Senior Director Of Corporate Accounting And Reporting

Tenet Healthcare Corporation Frisco , TX 75034

Posted 3 months ago


The Senior Director has involvement with accounting for transactions (e.g., acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, debt, and leases). He/she is also involved with the company's external SEC reporting and the external reporting of various subsidiaries.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Drafting and preparation of reporting and filing of SEC periodic reports such as Forms 10-Q, 10-K, and Annual Report to Shareholders.

  • Assists in the preparation of other SEC filings such as registration statements and DEF 14A.

  • Ensures compliance with all SEC, FASB, and stock exchange rules and regulations.

  • Coordinates, directs, plans and executes the financial reporting and footnotes for external audit.

  • Leads all financial research efforts. Analyzes, researches and concludes on new and proposed accounting, reporting and disclosure standards issued by the SEC and FASB; prepares memorandums regarding the Company's position and impact on the Company's financial statements.

  • Responsible for design, maintenance, and ongoing operations of Company's financial management data bases and systems.

  • Supports and assists the Internal Audit function and the implementation and ongoing SOX compliance requirements.

  • Writes, implements and ensures effective and practical implementation of corporate policies.

  • Calculates effective interest rate on all new private and public debt offerings.

  • Manages calculations of Company's financial metrics such as earnings per share, leverage ratio, debt ratio.

  • Liaison with finance department, internal legal counsel and external independent auditors.

  • Performs technical accounting research on various new or proposed accounting standards changes or on specific company transactions.

  • Involvement with the implementation of new accounting standards, updating of the company's accounting policies and supporting the training efforts on policy changes.

  • Supports the financial operations throughout the company in fielding questions about accounting policies or technical accounting matters.

  • Involvement with the company's compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements.

  • Provides support to internal and external audit activities


As a leader in healthcare, Tenet is committed to providing the best possible care to every patient, with a clear focus on quality and service. Strong leadership is essential to delivering on this commitment, and we believe that the quality of our leaders can give us a significant long-term competitive advantage. We want to ensure every current and future leader in Tenet is successful, and we support that through our selection and hiring process and by providing coaching and training to our leaders.

Learning and Growth Management

  • Communication - active listening, coaching, giving and receiving feedback, communication planning, disagreement/consensus building, effective written and verbal communications, meeting facilitation, and presenting information.

  • Manage Relationships - conflict management, negotiations, persuasion/soliciting ideas, and team building.

  • Develop Talent identify and recruit diverse talent, apply behavioral interviewing, develop retention and succession plans, evaluate performance, and set goals and standards.

  • Lead create supportive innovation environment, motivate and influence, manage a vision/goals and purpose, manage change, prioritize and delegate, make decisions, and lead work teams.

Experience Service Management:

  • Enhance Customer Satisfaction use complaint management and service recovery, apply clinical quality management, monitor and improve patient and customer satisfaction, and use stakeholder identification and communication.

  • Plan Strategically utilize patient and customer satisfaction data, utilize employee engagement data, and assess population needs.

Results and Outcomes Management:

  • Use Support Standards apply benchmarking, collect and analyze data, create performance improvement environment, and apply LEAN principles.

  • Plan and Execute apply analytical thinking, plan and prioritize, problem solve and innovate, manage projects, and hold self and others accountable.

Budget and Financial Management:

  • Financial Acumen analyze reports and data/take appropriate action, develop/monitor and adjust budget, manage staffing and scheduling based on productivity, develop and analyze Requests for Proposal, build and analyze pro formas, and understand healthcare reimbursement/manage business.


Public accounting and SEC reporting experience is required. A minimum of fifteen (15) years total experience in corporate accounting and financial reporting, with a minimum of seven (7) years of public accounting experience required. Extensive knowledge of SEC Reporting, US GAAP and internal control processes.


Ability to multi-task, problem-solve, use personal computer and related software, and work independently.

Strong written communication skills needed for developing guidance documents (e.g., white papers, training materials) to be utilized by others at all levels of the organization.

Experience in supervisory role and ability to lead special project teams.

Solid analytical skills, strong interpersonal skills, excellent organizational skills, professional and effective presentation skills, and strong ability to prioritize efficiently.

Knowledge of cost accounting and budget systems, knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), process improvement and quality skills, project management skills, and effective written and verbal communication skills.

Professional Attributes

A cooperative approach to problem-solving with the capability of building consensus and support, working across functional lines to engage disparate resources to work together to achieve desired results.

A broad financial thinker and team player who works well with ambiguity and is able to transfer the vision/mission of the organization into a focused financial strategy and detailed practical plan for the future.

An intuitive thinker who generates ideas and recommends new and/or modified approaches.

Healthcare provider experience a plus.

Demonstrated aptitude for designing, implementing and maintaining financial systems.

Proficiency with computers, standard corporate operating systems, and applicable software applications.

Personal Attributes

An individual of highest personal and professional integrity, principle and knowledge, earning respect and support when making difficult decisions and choices.

High energy, flexibility and the ability to work under pressure in a matrix organization.

Must listen actively and accurately, encourage input from others. Provide clear directions. Maintain an ongoing dialogue with employees to ensure continual progress.

Someone with the ability to work collaboratively with individuals critical to the successful execution of financial tasks.


A Bachelor's degree in Accounting is required. A CPA designation is also required.


A competitive compensation program will be tailored to the selected candidate. Base salary will be supplemented by a performance bonus and comprehensive, well-rounded benefits program, which includes relocation assistance.



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Senior Director Of Corporate Accounting And Reporting

Tenet Healthcare Corporation