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Commonwealth Care Alliance Senior Staff Accountant in Boston, Massachusetts

Why This Role is Important to Us:

The role requires the Accountant Sr. Advisor to research, understand, interpret, and operationalize accounting concepts (revenue and expense recognition) and possess the ability to apply those concepts in matters specific to the health insurance industry. To ensure compliance with State and Federal statute, this role will prepare regulatory reports and provide supporting documentation upon audit, as necessary. The Senior will be a liaison to both internal and external auditors and assist in the maintenance of a strong internal control environment documentation and testing.

The Accountant Sr. Advisor will provide guidance that could have substantial impact on the Organization and its resources, therefore, they will need to interact successfully with management and senior personnel. The successful candidate is expected to be a strong contributor on a high performing financial accounting and reporting team.

Supervision Exercised: None

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Perform general ledger maintenance to ensure general ledger is presented at optimal efficiency.

  • Perform complex internal account reconciliations with a high degree of accuracy including strong understanding of actuarial entries and concepts.

  • Prepare financial statements and exhibits on a GAAP basis as well as other complex financial management and Board documents associated with the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statement close process.

  • Prepare financial results for management in addition to offering strategic insight relative to revenue maximization, cost containment (medical and SG&A) and general resource consumption

  • Develop and present actionable recommendations and solutions to management that will impact results

  • Review, prepare and analyze reports as necessary to ensure compliance with State and Federal regulations

  • Act as a liaison for both internal and external audit processes -- ensure coordination and delivery of all staff-specific requirements, prepare/review work papers and financial statements to ensure they are free of material misstatement, aggregate and/or prepare appropriate supporting documentation, propose required footnote disclosures and operate within an environment of strong internal controls

  • Respects the talent and unique contribution of every individual, culture and ethnic group and treats all people in a fair and equitable manner

  • Exercises self-awareness; monitors impact on others; is receptive to and seeks out feedback; uses self-discipline to adjust to feedback

Working Conditions:

  • Standard office conditions.

What We're Looking For:

Education Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance.

Education Desired:

  • CPA preferred

Experience Required:

  • Has 3+ years of experience in accounting and can independently understand GAAP with strong understanding of actuarial entries.

  • Has 3+ years of experience and can demonstrate a full understanding of consolidation accounting concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Previous experience in health insurance industry

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and financial reporting systems (e.g., Microsoft Dynamics, etc.)

  • Proficient with data analysis, critical thinking and problem-solving

Language(s) Required:

  • English

Other Required:

  • Standard office equipment

EEO is The Law

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Please note employment with CCA is contingent upon acceptable professional references, a background check (including Mass CORI, employment, education, criminal check, and driving record, (if applicable)), an OIG Report and verification of a valid MA/RN license (if applicable). Commonwealth Care Alliance is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.