The Senior Technical & Accounting Reporting Analyst is an individual who is inquisitive; able to apply U.S. GAAP to complex transactions, implement new accounting standards, and draft technical memos; takes pride in external financial statement reporting and advises on structures to create a strong internal control environment; strong researcher who is good with numbers and skilled at using innovative tools (including spreadsheets).
Prepare and distribute consolidated financial statements and other internal reports in accordance with U.S. GAAP. Document and communicate accounting policies according to U.S. GAAP and other required standards. Ensure compliance with internal controls.
Serve as an internal consultant for the System performing research related to a wide range of technical accounting and financial reporting matters (e.g., new accounting standards, accounting/reporting for business transactions for the System and its divisions, etc.) and interface with internal and external auditors on technical accounting treatments and complex financial reporting matters.
Review, identify, and explain unusual financial statement fluctuations and coordinate corrective action.
Review and prepare internal financial reports and management discussion and analysis on a monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis and communicate results.
Condense large amounts of data to a more user-friendly format for senior management.
Leverage the System’s new ERP system to create new reports and analysis.
Collaborate with the broader finance team on initiatives including the annual budget, forecasts, monthly/quarterly/year-end reporting, and new report development.
Continually identify, develop, and implement best accounting practices for the System.
Assist with and analyze intercompany eliminations.
Coordinate and manage income tax accounting in conjunction with the tax compliance team.
Support acquisition/divestiture accounting and reporting needs
Manage external and internal audits and liaise with the auditors
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field; Master’s degree preferred
Minimum of 5 years experience
Experience auditing or advising clients on technical accounting matters preferred.
Ideal candidate has audit experience in large/mid-size CPA firm and experience assessing transactions, establishing accounting policies, and drafting/reviewing technical memos.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred or must be obtained within 12 months of employment
Up-to-date technical knowledge of U.S. GAAP accounting standards.
About Franciscan Health
Throughout our 12 hospitals and many medical practices, we offer a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence.
For 140 years, Franciscan Alliance has stayed true to our founding mission to care for everyone who comes through our doors. We treat our patients with the best possible care by following the guiding ethical values embodied by our founding congregation, the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration. Always mindful of our Christian stewardship to the Roman Catholic Church, we minister with joy, care and compassion according to the ideals of St. Francis of Assisi and our founder, Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel.