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Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller

Job ID 
2017-1347
Job Locations 
US-TX-Colleyville
Category 
Other
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

As one of a team of three senior accounting and finance personnel, this person will have a broad range of responsibilities ranging from daily accounting operational tasks to closing the GL on a monthly 4 day close, assisting with financial analysis and reporting and handling  the Shared Services (multi clinic locations) Accounting, AP,GL areas. This role includes responsibility for operating and overseeing Accounting operations to maximize effectiveness and accuracy. Highly organized, an ability to manage projects within set deadlines, ability to meet month end close deadlines, and ensure the smooth operation of the Corporate Accounting Services will be key as well as on-going cooperation with other departments and a range of internal and external stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the completion of the Accounting month end close process ensuring that all deadlines and cutoffs are adhered to.  This includes completion of required journal entries, flux analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Ensure timely and accurate recording of financial transactions in accordance with GAAP and company policies.
  • Collaborate with external audit staff for quarter-end reviews and year-end audit work.
  • Lead team in continuing efforts to accelerate the accounting close process, including managing both AP and Accounting automation projects and process improvement initiatives.
  • Drives leadership from within the team for change recommendations and implementation methods or procedures to improve the efficiency of the functions.
  • Ensure the effective operation of Accounts Payable, taking a “hands-on” approach when required.
  • Leads all areas of A/P day to day process, as well as driving process change across the department and across the end to end process, through working and influencing cross functionally.
  • Leads corporate accounting services operation, including managing accounting functions related to debt, prepaids, accruals, intangibles and other assets and liabilities. 
  • Help develop accounting performance standard measurements, monthly tracking of key metrics, organizing for success, integrating collaborative and customer service oriented behaviors, and controlling efficient and effective practices.
  • Responsible for the tracking, review, and implementation of the company credit card program.
  • Interact professionally, collaboratively but persistently, with management and other departments for invoice dispute resolution, obtaining approvals, voucher processing, and special projects.
  • Assists payables in resolving account discrepancies by evaluating and approving investigations and resolving special cases.
  • Manage and reconcile bank balances and reconciliations
  • Manage and reconcile supplier statement reconciliations
  • Develops, maintains and ensures ongoing compliance with internal control documentation and testing.
  • Directs and supervises Form 1099 processing.
  • Develops, implements and educates employees and management on new and/or updated policies and procedures.
  • Leads other projects and initiatives as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and CPA preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Evidence of exceptional ability.
  • 7-10 years of relevant work experience, including multi-location healthcare industry experience, Big 4 audit experience a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years of Managerial experience.
  • Intacct or equivalent ERP system experience a plus.
  • Experience with an automated accounts payable environment.
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills, team player and effective communicator.
  • Able to work independently with little instruction in a highly organized manner, in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Advanced excel skills.
  • Innovative and able to thrive in a high paced environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Adaptable to change.
  • Proactive and timely problem solver.