Senior Director, Financial Reporting and Accounting
Philadelphia, PA 
Posted 25 days ago
Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Senior Director, Financial Reporting and Accounting is responsible for providing leadership, direction and in all aspects of financial reporting and accounting, including, but not limited to, internal and external financial statement preparation, reporting and analysis. This position will report to the AVP, Financial Reporting and Accounting.

The Senior Director, Financial Reporting and Accounting has extensive participation in the annual external audit particularly related to accurate financial reporting in relation to interpretation of accounting pronouncements and other regulations and accurate and comprehensive footnote disclosures. This position provides guidance regarding complex accounting issues, new accounting pronouncements and regulations, and significant interaction and communication with management, departments and colleagues.


Other roles and responsibilities for this position, will include but not be limited to:

  • Responsible for monthly financial statement preparation and consolidation process in accordance to GAAP. Ensuring the accuracy, integrity, standardization and consistency of the balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, performance indicators and other financial information, which is distributed to internal management and external parties.
  • Manages and oversees the monthly preparation of journal entries and reconciling entries.
  • Review and analyze all balance sheet reconciliations and income statement variances prepared by the accounting staff.
  • Safeguard assets and assure accurate and timely recording of all transactions by implementing disciplines of internal controls.
  • Responsible for components of the annual external audit reporting process with respect to appropriate reporting requirements, footnote disclosures, and other required aspects of the external audit which are coordinated by Jefferson Health Enterprise Finance for the consolidated audit.
  • Acts as a liason to the divisional Vice Presidents of Finance.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with the respective staff regarding significant financial and operational matters and activities.
  • Works collaboratively with the Financial Services PeopleSoft team to make sure that the information delivery needs of the Enterpise are accommodated under the standards resulting from the operating model design, standardization and implementation efforts.
  • Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the values of Jefferson.


  • Undergraduate Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Masters Degree preferred


  • CPA preferred
  • 15 plus years of Accounting experience (HealthCare or Audit preferred)
  • Strong GAAP skills
  • Strong leadership, supervisory, decision making and technical skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated, proactive, detail oriented, team player, with the ability to manage multiple assignments and priorities

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office


Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jeffersonrsquo;s clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.

Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.

Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnetreg;-designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.

Jeffersonrsquo;s mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.

  • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
  • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
  • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold amp; Think Differently and Do the Right Thing

As an employer, Jeffersonmaintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
15+ years
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