Reporting to the Director of Accounting, this position will be responsible for preparation of financial statements and supporting documentation. This position’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing and analyzing advanced reports, monitoring transactional impact to income statement and balance sheet, analyzing cash transactions, reconciling intercompany transactions, preparing detailed variance analysis reports, tax impact analysis, and reconciliation of income statement and balance sheet accounts. Incumbent cross-trains to support varied accounting functions.
Maintain systems and controls that verify the integrity and accuracy of all financial systems, processes, and data with the goal of enhancing the corporation’s value
Conduct all necessary research, preparation and assembling of required supporting documentation and perform general ledger account reconciliations
Analysis of income statement as compared to budget variances and document variance explanations
Prepare, post, and reconcile journal entries on a monthly basis
Interface with auditors; assimilate and provide supporting documentation under the direction of the Director of Accounting
Oversight responsibilities of staff accountants
Assist the Director of Accounting, on a monthly basis, with the preparation of financial statements (e.g. budget variance analysis reports) for distribution to executive management
Prepare detailed spreadsheet schedules for financial forecasted projects (company by company reports), as requested
Anticipate significant business transactions and monitor impact to financial statements, including accruals and tax consequences if necessary
Liaison with each SAI managed affiliate to procure necessary reporting information and documentation for bank reconciliation, budget variances, etc.
Assist manager in organization and day to day operation of department by providing input to prioritize the daily functions of the department
Prepare other ad-hoc reports as needed by the Director of Accounting
ABOUT SCHALLER ANDERSON:
Schaller Anderson administers Medicaid and employer self-funded health plans, and manages behavioral health plans. The company’s suite of services includes member services; provider services; claims processing; information services; financial reporting and analysis; medical management; and grievances and appeals services. Schaller Anderson has also been engaged in several consulting projects for states, health plans and providers. Schaller Anderson and its affiliates have 1,400+ employees nationwide and administer health plans with over 1.6 million members. Recently, the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City and Inc. magazine named Schaller Anderson to the Inner City 100, a list that recognizes the fastest-growing companies in America’s core urban areas. Schaller Anderson placed eighth among 5,000 entries in the Inner City 100 competition and was the only health care management company in the top 10.
The VISION of Schaller Anderson, Inc. is to be recognized as the nation’s foremost managed care resource by providing the highest value management and consulting services throughout the health care continuum.
Schaller Anderson team members are provided with countless opportunities to make a real difference and the following compensation/benefits:
* Competitive compensation DOE
* Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
* Employee Assistance Program
* Flexible spending accounts
* On-site fitness center (Phoenix headquarters only)
* Life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
* Short-term and long-term disability
* Paid holidays, paid time off/paid time off reserve
* 401(k) and profit sharing
* Tuition reimbursement
Knowledge and Skills:
Incumbent needs the ability to perform detailed and disciplined work using standard methodologies in the analysis, design, development, evaluation, documentation, implementation, and support of accounting and business finance procedures. Incumbent must have advanced and meticulous organization and coordination, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks. Incumbent must be able to write correspondence, perform detailed budget analysis, and develop supporting documentation for accounting transactions; present information effectively in one-on-one and small group settings to organization employees; and use advanced reason to define problems, collect data, establish fact, draw valid conclusions. Incumbent must be able to design, implement, and manage appropriate action plans and meet deadlines as established by the Director of Accounting. Advanced skills in mathematical applications are necessary. Incumbent must be able to successfully utilize Great Plans, Excel, and other Microsoft Office suite functions and common computer and office hardware.
Education and Work Experience:
Minimum of a Bachelor degree in Accounting or related field strongly preferred, although an equivalent combination of formal education and closely related experience may substitute for a degree. Certified Public Accountant licensing also preferred. Incumbent must have a minimum of five years’ experience in Accounting. Demonstrated experience of variance analysis required. Experience in preparation of financial statements and consolidations required. Experience in a managed health care environment preferred; experience in multi-state operations desirable. This position requires work experience in a complex, competitive environment with diverse racial and socio-economic factors. Effective interpersonal skills, maturity, and good judgment are required.