Job accountant in Watertown, MA at Steward Health Care System

Job Details

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Company Steward Health Care System
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address Dallas, TX
Industry Health Care Services & Hospitals
Sector Healthcare
Salary - USD per
Job Location Watertown, MA

Job Description


The RE Senior Accountant will be a lead contributor to the month end close process for the Medical Group. This person will be responsible for the managing the Company’s lease accounting portfolio and work in collaboration with real estate, legal, M&A, integration teams, finance, and operations. In addition, policy writing and review, software integrations, and specific process improvement initiatives will be areas of opportunity to grow and contribute to SMG. Cross-functionalizing with various teams will be integral in the day-to-day responsibilities for carrying out these responsibilities.


  • Lead the Real Estate Accounting monthly close process within specified deadlines, which includes all lease accounting journal entries, expense level processing, and account level and financial statement analysis.
  • Act as lead for SMG’s portfolio of real estate leases, inclusive of recurring rent payment set-up and annual rent adjustments per the terms of each rental agreement.
  • Maintain a current warehouse of operating leases ensuring all terms are identified and reconciled where necessary.
  • Record and reconcile high dollar inventory.
  • Manage Malpractice accounting process including quarterly reconciliations with insurer.
  • Prepare traditional journal entries and account reconciliations including accruals and prepaids.

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent communication, customer service and organizational skills required.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and meet established deadlines.
  • Must possess strong analytical skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills, including Excel.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience, preferably in a financial/accounting environment.
  • Prior experience in health care is helpful but not required.
  • Public accounting or consulting experience strongly preferred, but not required.

About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country’s largest physician-led, tax paying, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. For more information, visit

Location: Steward Medical Group · 1101.73010 CMGE Finance
Schedule: Full Time, Day Shift, M-F

Job Location

Watertown, MA

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