DATE POSTED: March 21, 2024 ***Updated on April 05, 2024***


STATUS:  Permanent | Full-Time (1.0 FTE)

SALARY:  $4,690 per month | SR20 | BU13

LOCATION: This is a regional position located in the Finance – General Accounting department of the Kaua’i Region of the Hawai’i Health Systems Corporation (HHSC), a public benefit corporation for the State of Hawai’i. HHSC Kaua’i Region consists of Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH) and Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH), both critical access hospitals, Kaua’i Region Clinics, and its affiliates.

The Kaua’i Region Finance – General Accounting department provides budgeting, financial planning, general accounting, revenue management, and financial reporting services to the region and its affiliates. The Finance department operates at the highest level of integrity to ensure financial stability while complying with regulations and optimizing resources that support the mission, vision, and values of the organization.

JOB FUNCTIONS: Are you ready to put your accounting skills into action? Come join our dynamic team and take the next step in your career! We are actively seeking for a talented individual with exceptional written and oral communication skills, top-notch analytical abilities, and a knack for problem-solving, to join our growing ‘ohana as our Accountant III (Regional). As the Accountant III (Regional) , you will independently perform professional accounting work, which includes: analyzing fiscal data, maintaining accounting systems, preparing journal entries, and other accounting duties. This position requires completion of a large volume of work within strict time constraints; excellent analytical and problem solving skills with a strong attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must be available to work long and irregular hours, which may include nights and holidays as required, especially during month and year-end closing. The Accountant III (Regional) reports to the Accountant V (Regional), position no. 20743, or its designee.

We offer a supportive environment where you can grow and thrive professionally.  Apply now and be part of our team making a difference in the world of finance! 


  • 13 paid holidays each year (14 during election years)
  • 21 paid vacation days per year
  • 21 paid sick days per year
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription plans
  • Retirement and Deferred Compensation plans
  • Potential eligibility for various Student Loan Repayment & Scholarship Programs


To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently. In addition, qualifying work experiences are credited based on a 40-hour workweek. All applicants are required to provide evidence of all applicable education, licenses, and certifications. 

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with at least 12 semester credit hours in accounting and/or auditing subjects.

Licensure: Possession of a current, valid driver’s license type# 3 preferred.

Certifications: None required. 

Experience: One and one-half (1 ½) years of progressively responsible professional accounting or auditing experience which may have included teaching accounting at the university level. Experience must have involved maintaining general journals and general and subsidiary ledger accounts, preparing balance sheets and profit and loss statements and related accounting and financial reports. Experience of this nature may be gained by performing duties as a principal bookkeeper, or other responsible work requiring the preparation and/or analysis of financial statements and accounting reports.


Knowledge of: common, well-established theories principles, practices, and techniques of accounting; report writing; the preparation and analysis of financial statements and financial report writing; techniques of accounting: fixed assets, prepaid accounts, cash and bank reconciliations, general ledger accounts, trial balance.

Ability to: learn to apply various accounting methods, techniques, and procedures; learn and apply pertinent laws, rules and regulations applicable to the assigned department; deal effectively with people; operate adding and calculating machines; apply this knowledge to complex accounting problems; develop solutions to complex and unprecedented situations; develop new work procedures to improve processes; develop and maintain effective working relationships with others; prepare complete and accurate accounting reports and statements, analyze data, detect errors and correct inconsistencies in accounting records.

Additional Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; strong written and oral communication; organization and attention to detail; analytical and problem solving skills; time management; systems analysis; mathematical and deductive reasoning; critical thinking; active learning.


Applicants must meet the health and physical requirements deemed necessary to effectively and safely perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Working Conditions

  • The position will work in an office environment with prolonged sitting and extended periods of working with a personal computer and in meetings.
  • May be subject to long and irregular hours.
  • This position may provide leave coverage for other accounting staff within the region.
  • Light physical effort (lift/carry up to 10 lbs.).
  • Occasional standing/walking.


Join our dynamic team at HHSC Kaua’i Region, where we are proud to offer a comprehensive range of healthcare services at our critical access hospitals – KVMH and SMMH. From full-service emergency departments to specialized surgeries, family and internal medicine, intensive care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, and a range of ancillary services, and more, we are dedicated to providing quality, accessible, compassionate care to our community. With locations across Kaua’i, including outpatient clinics and urgent care facilities, we strive to make healthcare accessible to all. As part of the Hawai’i Health Systems Corporation, we uphold values of excellence, transparency, accountability, integrity, and teamwork. Join us as we work together to deliver exceptional care and make a positive impact in the lives of those we serve.


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