• AVP - Accounting for Commercial Initiative

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    Emp Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours per Week
  • Overview

    The Assistant Vice President, Accounting for Commercial Initiatives reports to the Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer but will work closely with the CFO and other members of the HSS Senior Leadership team. The position plays a key role in the financial well-being of the institution by ensuring the accuracy of the books and records of the Hospital’s joint ventures and other new initiatives.



    • Work with various HSS departments and external consultants and attorneys to evaluate potential initiatives, joint ventures, etc.
    • Analyze tax implications to HSS and investors when evaluating potential new opportunities or companies
    • Create accounting structure for new entities as well as oversee cost allocation analyses
    • Maintain a ‘business leader’ approach, with a continual awareness of external/environmental issues, along with an active understanding of organizational needs and priorities
    • Demonstrate the ability to navigate within a complex environment in whichcompeting projects and priorities must be rationalized
    • Analyze data and interpret trends for the use of operations executives and ensure that management discussion and assessment reports are relevant, timely and used for improving effectiveness
    • Take a lead role with outside valuation companies in determining FMV where applicable
    • Oversee the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements forapplicable companies or divisions
    • Prepare cash flow analyses as it relates to applicable companies
    • Oversee tax reporting and strategy for the applicable companies
    • Oversee treasury activities as it relates to applicable companies
    • Meet with Senior Management and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) physician investors to discuss financial matters related to these companies/initiatives
    • Oversee allocations and billing of management and other costs to various companies




    Understanding the Business


    Knows the business and the mission-critical technical and functional skills needed to do the job; understands various types of business propositions and understands how businesses operate in general; learns new methods and technologies easily.


    Making Complex Decisions


    Can solve even the toughest and most complex of problems; great at gleaning meaning from whatever data is available; is a quick study of the new and different; adds personal wisdom and experience to come to the best conclusion and solution, given the situation; uses multiple problem-solving tools and techniques.


    Getting Organized


    Is well organized and resourceful; effective and efficient at marshalling multiple resources to get things done; lays out tasks in sufficient detail to mark the trail; is able to get things done with less and in less time; can work on multiple tasks at once without losing track; foresees and plans around obstacles.


    Being Organizationally Savvy


    Maneuvers well to get things done; knows where to go to get what he/she needs; politically aware and agile; knows what the right thing to do is; presents views and arguments well.


    Inspiring Others


    Is skilled at getting individuals, teams, and an entire organization to perform at a higher level and to embrace change; negotiates skillfully to achieve a fair outcome or promote a common cause; communicates a compelling vision and is committed to what needs to be done; inspires others; understands what motivates different people.


    Acting with Honor and Character


    Is a person of high character; is consistent and acts in line with a clear and visible set of values and beliefs; deals and talks straight; walks his/her talk; is direct and truthful but at the same time can keep confidences.


    Demonstrating Personal Flexibility


    Open to lifelong, continuous personal improvement; aware of self and impact on others; responsive to feedback; is very flexible; can act in ways that seem contradictory and is adaptable to demand characteristics of different situations.



    Solid experience (7-10 years) of progressive accounting experience.

    • Minimum five years’ managerial leadership experience
    • Public accounting experience (manager or senior manager level) in for profit industries. Hospital experience a plus
    • Strong technical expertise in FASB/GAAP and associated technical issues; highly analytical; capable of providing strategic analysis and insight on financial reporting, and treasury. Awareness of continuing changes that affect financial reporting. Ability to counsel and advise Hospital leadership on a range of related matters.
    • Strong technical and analytical skills; adept at communicating ideas and facts, packaging information and concepts in a way that increases understanding by others.
    • Awareness of continuing changes that affect financial reporting.



    • In addition to the above leadership competencies, the successful candidate will also possess the following:
    • Fit with the HSS culture including collaborative team spirit, ability to work across functions, dedication to quality of operations, and eagerness to work hard within a growing organization
    • Ability to coach, mentor, and build capabilities of team members
    • Experience in leading and achieving results in a matrixed environment, with capability of resolving issues through innovative problem solving and solution development.
    • Outstanding communication skills; good listening capability; skilled at influencing a variety of people.
    • Well organized and disciplined, with the ability to manage multiple and changing priorities efficiently. Excellent project management capability. Can structure and lead business initiatives and achieve quality results on a timely basis.
    • Technology and system savvy: excellent understanding of processes, systems, and databases. Knows how to use them efficiently and effectively.
    • Unquestionable personal integrity. Exudes credibility and professionalism. Very likeable. Quickly builds confidence in others. Team player and understands his/her role in relationship to others.


    • Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree preferable but not required depending on level of relevant experience.
    • CPA required



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