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Accounting & Reporting Director, Healthcare Division

We Are Hiring

Accounting and Reporting Director - Healthcare Accounting

4040 Vincennes Circle - Indianapolis, IN 46268

Centralized Market Accounting Team

Seeking Healthcare Accounting Leaders to serve our hospitals and medical groups across the nation.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As a Director of Accounting & Reporting with Ascension System Office, you will lead accounting processes and procedures, financial reporting and analysis, and maintains the appropriate internal controls over designated entities.


  • Oversees and is responsible for the financial records and disclosures inclusive of close processes, consolidations, quarterly disclosures, and audit requirements for assigned entities
  • Responsible for oversight and management of internal and external audits.
  • Analyzes internal operational data and financial trends, including projections and detailed variances
  • Assists management with understanding and analyzing financial reports and developing cost savings measures; serving as business partner for designated entities
  • Supports financial reporting and technical accounting on all regional major accounting transactions including writing and reviewing technical accounting position papers
  • Coordinates preparation and submission of quarterly reporting
  • Ensures compliance with internal financial requirements as well as regulatory requirements
  • Management of staff to include: hiring, assignment of work, performance development and growth, performance evaluation, corrective action, and termination

What You Will Need


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Masters of Business Adminastrion and/or CPA preferred

Work Experience:

  • Seven or more years of relevant experience in accounting preferred.
  • Two years of leadership or management experience required.
  • Five years of leadership or management experience preferred.
  • Full scope understanding of GAAP Financial Statements including footnotes
  • Ability to discern financial impact of transactions to Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Statement of Cash Flows and present findings to Accounting Leadership
  • Ability to resolve routine issues exercising judgment within defined accounting procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Strong analytical skills coupled with problem solving abilities and a strong propensity for attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal , verbal and written communication skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access) and/or G Suite
  • Experience with PeopleSoft or other large ERP system

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 357351
Category: Finance
Facility: MOSTL Ascension Finance
Ministry: Ascension
Location: Indianapolis, IN

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