DESCRIPTION: We have been retained by a large, prominent NYC Academic Health System, Faculty Practice, Physician Aligned Organization (FPO) to locate a Director of Accounting, who will report to the Senior Director of Finance for the (FPO). The Director of Accounting will be involved in the oversight/management of accounting activities for the (FPO) and responsible for the financial reporting of FPO with total budgeted revenues in excess of $800 million. H/she will oversee three (3) Senior Accountants. This position is a hands-on management position that is a member of a larger finance team in a fast growing and changing environment. The Director is expected to provide strong accounting, leadership and problem solving skills.
EXPERIENCE: The successful will have a minimum have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; MBA and or CPA preferred. He/she should have a minimum 7 years of progressive healthcare accounting experience in an academic physician organization with knowledge of Patient Accounts Receivable and/or Revenue Cycle.
H/she should have:
•A customer service focus, with knowledge of Patient Financial Accounting and Management systems and strong knowledge of accounting systems, Excel, PeopleSoft database management
•Ability to interact with senior management & communicate effectively with clinical department administration.
•Demonstrated ability to mentor team members and skills in problem assessment and resolution. Excellent analytical and problem solving.
•Ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment, take initiative and be flexible
•Excellent oral/written communication skills and an ability to synthesize complex issues into presentations to senior management.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving organization. Our client offers a most competitive and generous salary coupled with an exceptional benefits package.