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Requisition Number 17-0125
Title Assistant Controller
Location UVA Research Park
City Charlottesville
State VA
Hours per week Full Time
Description University of Virginia Physicians Group
Job Description
POSITION TITLE: Assistant Controller
Manager, Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Financial Operations
REPORTS TO: Director, Finance

The Assistant Controller oversees two accounting managers and the corporate-level financial accountants. The incumbent oversees the corporate-level financial reporting and analysis, audit planning, coordination and execution with internal and external audit staff, preparation of annual IRS and State information returns (Forms 990 and 990T), and corporate, clinical operations and administrative budgeting. The incumbent oversees the activities in collaboration with two managers the accounting and financial statement preparation of the operations of UPG and subsidiary corporations and directly oversees two accounting and financial analysis professionals.

Essential Functions of the Job:
 Recruits, trains, manages and develops staff.
 Ensures that all accounting is maintained in a manner which complies with UPG policies, GAAP and FASB requirements and addresses the needs of management.
 Ensures timely and accurate reporting to management and other financial report users and communicates with same on issues pertaining thereto.
 Plans and manages the development, implementation, and maintenance of accounting procedures, including establishing and maintaining internal controls.
 Ensures that appropriate accounting-related services are provided to other entities affiliated with UPG including subsidiaries and separate business units.
 Supports the Director of Finance in monitoring financial performance.
 Supports and oversees accounting team members to collaborate with UPG Management, the UVA Clinical Departments, the UVA School of Medicine (SOM) Dean’s Office and the UVA Medical Center regarding oversight of the sub-agreements and payments relative to the Master Funds Flow Agreement (MFFA).
 Communicates with business partners to meet business needs. Develops and maintains reports to be distributed to business partners to meet their reporting needs.
 Initiates and implements changes to UPG policies and procedures to improve the efficiency of accounting and administrative budgeting operations in providing accurate and timely financial reports.
 Represents Director of Finance as requested at various committee and team meetings, and prepares and/or presents various agenda items as needed.
 Ensures timely and accurate reporting to federal and other governmental agencies as required.
 Serves as authorized approver and check signer for cash disbursements.
 Prepares annual operating budget for unit.
 Maintains appropriate skills in accounting and software applications by attending training sessions and using and exploring the tools available.
 Maintains competencies in accounting, management and tax through continuing education and training.
 Completes other tasks as requested by Director.
Specific Functions of the Job:
 Oversees the development, analysis, and interpretation of statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results, performance against budget, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of UPG and subsidiary corporations.
 Oversees the development, implementation, and continuing evaluation of financial and accounting systems.
 Oversees the overall maintenance of the general ledgers of all accounting components: preparation of financial statements, reconciliation of cash activities, and making accruals to meet anticipated liabilities.
 Directs the preparation of financial reports, including income statements and balance sheets, tax returns, and reports for government regulatory agencies including oversight of accounting operations.
 Manages aspects of corporate-level financial operations, including coordinating Health System and corporate-level financial statement production and analysis, audit planning, coordination and execution with internal and external audit staff, and annual IRS and State information return (Forms 990 and 990T).
 Oversees the preparation and coordination of annual budget, including Health System, corporate, clinical operations and administrative budgets. Manages related analysis and reporting, and communicates with management on budget-related issues.
 Oversees the annual independent audit, as well as, periodic internal audit reviews of records as required by the Director of Finance.
 Oversees the preparation and filing of federally mandated US Census Bureau Surveys and ensures timely and accurate reporting to federal and other governmental agencies as required.
Requirements REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):
 Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or other related field
 CPA designation required
 M.S. in Accounting or MBA preferred
 Seven years of work-related experience with progressively increasing responsibilities
 Experience in managing and meeting multiple deadlines
 Five or more years of experience supervising accounting staff
 Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP, IRS regulations, auditing and accounting internal controls
Knowledge and skills:
 Proficiency with computerized accounting systems and general ledger software
 Experience using microcomputers and automated information systems, especially in a Windows environment
 Intermediate proficiency in spreadsheet software required (advanced a plus)

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has up to four (4) direct reports and 10-12 indirect reports.
WORKING CONDITIONS: General busy office environment

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