Senior Accountant - 150 E 42nd Street

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


Dept- Accounting

REQ #82815


Job Title: Senior Accountant 

The Senior Accountant analyzes financial information and prepares financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, liability, or other financial activities within the department.


Roles & Responsibilities:


  • Prepares, examines, or analyzes accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Advises on accounting problems and assists subordinate employees with work.
  • Performs maintenance of General Ledger to make sure all the errors are corrected timely for the month-end close.  Reviews monthly financial ledgers of assigned accounts.
  • Performs monthly bank reconciliations and analysis.
  • Reconciliation of the fixed asset ledger and depreciation analysis.  Reviews any discrepancies between budgeted and forecasted amounts.
  • As applicable to area, monitors Capital Projects budgets for the School, FPA or Hospital,  including budget setup forms and various adjustments.
  • Review of Capital project management charges.
  • Performs monthly Capital Budget Report and details summary.
  • Performs analysis and monitors Capital Software projects.
  • Maintenance of the intercompany advances and related interest charges;
  • Calculation/accounting for capitalized interest, capital leases and deferred financing charges.
  • Control over escrow accounts and maintaining justification for drawdowns.
  • Prepares journal entries and reviews to ensure accuracy of figures.
  • Maintains budgeting systems which provide controls for expenditures.  Reports to management regarding the finances of department.
  • Oversees compliance reporting with primary lenders on a quarterly basis.
  • Analyzes “all in” cost of capital in debt financing, involving a degree of monitoring of commercial paper rates and various banking fees which fluctuate on a periodic basis.
  • Assists with the Financial Results Package preparation and produces various analyses.
  • Performs other related duties.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 2 years experience in Accounting

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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