Director of Finance – Parker Health

April 2, 2024

***LeadingAge New Jersey & Delaware is posting this job on the behalf of Parker Health Group***


Parker Health is hiring a Director of Finance (on-site) to be an integral member of our Financial Operations team. Consider joining us on our beautiful Piscataway/Highland Park NJ Campus. Check out this great opportunity to join a best-in-class aging services provider. Responsible for planning, developing and implementing all financial aspects with the main goal of achieving Parker’s financial objectives. Excellent benefits including company paid pension plan, 35 PTO (with buy back), annual bonus, generous optional medical, dental and vision plans. We have been recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work in New Jersey” for 2023 by, one of the leading business journals in the state.

The Director of Finance will lead and develop the Finance Operations function which oversees and manages all finance, accounting and reporting activities, including budgeting, forecasting, account reconciliation and profit and loss reporting. Oversee all activities related to annual regulatory audits, tax compliance, and cash flow planning. Ensure that the required systems, policies and procedures are in place to support effective, efficient and compliant finance operations. Assist with the development and execution of strategic initiatives and long-term planning efforts.

Responsibilities: Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, all finance operations including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger management, T&E processing, fixed assets accounting, capex accounting, and financial reporting. Maintain internal controls/policies and procedures and safeguards for receipt of revenue, expense payment processing, petty cash management, company credit card usage, T&E management and organizational budgets. Coordinate all audit & tax activity, ensuring audits with unmodified opinions and timely filing of tax returns. Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurately and timely. Administer the annual budgeting and planning process; review all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate. Responsible for implementation of accounting and financial process improvements, including digitization of accounting transactions Assist the CFO in engaging the Finance Committee regarding the organization’s financial results Understand financial drivers, opportunities and challenges of organization incorporating relevant benchmark information. Provide actionable advice to drive the company forward and execute its strategy Leverage strengths of finance team members and develop and implement appropriate continuing education programs to ensure staff are aligned to their respective roles and positioned to achieve both individual and organizational goals

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required; CPA and/or MBA preferred Five years’ experience in a similar role combined with 3-5 years of audit experience for a Big-4 or other leading audit firm; preferred Working knowledge of long-term care facility operations and third-party reimbursement (e.g. Medicare / Medicaid) Keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which allow for financial data interpretation versus simple reporting Knowledge at expert level general office software, particularly Microsoft Office Suite as well as strong understanding of Oracle fusion ERP system Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing financial software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software; Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels of the organization, strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, board or other outside stakeholders

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