Accountant-Brockton, MA


JOB TITLE: Accountant

LOCATION: Brockton, MA

HOURS: Full Time-M-F

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SHIELDS HEALTH CARE GROUP is an independent, Massachusetts-based medical service provider with a national reputation for blending exceptional customer service with superior technology. Patients, partners and colleagues define our 30 + years of quality diagnostic services as a true mark of successful teamwork. Known for our advanced diagnostic imaging, we are a sought after provider – not only because of our technology but also because of our teamwork and tremendous opportunities for professional growth.

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for a variety of accounting functions, including month-end and year-end close, account reconciliation, financial reporting and special projects.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Actively participate and support the full month end close cycle including AP, AR, cash, accruals and financial statement preparation for 30+ entities.
  • Maintain fixed assets sub-ledger, record monthly entries & complete related reconciliations for all entities.
  • Manage & record standard entries across all entities.
  • Perform cash management activities, including intercompany transfers, daily cash reporting and bank reconciliations.
  • Prepare intercompany & third party invoices, including reconciliation of intercompany activity between all entities
  • Perform monthly balance sheet, cash flow and P&L variance analysis
  • Ensure the accuracy of financial statements in accordance with GAAP and compliance with internal policies
  • Prepare and review monthly Partner Reporting Packages.
  • Prepare year-end related items including tax and audit work papers.
  • Collaborate across the Shields network to gather financial information for monthly close.
  • Proactively recommend improvements to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the month-end close and the financial reporting process.
  • Support budgeting process and FP&A team
  • Perform ad hoc requests and reports

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (CPA a plus)
  • Minimum 3 years of progressive accounting experience.
  • Healthcare experience preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills (vlookups/pivot tables)
  • Excellent problem solving/analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly organized with the ability to multi task and prioritize
  • Proficiency with accounting software systems. Experience with Sage / AccPac beneficial.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Team player who embraces change and process improvement