Financial Analyst - General Accounting

Stony Brook University

East Setauket, NY

ID: 7077560
Posted: April 22, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine, our Financial Analysts are responsible for the general accounting function including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules, ledger, account and bank reconciliations. Assisting with monthly closings, account analysis and supporting the senior accountants in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department.

Brief Description of Duties:

Prepare monthly journal entries
Complete general ledger operations
Monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements
Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts
Assist with year-end audit
Review and analysis of expenses
Assist with various accounting cycles
Account/bank reconciliations
Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures


Required Qualifications

BS in Accounting with a minimum of 5 years of full-time accounting experience required.
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices.
Familiarity with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Audit and Accounting Guide for Health Care Entities.
Knowledge of finance principles.
Knowledge of financial reporting.
Excellent data analysis skills, and ability to synthesize and comprehend large quantities of data.
Must be comfortable with use of technology and new Software.
Demonstrate proficiency with MS Office package, advanced skills in the use of Excel spreadsheets in particular.
Knowledge of accounting software.
Preferred Qualifications

MS/MBA in Accounting
CPA/CPA candidate.
Previous healthcare accounting experience.
Experience with Infor10/Lawson.
Experience with SQL and Tableau or other database and data visualization Software.

Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).

If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.

Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.


Apply Now

Please mention to the employer that you saw this ad on