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Manager, Accounting Specialty

Company: Blue Shield of California
Location: Oakland
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Blue Shield of California's mission is to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at a sustainably affordable price. We are transforming health care in a way that truly serves our nonprofit mission by lowering costs, improving quality, and enhancing the member and physician experience. To fulfill our mission, we must ensure a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves and fully contribute to meet the needs of the multifaceted communities we serve. Our comprehensive approach to DE&I combines a focus on our people processes and systems with a deep commitment to promoting social justice and health equity through our products, business practices, and presence as a corporate citizen. Blue Shield has received awards and recognition for being a certified Great Place to Work, best place to work for LGBTQ equality, leading disability employer, one of the best companies for women to advance, Bay Area's top companies in volunteering & giving, and one of the world's most ethical companies. Here at Blue Shield of California, we are striving to make a positive change across our industry and the communities we live in - join us! Your Role The Corporate Financial Accounting & Reporting team is responsible for the financial accounting and reporting for Blue Shield of California and its subsidiaries . The Specialty Accounting Manager will report to the Specialty Accounting Senior Manager . In this role, you will manage a team of Senior Accountants and be responsible for the compilation of consolidated financial statements and regulatory reporting packages . Our leadership model is about developing great leaders at all levels and creating opportunities for our people to grow - personally, professionally, and financially. We are looking for leaders that are energized by creative and critical thinking, -building -and sustaining high-performing teams, getting results the right way, and fostering continuous learning. Your Work In this role, you will:

  • Serve as subject matter expert -on financial reporting, financial reporting control systems, -GAAP/regulatory accounting where the responsibilities encompass 50% or more of positions responsibilities -
  • Be responsible for performing evaluations of internal financial reporting systems, and/ or GAAP/statutory accounting -
  • Lead the assessment of the accounting impact on the Company's financial position and results of operations from both a current and prospective basis relating to proposed and emerging accounting statements, standards, and reporting guidelines -
  • Coordinate the monthly recording of investment accounting entries and the financial statement consolidation process, which includes the elimination of intercompany transactions
  • Develop accounting policies, procedures, and controls relating to newly enacted accounting standards and serve as project lead for implementation -purposes, including all project management and communication to ensure timely adoption of accounting standards -
  • Coordinate the compilation of quarterly regulatory reporting packages, including securing data/information from other departments, assessing consistency with reporting instructions, and reviewing for completeness and accuracy of filings
  • Lead the compilation of the audited consolidated financial statements and interface with external auditors
  • Assist with the preparation of the various deliverables for executive, board, Audit Committee reporting, and other ad-hoc requests
  • Lead and support a team of senior accountants to complete the above activities in a timely and efficient manner Your Knowledge and Experience
    • Requires a bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or equivalent
    • CPA designation or an advanced degree preferred
    • Requires at least 7 years of accounting or public accounting experience, including 2 years of management experience gained as a team leader, supervisor, or program/project manager
    • Requires comprehensive and current understanding of US GAAP
    • Exposure to statutory accounting principles preferred
    • Possesses outstanding collaboration and oral/written communication skills
    • Ability to prioritize work to meet internal and external deadlines
    • Oracle ERP experience preferred
      Our Values
      • Honest. We hold ourselves to the highest ethical and integrity standards. We build trust by doing what we say we're going to do and by acknowledging and correcting where we fall short.
      • Human. We strive to be our authentic selves, listening and communicating effectively, and showing empathy towards others by walking in their shoes.
      • Courageous. We stand up for what we believe in and are committed to the hard work necessary to achieve our ambitious goals. Additional Information
        • Physical Requirements: Office Environment - roles involving part to full time schedule in Office Environment. Due to the current public health emergency in California, Blue Shield employees are almost all working remotely. Based in our physical offices and work from home office/deskwork --- Activity level: Sedentary, frequency most of work day.
          Please click here for further physical requirement detail. " External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest records and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, State and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability status and any other classification protected by Federal, State and local laws.
          COVID Vaccine Policy
          From the earliest days of the pandemic, Blue Shield of California has been unyielding in our commitment to putting the health and safety of our people, our members and our communities first. As a federal contractor and a health care company, Blue Shield requires all employees to be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination prior to start date as a condition of employment. Blue Shield will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement prior to your start date.
          *If the role you---re applying for is deemed an ---Essential Role,--- the Company has already determined that essential functions of the role can only be performed in Blue Shield of California offices or in the field. To protect the health and safety of our employees, business partners, and members, employees in Essential Roles must be up-to-date on COVID vaccination.
          The definition of ---up to date with your COVID-19 vaccine--- is when you have received all doses in the primary series and one booster when eligible. ?If you are unable to be up to date with your COVID-19 vaccine by your start date, your start date will need to be postponed and you will have 30 days to remedy. If you cannot fulfill the requirement nor obtain an accommodation within 30 days, your offer will be rescinded.
          • Requisition ID: 22002S6
          • Posting Date: Sep 12, 2022
          • Schedule: Full-time My ProfileCreate and manage profiles for future opportunities. Oakland, California, United States of America Oakland, California, United States of America Oakland, California, United States of AmericaIf you havea disability and need assistance applying for a position with Blue Shield of California,call RehabWest, Inc. at (760)759-7500.

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