Staff Accountant

  • Franciscan Hospital for Children
  • Brighton, MA 02135
  • Feb 08, 2020
Full Time Administration/Operations

Job Description

The Staff Accountant assists the Accounting Manager in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the data in the general ledger.  The Staff Accountant will play a key role in assisting the Accounting Manager with the timely and accurate production of monthly financial statements. Prepares journal entries by compiling and analyzing information Reconciles cash postings against cash received with the Patient Accounts department and business offices to ensure all cash received is posted timely and accurately Maintains databases that warehouse a variety of metrics including, but not limited to utilization of outside services and internal productivity Assists with monthly, quarterly and year-end accounting processes Ensures accuracy and integrity of the general ledger by reconciling balance sheet accounts and analyzing income statement accounts on a monthly basis Works closely with Advancement department staff and restricted fund account Managers to monitor and ensure the accuracy of the restricted fund account balances Strong knowledge of the organization’s general ledger structure, accounting principles  and department policies and procedures Processes payroll related outflows, reconciles payroll data to ensure processed outflows are accurate Serves as primary back-up for payroll and clerical accounting functions Assists with annual audits and various annual reporting Ad-hoc duties as required Minimum Requirements   Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in the accounting / finance field. Previous Healthcare experience is preferred Strong analytical skills Positive, passionate and team-oriented disposition Solid organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, with a strong ability to develop and maintain relationships at various levels within and outside the organization Advanced technological proficiencies, inclusive of Microsoft Office Excellent communication skills including both written and verbal Close attention to detail Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment Proactive, innovative and results-oriented work ethic Highly disciplined approach to developing and executing job responsibilities Ability and willingness to meet deadlines, including those of a last-minute nature Commitment to perform responsibilities within high professional and ethical standards

Schedule

Monday-Friday

Employment Type

Full Time