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19 Aug 2021

Full-Time Senior Accountant

Mount Sinai Health System – Posted by nicole.barbera New York, New York, United States

Job Description

Role Summary

The Senior Accountant for Mount Sinai Health Partners performs professional accounting duties related to all matters finance, including financial review, forecasting and providing all requested data analytics. The Senior Accountant will also gather data and prepare a number of accounting/finance-related reports and summaries.  This position will report to the Director of Finance, Population Health on the Population Health Operations Team.



  • Prepares, examines, or analyzes accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Analyzes business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses
  • Performs maintenance of General Ledger to make sure all the errors are corrected timely for the month-end close.  Reviews monthly financial ledgers of assigned accounts.
  • Performs monthly bank reconciliations and analysis.
  • Develops, maintains, and analyzes budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted to actual costs.
  • Prepares journal entries and reviews to ensure accuracy of figures
  • Reconciliation of the fixed asset ledger and depreciation analysis.  Reviews any discrepancies between budgeted and forecasted amounts.
  • As applicable to area, monitors Capital Projects budgets for the School, FPA or Hospital, including budget setup forms and various adjustments.
  • Performs monthly Capital Budget Report and details summary.
  • Maintenance of the intercompany advances and related interest charges
  • Reviews escrow accounts and maintains justification for drawdowns.
  • Processes check requests, purchase orders and vouchers for payment.
  • Maintains budgeting systems which provide controls for expenditures.  Reports to management regarding the finances of departments/programs.
  • Assists with the Financial Results Package preparation and produces various analyses.
  • Performs other related duties.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Accounting

Additional Skills and Qualities

  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices
  • Good knowledge of accounting principles and procedures sufficient to compile reports concerning financial status and operating procedures of organizations.
  • Self-motivated and adaptive
  • Innovative and creative in problem solving
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)


Mount Sinai is one of the largest non-profit health systems in the U.S. with a strong reputation for quality of care and research/education. Our health system has ~45,000 employees working together to provide billions of dollars in high-quality care for millions of patients each year.


Mount Sinai is dedicated to improving the value of care it provides, by improving quality, delivering a better patient experience, and improving the affordability of care.  Several teams across the organization are working in support of this objective – including the population health team, the commercialization team, the consumer digital team, and the hospital contracting team.  Our teams are collectively developing and implementing clinical, operating, and technology models and programs to keep entire communities healthy and out of the hospital.


Mount Sinai Health Partners (MSHP) is the team driving this transformation within Mount Sinai and looking for team members who:

  • Are comfortable “playing up” and “playing down” as needed to accomplish business objectives
  • Work productively amidst ambiguity
  • Thrive in fast-paced  work environments
  • Seek to improve the status quo

What We Offer

  • Opportunity for advancement within MSHP team
  • Opportunity to work directly with senior leaders from across the Mount Sinai Health System and external organizations
  • Opportunity for mentorship from senior MSHP leaders
  • Opportunity to be part of a forward-thinking team driving a system-wide transformation
  • Opportunity to work at the forefront of innovation in healthcare

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.


Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together and participate actively as a leader within the Mount Sinai Health System by:

    • Serving as the primary resource management representative of the Mount Sinai leadership teams, committees, etc., and acting as the primary executive leader interface between Mount Sinai and key executives from the health systems’ vendors and partners.


    • Engaging with relevant thought leaders and policy-makers at the federal and state levels, and representing the Health System as assigned.


    • Using a lens of equity in establishing and promoting policies and procedures and providing opportunities for all to thrive.


    • Confronting racist, sexist or other inappropriate behavior and challenges exclusionary organizational practices and serving as a role model to promote anti-racist behaviors.


  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!


Who We Are


Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside (formerly Mount Sinai St. Luke’s), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 


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