Director, Corporate Accounting
Nashville, TN, USA | Wellpath
Industry:Healthcare - Hospitals
Functions:Accounting / Control
Job Description:104 people have viewed this job
The Director, Corporate Accounting has a key role in the provision of direction and oversight of corporate accounting and financial risk management functions of the Company. The areas under direct control of this position include general ledger accounting, US GAAP reporting, review and approval of financial reconciliations, coordination and review of external actuarial reporting, and staff development.
What you bring to the table
Bachelor’s degree – Accounting, Finance or similar
Master’s degree preferred.
Eight (8) to ten (10) years of experience with Big 4 or National CPA Firm; mix of public accounting and industry experience acceptable
Experience in or exposure to insurance and/or healthcare industry required.
What you will do
Serve as a consultant to the Corporate Controller, Senior Management, and External Auditors with respect to US GAAP. Interpret new accounting guidance to assess impact to the Company and partner with other organizational leaders to achieve successful implementation of those standards and document company positions on significant transactions.
Accountable for ensuring the Company’s books and records are maintained in accordance with US GAAP including the development and implementation of financial policies and internal controls, identification and remediation of deficient controls, improving processes around data initiation, authorization and recording for accuracy and completeness, and documenting process and data flows; integrate information into business cycle documentation.
Plan and lead the monthly close process to ensure deadlines are achieved, including coordination with consolidated subsidiaries.
Review work of corporate accounting team to ensure balance sheet remains appropriately reconciled and supported.
Draft and/or review annual financial statement disclosures and ensure conformity with US GAAP.
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