Senior Financial Reporting Analyst

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Finance
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Corporate Services & Purchasing

The Senior Financial Reporting Analyst will partner with community accounting staff and operations leadership to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting, analyze community performance, aid in business decision support, and provide other training and support as needed and be responsible for financial oversight of communities as assigned.

 

Together, We’re Greater

At LCS, we provide you the opportunity to use your talents in a progressive, growing organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of the seniors we serve. If you are seeking an organization that gives back, you’ll love working here. Our principles and hospitality promises define our company culture. LCS employees can be found participating in volunteer activities, getting involved in our committees or collaborating with team members in our innovative work space. You’ll find lots of opportunities to grow as a professional, serve the community, and enhance the lives of the seniors. Our culture of partnership is truly we feel what makes us unique.

 

Ready to make a difference? Then join us as a Sr. Financial Reporting Analyst. We think it’s time for you to begin your #lifeatLCS.   

 
What You Need To Know
  • Supports operations in all accounting functions to aid in business decisions of assigned communities
    • Oversight and participation in community financial reporting and internal controls to ensure timely and accurate reporting
    • Provides accounting and system guidance to accounting staff
    • Reviews the monthly financial statements prepared by the community
    • Reviews balance sheet reconciliations for completeness, reasonableness and accuracy
    • Prepares calculations for entrance fee amortization
    • Monitors the A/R Aging report and works with the community to develop an action plan to reduce A/R balances to meet LCS benchmarks
    • Performs, or assists Audit in performing, operational audit of on-site accounting functions to ensure proper internal controls and procedures are in place; recommends improvements as needed
    • Provides feedback to community leadership regarding the status of the on-site accounting staff
    • Participates in hiring and training of on-site accounting directors and staff, when applicable
    • Travels to the community to provide accounting and financial assistance and support as needed
    • Assists community leadership with preparing presentations to Board and Owners, as requested
    • Provides support during community year end audits
    • Supports financing/refinancing activities
    • Prepares monthly financial statements, reconciles accounts to the general ledger, and analyzes and reviews financial statements for investment entities.
    • Prepares and submits monthly and special reporting for investment entities
  • Prepares analysis and comparisons
    • Analyzes financial results and operating impact
    • Prepares comparisons of financial results across periods
    • Prepares and monitors financial information for statutory or regulatory filings
    • Utilizes benchmarking and comparisons to evaluate community performance
  • Contributes as an active member to the community finance team
    • Performs as a department team member by assisting co-workers with overloads as time permits, training new co-workers, and contributing to team projects
    • Assists with policy and procedure and best practice documentation
    • Trains LCS and community employees on financial systems and other financial topics
    • Assists with the design, development, and roll-out of new or enhanced financial systems including updates to instructions, enhancements to models and testing changes
    • Functions as interim accounting director if staffing across the larger Accounting and Financial Reporting team necessitates

What We Are Looking For
  • Four year degree in accounting/finance and minimum two years of related experience. 
  • Familiarity with Life Plan and/or long-term care industries preferred
 
Even Better
  • Flexible and able to handle changing priorities and interruptions
  • Ability to interact with a wide range of people including field personnel, auditors, and all levels of LCS personnel
  • Must possess analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to solve accounting problems of medium difficulty
  • Working knowledge of accounting systems (Accounts Payable, Payroll, Billing, General Ledger)
  • Proficient with Microsoft products (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of customer service principles, and the ability to apply them.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Use of proper grammar, content, and identified standards/format.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities, prioritize work schedules, and complete tasks by desired due dates.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with willingness to work additional hours as needed to meet organizational deadlines.
 

Sound like a good fit? Let’s talk about how together we can be greater!

 
Why LCS?  

Industry leader. We have been in the business of Senior Living for over 40 years. Nearly 90% of Life Care Services-managed health centers have a 4- or 5-star rating.

Competitive pay, great benefits and vacation time.  We are an equal opportunity employer with benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, disability, 401(k) with company match.

Family oriented culture. We provide a positive and supportive work environment which our employees value. Flex-time, and social activities with employees and their families add to our family centric approach.

Charity and community involvement. We are recognized as a national team for the Alzheimer’s Association and consistently a top contributor to United Way. We also support our employee’s individual community contributions and provide opportunities to get involved at our corporate locations and in our communities.

Outstanding advancement opportunities. 650 and counting; LCS is growing and we think you should too. Our company growth allows for internal growth opportunities across all of our business lines.

Professional development. Ongoing, onsite education opportunities, education assistance, and continuing education credits allow LCS employees to keep their knowledge of current industry changes relevant.

Fun companywide events. Leadership Summit, SHOE, and our annual company holiday party; just to name a few.

Top Iowa Workplace. We’ve created an environment where LCS employees enjoy coming to work. LCS has been named a top Iowa Workplace, an award that recognizes the top workplaces based on employee survey results each year.

 

LCS creates living experiences that enhance the lives of seniors. You’ll see this commitment in our people. They’re talented, dedicated professionals who truly care about residents, with each conducting his or her work with integrity, honesty and transparency according to the principles of LCS. We strive to help every community succeed—strengthening available resources, establishing proven practices that lead to long-term growth and creating lasting value for those living in, working for and affiliated with the community. Check us out on our website: www.lcsnet.com

 

Travel Frequency: Up to 15%

Job Level: B
 

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