HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Market Assistant Controller in Wichita, Kansas
One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high quality medical services Wesley offers. it includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley medical Center. Wesley medical Center is an acute care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. As a leader in overall recommend care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies - more than any hospital in a 13 state region. Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita with the Wesley ER, Wesley West ER and Wesley Woodlawn ER. Founded in 1912 by a regional organization of the Methodist church, Wesley has been an HCA facility since 1985. Wesley owns and operates Wesley Woodlawn Hospital, WESLEYCare and Pediatric Center of Kansas.
The Market Assistant controller will direct the financial accounting services, under administrative guidance. responsibilities include fiscal, human resource, operational and departmental development. Serves as a liaison to all customers by researching, answering financial inquiries. Leads the accounting team in the preparation of accurate financial and statistical reporting.
Meets the expectations and assumes accountability for all on-going job responsibilities. Balances unexpected tasks while performing routine responsibilities under administrative direction and minimal supervision. Current and proficient on job related knowledge, skills and industry changes. Demonstrates understanding of job relative to hospital operation
Directs the month end close process; ensures all standard and special entries are prepared and recorded in a timely manner receives assigned balance sheet accounts; all month end procedures will be completed by the 10th day of the following month; during the month end close period, additional work hours including weekends, may be required to meet the deadline
Consistently operates within productivity targets and the established operating budget for the Finance Department
Assists in the preparation of the month end Post close Review required by HCA Continental Division; to comply with the review all balance sheet reconciliations will be reviewed monthly; examines reconciling items and take appropriate action to resolve them timely
Provides documentation and prepares and reviews work papers as required by HCA for internal audit and year-end close; while these requests are normally annual the analytical work may be done on a monthly basis to complete a required period.
Provides leadership and promotes development for accounting staff. Leads, coaches, develop and recognizes staff to maximize performance and growth
Professionally handles requests for financial information; maintains composure and addresses issues to resolution or appropriately routes the requests to the correct area for assistance; serves as a liaison to Administration and other departments for issues related to financial reports, budget, staff productivity and expense management
Assists in the preparation of the annual budget. The annual budget is due to the Divisional Office by mid-September. the assistant controller will assist the controller in developing standards and assumptions for the upcoming year. will meet with department directors to assist in the development of their expense budget for the upcoming year. This process starts in June to meet the September deadline. Input into the budget system will be ongoing throughout the budget process
Works with state and federal entities to meet Disproportionate share Hospital (DSH)reporting requirements
Required Education or Experience
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field
5 years progressive financial management experience
Required Knowledge and Skills
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
Preferred Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of medical terminology
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Access, Outlook, and Vision Clear Access
Title: Market Assistant Controller
Location: Kansas-Wichita-Wesley Medical Center
Requisition ID: 00323-15309