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Manager Accounting

Req #:  109041
Facility:  Support Centers
Department:  Accounting/Finance
City:  Downers Grove
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors' degree in accounting or a Bachelors' degree in finance with enough accounting classes to sit for the CPA exam.
  • A minimum of five years corporate or public accounting experience with three years in a supervisory position, preferably in the health care industry.
  • Proficient with tax laws and other government regulations affecting health care.
  • Proficient in Excel (Microsoft Office).
  • A working knowledge of GAAP and tax laws.
  • Familiar with the Lawson General ledger system.
  • Have good analytical, customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiar with Lawson
  • CPA preferred
  • Overtime required including Saturdays in October and January through March, or as required
  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic/energetic
  • Good technical accounting knowledge and financial statement preparation skills.

Develop and manage the general accounting function and provide financial guidance and analysis for Advocate Health Care Network (AHCN) and its subsidiaries and Physician Hospital Organizations to ensure accurate and timely recording and internal and external reporting of financial data.


  1. Accurate and adequately supported journal entries
  2. Resource for management for financial information and analyses and interpretation of financial results
  3. Accurate monthly financial statements issued on a timely basis
  4. An accurate general ledger
  5. A well coordinated audit
  6. State and federal tax returns as well as other government filings
  7. A well trained, developed and fully staffed unit

Nearest Major Market: Chicago