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Evolent Health Sr Accountant in Topeka, Kansas

It’s Time For A Change…

Your Future Evolves Here

Evolent Health has a bold mission to change the health of the nation by changing the way health care is delivered. Our pursuit of this mission is the driving force that brings us to work each day. We believe in embracing new ideas, challenging ourselves and failing forward. We respect and celebrate individual talents and team wins. We have fun while working hard and Evolenteers often make a difference in everything from scrubs to jeans.

Are we growing? Absolutely – about 40% in year-over-year revenue growth in 2018. Are we recognized? Definitely. We have been named one of “Becker’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, and one of the “50 Great Places to Work” in 2017 by Washingtonian. We recognize employees that live our values, give back to our communities each year, and are champions for bringing our whole selves to work each day. If you’re looking for a place where your work can be personally and professionally rewarding, don’t just join a company with a mission. Join a mission with a company behind it.

What You’ll Be Doing:

What You’ll Be Doing:

The Senior Accountant will be assisting the day-to-day accounting activities and month-end financial reporting requirements, while being actively involved in the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial processes. The position requires strong knowledge of accounting principles and accounting functions from both a detailed and big-picture perspective. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for booking transactions and preparing financials for JV entities. The Senior Accountant will also be involved in analyzing certain transactions to ensure proper journal entries are recorded, and take an active role in monthly close, and preparation of monthly financial statements. The Senior Accountant will be heavily involved in the quarterly financial audits and be required to perform financial analyses and other ad hoc projects when necessary.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in accounting with the right mix of technical accounting, general ledger accounting, financial analysis, and communication skills to enable him/her to communicate effectively with functional departments and collaborate with staff at all levels across various functions. He/she will be an enthusiastic team player who is detail-oriented with the ability to work independently.


  • Active involvement in day to day operational accounting activities

  • Assists in the preparation of financial reports for internal and external use

  • Prepares monthly and quarterly reconciliations

  • Interprets financial transactions and resolves accounting discrepancies

  • Develops and implements processes with focus on automation, scalability, and efficiency

  • Takes an active role in month / quarter / year-end closing processes to include maintaining and communicating closing schedules with reporting units

  • Performs financial analysis of accounting data and transactions to identify significant fluctuations for review and accuracy

  • Supports the quarterly and annual financial audit process with external audit teams

  • Continuously identifies / implements work process improvements to streamline accounting methods and increase the productivity of the corporate accounting team

  • Performs special projects and studies on accounting and control matters as requested

  • Assists with the consolidation of the subsidiaries and preparation of the financial statements

The Experience You’ll Need (Required):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance required

  • Minimum of 4-5 years’ experience in financial reporting and/or general accounting

  • Requires excellent analytical ability, attention to detail, and ability to work independently and in teams

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP

  • Good oral and written communication skills required

  • Possesses Intermediate Excel skills

  • Excellent time management, planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and act with a sense of urgency

  • Ability to work with competing priorities under tight deadlines

Finishing Touches (Preferred):

  • CPA and/or Public Accounting experience

  • Financial reporting experience

Technical requirements:

Currently, Evolent employees work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19. As such, we require that all employees have the following technical capability at their home: High speed internet over 10 MBPS and, specifically for all call center employees, the ability to plug in directly to the home internet router. These at-home technical requirements are subject to change with any scheduled re-opening of our office locations.

Evolent Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all its employees, partners and patients and complies with all applicable local, state, and federal law regarding COVID health and vaccination requirements. Evolent expects all employees to also comply. We currently require all employees who may voluntarily return to our Evolent offices to be vaccinated and invite all employees regardless of vaccination status to remain working from home. Certain jobs require face-to-face interaction with our providers and patients in client facilities or homes. Employees working in such roles will be required to meet our vaccine requirements without exception or exemption.

Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Compensation Range:

The typical range of employees within the compensation grade of this position is . Salaries are determined by the skill set required for the position and commensurate with experience and may vary above and below the stated amounts.