Born from the patient financial services division at Tenet, Conifer helps 750 clients in 135 local regions across the nation to enhance patient experience, improve financial performance, drive clinical alignment, manage risk-based agreements and engage members in personal health management.
Conifer processes $30 billion in net revenue collected and provides over 24 million unique patient touchpoints annually. Located in over 135 local regions across the U.S., Conifer manages over 5.9 million lives and $22.6 billion in spend for employers.
Conifer provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other customers. At the center of everything we do is a commitment to delivering the right care, in the right place, at the right time through our Community Built on Care, and to continually improving and advancing the healthcare delivery system in the markets we serve.
At Conifer, weï¿½re driven by a single purpose ï¿½ providing the foundation for better health. It drives how we live our Conifer culture, how we serve our patient and clients for better and how we keep our ï¿½Better Togetherï¿½ promise.
Our clients choose Conifer because we help take care of their business, which fuels their ability to improve the health of the communities they serve. Our team members choose Conifer because of the endless opportunities to move, to grow and to make a real impact on our company, clients, patients and communities.
II. POSITION SUMMARY
The Senior Director of Financial Reporting is responsible for all aspects of the financial and Securities and Exchange Commission reporting for a newly publicly-traded company. The position will oversee technical accounting research related to new and proposed accounting standards. The Senior Director of Financial Reporting is also responsible for the Companyï¿½s financial systems. In addition, the position supports and assists with the implementation, maintenance and review of internal controls, and corporate policies and procedures.
III. FUNCTIONAL EXPECTATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
The Senior Director has involvement with accounting for transactions (e.g., acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, debt, and leases). He/she is also involved with the companyï¿½s external SEC reporting and the external reporting of various subsidiaries.
Responsibilities include the following:
Drafting and preparation of reporting and filing of SEC periodic reports such as Forms 10-Q, 10-K, and Annual Report to Shareholders.
Assists in the preparation of other SEC filings such as registration statements and DEF 14A.
Ensures compliance with all SEC, FASB, and stock exchange rules and regulations.
Coordinates, directs, plans and executes the financial reporting and footnotes for external audit.
Leads all financial research efforts. Analyzes, researches and concludes on new and proposed accounting, reporting and disclosure standards issued by the SEC and FASB; prepares memorandums regarding the Companyï¿½s position and impact on the Companyï¿½s financial statements.
Responsible for design, maintenance, and ongoing operations of Companyï¿½s financial management data bases and systems.
Supports and assists the Internal Audit function and the implementation and ongoing SOX compliance requirements.
Writes, implements and ensures effective and practical implementation of corporate policies.
Calculates effective interest rate on all new private and public debt offerings.
Manages calculations of Companyï¿½s financial metrics such as earnings per share, leverage ratio, debt ratio.
Liaison with finance department, internal legal counsel and external independent auditors.
Performs technical accounting research on various new or proposed accounting standards changes or on specific company transactions.
Involvement with the implementation of new accounting standards, updating of the companyï¿½s accounting policies and supporting the training efforts on policy changes.
Supports the financial operations throughout the company in fielding questions about accounting policies or technical accounting matters.
Involvement with the companyï¿½s compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements.
Provides support to internal and external audit activities
IV. LEADER TRAITS FOR MANAGER:
As a leader in healthcare, Tenet is committed to providing the best possible care to every patient, with a clear focus on quality and service. Strong leadership is essential to delivering on this commitment, and we believe that the quality of our leaders can give us a significant long-term competitive advantage. We want to ensure every current and future leader in Tenet is successful, and we support that through our selection and hiring process and by providing coaching and training to our leaders.
Learning and Growth Management ï¿½
Communication - active listening, coaching, giving and receiving feedback, communication planning, disagreement/consensus building, effective written and verbal communications, meeting facilitation, and presenting information.
Manage Relationships - conflict management, negotiations, persuasion/soliciting ideas, and team building.
Develop Talent ï¿½ identify and recruit diverse talent, apply behavioral interviewing, develop retention and succession plans, evaluate performance, and set goals and standards.
Lead ï¿½ create supportive innovation environment, motivate and influence, manage a vision/goals and purpose, manage change, prioritize and delegate, make decisions, and lead work teams.
Experience Service Management:
Enhance Customer Satisfaction ï¿½ use complaint management and service recovery, apply clinical quality management, monitor and improve patient and customer satisfaction, and use stakeholder identification and communication.
Plan Strategically ï¿½ utilize patient and customer satisfaction data, utilize employee engagement data, and assess population needs.
Results and Outcomes Management:
Use Support Standards ï¿½ apply benchmarking, collect and analyze data, create performance improvement environment, and apply LEAN principles.
Plan and Execute ï¿½ apply analytical thinking, plan and prioritize, problem solve and innovate, manage projects, and hold self and others accountable.
Budget and Financial Management:
Financial Acumen ï¿½ analyze reports and data/take appropriate action, develop/monitor and adjust budget, manage staffing and scheduling based on productivity, develop and analyze Requests for Proposal, build and analyze pro formas, and understand healthcare reimbursement/manage business.
V. CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE, ATTRIBUTES AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Public accounting and SEC reporting experience is required. A minimum of fifteen (15) years total experience in corporate accounting and financial reporting, with a minimum of seven (7) years of public accounting experience required. Extensive knowledge of SEC Reporting, US GAAP and internal control processes.
Ability to multi-task, problem-solve, use personal computer and related software, and work independently.
Strong written communication skills needed for developing guidance documents (e.g., white papers, training materials) to be utilized by others at all levels of the organization.
Experience in supervisory role and ability to lead special project teams.
Solid analytical skills, strong interpersonal skills, excellent organizational skills, professional and effective presentation skills, and strong ability to prioritize efficiently.
Knowledge of cost accounting and budget systems, knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), process improvement and quality skills, project management skills, and effective written and verbal communication skills.
A cooperative approach to problem-solving with the capability of building consensus and support, working across functional lines to engage disparate resources to work together to achieve desired results.
A broad financial thinker and team player who works well with ambiguity and is able to transfer the vision/mission of the organization into a focused financial strategy and detailed practical plan for the future.
An intuitive thinker who generates ideas and recommends new and/or modified approaches.
Healthcare provider experience a plus.
Demonstrated aptitude for designing, implementing and maintaining financial systems.
Proficiency with computers, standard corporate operating systems, and applicable software applications.
An individual of highest personal and professional integrity, principle and knowledge, earning respect and support when making difficult decisions and choices.
High energy, flexibility and the ability to work under pressure in a matrix organization.
Must listen actively and accurately, encourage input from others. Provide clear directions. Maintain an ongoing dialogue with employees to ensure continual progress.
Someone with the ability to work collaboratively with individuals critical to the successful execution of financial tasks.
A Bachelorï¿½s degree in Accounting is required. A CPA designation is also required.
A competitive compensation program will be tailored to the selected candidate. Base salary will be supplemented by a performance bonus and comprehensive, well-rounded benefits program, which includes relocation assistance.
Job: Finance and Accounting
Primary Location: Frisco, Texas
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905044070
About Conifer Health Solutions
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.