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Job ID: 142166
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


  • The Accountant will be responsible for maintaining financial reports, records and general ledger, preparing and analyzing budgets, and performing basic accounting functions related to monthly financial close. This position will work under the supervision of the Accounting Manager and will support operational staff at varying management levels, from SVP to Supervisor, with general accounting and budgeting needs.


  • Continually develop general office automation by using macros, functions, formulas, databases and software available to improve the processes for the entire Corporate Service Accounting team.
  • On a monthly basis, handle the General Accounting responsibilities for assigned Corporate Services departments, including constructing the monthly financial statement package and related analyses.
  • Act as departmental lead for the assigned departments in working with Operational Management team (includes the various Departmental Directors, Administrators and Financial Support contacts) to develop operating budgets and projections.
  • Provide general financial support and training for financial systems such as Lawson, Hyperion, Smart View and Essbase to assigned Corporate Services Operational Management areas.
  • Assist with inter-entity transfers to ensure that the transactions are being properly recorded.
  • Develop analytical reports, as requested.


    Education or Equivalent Experience:

    • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Required)
    • Bachelor's Degree Preferably in Accounting
    • 1+ years Accounting and/or budget preparation experience required.
    • Experience with the Lawson (or similar) General Ledger system and with Hyperion Software (Essbase; Hyperion Planning) preferred.

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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