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CPA - Director of Accounting - Healthcare

StaffRight Associates El Segundo, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Director of Accounting - Healthcare

Location - El Segundo, California

Relocation Paid: No - Will relocate from: Local

Salary: $140,000.00 - $160,000.00

Other Compensation: Discretionary bonus

Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire

Degree Required: University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree - Accounting / Finance

Why is This a Great Opportunity?

They believe in mentorship and career development for their employees. Good, stable company working with high caliber peers. AC and Controller are both former Big 4 CPA's.

Position Summary:

This position will report directly to the Assistant Corporate Controller and be responsible for the financial statement close process, preparation of financial statements and maintenance of GL and reporting systems.


  • Assist in special projects as necessary
  • Consolidate financial statements for a multi-entity structured environment
  • Continuous improvement to financial and operating policies, procedures, and processes that improve consistency, accuracy, and timeliness of reporting and strengthen internal controls
  • Coordinate with external financial statement auditors
  • Coordinate with the Finance team to understand the budget and any future reporting changes
  • Identify and establish priorities for the Accounting team
  • Integrate financial reporting of recently acquired practices into the consolidated financial reporting framework and modify reporting as needed to incorporate any business changes
  • Key stakeholder representing the accounting function to evaluate the downstream impact of strategic priorities on the accounting operations
  • Lead the implementation of new systems and software as needed
  • Maintain a tight monthly close timeline and schedule
  • Month end financial analysis including actual vs. budget and year over year reporting
  • Perform detailed review of balance sheet account reconciliations monthly
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial statements and information for management, operations and lender / investors
  • Responsible for mentoring and professional development of financial accounting team members while ensuring business objectives/goals are met
  • Senior accounting leadership position responsible preparing financial statements for executive management and leading the team through the monthly financial statement close
  • Strategize with other departments to identify and implement projects that drive efficiencies within the accounting function
  • Support the budgeting process by providing reports of historical information and assisting the Finance team in understanding accounting impact of new process or changes


The ideal candidate will be a strategic, “go-to” business and financial leader with a proven track record of success in a rapid growth company preferably with direct healthcare services experience.

  • A deliberate thinker that possesses analytical skills, financial acumen, discipline in budgeting and planning and a strongly developed intuitive sense
  • A minimum of 5 years of management experience
  • A proactive and natural self-starter with initiative, high energy level, work ethic, cool under pressure
  • Accountable professional and ability to carry out tasks autonomously and collaboratively
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel and Power Point
  • An ability to work with a minimum of direction, with understanding of the importance of effective communication with the CFO, VP Corporate Controller, Assistant Corporate Controller, senior management, clinicians, field executives and others with whom the position interacts.
  • BS/BA in Accounting, Finance, or relevant field
  • Comfortable working on a team basis with other senior managers and in an organization that is not highly hierarchical
  • CPA license preferred
  • Evidence of a management style, which builds alliances within the organization and emphasizes high morale, collegiality, effective teamwork and high moral standards
  • Excellent communication, teaming, and people skills to interact effectively with other corporate and field-based operational, financial, business office, and administrative personnel
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Great Plains and Management Reporter a plus
  • Healthcare industry experience preferred
  • Highly developed people skills to work effectively as a team member with the management team and to motivate, guide, and lead the financial reporting and accounting team.
  • Prior experience with consolidation of multiple entities needed
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong preference for prior experience in a PE portfolio company
  • Strong understanding of core accounting principles related to financial reporting and internal controls
  • Strong values alignment and client service orientation (internal and external)
  • Successful track record of progressive accounting experience for at least 8 years


This individual must possess unquestionable character and absolute integrity. Additional characteristics desired include:

  • A “people person” who treats everyone with respect and views the role as one of providing service to field operators
  • Ability to inspire and earn respect of team members, and colleagues
  • Creative and innovative. Always looking for a better way.
  • Enjoys fast paced, dynamic growth environment
  • Good active listening skills and the tact to know when to push for necessary changes
  • Independent-minded and able to challenge up and down the organization when appropriate. Influential with the ability to address a wide range of issues
  • Personal presence and gravitas
  • Rigorous attention to detail and the basics of financial control, while not losing sight of the ‘bigger picture’

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StaffRight Associates

Why Work Here?

'StaffRight Associates Offers Highly Talented Individuals Premier Employment Opportunities From Our North American World Class Clientele!'

'Where Recruitment & Staffing Transcend Conventional Methodologies' StaffRight Associates is a premier recruitment and staffing partner that provides talent to a broad and diverse range of corporate disciplines. StaffRight was crafted out of an industry need to better manage the processes and complexities of today’s recruitment and staffing demands. With company beginnings formulated in the industry over 29 years ago, our founder realized that there was a definitive need to utilize recruitment and staffing more efficiently and effectively than what has been the typical industry standard model. StaffRight is dedicated to servicing our clients with a comprehensive, scientific approach of refining the process throughout our clients' engagements


El Segundo, CA