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Senior Accountant

Location: Boston, MA
Post Date: 4/2/2020
Responsible for the preparation of monthly financial statements, general ledger reconciliations, financial analyses, system controls, management reports, preparation of tax filings, and assisting with the annual budget and audit processes.

Evans Medical Foundation

Senior Accountant

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Associate Director, responsible for the processing of day-to-day financial transactions, general ledger reconciliations, financial analyses, system controls, management reports, monthly financial statements, preparation of tax filings, and assisting with the annual budget and audit processes in the Department of Medicine Finance Department.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties:

Streamline operations in the accounting office to achieve operational efficiencies.

Responsible for the coordination and timely completion of the monthly close including reconciliations for all appropriate accounts and directing the activities of staff accountants during the closing process.

Responsible for providing interim draft financials (P&L, B/S, cash flow) for review in preparation for the final submittal for consolidation.

Ensure that all appropriate payable accruals are made.

Review all account analysis and reconciliations, i.e., cash, investments, bond funds, fixed assets, accounts receivable, etc.

Ensure all appropriate adjustments and/or re-class entries are made on behalf of the Department Administrators.

Provide timely and accurate monthly financial statements and related analysis as directed by Department of Medicine financial management.

Provide Budget assistance as needed in Strata and with Sr. Financial Analyst to work with Clinical Research Departments

Coordinate the proper accounting and update of the Department of Medicine fixed assets.

Inform DOM Associate Director of Finance regarding areas of exposure within the Accounting office, as well as other Fiscal Services areas.

Maintain a level of professional knowledge by attending healthcare related and accounting seminars.

Train new employees/supervisors on proper general accounting procedures.

Work closely with IT on any changes or upgrades to the general Ledger, as well as necessary system maintenance.

Develops and implements internal and external Accounting policies, procedures and controls under direction and approval of the Associate Director.

Responsible for preparing and providing all necessary analyses for the year-end Audit, as well as the timely completion of the Audit.

Utilizes hospital's hospital standards of performance and conduct as the basis for decision making and to facilitate the division's and the hospital's missions.

Follows established hospital infection control and safety procedures.

Other Duties:

Perform other duties as needed.


Requires the completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.


Requires a minimum of 7 years accounting experience. Supervisory experience preferred as directing the work of staff related to monthly and year end close is required.

Knowledge and Skills:

Excellent communication skills and diplomacy to interact and communicate effectively with different levels of hospital personnel.

Must have superior computer experience on both a General Ledger System (G/L Lawson preferred) as well as comparable spreadsheet and word processing software (Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.) and be able to train others.

Must have strong analytical skills and be able to apply GAAP in a non-profit acute care environment.

Must be exceptionally organized to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines and schedules;

Positive attitude and professional demeanor.

Must be a dedicated team player with the willingness and desire to learn and grow within the organization.

Req ID: 14863

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