American Heart Association Manager, Financial Reporting in Chicago, Illinois
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We are currently hiring for a Manager, Financial Reporting . The location of the Manager is flexible. The Manager is responsible for management and oversight of financial reporting in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Additional responsibilities include supervising activities related to AHA’s financial reporting systems, technical accounting matters, audit management and related financial reporting projects.
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Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements and supplemental analysis to support review of financial results with senior leadership
Develop and initiate process improvements to scale and optimize the financial reporting process. Leverage AHA’s financial reporting system (Hyperion Essbase) to provide appropriate and accurate reports for analysis
Prepare annual financial statements and footnotes in accordance with U.S. GAAP
Lead technical accounting research and evaluation in a variety of areas. Work cross functionally to ensure appropriate accounting treatment and prepare memos and analysis supporting conclusions
Direct and monitor support operations as well as holds training for new and existing staff on AHA accounting policies and procedures
Coordinate and manage the annual financial statement audit by external auditors
Facilitate/coordinate the process of implementing new accounting standards to ensure timely compliance
Prepare and coordinate financial data for external distribution and internal analysis (e.g. survey requests, watch dog agencies, peer benchmarking, etc.)
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related area including active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License
Minimum of five (5) years of experience with the preparation, review and analysis of financial statements; general ledger accounting and financial analysis
Extensive understanding of U.S. GAAP, including interpretation and application of accounting standards
Prior supervisory experience
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Ability to identify, promote, and implement change and efficiencies
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; hands on experience with ERP systems
Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:
Not-For-Profit Accounting/Financial Reporting Experience
Hyperion Essbase System Experience
Public Accounting Experience
Compensation & Benefits
Pay is commensurate with experience.
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The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.
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Posted Date 2 months ago (11/29/2021 2:32 PM)
Requisition ID 2020-6355
Job Family Group Business Operations
Job Category Finance & Accounting
Additional Locations Diversity Distribution US - Top 50