Senior Accountant

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 156656-1A
Date Posted: Apr 22, 2020
Category: Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Lahey Health Shared Services is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Under the direction of the Manager of General Accounting the Senior Accountant analyzes financial information and prepares financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, or other financial activities within the organization.  This is a hands-on position, responsibilities include general ledger entries and the payment system.  Experience working with Physician Compensation Models is preferred.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  1. Creates General Ledger entries and performs Balance Sheet account analysis, Statement of Operations analysis, and Budget variance analysis. 
  2. Serves as a liaison and works closely with the Physician Relations Department.
  3. Prepares the corporate tax returns for review by the outside Tax Consultants.
  4. Provides financial data to Payment Systems Department for the Medicare cost reports.
  5. Works on ad hoc projects for VP’s and Managers.
  6. Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
  7. Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
  8. Maintains strict compliance with Lahey Clinic Confidentiality Policies and behavioral expectations of the department and Clinic.
  9.  Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.

Education:  BS in Accounting

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Knowledge and experience in PeopleSoft Enterprise.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and a demonstrated ability to use electronic spreadsheets.
  • Proficiency in math, accounting, multifunction electronic calculator, and related office tools.
  • Strong attention to detail, well-developed written and verbal communication skills, and exceptional organization skills.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years accounting experience.
  • Preferred experience with Physician Compensation Models.
  • Hands-on accounting experience, well rounded with strong analytical skills.

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.