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Accounting Manager


CHRISTUS System Office




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CHRISTUS Health-68600


919 Hidden Ridge
Irving, TX  75038


Full Time

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The Accounting Manager is responsible for the integrity, accuracy and completeness of accounting records and processes for their assigned area(s) of CHRISTUS Health. Potential areas of assignment include, but are not limited to, cash, fixed assets, payroll, corporate, hospital accounting, investments, joint ventures, lease accounting, accounting policies and technical accounting. The Accounting Manager supervises a team of 2-12 lead, senior and staff accountants, depending on the size of the assigned area. The Accounting Manager reports to a Director of Corporate Accounting. The Accounting manager's responsibilities include supervision and review of the month-end close process, monthly balance sheet account reconciliations, and identification and communication of non-standard transactions occurring within the region to ensure proper accounting treatment. The Accounting Manager is expected to work closely with financial leadership within their assigned region, develop professional working relationships, and respond timely to requests from the field. The Accounting Manager supervises the creation of preliminary month-end reports for use in the month-end financial review during close, and the development of material variance explanations. The Accounting manager is expected to work closely with other Accounting Managers to identify and share best practices and assist in the standardization of accounting processes and reporting throughout CHRISTUS Health. The Accounting Managers also provide support to regional financial management and corporate financial reporting in the development of annual budgets and other projects that may arise pertaining to their region. The ability to communicate effectively with all types of people is critical. Timeliness, accuracy, and the ability to prioritize multiple processes and meet critical deadlines are essential.
  • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of completion of monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Ensure the completeness and accuracy of month-end journal entries in connection with month-end close
  • Prepare preliminary and final financial and statistical reporting to regional financial management, including variance analysis
  • Coach/mentor lead, senior and staff accountants to help them improve the quality of their work and develop their careers
  • Ensures that all deadlines are met consistently
  • Drives change to incorporate best practices and improve processes
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in accounting or finance
  • Advanced computer and spreadsheet skills required, primarily consisting of Word and Excel
  • Detail-oriented
  • Critical thinker who challenges the way things have always been done to look for opportunities for improvement and efficiencies
  • 5-10 years of relevant accounting experience, consisting of either public or private accounting
  • Previous supervisory/management experience is preferred
  • Experience with Meditech general ledger accounting system and Hyperion (HFM) consolidation tool a bonus
  • CPA strongly preferred
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