Mgr, General Accounting
Wake Forest University Health Sciences - Winston-Salem, NC

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Major Duties

Mgr, General Accounting
CPA Strongly Preferred

1. Adheres to the general Medical Center standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building:
Following Medical Center policies and procedures.
Following departmental policies and procedures.
Contributing to the overall quality of services.
Assuming responsibility for keeping informed about changes in policies and procedures.
2. Overall supervisory responsibility for general accounting.
3. Provides assistance with internal financial reporting and tax reporting
4. Develops, implements and maintains processes, procedures and systems to allow for strong internal financial accounting controls across all areas of the financial service areas, including but not limited to: general accounting and security within the Financial module of PSFT
5. Coordinates the summarization, recording and reporting of financial transactions related to financial reporting, general accounting, corporate tax reporting, and continuously monitor the following areas to ensure timely and accurate recording and reporting: non-clinical accounts receivable (corporate and student billing), financial reporting (internal and external) and sponsored and special funds
6. Supervises of the integrity of the general ledger for WFHS and NCBH, monthly close process, and all bank and account reconciliations
7. Assists with the annual audits of the books and records of WFBMC and all supporting organizations, including but not limited to: NCBH and WFHS, all 100% subsidiary audits, all A-133 audits, all benefit plan audits, and any consolidated reporting required by WFBMC or WFU. To ensure adequate preparation for and assistance with all audit engagements; including but not limited to:
i. Assistance with all scheduled audits, as required.
ii. Coordination audit assistance and audit timelines to minimize delays and ensure all external reporting deadlines are met, as required.
iii. Monitor external and internal audit staffs as the key day-to-day contact on audit issues, as required.
Responsible for completing required Management Reporting for administration and Board of Trustees / Directors
8. Assists with the preparation of corporate tax returns and extensions for WFBMC and all supporting organizations including but not limited to: NCBH and WFHS, all 100% subsidiary audits, benefit plan audits and select agency audits (Medical Foundation)
9. Ensures accurate and timely preparation of monthly financial statements for the Medical Center.
Communicates and adheres to closing schedules, reporting and filing deadlines.
Review and approves all journal entries and account reconciliations to ensure appropriateness, accuracy and adequacy of documentation.
Assists with monthly financial statements and ensures accuracy and reasonableness
10. Assists with the accurate and timely filing of all local, state and federal tax returns for the Medical Center.
Remains current regarding changes in tax regulations which affect the Medical Center.
Assists with the annual Form 990, 990T and 1120 and supporting schedules as appropriate
11. Provides appropriate supervision, training and evaluation of General Ledger staff.
Provides instruction and guidance to staff to promote efficient and effective work habits.
Evaluates annually the performance of each staff member, provides positive reinforcement as appropriate and recommends corrective actions as necessary
12. Prepares and adheres to departmental annual operating budget.
Annually prepares departmental operating budget consistent with NCBH budget procedure.
Adheres to approved departmental budget and explains variances as appropriate
13. Ensures the operational integrity of the General Ledger software system.
Controls all input of the General Ledger system.
Reviews and edits as appropriate all output from the General Ledger system.
Performs all routine and periodic ¿user¿ maintenance of the General Ledger system.
Coordinates implementation of all General Ledger system enhancements and upgrades.
Designs and programs General Ledger system reports as determined necessary.
14. Assists with the preparation of various surveys to ensure that surveys and cost reporting (excluding clinical reimbursements) are filed timely, accurately and reconcile to the financial statements
15. Remains current on all new Financial Accounting Standards that pertain to WFBMC and subsidiaries and implement the applicable standards in a timely, accurate and professional manner
16. Remains current on all new tax legislation that pertain to WFBMC and subsidiaries and implement the applicable standards in a timely, accurate and professional manner
17. Assures adequacy of staffing resources to perform its mission.
Coordinates the selection process of new staff to assure qualified individuals are recruited.
Provides for expeditious training to assure rapid development of new staff.
Continuously develop staff and provide opportunities for professional growth.
Provides for periodic review of staff performance to assure timely recognition of employee performance.
Promotes teamwork and monitors action plans emanating from Employee Opinion Surveys
18. Participates in special projects as requested
19. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein
20. Serves as a Finance Representative on Six Sigma projects as assigned by Six Sigma Team.
Acts as a resource to Champions in support of their efforts to define initial validation of projects.
Ensures that the financial analysis of the Six Sigma project is in line with the Six Sigma Handbook Valuation Guidelines.
Assists Black Belts in validation of project financial metrics and project impact at various times.
Provides validated final update to the project tracking system for agreed upon financial impact.
Assists Black Belts to identify that proper and adequate documentation exists to substantiate forecasted project benefits.
Recommends changes to improve the financial processes that support Six Sigma to Financial Management and the Six Sigma Steering Committee.
Participates in project meetings to gain a full understanding of the project scope and impact.

Generic Job Description

Job Summary: This position maintains accounting data of WFBMC, including NCBH, WFHS, all subsidiaries and joint ventures, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and in compliance with applicable local, state and federal tax regulations.

Education / Experience: Bachelor¿s Degree in Accounting; Three years in Public Accounting or equivalent experience in hospital or industry accounting

Reports To: Director

Licensure, Certification and / or Registration: CPA Certificate preferred

Essential Functions:

1. Adheres to the general Medical Center standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building:
Following Medical Center policies and procedures.
Following departmental policies and procedures.
Contributing to the overall quality of services.
Assuming responsibility for keeping informed about changes in policies and procedures.
2. Overall supervisory responsibility for general accounting.
3. Provides assistance with internal financial reporting and tax reporting
4. Develops, implements and maintains processes, procedures and systems to allow for strong internal financial accounting controls across all areas of the financial service areas, including but not limited to: general accounting and security within the Financial module of PSFT
5. Coordinates the summarization, recording and reporting of financial transactions related to financial reporting, general accounting, corporate tax reporting, and continuously monitor the following areas to ensure timely and accurate recording and reporting: non-clinical accounts receivable (corporate and student billing), financial reporting (internal and external) and sponsored and special funds
6. Supervises of the integrity of the general ledger for WFHS and NCBH, monthly close process, and all bank and account reconciliations
7. Assists with the annual audits of the books and records of WFBMC and all supporting organizations, including but not limited to: NCBH and WFHS, all 100% subsidiary audits, all A-133 audits, all benefit plan audits, and any consolidated reporting required by WFBMC or WFU. To ensure adequate preparation for and assistance with all audit engagements; including but not limited to:
i. Assistance with all scheduled audits, as required.
ii. Coordination audit assistance and audit timelines to minimize delays and ensure all external reporting deadlines are met, as required.
iii. Monitor external and internal audit staffs as the key day-to-day contact on audit issues, as required.
Responsible for completing required Management Reporting for administration and Board of Trustees / Directors
8. Assists with the preparation of corporate tax returns and extensions for WFBMC and all supporting organizations including but not limited to: NCBH and WFHS, all 100% subsidiary audits, benefit plan audits and select agency audits (Medical Foundation)
9. Ensures accurate and timely preparation of monthly financial statements for the Medical Center.
Communicates and adheres to closing schedules, reporting and filing deadlines.
Review and approves all journal entries and account reconciliations to ensure appropriateness, accuracy and adequacy of documentation.
Assists with monthly financial statements and ensures accuracy and reasonableness
10. Assists with the accurate and timely filing of all local, state and federal tax returns for the Medical Center.
Remains current regarding changes in tax regulations which affect the Medical Center.
Assists with the annual Form 990, 990T and 1120 and supporting schedules as appropriate
11. Provides appropriate supervision, training and evaluation of General Ledger staff.
Provides instruction and guidance to staff to promote efficient and effective work habits.
Evaluates annually the performance of each staff member, provides positive reinforcement as appropriate and recommends corrective actions as necessary
12. Prepares and adheres to departmental annual operating budget.
Annually prepares departmental operating budget consistent with NCBH budget procedure.
Adheres to approved departmental budget and explains variances as appropriate
13. Ensures the operational integrity of the General Ledger software system.
Controls all input of the General Ledger system.
Reviews and edits as appropriate all output from the General Ledger system.
Performs all routine and periodic ¿user¿ maintenance of the General Ledger system.
Coordinates implementation of all General Ledger system enhancements and upgrades.
Designs and programs General Ledger system reports as determined necessary.
14. Assists with the preparation of various surveys to ensure that surveys and cost reporting (excluding clinical reimbursements) are filed timely, accurately and reconcile to the financial statements
15. Remains current on all new Financial Accounting Standards that pertain to WFBMC and subsidiaries and implement the applicable standards in a timely, accurate and professional manner
16. Remains current on all new tax legislation that pertain to WFBMC and subsidiaries and implement the applicable standards in a timely, accurate and professional manner
17. Assures adequacy of staffing resources to perform its mission.
Coordinates the selection process of new staff to assure qualified individuals are recruited.
Provides for expeditious training to assure rapid development of new staff.
Continuously develop staff and provide opportunities for professional growth.
Provides for periodic review of staff performance to assure timely recognition of employee performance.
Promotes teamwork and monitors action plans emanating from Employee Opinion Surveys
18. Participates in special projects as requested
19. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein
20. Serves as a Finance Representative on Six Sigma projects as assigned by Six Sigma Team.
Acts as a resource to Champions in support of their efforts to define initial validation of projects.
Ensures that the financial analysis of the Six Sigma project is in line with the Six Sigma Handbook Valuation Guidelines.
Assists Black Belts in validation of project financial metrics and project impact at various times.
Provides validated final update to the project tracking system for agreed upon financial impact.
Assists Black Belts to identify that proper and adequate documentation exists to substantiate forecasted project benefits.
Recommends changes to improve the financial processes that support Six Sigma to Financial Management and the Six Sigma Steering Committee.
Participates in project meetings to gain a full understanding of the project scope and impact.

Skills and Qualifications:

Demonstrated ability to learn and apply technical and regulatory rules
Demonstrated ability to train and provide guidance to support staff
Working knowledge of automated reporting tools and spreadsheet software
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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