Staff Accountant

Location: Westwood, MA
Job ID: 167166-1A
Date Posted: Apr 19, 2021
Category: Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to the Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network (BILHPN). BILHPN is a clinically integrated network of physicians, clinicians, and hospitals committed to providing high-quality, cost-effective care to the patients and communities they serve, while effectively managing medical expense. Leveraging best practices in population health management and data analytics, BILHPN improves care quality and patient health outcomes across Beth Israel Lahey Health through population health initiatives. BILHPN brings together the expertise of more than 4,500 providers across Eastern Massachusetts who share a common goal to achieve success in a value-based delivery system. 

About the Job

Reporting to the Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network LLC  (“BILHPN”) Director of Finance/Controller, the BILHPN Staff Accountant is responsible for performing the management of all aspects of the Operational Cash Management and Accounts Payable functions for this 5,000+ provider member Accountable Care Organization. These responsibilities include direct daily oversight of the treasury, cash management, payables management, and Affiliate intercompany management functions. Key competencies for success in this role are independence of action and comfort with independent decision-making/problem solving, along with strong written and oral communications and enthusiasm for inder-departmental teamwork.


  1. Monitor banking relationship, including reconciling and recording cash receipts and disbursements daily and provides analysis vs operating budget benchmarks to Director weekly. Includes bank deposit preparation and delivery as well as daily (essential)
  1. Performing and communicating detailed analysis of activity in various General Ledger accounts including bank accounts, and accounts payable aged trial balances; prepares daily standard journal entries and necessary accruals to make BILHPN and its two affiliate general ledgers reflect annual cash and payables operations in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. (essential)
  1. Maintaining vendor payment packages for compliance with BIDCO policy, completeness of documentation, and propriety of accounting treatment. Resolves discrepancies in any of the above areas. (essential)
  1. During the year-end external audit, functioning as a resource and preparing detailed analysis and supporting schedules used by external auditors. (essential)
  1. Displaying personal integrity when working with personal and sensitive financial information.
  1. Assisting Senior Accountant in documenting procedures for various operations of Finance department.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Accountancy
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred.
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 year of relevant employment and/or internship experience in a for-profit Accounting environment. 

    Scheduled Hours

    Full time, 40 hours per week, Mon-Fri

    About Us

    Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

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