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Pacific Retirement Services Corporate Director of Accounting in Medford, Oregon

Pacific Retirement Services is a non-profit senior living provider based out of Medford, Oregon. Our central office provides shared services in the form of Accounting, IT, HR, Media, and core management services to all of our entities. We own/operate 12 CCRCs in 6 states. Under the Community Housing banner, we have 25 Affordable housing (HUD) properties across Oregon, California, and Texas. In total, we employ 3,000 plus individuals across PRS and these non-profit entities (affiliated and managed).

What you’ll be doing:

You will be primarily responsible for providing service excellence to our internal and external customers and experienced servant leadership to the Accounting Managers that supervise all aspects of our accounting operations (accounts payable/receivable, cash management, payroll, medical billing, general ledger, financial and tax reporting, and project management) for Pacific Retirement Services (PRS) and related affiliate and managed organizations.

How you’ll do it:

  • Support the Vice President of Accounting and coordinate with the Corporate Director of Finance with continually assessing and organizing the accounting department to achieve business objectives/needs by:

  • Communicating day-to-day accounting challenges, seeking solutions in a collaborative, compassionate environment and integrating new, innovative processes.

  • Timely coordination of successful completion of annual Audits and tax filings.

  • Presenting to the Boards of Directors and Finance Committees as needed.

  • Initiate and manage to completion Requests for Proposals (RFP’s) as directed.

  • Exhibiting a willingness to perform other duties as assigned or required.

  • Supervise and provide experienced counsel to the Accounting Managers to:

  • Ensure consistent, accurate and timely accounting activity specifically including the preparation, review and dissemination of financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Accomplish departmental and organizational strategic objectives.

  • Implement technology and processes to leverage capabilities, develop capacity and create operational efficiencies.

  • Ensure accounting staff are well-trained, provided regular constructive feedback, and recognize achievements.

  • Build cross functional relationships with colleagues in corporate management, Senior Executives, Executive Directors, Board Members and other PRS affiliate and managed communities personnel in order to identify, evaluate, and implement opportunities to improve:

  • Internal controls.

  • Policies that reflect sound business judgment, financial control and stewardship.

  • Common procedures including a consistent monthly close process for each entity including Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC’s), their foundations, HUD properties, golf courses, etc.

  • The timely implementation of policies and procedures to any new affiliate or managed organization.

  • The development and monitoring of key performance indicators.

About you:

  • Significant advanced knowledge of accounting and business operations, not only of theoretical principles, but also technical expertise and general knowledge of related fields.

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance or a related field.

  • At least five (5) years’ experience in accounting, finance or a related field.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation preferred.

  • Preferred prior experience in a progressive leadership role in an accounting or related setting.

  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), internal controls, business contracts, payroll regulations, audit and other outside reporting principles and regulations.

  • Direct experience with computerized accounting systems, an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, proficiency in other Microsoft Office programs and other relevant business applications.

How we’ll help you succeed:

The VP of Accounting will work with you to develop a career path plan with goals and performance expectations in mind. This will be supported by quarterly reviews of objectives, accomplishments and growth opportunities.

Who you’ll be working with:

Your role requires interaction with executive staff, facility staff, and vendors. You will work regularly with the accounting and finance teams at the corporate office. On occasion, you will have structured communication with facility Board of Directors, residents and constituent groups concerning matters of importance to the organization will be required. You will need to have a high level of tact, persuasion, judgment and timing. Confidentiality is a must in your role.

Job ID: 2020-8678

Street: 1 West Main Suite 303

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