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Senior Accountant

Company: St Mary's Health System
Location: Tewksbury
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Senior Accountant will perform and coordinate accounting duties within our organization. The Senior Accountant#s responsibilities include preparing financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, preparing tax returns, assisting with audit preparations, and performing other accounting duties as assigned. # To be successful as a Senior Accountant, you should have a solid working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and strong financial analysis skills. An outstanding Senior Accountant should also possess strong Excel skills, be detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to work with little to no supervision and perform under pressure. # Job Responsibilities: Coordinating accounting functions and programs for multiple business units. Maintaining accounting for Net Assets with Donor Restrictions and associated gifts, grants, and investments. Preparing financial and statistical variance analyses, surveys, benchmarking, regulatory filings, and reports. Preparing budgets and revenue projections and forecasting expenditure. Assisting with preparing and monitoring budgets. Maintaining and reconciling balance sheet and general ledger accounts. Assisting with annual audit preparations. Investigating and resolving audit findings, account discrepancies, and issues of non-compliance. Preparing federal, state, local, and special tax returns. Contributing to the development of new or amended accounting systems, programs, and procedures. Performing other accounting duties and supporting junior staff as required or assigned. # Job Requirements: Bachelor#s degree in accounting or finance required. 3+ years of accounting experience, preferably in Healthcare Public accounting experience a plus. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Orientation toward customer service, team building, and best practices. Working knowledge of tax laws and GAAP. Strong financial analysis and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on performance and achievement. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Strong organizational and stress management skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel. Ability to train and manage staff. Ability to work with little to no supervision. Ability to achieve reporting deadlines. Experience with Allscripts, Epic, MS Dynamics SL, MS Dynamics GP, EPSI, and API a plus. Commitment to Covenant Health#s mission of caring for the most vulnerable members of our community. # # Covenant Health Mission Statement We are a Catholic health ministry, providing healing and care for the whole person, in service to all in our communities. # Our Core Values: # #Compassion We show respect, caring and sensitivity towards all, honoring the dignity of each person, especially the poor, vulnerable and suffering. # #Integrity We promote justice and ethical behavior, and responsibly steward our human, financial and environmental resources. # #Collaboration We work in partnership, dialogue and shared purpose to create healthy communities. # #Excellence We deliver all services with the highest level of quality, while seeking creative innovation. # We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Job Summary:

The Senior Accountant will perform and coordinate accounting duties within our organization. The Senior Accountant's responsibilities include preparing financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, preparing tax returns, assisting with audit preparations, and performing other accounting duties as assigned.

To be successful as a Senior Accountant, you should have a solid working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and strong financial analysis skills. An outstanding Senior Accountant should also possess strong Excel skills, be detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to work with little to no supervision and perform under pressure.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating accounting functions and programs for multiple business units.
  • Maintaining accounting for Net Assets with Donor Restrictions and associated gifts, grants, and investments.
  • Preparing financial and statistical variance analyses, surveys, benchmarking, regulatory filings, and reports.
  • Preparing budgets and revenue projections and forecasting expenditure.
  • Assisting with preparing and monitoring budgets.
  • Maintaining and reconciling balance sheet and general ledger accounts.
  • Assisting with annual audit preparations.
  • Investigating and resolving audit findings, account discrepancies, and issues of non-compliance.
  • Preparing federal, state, local, and special tax returns.
  • Contributing to the development of new or amended accounting systems, programs, and procedures.
  • Performing other accounting duties and supporting junior staff as required or assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required.
  • 3+ years of accounting experience, preferably in Healthcare
  • Public accounting experience a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Orientation toward customer service, team building, and best practices.
  • Working knowledge of tax laws and GAAP.
  • Strong financial analysis and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on performance and achievement.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong organizational and stress management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel.
  • Ability to train and manage staff.
  • Ability to work with little to no supervision.
  • Ability to achieve reporting deadlines.
  • Experience with Allscripts, Epic, MS Dynamics SL, MS Dynamics GP, EPSI, and API a plus.
  • Commitment to Covenant Health's mission of caring for the most vulnerable members of our community.

Covenant Health Mission Statement

We are a Catholic health ministry, providing healing and care for the whole person, in service to all in our communities.

Our Core Values:

  • Compassion

We show respect, caring and sensitivity towards all, honoring the dignity of each person, especially the poor, vulnerable and suffering.

  • Integrity

We promote justice and ethical behavior, and responsibly steward our human, financial and environmental resources.

  • Collaboration

We work in partnership, dialogue and shared purpose to create healthy communities.

  • Excellence

We deliver all services with the highest level of quality, while seeking creative innovation.

We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: St Mary's Health System, Boston , Senior Accountant, Other , Tewksbury, Massachusetts

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