Job Summary: The Director - Grant Accounting position reports to the Vice President - Controller and is responsible for overseeing the Grant Accounting department, including the development of policies and procedures, establishment of internal controls, and adherence to organizational standards and rules and regulations for all grant and donation programs. The Director is responsible for overseeing the organization's grant and donation/philanthropic accounting activities.
The Director must be a self-starter working in a fast paced environment while managing multiple workstreams and competing priorities, has strong business acumen, is a proven leader, practices excellent communication and listening skills, is process oriented, and has a strong accounting/finance foundation, particularly in U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Single Audit standards (Office of Management Budget Circular A-128).
Degree: Bachelor's in Accounting; MBA Preferred
Licenses & Certifications: Certified Public Accountant or other relevant certification Preferred
Work Experience: Eight (8) years work experience in Accounting and Grant Accounting required
Management Experience: Five (5) years of management experience in Accounting preferred
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal, Writing/Composing, (Correspondence/Reports) Writing/Reports
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.