Executive Director - Accounting Services

LSU HSC   New Orleans, LA   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on March 8, 2023
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Position Summary: Under broad administrative review from the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, incumbent in this senior level position directs the activities and functions of general accounting, billing/accounts receivable, accounts payable, direct pay, travel, bursar operations, cost/asset accounting, payroll, and sponsored project management for the LSU Health Sciences Center (HSCNO) – New Orleans. The incumbent is responsible for the preparation of all annual financial statements for the Health Sciences Center – New Orleans including blended component units. Complete and thorough knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations, national accounting rules, regulations, and practices, and the University and Health Sciences Center’s guidelines, policies and procedures is essential to this position. Work is performed within an academic/healthcare environment of large scope and complexity with total annual operating/nonoperating revenue ranging from $900 million – $1 billion annually. Demonstrated customer service, analytical, conflict resolution and effective communication skills are essential attributes to this position.

Required Education: Bachelor's in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance

Required: 10 years progressively responsible professional-level accounting experience including five (5) years in a senior supervisory accounting capacity.

Preferred Education: Master's in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance and/or CPA with 10 years of progressively responsible professional-level accounting experience CPA preferred

Preferred: Experience with PeopleSoft Financials applications

LSU Health New Orleans is committed to leveraging diversity as an educational resource and an institutional core value. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate where students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds have equitable access and success opportunities. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we welcome all to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.