Accounting - Baystate Health

Req#: R15816
Category(s): Finance, Accounting
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

This is an experienced level general accounting position reporting to the Senior Accountant.

The primary responsibilities of the General Ledger Accountant include: Assisting with the provision of financial support to assure timely, accurate and efficient preparation of general ledger entries, account analysis, budget versus actual analysis, and financial statements.

Job Responsibilities: 

1) Perform month-end work. Prepare entries submitted by departments to correct, reclassify or record transactions. Ensure entries are properly authorized by departments. Maintain control log for journal entry processing. Clear suspense post transactions. Reconcile accounts. Review reporting package.

2) Perform year-end work. Post necessary journal entries, review and reconcile accounts and activity, prepare and maintain year-end audit work papers, flux and analyze variances, and respond to audit requests and questions.

3) Prepare federal, state and local tax and other filings for not-for-profit and for-profit entities, including 990, 990T, MA PC, MA 990T, 3ABC, Section 38D, Business Interruption Insurance. Prepare various U.S. Census filings. Provide and maintain necessary supporting work papers for all filings.

4) Maintain monthly, quarterly and annual account revenue and expense analysis and other schedules as required.

5) Monitor cost allocations for media Services, pharmacy, dietary, printing, photocopying, fringe benefits, etc. Review data submitted by department, prepare and input journal entries, including charges to intercompany ledgers.

6) Prepare and post intercompany billings. Maintain supporting documentation for intercompany billings. Prepare reconciliation of intercompany accounts. Communicate with other accountants throughout the system to ensure timely reconciliation of intercompany accounts and prompt resolution of any discrepancies.

7) Prepare miscellaneous billings. Coordinate preparation of billings according to schedule. Maintain sub ledgers for billing accounts. Monitor outstanding balances and report overdue balances for follow-up. Monitor and reconcile cash receipts.

8) Responsible for preparation and coordination of monthly bank reconciliations. Perform a cash proof, reconciling cash and investment accounts. Compare cash and investment transactions from multiple general ledger interfaces to bank data downloads and Treasury Service investment extracts to ensure the completeness and accuracy of reported cash and investment balances. Monitor and analyze prepaid account balances. Coordinate recording of prepaid amounts with Accounts Payable. Ensure timely and appropriate amortization of prepaid amounts.

9) Prepare, maintain, and reconcile accounts receivable reserve model. Compile necessary data, load AR splits, CAP rates, and credit balances. Maintain and run macros in model. Review results for reasonableness and work with other departments to book reserves.

10) Provide assistance and support to other personnel within the system. Respond to and research inquiries regarding the statement of expense and answer other questions as needed. Assist other financial personnel within the area as required or directed.

11) Prepare monthly Health and Welfare Benefit Trust (HWBT) financial reporting, recording of activity, and reconciliation of accounts. Responsible for yearly HWBT audit including preparation of financial statements, audit work papers, and tax returns.

12) Assist with Lawson system testing for all modules – General Ledger, Asset Management, Miscellaneous Accounts Receivable, Billing, Activities Management, and Grants Management.

13) Process unclaimed property for annual reporting to the State.

14) Prepare and reconcile Baystate Health Insurance Company (BHIC) claims, services, and fee reimbursement requests for directors and officers, professional and general liability, long-term disability, and workers compensation insurance programs. Prepare community physician insurance program (CPIP) claims reimbursement request. Monitor and request reimbursement for grant spending.

15) Review capital purchases monthly. Book adjustments in the asset management module and upload into the general ledger. Maintain depreciation/amortization schedules and audit work papers.

16) Maintain software inventory, process transfer of request forms, maintain and report inventory listing, and post activity to the general ledger.

17) Process and post system interfaces and reconcile to system.

18) Prepare and reconcile grants management activity, distribute down to the physician level.

Required Work Experience: 

1) 7 years experience

Preferred Work Experience: 

1) 3 years experience

Skills and Competencies: 

1) None Listed

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Associate of Arts (Required), Bachelor of Arts


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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