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Position Details

Department: CORP | Finance Admin
Category: Director/Management
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 732994
Date Posted: 3/1/2023
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Directs the day-to-day operations of General Accounting and Disbursements. Directly responsible for all General Ledger activity and includes direct oversight of the Disbursements function including Payroll and Accounts Payable. Works closely with the Controller to create a culture of innovation and continuous improvement for accounting and disbursements.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Plans and organizes the financial aspects of the organization including assisting the Controller in the development and administration of accounting policies and internal controls.
  2. Provides leadership, direction and training to Accounting Team.
  3. Oversees cash disbursements through Payroll and Accounts Payable. Reviews and approves daily disbursements above a specific amount.
  4. Provides oversight of account reconciliations, reviews and prepares journal entries and reviews a monthly close package.
  5. Coordinates external audits and preparation of tax returns.
  6. Works closely with Controller to implement new policies and procedures and identify areas to improve efficiency and effectiveness of department.
  7. Manages the optimization of ERP and GL system to drive efficient and effective processes in addition to timely and accurate period close and financial reporting.
  8. Provides education on financial concepts to management and staff.
  9. Compares actual financial performance to annual budget by analyzing budget variances and recommending corrective action.
  10. Prepares or reviews the preparation of special financial reports as requested.
  11. Assists in developing the annual capital and operating budgets as well as preparation of the long range forecast.
  12. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelors degree in Accounting Required
2. Masters degree in Accounting or Business Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Ten (10) years of related Accounting experience Required
2. Five (5) years of experience in a supervisory role in multi-entity consolidations Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Interaction in technical expert role with multiple levels of audience Required
2. Strong MS Excel skills Required
3. Experience working with large ERP system, preferably Infor/Lawson Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
2. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
5. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
6. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
8. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Occasionally
11. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
I have reviewed the qualifications, physical requirements and occupational exposure/risk potential for this position and wish to apply