Finance, the Director of Financial Reporting will be responsible for managing external reporting. This is a highly visible position within the Company, and requires excellent communication and leadership skills. This person will be seen as an internal expert on all US GAAP and SAP reporting matters and will manage staff responsible for external reporting and internal controls compliance. Coordinates and implements changes to meet management’s needs and regulatory requirements. Directs the day-to-day operations of the Audit and Internal Control functions. Establishes and/or applies policies and procedures to ensure that accounting transactions are in compliance with company policies and are recorded in the financial records in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Identifies potential process improvements and system enhancements to improve operational efficiencies and quality.
Responsible for accurate, complete and timely financial reporting to both internal and external parties, including Aveta (MFOR), Company management, the Department of Managed Healthcare and other governmental agencies.
Transmit financial results to parent company and address related inquiries through the financial confirmation process.
Responsible for preparation of periodic MD&A narratives and explanation of period over period changes in financial results.
Reviews periodic results and forecasts to verify that all accounting and reporting requirements (including Sarbanes Oxley, STAT GAAP and SEC requirements) are properly fulfilled and respond to related inquiries.
Responsible for preparation of cash forecasts and analysis.
Reviews any significant policy or procedure changes relative to these areas for appropriateness and consistency with other company policies and core values.
Provide technical accounting research/support.
Keep abreast of changes in the accounting, GAAP/regulatory environments and ensure that the Company is at all times fully compliant from both an audit and regulatory standpoint.
Responsible for assisting with the preparation of the annual financial audit requests including drafting of the annual reports.
Maintain a positive relationship with the Company’s external auditors.
Understand and document key accounting process flows and internal controls.
Provide leadership to the Company’s ongoing compliance and develop ways to leverage information that comes from the documentation and review process to enhance overall operational efficiency.
Identify developing issues early, and support an environment of best practices and continuous process improvement.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
Certified Public Accountant
Minimum ten years accounting experience with extensive exposure to month and year end close processes, accounting analysis, financial reporting and audits.
Five or more years of management experience to include responsibility for the month end close process through issuance of financial statements. Prior experience in managing Sarbanes Oxley, STAT GAAP and SEC functions and reporting systems is preferred. Advanced G/L experience preferred. Prior involvement in coordinating the implementation or enhancement of the financial systems a plus.
In depth knowledge and experience with Sarbanes Oxley, STAT GAAP and SEC requirements and preparation of internal systems for compliance, system readiness and reporting. Track record of dealing with complex accounting issues.
Unquestionable ethics and integrity and commitment to excellence.
An early career in public accounting is critical.
Excellent verbal communication skills required for discussing key issues and proposals with various levels of management and providing concise, thoughtful updates related to the financial results. Ability to communicate effectively with staff in establishing objectives, providing guidance and promoting a positive work environment.
Excellent written communication skills are needed to summarize issues and their resolution, present meaningful proposals for use in decision making, promote policy and procedure changes and for correspondence with external parties.
Excellent people, team building and leadership skills.
The credibility, diplomacy, patience, and communication ability to establish instant credibility and relate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders.
Proven analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to organize and monitor the ongoing work and special projects assigned to the department so that internal and external requirements and deadlines are consistently met.
Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and financial systems such as Great Plains and report writers such as FRx. Experience with Oracle Hyperion Financial Management a plus.
Comfortable in a culture based on personal accountability. Hands-on style and strong work ethic.
Demonstrable process management experience in a high growth/high performance business and the ability to manage multiple processes.
NAMM North America Medical Management - 19 months ago