Northwell Health Sr Accountant in Westbury, New York

Req Number 001A40

Job Category Finance

Job Description

As the Senior Accountant you will conduct complex and critical financial studies and analyses, prepare monthly and annual financial statements, maintain general accounting records for entities of responsibility and act as liaison to outside auditors, tax accountants and consultants.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conducts complex and critical financial studies and analyses.

  • Prepares and maintains monthly general and standard journal entries, income and balance sheet statements, account reconciliations, cost reports and various other accounting statements and reports..

  • Prepares and/or reviews journal entries for monthly close, including capital equipment acquisitions.

  • Provides account analysis regarding assigned general ledger accounts.

  • Assists in determining the adequacy of inpatient and outpatient reserves for doubtful accounts.

  • Prepares monthly and annual financial statements in a timely manner.

  • Researches and reports variances in budget to management.

  • Prepares all schedules in the monthly financial statements.

  • Acts as liaison to outside auditors, tax accountants and consultants.

  • Monitors expenditures, encumbrances, receipts and receivables according to schedules.

  • Reviews, investigates and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents and reports.

  • Leads Accountants and other support staff in completion of projects and duties.

  • Develops and modifies department processes to meet specialized needs.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required.

  • Minimum of four (4) years related accounting experience, required.

  • Experience in insurance industry, preferred.

  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, procedures and systems.

  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, required.

Our Culture

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us:

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.