Cook Children’s Assistant Vice President, Corporate Controller is responsible for the leadership and management of the corporate accounting and finance function for a 12-company pediatric health system in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Cook Children's is a vertically integrated not-for-profit pediatric healthcare system in the Fort Worth, Texas market with $1.6B in net revenues and $2.8B in net assets. Cook's organizational structure includes: nationally ranked medical center; physician practice with over 400 primary care and multi-specialty providers; home health company with operations in Fort Worth, Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio; Medicaid HMO with over 140,000 covered lives; wholly owned physician GPO with national footprint; captive insurance company; management and shared services company; foundation; real estate holding company; two physician hospital joint ventures; and a joint venture ACO organization.
As the AVP, Corporate Controller, you would be directly responsible for:
financial accounting (GL / AP)
financial & management reporting
You will also be responsible for:
establishing accounting procedures and internal controls
ensuring Cook Children’s compliance with corporate financial policies and procedures
preparing and consolidating financial statements and management reporting for our executive leadership, board members, and external stakeholders
coordinating external audit
overseeing Form 990, corporate, and regulatory tax filings
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration preferred
Public accounting experience required, with preference toward those with healthcare industry experience
5+ years of relevant financial management experience in a complex healthcare setting preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong leadership abilities
excellent interpersonal skills
excellent communication and presentation skills
ability to maintain high levels of employee engagement and satisfaction
ability to maintain effective interdepartmental relations
discretion to appropriately balance centralization of control with the delegation of authority and discretion to various management levels
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.