Resp & Qualifications
CareFirst—the largest health insurer based in the Mid-Atlantic—is looking for talented, passionate people committed to helping us transform the healthcare experience. We are currently looking for a dynamic and strategic leader to join our Accounting and Finance team.
Director, Accounting & Financial Systems reports to the VP, Corporate Controller of CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Leading our Financial Accounting, Financial Reporting, Financial Systems and Technical Accounting areas
The Director, Accounting & Financial Systems is responsible for leading the organization's accounting practices and financial compliance. The role monitors and maintains the internal controls over financial reporting and directs the analysis and validation of the organization’s financial statements and reports information monthly to the Controller, CFO, CEO and Board of Directors.
In summary, the primary responsibilities include:
Specific responsibilities include:
Direct the execution of monthly closing activities
Direct the management of the monthly closing of all financial systems, recording of accruals and deferrals as appropriate, ensuring that all activities are executed in a timely manner and in accordance with associated accounting policies, procedures and guidelines. This function includes control over both the GAAP and STAT general ledger production and required analysis for presentation to Executive management of the organization’s financial performance.
Prepare financial & business analysis at the Market Segment Level
Directs a detailed financial and business analysis at the market segment level. This analysis includes comparison and explanation of actual to plan variances, identifies and reports exposures and opportunities and reports on other statistical factors and business trends of each business segment.
Oversee accounting and control policies
Establish, organize, communicate and coordinate all accounting and control policies and procedures to ensure that accounting processes and operational functions are tested constantly and meet standard internal and GAAP controls, which are effectively implemented into all related Controller activities.
Direct and lead the strategic direction of the financial systems
Direct and lead the strategic direction of the Financial Systems department which is responsible for control of the ERP and all related Core systems used to create an efficient, controlled financial structure supporting the Finance Division. Evaluate new technologies to determine potential benefits to the CareFirst Finance department.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE /QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate will have Accounting leadership experience within the health insurance industry. He/she will possess a minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible accounting and managerial experience.
Other specific qualifications/background experiences include:
OTHER KEY CHARACTERISTICS
Equal Employment Opportunity
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Hire Range Disclaimer
Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.
Where To Apply
Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers
Please apply before: 6/18/2020
Federal Disc/Physical Demand
Note: The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.
The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position. Occasional walking or standing is required. The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects. The associate must frequently talk and hear. Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.
Sponsorship in US
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship