Healthfirst Staff Accountant in New York, New York

The Staff Accountant in Healthfirst's Finance department is primarily responsible for preparing monthly journal entries for all Revenue and Expenses. The Staff Accountant will also be responsible for reconciling all accounts related to revenue and expense items on a monthly basis as part of the monthly financial close.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ensure all accounts are reconciled on a monthly basis and work with other stakeholders within Finance such as the (EMR) team, Actuarial and Accounts Payable to ensure accounts are maintained accurately and so that they balance each month and are ready for audit and review by leadership

  • Compile the data necessary to identify and reconcile variances in a timely matter

  • Reconcile general ledger data to EMR data on a monthly basis to ensure consistency in reporting

  • Create monthly analysis for respective LOB to summarize the general ledger activity for the month and highlight the key changes including support to justify variance between Actual and Budget

  • Record all expense/revenue journal entries on a monthly basis

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with using Microsoft Dynamics AX

  • Experience in conducting analysis during the year end audits and other internal and external audits

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Healthfirst is a provider-sponsored health insurance company that serves more than 1.2 million members in downstate New York. With more than 4,000 employees, a network of nearly 30,000 providers, and revenues in excess of $8.6 billion, Healthfirst is one of the largest health plans in the New York City area.

Our members are our North Star, and our mission is guided by their needs and preferences in ensuring a superior experience and access to the highest quality healthcare when and where they need it. Healthfirst’s commitment to quality and member satisfaction has helped us earn top ratings for HMO health plans in New York City. We know that employees shape our company and connect us to our communities, and we look to recruit and retain intelligent, driven leaders who are passionate about healthcare and embody our five culture drivers:

  • Dream Big, Plan Wisely

  • Break Down the Walls

  • Think Critically, Speak Up, Deliver with Pride

  • Inspire Through Trust, Lead By Example

  • Be Unstoppable