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Director of Accounting-Controller

Job ID: 946299
Facility: Vidant Duplin Hospital
Location: Kenansville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Dec 30, 2020

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Duplin Hospital

Vidant Duplin Hospital is an 81-bed facility located in Kenansville, North Carolina and has 20 practicing physicians on its active medical staff. Vidant Duplin serves Duplin County and surrounding communities in Eastern North Carolina with a population of approximately 60,000 people. On an annually basis, it serves 3,800 inpatients and over 52,000 outpatients (including nearly 30,0000 ED visits), in addition to a surgical volume of 2,050.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the senior leadership, the Dir, Accounting- Controller manages and executes the various accounting department activities for the assigned Company; including general accounting, accounts payable, payroll and business office. Responsible for supervision, scheduling, training and personnel management.

Essential Job Functions

 Financial month end closing Manages financial month end closing according to established departmental procedures. Maintain general ledger accounts by reconciling with PeopleSoft general ledger monthly, including reconciliation and balancing of all accounts. Prepare and provides financial reports and statistical information monthly. Reviews all monthly journal entries. Provides budget variance explanations. Researches solutions to balancing issues. Educates and assists department managers in DOR analysis. Ensures the accuracy of fixed asset records. Supervises the entry of additions, transfers and disposals of fixed assets to the fixed asset system, reconciling to the general ledger on a monthly basis. Prepares and maintains depreciation schedules for plant, property and equipment.


Assists with Annual Projects

Responsible for year-end closing of general ledger. Supply necessary information for annual audit, tax return and cost report preparation. Coordinates the taking of physical inventories and general ledger adjustments. Assists in preparation for Capital and Operating budgets.

Demonstrates Effective Leadership Ability

Excels in empowering and developing staff. Demonstrates effective critical thinking skills. Shares knowledge gained. Facilitates positive relationships and communications between departments and key stakeholders, through various means, such as conducting and attending meetings, rounding, having one-to-one communications, and generally being visible and accessible to team members. Demonstrates strong independent judgment and analytical skills to recommend improvements and changes in processes. Demonstrated ability to manage, teach, make independent decisions and assume responsibility. Evaluates the performance of personnel in the department.

Utilizes time and resources

 Utilizes time and resources constructively to accomplish assigned organizational needs and services. Sets priorities based on departmental needs.Follows work rules, policies and procedures. Efficiently utilizes resources in support of mission. Considers all possible alternatives to resolve work problem. Completes work, which is thorough, complete and does not require assignment to be redone.


Maintains confidentiality and follows safe working procedures


Assists CFO and Senior Leadership with Special Projects

Minimum Position Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance with a concentration in Accounting is required Minimum of 5 years accounting experience is required.

Previous experience in healthcare setting, preferably a hospital Financial Reporting / Financial Analysis / Cost Accounting / Budget experience strongly recommended

Proficient in Microsoft applications Excellent interactive, communication and people skills.

Preferred Requirements

Master's degree in accounting or finance or CPA license preferred.

CPA preferred.

Experience with PeopleSoft preferred

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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