Lead Technical and Regulatory Accounting Analyst

Job ID: J160828
Company: Gateway Health Plan
Location: Pittsburgh,PA,US
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type:
AHN Facility:
Posted Date: April 22, 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION

Company :

Gateway Health Plan

Job Description :

JOB SUMMARY

The job plays a key role in the oversight of accounting functions related to financial and/or regulatory reporting including preparation and review of financial and regulatory reports and accounting analyses in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and/or Statutory Accounting Principles (SAP) and/or other regulatory requirements. The incumbent takes a lead role in accounting analyses, technical research, policy development and other project activities required of the organization to ensure proper application of GAAP, and SAP, and other regulatory rules and regulations. Detailed responsibilities vary by department but may include the following: preparation and/or review of financial statements, footnotes, consolidation, insurance department filings, state regulatory filings, monthly close activities, technical accounting position papers, etc.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and/or review financial statements, including footnotes, insurance department filings, regulatory filings, and certain management/executive financial presentations.
  • Prepare financial and business-related analysis.
  • Lead cross-functional efforts to draft and implement new or revised accounting policies and implement processes and applications that have a direct impact on the Company’s financial reporting.
  • Provide accounting guidance, interpretation and prepare technical position papers that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner, for evolving accounting guidance.
  • Classify, examine, and analyze accounting records and prepare or review related calculations, journal entries, reconciliations, and reports.
  • Support annual audit with external audit firm; act as liaison with external audit firm during fieldwork.
  • Implement process improvements to ensure best practices.
  • Mentor and develop staff members.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

Substitutions

  • None

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration/Management, Accounting or Finance

EXPERIENCE

Required (one of the following or combination)

  • 6 years of progressive experience in Corporate Finance/Accounting OR
  • 3 – 5 years in Public Accounting, including at least 1 year at a senior level with supervisory responsibilities

Preferred

  • 1 – 3 years in External Audit
  • 1 – 3 years in the Health Insurance Industry

LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • None

Preferred

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

SKILLS

  • Written & Oral Presentation Skills
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Problem-Solving
  • Analytical Skills
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Financial or Accounting Systems
  • Internal Controls
  • Leadership
  • Oral & Written Communication Skills

Language (Other than English):

None

Travel Requirement:

0% – 25%

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-based

Teaches / trains others regularly
Occasionally

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Rarely

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Never

Physical work site required
No

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds
Does Not Apply

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds
Does Not Apply

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

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BENEFITS

Total Rewards Program

In addition to competitive pay rates and flexible career growth, we show our employee appreciation through a comprehensive Total Rewards package, including:

  • Medical and prescription drug, dental and vision coverages for your and your eligible dependents
  • Health Saving and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, AD&D and disability insurance
  • Employer-sponsored 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off, including paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Employee discounts
Wellness Resources and Programs
Employees have access to the following wellness programs and resources:
  • Work-life resources, such as employee assistance programs and financial counseling services
  • 24/7 telephone access to health and wellness coaching to achieve personal goals
  • Onsite pharmacy services at major campuses
  • Fitness center access for all employees inclusive of showers, lockers, and group exercise classes at major Highmark campuses, Allegheny General Hospital & West Penn Hospital
  • Access to chronic condition management programs when enrolled in the employer-sponsored medical plan
  • 100% coverage for preventive exams, including flu shots
  • Incentive program that rewards employees
  • Secure bicycle parking at major campuses
  • Healthy food options at onsite cafeterias
  • Employee networks to gather in the name of health
  • Onsite seated massage and stress management classes including yoga, mindfulness and meditation

LIVING IN PITTSBURGH

Pittsburgh, PA is home to Highmark Health’s corporate headquarters, as well as the headquarters of many of our businesses and a majority of our career opportunities. When you live and work in Pittsburgh, you’ll experience a wide variety of lifestyle advantages. Take a look around and you’ll quickly see why Pittsburgh is one of America’s most liveable, most affordable, safest and happiest cities. Learn more about this exciting and inviting location:

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