Senior Manager, Accounting

Location: Orange, California US


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Job Number: 5261

Position Title: Sr. Manager, Accounting

External Description:

Position Summary:

The Senior Manager, Accounting is a newly created position that will report directly to the Senior Director, Accounting. The ideal candidate will be an energetic, creative thinker, and solutions-oriented team member who will work closely with the Senior Director, Accounting in performing the month end close process within the required deadlines.

The Senior Manager, Accounting will mentor and provide leadership to a team of two to three junior staff members during the month end close process and assist junior staff members in resolving issues and improve processes where possible for greater efficiency.  This position is based out of the corporate headquarters in Orange, CA, with the ability to work remotely approximately 50% of the time. 

This role will interact and be highly visible to executives in all departments throughout the Company and will be a critical member of our growing and high-performing accounting team. 

General Duties/Responsibilities (May include but are not limited to):

The responsibilities of the Senior Manager, Accounting may include, but are not limited to:

-          Supervise junior staff members

o   Manage staff member capacity and workload allocation

o   Review journal entries during month end close process

o   Review of balance sheet reconciliations

o   Assist in resolving issues/questions

-          Ensure timeliness, quality, and completeness of assigned month end close tasks

-          Assist Senior Director, Accounting in partnering with other departments to provide guidance on accounting-related projects

-          Monitor and ensure that all SOX controls are performed according to the control language and frequency of the control for the Accounting department

-          Assist Senior Director, Accounting with maintaining the chart of accounts and general ledger, thus, ensuring that all transactions are properly recorded and classified

-          Assist with collecting supporting documentation for audit (SOX, quarterly review, annual audit, compliance audit, etc.)

-          Assist with certain accounts payable functions and tasks, including daily cash reconciliation

-          Identify opportunities for accounting process improvement and implement changes to increase efficiency and effectiveness

-          Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with accounting rules and regulatory requirements

-          Prepare and/or review monthly internal financial statements and other reports for management  

-          Oversee regulatory filing process

o   Detail review of junior staff member and statutory consultant work

o   Coordinate with various departments on information/data needed to prepare filings

o   Coordinate signatures and mailings of periodic filings

o   Ensure timely submission of prepared files to consultants for reporting

o   Prepare and monitor calculations related to capital needs of the health plans


Supervisory Requirements:

The Senior Manager, Accounting will supervise two to three staff accountants.

Minimum Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


·         Minimum Experience:

a.       Minimum 8-10 years accounting experience required

b.       3-4 years of public accountant experience required

·         Education/Licensure:

a.       Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business is required

b.       Certified Public Accountant license is required

·         Other:

a.       Experience with systems for fixed assets, accounts payable, expense reporting and general ledger accounting systems such as Microsoft Dynamics, preferred but not required.

b.       Experience and knowledge with statutory accounting principals

c.       SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

d.       Intermediate proficiency in Excel

e.       Proficiency in Microsoft Word

f.        Ability to interact with different levels (from staff to executives) of personnel throughout the organization

g.       Willingness and capability to learn new things quickly.

h.       Technology and automated solutions oriented

·         Work Environment:

    1. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Physical Functions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Alignment Healthcare, LLC is proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. We are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disable/Protected Veteran.

If you require any reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in completing the online application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact [email protected]

City: Orange

State: California

Location City: Orange

Location State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Manager, Accounting

Company Profile:

By leveraging our world-class technology platform, innovative care delivery models, deep physician partnerships and our serving heart culture, Alignment Health is revolutionizing health care for seniors! From member experience professionals and clinicians, to data scientists and operations leaders, we have built a talented and passionate team that is deeply committed to our mission of transforming health care for the seniors we serve. Ready to join us?

At Alignment, delivering exceptional care to seniors starts with ensuring an exceptional experience for our over 1,300 employees. At the center of our employee experience is a culture where employees at all levels and across all teams are encouraged to share their unique ideas and perspectives. After all, when you can bring your authentic self to work, whether that’s in a clinical setting, our corporate office or a home office, creativity and innovation flourish! Another important part of the Alignment culture is a belief in continuous learning and growth. As a result, in this fast-growing company, you will find ample support to grow your skills and your career – with us.

EEO Employer Verbiage:


Please note: All clinical positions are contingent upon successful engagement with Alignment Health’s COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

Alignment Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

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