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Accounting - Manager Job

Full Job Title: Mgr, Accounting

Job Number: 1805635

Location: Tampa, FL

Date Posted: 2018-08-08

Department: Finance

Reports to: Sr. Manager, Accounting

Location: Henderson Rd (Tampa, FL)

Responsible for leadership and development of accounting staff. Oversees day to day operations, month-end financial statement close process and internal controls over financial reporting. Partners across finance and other departments to provide accounting guidance, support and to coordinate responses to accounting requests.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages monthly close process including creation of detailed close calendar and coordination of inputs that are non-routine.
  • Manages the analysis of the P&L and Balance Sheet accounts within the Manager’s responsibility and produces accurate, timely explanation of results.
  • Manages internal financial reporting and provides results to the company’s leadership team
  • Presents monthly P&L and Balance Sheet results to Market Finance and Actuary
  • Directs work assignments, measures results and initiates personnel actions as required
  • Conducts employee evaluations, coaching, and disciplinary actions that may be required
  • Manages process improvement initiatives including identifying opportunities for improvements in processes and systems.
  • Manages and develops staff performance
  • Work closely with other department leaders (actuary, medical economics, health analytics, service fund, revenue reconciliation, IT, market finance, etc.) to support inquiries, identify gaps and improvements in processes and provide guidance to other departments as necessary
  • Oversees and ensures response process for audit activities with internal and external auditors and regulatory examiners are received timely
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Additional Responsibilities:
    Candidate Education:
    • Required A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
    Candidate Experience:
    • Required 5 years of experience in general accounting
    • Required 2 years of experience in managing or leading teams
    • Required 2 years of experience in managed care or other related health care experience
    • Preferred Other combination of public and private accounting experience
    Candidate Skills:
    • Advanced Ability to analyze and interpret financial data in order to coordinate the preparation of financial records
    • Intermediate Ability to communicate and make recommendations to upper management
    • Intermediate Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from peers and management
    • Intermediate Ability to implement process improvements
    • Intermediate Ability to lead/manage others in a matrixed environment
    • Intermediate Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills
    • Advanced Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential information
    • Intermediate Other Ability to communicate complex information both in verbal and written format across a variety of departments within the organization
    Licenses and Certifications:
    A license in one of the following is required:
    • Preferred Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
    • Preferred Other equivalent accounting certificate
    Technical Skills:
    • Required Advanced Microsoft Excel
    • Required Advanced Microsoft Outlook
    • Required Advanced Microsoft Word
    • Required Intermediate Other Experience with automated financial applications (e.g. SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle, Grant Plains)

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