Summer Corporate Controller Intern 1/16/2020

Partners HealthCare(PHS) Somerville, MA

Somerville, MA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Womens Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners HealthCare supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.

Were focused on a people-first culture for our systems patients and our professional family. Thats why we provide our employees with more ways to achieve their potential. Partners HealthCare is committed to aligning our employees personal aspirations with projects that match their capabilities and creating a culture that empowers our managers to become trusted mentors. We support each member of our team to own their personal developmentand we recognize success at every step.

Our employees use the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk, and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.

General Overview
The Partners HealthCare accounting internship will offer the intern exposure to the monthly financial close process as well as the finance committee board reporting, statistical calculations for disclosure documents, assistance with data compilation and reporting, reconciliations and requirements related to Research and federal compliance. The intern will alternate through the department. Each rotation will give the intern exposure to a different segment of the department and will provide the intern an opportunity to work under the direction of various managers. A senior manager will serve as point person for the intern to ensure smooth transitions between projects.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities
Potential projects within the department rotation may include:
General ledger account/sub recipient reconciliations
Spreadsheet development for monthly financial analysis
Assistance in establishing and uploading monthly/annual task functions by unit
Redesign and streamline of current finance board reporting
Assistance with development of financial statistics required for disclosure reporting
Strong undergraduate Accounting majors are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidates will have experience with MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

Ideal candidates will be proactive self-starters who have an ability to work independently and in teams.

Strong written and verbal skills are essential.
Partners HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer & by embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law.