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Accountant Lead - Finance

Company: Christus Health
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Summary:

Under the direction of the Accounting Manager this position is responsible for accurate and timely preparation and review of Hospital Financial statements as assigned.This position is heavily involved in monthly/quarterly close processes, year end audit preparation, budget preparation, tax schedule preparation, and leads assigned projects. As a member of the Louisiana Accounting team, this role is expected to lead efforts in improving processes for preparation of financial statements and related reports/schedules, ensuring reporting accuracy and building relationships in the organization that achieve these goals.

This position reports directly to the Accounting Manager, with responsibility for multiple sets of books in which direct supervision of daily work activities of a staff or senior accountant and/or accounting assistants is required. The individual has responsibility for the assignment of work and review of work of designated staff for a specific financial reporting area. The position is at the Corporate Support Level in the Accounting department with specifically assigned system duties when required.

An expectation is to function at a high level of accounting knowledge coupled with ability to direct others and give feedback on a daily basis as to work product. Overall performance evaluation is not the direct responsibility of this position; however, the expectation is for specific and documented feedback on the work of Associates assigned to the Financial Accountant-Lead to be incorporated into performance evaluations of those Associates. The position requires demonstrated ability to plan projects, develop and adhere to timelines, multi-task on various work flows, develop work processes meeting internal control guidelines, interpret Accounting guidance to direct work of others, and maintain skills and work at the Senior Accountant level to produce accurate and timely financial reports.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Ability to analyze complex accounting and financial issues
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products required
  • Extensive knowledge of GAAP and other applicable regulatory rules, regulations & legislation as related to accounting functions
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Deadline-oriented and ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated leadership in teamwork, special projects, and complex assignments
  • Self-motivated team player with the ability to work independently on special projects and complex assignments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with all levels of personnel in a large organization
  • Knowledge of Meditech preferred.
  • Seven or more years of advanced experience in senior level or above accountant role with diverse accounting experience.
  • Experience in the healthcare industry strongly preferred

Work Type: 

Full Time


Keywords: Christus Health, Irving , Accountant Lead - Finance, Other , Irving, Texas

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