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Director Accounting


CHRISTUS System Office




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CHRISTUS Health-68600


919 Hidden Ridge
Irving, TX  75038


Full Time

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The Director of Corporate Accounting is responsible for assisting the System Director of Accounting in leading the centralized corporate accounting department, consisting of 6-8 regional and corporate accounting managers and 60+ general ledger, fixed assets, and cash accounting associates, to ensure the integrity, accuracy and completeness of accounting records and processes for all of CHRISTUS Health. Each Director of Corporate Accounting directly supervises 2-3 accounting managers, each with a team of 6-12 lead, senior and staff accountants. The Director of Corporate Accounting reports to the System Director of Accounting. The Director of Corporate Accounting's responsibilities include supervision and review of the month-end close process and monthly balance sheet account reconciliations. The Director of Corporate Accounting is also responsible for identification and communication of non-standard transactions occurring within the region, evaluation of the proper accounting treatment, and documentation of the transaction for submission to the System Director of Accounting and Corporate Controller for review. The Director of Corporate Accounting is expected to work closely with financial leadership within their assigned regions, develop professional working relationships, and respond timely to requests from the field. The Director of Corporate Accounting is expected to work closely with accounting managers to identify and share best practices and assist in the standardization of accounting processes and reporting throughout CHRISTUS Health. 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 accounting managers and their teams 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
  • 8-12 years of relevant accounting experience, consisting of either public or private accounting, with a minimum of 5 years in the healthcare industry
  • Previous supervisory/management experience is preferred
  • Experience with Meditech general ledger accounting system and Hyperion (HFM) consolidation tool a bonus
  • Active CPA license required
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