Title:   Staff Accountant


Description:   Responsible for day-to-day activities of the Fiscal Services Department under direct supervision of the Assistant Controller.   Create and post journal entries, assist with producing monthly budget comparison reports and the internal financial statement package, reconcile balance sheet accounts, process Fixed Assets in Great Plains, serve as back-up for Accounts Payable/ Payroll Representative, ensure internal controls/processes are maintained and suggest improvements if needed.   Works collaboratively  with the Accounts Payable/ Payroll Representative, Department Managers and the Corporate Accounting team at Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, Bournewood’s parent company in Phoenix, Arizona. Performs duties in accordance with corporate, organization and department policies and procedures, while adhering to the overall mission of Bournewood Health Systems.

Bournewood Health Systems is dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope and recovery.

Bournewood is committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. Our philosophy stands for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff in which restraint and seclusion are prevented through the use of a range of resources and tools. All Bournewood employees are educated in and support this philosophy.

Salary: negotiable


Start Date: ASAP


Openings:  M-F business hours


Qualifications: BS in Accounting preferred but would consider candidates with equivalent experience; at least 1 year experience in a computerized accounting department is required, 2 or more years is preferred; strong written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and exceptional organizational abilities are required.  Should have knowledge of GAAP and a strong accounting and general ledger background; experience with Great Plains accounting software preferred; Proficiency in Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and Word applications are required.


Location:   Dedham, MA

Apply Online: If you are interested in this position, please complete an Application Form.

If you have any questions about this position, contact Human Resources at (jobs@bournewood.com)

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