General Accounting Manager - 9 month contract

Job type:
on-site
Start:
May 2015
Duration:
9 months
From:
Enclipse Corp.
Place:
Maryland
Date:
04/15/2015
Country:
flag_no USA
project ID:
885086

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Manager of General Accounting

Description:

Reporting to the Controller, the Manager of General Accounting manages the internal and supports the external financial reporting for the region, including preparation of GAAP and STAT financial statements, fact-based financial analysis which supports decision making and regional performance, development of appropriate control environment to ensure the safeguard of company assets, accurate and timely payroll to employees along with applicable taxes and benefits being remitted, establishment and maintenance of strong effective internal controls, ensuring compliance with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the related regulatory and professional standards and leadership for regional finance issues.

This position also has compliance accountability and/or responsibility for internal policies and procedures, the Principles of Responsibility, accreditation standards, and applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

1. Participates in the accurate and timely preparation of the regions financial reporting, both internal and external. Ensures that all financial statements and data fairly represent the financial condition of the organization and the financial statements are prepared in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the USA.

2. Coordinates and directs the preparation of fact-based financial analysis to support regional financial decisions. This responsibility includes coordination of various analyses' to support the financial performance of the region and to assist senior management in understanding the results and making appropriate financial decisions. Demonstrated ability to ensure quality processes and continual process improvement.

3. Manages the financial reporting of the region ensuring accurate data and support work to enable leadership to make effective regional financial decisions.

4. Coordinates with various department leaders including Chief Financial Officer, Controller, Vice Presidents of Contracting and Legal, Financial Planning Director, etc. to determine financial exposure and financial recommendations impacting the financial reporting of the organization.

5. Responsible for ensuring compliance with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the related regulatory and professional standards and leadership for regional finance issues. This includes the development of an appropriate control environment to ensure the safeguard of company assets.

6. Responsible for the efficient, ongoing operation of the General Accounting (including payroll) and Accounts Payable Departments through effective organization, selection, development, appraisal, motivation and retention of competent staff. Hires, trains and exercises overall responsibility for personnel under supervision. Develops strong cross-functional relationships with peer groups, including Financial Planning, Delivery System Performance Management team, Pricing and Underwriting, Membership Accounting, Provider Contracting, Claims, Patient Financial Services, Marketing and Business Development and Pharmacy and Optical. Demonstrated ability to achieve high quality relationships, processes and results through cross-functional channels.

7. Ensures that all financial regulatory filings are completed timely and are in compliance with statutory accounting principles as prescribed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and local statutes.

8. Provides accurate administration and accounting of the Medical and Hospital Service Agreements including the annual Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

9. Acts as a finance and accounting expert for the Region. Responds to questions from all levels of staff including Regional President, CFO's and Chief Administrative Officer to supervisors throughout the entire company (including program office).

10. Ensures that the organization is compliant with Corporate, Legal, and Regional Accounting policies and procedures. Ensures that the region is compliant with all financial reporting and analysis requirements of Program Office.

Requirements:

CPA REQUIRED

1. Prior supervisory experience is required.

2. Experience in administering or evaluation of data systems, especially General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Material management, and Payroll, is required.

3. Strong technical experience in generally accepted accounting principles and statutory accounting principles is required.

4. Technical experience in tax law and regulations is helpful.

5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required, including motivating and directing others and political savvy.

6. Strong ability to analyze, understand and communicate complex issues and trends.

Bachelor of Science's Degree in Accounting/Finance is required.

3+ years of Big 8 experience highly preferred.