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FINANCIAL REPORTING MANAGER, UW MEDICINE

University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on August 31, 2019
Req #: 170466
Department: UW MEDICINE FINANCE & ACCOUNTING
Job Location: Other Location
Job Location Detail: UW Tower (4333 Brooklyn Avenue NE, Seattle) 
Posting Date: 08/13/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience. 
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment.  As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.  

UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.  UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center (HMC), Northwest Hospital & Medical Center (NWH), Valley Medical Center (VMC), UW Medical Center (UWMC), a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children’s University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children’s.

UW Medicine Finance & Accounting has an outstanding opportunity for Financial Reporting Manager.  This individual will play a leadership role in the preparation, compilation, and review of the UWM internal and external and consolidated financial reporting for the entire UWM Clinical Enterprise.  This individual has primary accountability for ensuring the technical accuracy, relevance, and consistency with both Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and internal financial reporting policies.  In collaboration with the various UW Medicine entities and the UWM Director of Financial Reporting, this individual will develop and maintain standard financial reports and reporting tools across the enterprise.

Under the general direction of the UWM Financial Reporting Director, the primary job duties of the UWM Financial Reporting Manager include coordination and resolution of complex financial reporting issues among health system entities, development and maintenance of standard Board level financial reports, and leadership in business and technology projects where consistent, standard reporting is a critical deliverable.  In coordination with the UWM General Ledger (G/L) Integrity Manager, this work includes ensuring processes are in place for keeping general ledger accounts, cost centers, budgets and source systems for reporting tools in sync; developing reports and tools to ensure meaningful, consistent and reproducible results; and either preparing or overseeing internal and external reporting of Financial information.

The UWM Financial Reporting Manager will serve as an internal financial reporting authority for UWM Medicine and will be the primary point of coordination between the UWM entities and the external financial statement auditors.

This individual is a key member of the Finance Team, working very closely with the UWM and Entity leadership to provide relevant and timely policy and advisory support to UWM.  Particular complexity arises from the continued work across UWM to integrate and consolidate clinical and administrative systems, processes, and resources.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of five (5) years working experience demonstrating familiarity with the process flow and functions of an accounting department
  • Experience with preparing GAAP financial statements, including consolidations, is required
  • Master's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field is required
  • Public Accounting experience required
  • Experience with State, Local, and Federal tax compliance preferred
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and GASB
  • Advanced skill level in using General Ledger applications and supporting software programs, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered


  • DESIRED:

    Desired Strengths / Skills:

  • Healthcare experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience with UW Medicine data and systems is strongly preferred
  • Record of strong analytical and critical thinking skills being practically applied
  • Effective communication with internal as well as external customers
  • Proactive; anticipates problems and seeks solutions
  • Able to prepare properly labeled analyses and position papers which communicate complex concepts and information
  • History of successful interaction with all levels of personnel within an accounting department
  • Commitment to completing tasks with great attention to detail and with a routine, critical self review
  • Takes initiative in acquiring new skills and increasing proficiency for personal effectiveness
  • Personal philosophy of continuous process improvement
  • Effectively manages diversity in the workplace
  • Highest integrity
  • Values UW Medicine’s mission
  • REQUIREMENTS: see above

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.