Senior Accountant, External Reporting and Technical Accounting
Company: Oak Street Health
Title: Senior Accountant, External Reporting & Technical Accounting
Location: Chicago, IL
Oak Street Health is a rapidly growing public company of primary care centers for adults on Medicare in medically-underserved communities where there is little to no quality healthcare. Oak Street’s care is based on a unique model that is focused on value for its patients, not on volume of services. The company is accountable for its patients’ health, spending more than twice as long with its patients and taking on the risks and costs of their care. For more information, visit http://www.oakstreethealth.com.
This position reports to the Senior Manager of External Reporting and Technical Accounting, and is part of the overall Finance team. The External Reporting and Technical Accounting function has responsibility for the SEC reporting process, including the creation, analysis, and filing of the Company’s quarterly Form 10-Qs and annual Form 10-Ks with the SEC, as well as Form 8Ks and other SEC filings. This individual will work closely with their manager, as well as health plan finance, legal, FP&A and the corporate accounting team. A successful candidate for this role will be strong in technical accounting, financial reporting, and analytical skills. The role provides opportunities to collaborate across departments and utilize new technologies, as we strive to continually enhance and improve processes.
The ideal candidate is a self-motivated and curious individual that possesses a strong analytical mindset and a high degree of accountability for accurately reporting externally on Oak Street Health’s financial position and internally to deliver meaningful financial insights that shape the direction of the Company. This role requires strong oral and written communication and organizational skills, attention to detail, and the desire to innovate and improve.
Prepare the quarterly US GAAP Financial Statements and related Notes to the Financial Statements
Prepare tie outs for the quarterly reporting and assist in documenting related internal controls over financial reporting
Prepare US GAAP and other disclosure checklists quarterly and annually
Prepare technical accounting memorandums for complex and unique transactions including M&A activity, impairment analyses and adoption of new accounting standards
Develop and maintain company accounting policies, balancing accounting guidance requirements, company operations, and system capabilities
Establish, modify, document, and implement financial control procedures
Participate in the preparation of materials for the Company's Audit Committee of the Board of Directors' meetings
Liaise with internal and external auditors and provide necessary support
Special Ad-Hoc projects
Other duties as assigned
What are we looking for?
Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
Minimum 2-4+ years of experience in SEC Reporting, Technical Accounting and/or Audit
Public Accounting (Big 4 or Top 10 CPA firm) or Public company experience required
CPA strongly preferred
General knowledge of GAAP accounting principles, practices and procedures
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software systems
Detail oriented with strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects effectively
Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and ability to work independently
Ability to foster and maintain collaborative relationships with peers, business partners and other members of management
Effective verbal and written communication skills
US work authorization
Someone who embodies being “Oaky”
What does being “Oaky” look like?
Radiating positive energy
Assuming good intentions
Creating an unmatched patient experience
Driving clinical excellence
Taking ownership and delivering results
Why Oak Street?
Oak Street Health offers our coworkers the opportunity to be at the forefront of a revolution in healthcare, as well as:
Collaborative and energetic culture
Fast-paced and innovative environment
Ability to make a concrete impact immediately
Competitive benefits including paid vacation and sick time, generous 401K match with immediate vesting, and health benefits
Oak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all interested readers to apply to oakstreethealth.com/careers.