Director of Accounting/ Assistant Controller

Nashville, TN 37203

Posted: 12/04/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: IT Job Number: 16835

Zycron has joined with a large healthcare company in search of a Director of Accounting/ Assistant Controller

This is permanent direct-hire position in Nashville, TN.  The Assistant Controller will be directly responsible for the accounting activities. This will include month-end close, revenue recognition practices and operational and statistical reporting. Visioning and implementing transformational system and process improvements will be a significant component of this position. Leading and preparing the accounting staff for transition into the future organization will be key.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Implement transformational system and process improvements for the Research accounting functions.
  • Provide leadership and oversight of the monthly close process for all Sarah Cannon entities.
  • Ensure that accounting for business transactions conforms to Company and Sarah Cannon policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the preparation, coordination, review, and compilation of the capital and operating budgets for all Sarah Cannon entities.
  • Identify and maintain documentation of key accounting control processes and procedures.
  • Respond to requests for information from Corporate, Internal Audit, Corporate Tax, Group/Division management, and other internal management.
  • Oversee the activities of assigned staff ensure they are providing reporting excellence in terms of customer service, timeliness, and quality of deliverables; Provide coaching and direction as required.
  • Management, development and training of direct reports and their assigned staff.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   


  • Personal Leadership
    • Practice and adhere to the Code of Conduct philosophy and Mission and Values Statement.
    • Communicate with impact—both written and verbal to effectively communicate complex ideas to a variety of audiences.
    • Complete training assignments by their due dates.
  • Team Leadership
    • Develop and leverage collaborative relationships with both internal and external stakeholders to advance the care of patients and the growth of the Company.
    • Accomplish organizational goals through others; provide meaningful coaching and mentoring to increase capabilities of individuals and teams; drive employee engagement.
  • Strategic Leadership
    • Drive plans, decisions and resolve issues through groups or individuals that are in the best interests of patients, colleagues, providers, community and the Company.
    • Identify opportunities for improvement and innovation; remove barriers and resistance; enable desired behaviors.
  • Operational Leadership
    • Drive execution and financial results; challenge others to excel and hold self and others accountable for achieving results.
    • Demonstrate an uncompromising commitment to deliver exceptional service to internal and external customers.
  • Other
    • Deep understanding of GAAP, particularly healthcare and revenue recognition principles.
    • Knowledge of accounting processes and information systems, including integration and implementation.
    • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project).


  • Bachelor's in Accounting, Finance or other business-related degree is required.
  • Master's degree is highly preferred.
  • CPA is required.


  • 7+ years’ experience of directing the accounting process for a multi-entity organization.
  • Healthcare ERP experience required
  • Accounting for third party reimbursement.
  • Accounting for multi-element contracts.
  • Prior experience building and leading a staff.
  • Healthcare experience with an outpatient services provider is preferred.
  • Public accounting and/or healthcare provider financial operations is preferred.
  • Joint venture/partnership accounting is preferred.

If interested in learning more about Zycron and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to Stephanie Love, 
Job ID Number: 16835 (Please reference in call or email)  

Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client's requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client's project/job. We look forward to working with you.

Zycron, a Brand of BG Staffing, Inc. (NYSE American: BGSF), is one of the largest IT solutions firms headquartered in Tennessee. We provide client-specific solutions from staffing to outsourcing across all industries, with extensive experience in health care, energy and utilities, and state and local government.

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