Ascension Health Director, Accounting and Reporting - Healthcare Division in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job ID: 222174

Director, Accounting and Reporting - Healthcare Division

Indianapolis, Indiana


Additional Job Information

Title: Director, Accounting and Reporting - Healthcare Division

City, State: Indianapolis,IN

Location: IN Indianapolis-Offsite

Department: General Finance 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 40 hours,Weekly

Marketing Statement

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2016, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 150,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers. Ascension's Healthcare Division operates 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The role of Director, Accounting and Reporting, heads accounting processes and procedures, financial reporting and analysis, and maintains the appropriate internal controls over assigned Healthcare Division entities.


  • Oversees and is responsible for the financial records and disclosures inclusive of close processes, quarterly disclosures and audit requirements for designated Healthcare Division entities.

  • Analyzes internal data and financial trends including projections and detailed variances.

  • Assists management with understanding and analyzing financial reports and developing cost savings measures.

  • Supports financial reporting and technical accounting on all regional major accounting transactions including writing and reviewing technical accounting position papers.

  • Coordinates preparation and submission of quarterly reporting.

  • Ensures compliance with internal financial requirements as well as regulatory requirements.

  • Supervises preparation of designated Healthcare Division entity financial statements and consolidated reporting.

  • Prepares and/or key data inputs legal and regulatory filings for designated Healthcare Division entities including but not limited to tax and regulatory filings and cost report preparation.

  • Oversees and manages internal and external audits.

  • Manages staff to include assignment of work, evaluating, coaching, hiring and terminating.



  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certified Public Accountant.


  • Bachelor's Degree required in Accounting, Finance, or related field

Work Experience:

  • 5 years of related experience required; 10 years of experience preferred

  • 2 years leadership experience preferred.

  • Self-directed, pro-active, results-orientated approach with demonstrated ability to promote teamwork and achieve business goals

  • Excellent communication, leadership, and relationship skills

  • Excellent team building, coaching, consulting, collaboration, and influencing skills

  • Effective planning, organizational, and decision-making skills required

  • Critical thinking, observation and analytical skills, and business acumen needed to make decisions, solve problems, manage time and people resources, and drive for results

  • Ability to communicate business concepts to multiple audiences

Equal Employment Opportunity

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