Sr Accountant

Catholic Health Services

Overview Catholic Health is one of Long Island’s finest health and human services agencies. Our health system has over 16,000 employees, six acute care hospitals, three nursing homes, a home health service, hospice and a network of physician practices across the island. At Catholic Health, our primary focus is the way we treat and serve our communities. We work collaboratively to provide compassionate care and utilize evidence based practice to improve outcomes – to every patient, every time. We are committed to caring for Long Island. Be a part of our team of healthcare heroes and discover why Catholic Health was named Long Islands Top Workplace! Job Details Position Summary: The General Accounting team is seeking a motivated, self-starting individual with experience in accounting to perform assigned accounting functions, complete assigned reports and provide accurate and timely information for review by the Assistant Director and Director. General Accounting is part of the Corporate Finance team, which handles the centralized accounting function for all of Catholic Health (CH), which includes six hospitals, three nursing homes, continuing care facilities, physician practices, foundations and corporate and shared services. Our team of accountants work closely with the other members of the Finance team, both within the department and at the aforementioned facilities. Duties & Responsibilities: Analysis of significant expense accounts and calculation/estimation of various accruals for assigned facilities Prepare monthly journal entries for various balance sheet and expense accounts. Preparation of monthly variance analysis of balance sheet and income/expense accounts. Preparation of monthly and quarterly account reconciliations/workpapers. Review of staff accountant’s work products, including bank reconciliations, other account reconciliations, and monthly journal entries. Preparation of annual audit schedules and supporting documentation for annual tax returns. May assist in preparation of schedules for the monthly financial statements and other ad hoc requests for special projects or new initiatives. Education, Training and Experience: Bachelors Degree with a major in Accounting required 3-5 years accounting experience required (healthcare preferred). PC and strong Excel knowledge mandatory. Knowledge of Lawson and Essbase a plus. Supervisory or training experience a plus. Excellent communication and organization skills Strong analytical and problem solving abilities Ability to manage to deadlines and changing priorities Willingness to learn and ability to think creatively to come up with solutions Position will require overtime for certain periods of the year This range serves as a good faith estimate and actual pay will encompass a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience. The salary range or rate listed does not include any bonuses/incentive, or other forms of compensation that may be applicable to this job and it does not include the value of benefits. At Catholic Health, we believe in a people-first approach. In addition to the estimated base pay provided, Catholic Health offers generous benefits packages, generous tuition assistance, a defined benefit pension plan, and a culture that supports professional and educational growth.