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 departmentExperience with preparing GAAP financial statements, including consolidations, is requiredMaster's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field is requiredPublic Accounting experience requiredExperience with State, Local, and Federal tax compliance preferredCPA strongly preferredStrong understanding of GAAP and GASBAdvanced skill level in using General Ledger applications and supporting software programs, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and AccessAn equivalent combination of education and experience will be consideredDESIRED:Desired Strengths / Skills:Healthcare experience is strongly preferredExperience with UW Medicine data and systems is strongly preferredRecord of strong analytical and critical thinking skills being practically appliedEffective communication with internal as well as external customersProactive; anticipates problems and seeks solutionsAble to prepare properly labeled analyses and position papers which communicate complex concepts and informationHistory of successful interaction with all levels of personnel within an accounting departmentCommitment to completing tasks with great attention to detail and with a routine, critical self reviewTakes initiative in acquiring new skills and increasing proficiency for personal effectivenessPersonal philosophy of continuous process improvementEffectively manages diversity in the workplaceHighest integrityValues UW Medicine's mission
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.