to other departments as needed during monthly reconciliation process
  • Annual audit preparation and auditor requests

What we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting desired plus two to three years of related industry experience.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel especially) and able to work in multiple systems. 

Even better

  • Must have effective verbal and written communication skills and be thorough and detail-oriented.
  • The ability to prioritize and multi-task to meet deadlines is necessary. 
  • Must be customer service oriented, able to work independently and use good judgment in making routine decisions


Sound like a good fit? Let's talk about how together we can be greater!


Why LCS?

Industry Leader. We have been in the business of Senior Living for over 40 years. Nearly 90% of Life Care Services managed health centers have a 4 or 5 star rating.

Competitive pay, great benefits and vacation time. We are an equal opportunity employer with benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, disability, 401(k) with company match.

Family oriented culture. We provide a positive and supportive work environment which our employees value. Flex-time, work from home, and social activities with employees and their families add to our family-centric approach.

Charity and community involvement. We are recognized as a national team for the Alzheimer's Association and are consistently a top contributor to United Way. We also support our employee's individual community contributions and provide opportunities to get involved at our corporate locations and in our communities.

Outstanding advancement opportunities. 650 and counting; LCS is growing and we think you should too. Our company growth allows for internal growth opportunities across all of our business lines.

Professional development. Ongoing, onsite education opportunities, education assistance, and continuing education credits allow LCS employees to keep their knowledge of current industry changes relevant.

Fun company-wide events. Leadership Summit, SHOE, and our annual company holiday party; just to name a few.

Top Iowa Workplace. We've created an environment where LCS employees enjoy coming to work. LCS has been named a top Iowa Workplace, an award that recognizes the top workplaces based on employee survey results each year.


LCS creates living experiences that enhance the lives of seniors. You'll see this commitment in our people. They're talented, dedicated professionals who truly care about residents, with each conducting his or her work with integrity, honesty and transparency according to the principles of LCS. We strive to help every community succeed-strengthening available resources, establishing proven practices that lead to long-term growth and creating lasting value for those living in, working for and affiliated with the community. Check us out on our website:


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