Senior Accountant

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 171050-1A
Date Posted: Jun 22, 2022
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 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.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  1. Property, Plant & Equipment: Maintains fixed asset database; ensures that the depreciation expense is properly recorded.  This includes closing construction projects in CIP, making manual adjustments to assets in the asset subsidiary system, and troubleshooting system interface issues.  Manages and maintains the routine capital process for the institution and its affiliates.  Manages and track all costs related to expansion projects as well as the restricted assets and MHEFA requisitions.  Provides analysis of capital spending during the fiscal year to management.   Prepares and presents fixed assets schedules to the outside auditors during the annual audit.  Assists in the depreciation budget process.

  2. Inventory: Manages the monthly process of accounting for inventories.  Coordinates the year-end physical inventory counts.  Prepares and presents inventory schedules to the outside auditors during the annual audit.

  3. Corporate tax returns: Prepares the corporate tax returns for review by the outside Tax Consultants. This includes forms 990, 990T, Form MA PC.

  4. Performs Balance Sheet account analysis, Statement of Operations analysis, and Budget variance analysis.

  5. Prepares census forms and 3 ABC forms

  6. Provides financial data for property insurance contents coverage and business interruption

  7. Provides financial data to Payment Systems Department for the Medicare cost reports.

  8. Ad hoc projects for VP’s and Managers

  9. Maintains strict compliance with Lahey Clinic Confidentiality Policy

  10. Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.

  11. Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.

  12. Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.

  13. Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.

  14. Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.

  15. Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.

  16. Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  BS in Accounting, Master’s degree or CPA certification desired

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Not required.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Knowledge and experience in PeopleSoft Asset Management System

  • 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

  • In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

Experience:     3-5 years accounting experience.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

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