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This Accountant I in Ophthalmology will be responsible to:
Assist and provide support in the preparation of a variety of recurring financial transactions, reports, and analyses related to the hospital operating financial statement, intercompany activity, and other sub ledger activity and schedules.
Perform detailed analyses of various general ledger accounts and selected cost centers, as assigned. Review activity for accuracy, completeness, and reasonableness, interpreting trends or deviations and reporting issues to others for corrective action.
Prepare analyses of revenue and expense variances, providing management with explanations for current and prior year changes, and projected impact. Provide information to others that contributes to the development of the Hospital's operating budget.
Prepare monthly journal entries for assigned accounts, ensuring all activity is recorded, adjustments are calculated, and corrections are made. Ensure all assigned accounts are reconciled.
Perform balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis in preparation for the annual external audit. Perform monthly reconciliations of the hospital's main cash disbursements and receipts account, all support schedules, and transaction logs.
Respond to routine questions and solve problems as requested by dept managers. Respond to questions or problems pertaining to the budget performance report, as well as all supporting reports used by department managers to manage revenues and expenses.
Review general hospital and research payment requisitions for appropriateness, assuring compliance with the hospital's general fund approval and policy guidelines as they pertain to non-purchase order goods and services.
Perform a variety of accounting related duties such as bank account reconciliations, proofreading of financial documents and participating in special projects as requested.
Maintain all supporting back up in various media for review by external auditors. This includes journal entries, budget performance reports, detail trial balance reports, journal entry logs, account reconciliation reports, expanded labor cost report, and various other supporting general ledger schedules.
To qualify, you must have:
The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in accounting or a closely related field plus 3-6 months of time in a related job.
The analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in-depth, experienced-based cross-functional knowledge.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organization needs
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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