Intermediate Accountant *Remote for Maine Residents Only*

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Northern Light Health

Northern Light Health

This position is eligible for remote work for Maine Residents only and may require some time on-site for occasional trainings and meetings.


Under minimal supervision, performs professional level accounting work including the examination, analysis, maintenance, reconciliation and verification of financial records. Analyzes financial information and prepares financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization. Deals mainly with post-transaction reporting and functions and provides guidance to lower level accountants. Assists in the accurate preparation of financial statements, report and analyses and in the maintenance of accounting procedures.



• Examines accounting documents for accuracy and compliance with policies and procedures and in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
• Provides guidance to lower level accounting personnel.
• Prepares journal entries and reviews entries prepared by lower level staff.
• Responsible for preparing the monthly journal entry control log for management review.
• Generates financial statements and supporting schedules for monthly reporting or as needed.
• Prepares and analyses basic financial statements, charts, tables, and other supporting schedules.
• Analyses accounting transactions and determines corrective actions or adjustments.
• Performs detailed fluctuation analysis on the financial statements and other analysis as requested.
• Ensures general ledger transactions are recorded accurately, timely and support documentation is sufficient.
• Reviews records of receipts and disbursements verifies accuracy of all interfaces and sub-ledger transactions.
• Performs other duties as assigned or required.


Other information:

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a four-year college or university.
3-5 years related experience, or at a minimum, associate’s degree plus 5-7 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Competencies and skills:
* 3+ years of relative work experience required.
* Applies Business Acumen: Demonstrates knowledge of current and future trends that impact organizational success. Applies proven practices and business theories to get results that meet financial as well as other business goals. Recognizes opportunities for new services and products and acts accordingly, taking measured risks into consideration. Possesses a thorough knowledge of their field and independently carries out their work in accordance with professional standards of the profession.
* Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.
* Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.
* Experience with MySQL, Oracle, SAP, SQL Server.
* Demonstrates Emotional Intelligence: Exhibits a high level of self-awareness, self-management, other awareness and relationship management. Conducts themselves in an empathic, appropriate way, with a sense of humor and stimulates a collaborative work environment. Is respectful of the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others and aware of the influence of their own behavior on them. Is aware of relevant social, political, system, and professional trends and developments and uses this information for the organization’s benefit.
* Effectively Communicates: Listens, speaks and writes appropriately, using clear language. Communication methods are fitting to the message(s), audience, and situation and follow-ups are regular and timely. Shows that important (non-) verbal information is absorbed and understood and asks further questions to clarify when necessary. Expresses ideas and views clearly to others and has ability to adjust use of language to the audiences’ level.
* Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.
* Influences and Inspires: Builds enthusiasm and commitment among others to move in a desired direction and models it personally. Creates a compelling vision of success that motivates workplace initiative and energizes others to follow. Provides direction and guidance to encourage cooperation between team members in order to attain an objective. Has the ability to appropriately influence others’ actions and decisions with and without express authority.
* Spreadsheet application with the ability to use calculations, formulas, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming.
* Word process application with the ability to create and edit documents, format, use tables, apply footnoting, create table of contents and mail merge techniques.
* Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.



Working conditions:
* Lifting, moving and loading less than 20 pounds.
* Prolonged periods of sitting.
* Prolonged periods of standing.
* Prolonged periods of walking.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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