Director of Accounting
We are recruiting for a Director of Accounting to join a respected independent hospital in a charming coastal community in beautiful Downeast Maine.
Director of Accounting reports to the VP of Financial Services.
Director of Accounting directs the accounting functions of General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Payroll, Accounts Payable within the department for all organizational system entities. All functions shall be managed in accordance with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) guidelines as well as other State and Federal Regulatory Agencies as applicable.
Degree in Accounting or Business with Accounting Concentration.
7-10 years' experience in Financial Accounting activities.
5+ years of Supervisory experience.
In-depth knowledge of Excel and Word programs.
Excellent organizational and communication skills.
The manager must maintain strict confidentiality in all areas of hospital business.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Establishes accounting standards, policies, and procedures for the system, including internal control to prevent errors in financial records.
Ensures that all accounting records are accurate and up to date.
Directs financial transactions and prepares financial statements for the system to include all transactions in accordance with FASB and GAAP principles.
Management of Payroll and Accounts Payable systems in accordance with FASB, GAAP, and Internal Revenue Service guidelines as well as other State and Federal Regulatory Agencies as applicable.
Management and supervision of department employees.
Prepares monthly interim financial statements and finance reporting materials for presentation to Controller.
Participates in the system budget documentation gathering and reporting.
Provides financial and other information to the CFO and department heads as requested or as situation warrants
Interfaces with external parties to ensure that accounting standards are met.
Come to a community that attracts healthcare professionals for the lifestyle and quality of work and patient care you can provide. Smaller hospital with state-of-the art technology that serves 30,000 residents. This organization is deeply committed to quality, patient safety and satisfaction, supported by an excellent leadership team.
Enjoy secure hospital employment and earn a competitive salary with benefits including paid relocation assistance, health, dental and vision insurance, paid liability insurance, paid vacation time plus paid sick days and several paid holidays, a retirement plan with employer matching, and more.
The city is on Maine's scenic coast 90 minutes east of Bangor (Maine's third largest city), and an hour from Maine's border with Canada. This quaint, family-oriented New England town presents a real opportunity for those interested in "the traditional Maine way of life." With excellent private, parochial and public schools, the city is wonderful for families, or for empty nesters. They host a branch of the University of Maine, offering a variety of degree programs plus theater, dance, and more.
Settle in an area known for breathtaking vistas, fascinating wildlife, and recreational galore in all seasons. Quiet harbors are dotted with working boats and pleasure craft. Local beaches feature powdery sand - and one beach is composed entirely of smooth, colorful stones that clatter musically in the surf. Browse enchanting antique shops and art galleries, and visit local restaurants serving pizza, the freshest seafood and much more.
This is one of the safest small towns in New England. Housing options include ocean-view homes and lakefront properties, historic farms with abundant acreage, and all manner of in-town homes. If you dream of country living, you can find it here.
Nearby Bangor is home to an international airport, shopping malls and theaters, museums, a casino/hotel, riverfront music and art festivals, and more. The city is 65 miles from Acadia National Park (with 50,000 acres of parkland, "Golf Digest" level golf courses, and a hundred miles of trails for hiking and biking) and 200 miles from Portland.