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Director of Accounting & Financial Analysis

Overview

Jackson Healthcare and our family of companies provide healthcare systems, hospitals and medical facilities of all sizes with the skilled and specialized labor and technologies they need to deliver high quality patient care and achieve the best possible outcomes — while connecting healthcare professionals to the temporary engagements, contract assignments and permanent placement employment opportunities they desire.

Headquartered in metro Atlanta, we’re powered by more than 1,500 associates and over 7,500 clinician providers covering all 50 U.S. states.

Our mission is to improve the delivery of patient care and the lives of everyone we touch. This includes the patients, clinicians and healthcare executives we work with through our companies every day, as well as our communities, the nonprofit organizations we support and each associate who is part of our family.

We’re always looking to add new talent to our teams. We value diverse professionals at all levels and across multiple disciplines and areas of expertise, who have strong leadership skills, align with our culture, and are committed to excellence.

The Director of Accounting & Financial Analysis will report to the VP of Accounting and work closely with the Jackson Healthcare accounting team and the CEO of Jackson Investment Group (JIG). This role is responsible for overseeing the accounting and month-end close processes and reconciliations for various companies, cost centers and investments within the consolidated JIG operations. This position requires strong technical accounting skills, the ability to understand complex entities and unique structures, and strong technology, systems, and reporting skills. This individual should be comfortable with creating ad hoc analysis and presenting analysis to executives. This individual is also involved in the budgeting and forecasting process for the JIG entities.  

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accounting policies, procedures and processes to strengthen internal controls
  • Prepare budget, actual forecast reports and meet with appropriate company executives to review results and analyze variances
  • Coordinate and collaborate on the consolidation of timely monthly financial statements by collecting, interpreting and reporting financial data
  • Provide technical accounting guidance and oversight to assigned companies
  • Ad hoc projects as required for VP of Accounting and CEO
  • Research technical accounting issues as needed
  • Lead month-end and year-end close processes
  • Manage and comply with new and proposed accounting standards and advise management on needed actions
  • Create and deliver presentations or reports on projects, to include progress, issues, risks, financials, recommendations, and other metrics as required
  • Protect operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of organizing multiple projects, multi-tasking and staying focused on top priorities
  • Working effectively with little day-to-day supervision
  • Ability to interface and engage with members of senior leadership
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and breakdown complex accounting
  • Ability to work from a blank sheet of paper and dig in to figure things out
  • Strong technology and automation orientation, using systems and processes to gain efficiencies
  • Aptitude for learning new software applications
  • Dependable, reliable, honest and respectful of others; maintains the highest levels of confidentiality
  • Strong team player with an “Others First” orientation

Required Education/License/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • Active CPA required

Required Experience:

  • 7+ years related work experience in accounting
  • 3+ years of public accounting experience
  • Controller-level experience at a $100 million+ company
  • Workday experience, a plus

Required Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and procedures and GAAP
  • Advanced understanding of general ledger functions and month-end close processes
  • Advanced knowledge and demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Deep understanding and experience with financial management systems
  • Ability to create and extract management reports and information from financial systems
  • Ability to produce ad-hoc analysis for leadership and present financial information in a clear and concise manner for executives

EEO Statement

Jackson Healthcare is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our associates.

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