Staff Accountant II

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 158200-1A
Date Posted: Jan 14, 2020
Category: Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Shared Services, our team uses a coordinated approach to delivering administrative and operational services across Lahey. Our Shared Services colleagues leverage resources across the organization to ensure we provide high-quality, high-value care to the communities we proudly serve.  The Shared Services team includes colleagues who focus on business and network development, legal services, facilities and real estate, human resources, information technology, finance, philanthropy and marketing and communications. 


About the Job

Under the direction of the Controller, the Staff Accountant analyzes financial information and prepares financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within the organization.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Prepares, examines, and analyzes accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Assists in the computation of the annaul tax returns
  • Prepares journal entries for entry into the general ledger.
  • Reconciles general ledger balances to source data.
  • Analyzes expense accounts and balances sheet accounts.
  • Maintains and updates data on inventories, fixed assets, investments, cash and receivables.
  • Performs bank reconciliations.
  • Prepares forms and manuals for accounting and bookkeeping personnel, and functions as a resource for them.
  • Assists controller with abandoned property process.
  • Prepares schedules for the annual audit by a CPA firm. 


  • BS in Accounting

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:    

  • Demonstrated ability to use electronic spreadsheet; proficiency in math, accounting, multifunction electronic calculator, and related office tools. General professional skills including good writing and communication are necessary. In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.


  • 1-3 years accounting experience in a healthcare setting.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is comprised of world-class academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, leading community hospitals, a renowned orthopedics hospital, and comprehensive ambulatory centers. Through our focus on population health, our clinically integrated network of affiliated providers, as well as vital services such as behavioral health and home care services, we are able to provide a new model of care that improves the health of all those we serve. With more than 9,000 nurses, 4,300 physicians and more than 35,000 employees, our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.


Beth Israel Lahey Health is 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. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve.

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