Company Statement

For the last 80 years, EmblemHealth has been taking care of New York’s heart and soul, its people. Today, health care is more complex than ever. That’s why we’re at the forefront of change. We work alongside our customers to offer access to high-quality, affordable care, help navigate the health care experience, and make good health achievable; because everyone deserves to be taken care of. We deliver on our mission every day by living our values with our colleagues, members, clients and partners. It begins with caring and respecting all those we work with. We believe a culture of diversity and inclusion is vital to serve our unique and diverse customers. We seek for continues improvement and innovation and believe being agile and nimble is our advantage. We bring a strong sense of partnership to every relationship – internally and externally. The EmblemHealth family of companies offers competitive health, welfare, and retirement benefits as well as incentive pay plans and more.


To protect the health and safety of our workforce, members, patients, and the communities we serve, the EmblemHealth family of companies require all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Exemption/reasonable accommodations may be granted because of 1) a qualifying medical condition or disability that makes getting the vaccine unsafe for the individual, or 2) objection on the basis of sincerely held religious beliefs and/or practices.

Lead Accountant - remote opportunity

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Manager & Professional
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Summaries:
To manage the financial close for Fixed Asset in PeopleSoft Asset Management System (AMS) timely and accurately; ensure expenditures are properly capitalized; manage the financial close for rent/real estate, pension and intercompany activity; review journal entries prepared by staff accountants; and review all related balance sheet account reconciliations. Will be leading, training and developing two staff accountants who report directly into this role.  Review and approve all Fixed Asset schedules including the FA rollforward, preventative control package, and various analyses for reporting purposes covering all entities. Will assist the Director of Corporate Accounting in ad hoc projects and assignments.


Responsibilities:

  • Prepare/review monthly detailed reconciliations and rollforward schedules of all related balance sheet accounts for all business units of EmblemHealth in accordance with the company’s policies.  Investigate and support any reconciling items by providing proper documentation.  Review rollforward schedules of fixed asset balances.
  • Prepare/review rent/real estate analysis including deferred rent, pension accounting entries and intercompany activity including intercompany settlement on a monthly basis
  • Responsible for reviewing the PeopleSoft entries including additions, re-categorizations, retirements, and depreciation entries that are generated from Fixed Asset System (FAS) into the general ledger to ensure proper recording.  Review monthly STAT entries prepared by the staff accountants.
  • Review the activities posted to the accounts to ensure items are properly classified.  Take appropriate action to record all necessary adjustments.
  • Work closely with the Accounts Payable, Facilities and Budget Financial Analytics departments in resolving issues and questions, such as coding error, budget to actual variance explanations, etc.
  • Responsible for reviewing the construction-in-progress (CIP) summary with Facility team and journalize/adjust transactions according to the supporting documents in Asset Management system and the general ledger.
  • Review monthly queries and other reports prepared by the Staff Accountants and maintain complete and accurate files.
  • Prepare/review the fixed assets preventative control packages.

Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Accounting required, CPA a plus
  • 5-8 years of experience in finance and accounting environment.  Experience with ADP and/or payroll accounting a plus. (R)
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Products including Excel and Access; PeopleSoft experience a plus (R)
  • Must be a self-starter who is detail-oriented and proactive with focus on accuracy, in an environment with changing priorities and time constraints (R)
  • Possess and apply broad knowledge of accounting principles and procedures with minimal direct supervision  (R)
  • Understanding of GAAP accounting (R)

EEOC Statement

We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our workforce to create opportunities for our people and our business. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Sponsorship Statement

Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws and regulations, EmblemHealth may provide work visa sponsorship for certain positions.

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