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Senior Manager Financial Accounting and Reporting – (MEO 789)

Kimberly Bounds

Job Domain: Healthcare Industry

Job Description

Relocation: No

Sponsorship: No

Benefits: Yes

Remote: No

Location: Mishawaka, IN


The Senior Manager of Financial Accounting and Reporting is at the center of Franciscan’s in-house expert team for technical accounting matters. This role’s primary responsibility is for the complete, accurate, and timely production of external financial reporting for the health system in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) within the context of a strong internal control environment. This role will work closely with the external audit firm and internal teams to ensure the accuracy, reliability, and compliance of financial statements and disclosures. This position monitors U.S. GAAP developments and best practices related to financial reporting and advises the Controller on those matters. This position performs accounting research to support complex transactions and activities conducted by the health system as well as for new accounting standards and implements such treatment appropriately. The Financial Accounting and Reporting Senior Manager configures and utilizes the ERP system to maximize the external reporting process for the health system.

This role offers a high degree of learning opportunities in terms of the health system’s business, and complex accounting and reporting topics. This role will have considerable ongoing interaction with a wide group of stakeholders across the organization including the health system’s Shared Service Record to Report, Regional Financial Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Legal, Tax, and Treasury Teams. This role requires an execution-focused, research-oriented, collaborative, innovative thinker, with outstanding communication and project management skills who demonstrates the highest level of integrity and trust. This role reports to the Controller.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare, review, and distribute consolidated financial statements, supporting schedules, disclosures, and other internal reports in accordance with U.S. GAAP and adherence to internal controls.
  • Strategize for the automation and optimization of the financial consolidation and the financial statement reporting and disclosure procedures and assist in the implementation of such efficiencies and improvements.
  • Coordinate and distribute all aspects of external reporting, including quarterly and annual reporting requirements, bondholder compliance reports, and reports on federal award and grants.
  • Review, identify, and explain unusual financial statement fluctuations and coordinate corrective action.
  • Monitor U.S. GAAP or FASB develops and communicates potential impact on the health system and its affiliate’s financial statements and leads the adoption of any new accounting and/or financial reporting and disclosure requirements.
  • Perform technical accounting and financial reporting and disclosure research surrounding complex transactions and prepare supporting memos for proper treatment citing relevant areas of U.S. GAAP.
  • Manage accounting and reporting considerations for mergers and acquisitions by reviewing financial information and identifying the financial impact of transaction terms and legal commitments.
  • Establish and maintain accounting and financial reporting policies and procedures.
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting, consolidation of business units, and general ledger structure of the health system and its affiliates.
  • Oversee the maintenance of the ERP data governance model that supports financial reporting and other processes.
  • Serve as a key liaison to external auditors during the annual audit processes and work with internal auditors on various reviews.
  • Collaborate with the broader finance team on various initiatives including but not limited to developing the operating budget, financial forecasts, monthly/quarterly/year-end reporting, new reports, mergers and acquisitions, etc.
  • Coordinate the income tax accounting in conjunction with the tax compliance team.
  • Lead and/or participate in special projects and other critical initiatives of the Controllership office.

Required for All Jobs

  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards
  • Complies with all policies and standards


  • Bachelor’s Degree Accounting Required
  • and Master’s Degree Accounting or related Preferred

Work Experience

  • 7 years Progressive experience in accounting and financial reporting Required
  • and 5 years Public accounting experience Required

Why is This a Great Opportunity

Great Benefits!


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