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Sanford Health Manager, Accounting (CPA Preferred) | Corporate Accounting in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Sanford Business Center Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 2200 E Benson Rd, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Manages the accounting department's operations related to consolidated monthly financial statements, account reconciliations, closing process, external audits, and annual budget and forecast at global level. Ensures financial statement presentation consistency throughout Enterprise and leads standardization efforts for financial processes throughout the enterprise. Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to grow within your career in Finance and Accounting? This position perfectly positions you to demonstrate your value and grow with the organization, opening the door for continued advancement opportunities. Specifically, this role will help lead the organization through implementation of a new financial and accounting system, partnering with many cross functional teams all across the footprint. In addition, this position manages the corporate accounting department’s operations related to consolidated monthly financial statements, system financial monitoring controls, external financial statement audits, and annual budgeting and forecasting at a global level. Ensures financial statement presentation consistency and leads standardization efforts for financial processes throughout the entire organization.

Job Description:

This individual must have the ability to interpret complex financial and accounting data. Collaborates and coordinates with finance teams, operations, and support service areas to provide enterprise-wide finance support as applicable. Must be able to understand and analyze finance trends at a consolidated level and comprehend why and where disparities exist. Facilitates enterprise financial audits and assists in preparation and review of consolidated reporting. Serves as corporate point of contact/resource for accounting matters and general financial information.

Decisions are frequently guided by a combination of team and departmental goals, operational strategies, and standard operating procedures. Assigns and coordinates work to complete large-scale projects. Work is deadline oriented and requires full accountability of meeting commitments and ensuring success of the team. Works on matters where analysis of issues, data, processes and situations requires the evaluation of multiple factors, including understanding of current business trends in own discipline. Identifies areas of opportunity for improvement. Recognizes magnitude of errors; anticipates systemic consequences; and proposes solutions.

Has awareness of daily staffing levels and implements adjustments to staffing ratios according to productivity. Responsible for hiring, promotions, job changes, employee development, performance reviews, and disciplinary action for all employees within the team or department functional areas. Functional areas may include payroll, accounts receivable, treasury, prepaids, accruals, subsidiary accounting, fixed assets, insurance, ERP system support, etc. The manager must be professional and demonstrate leadership ability. Must be self-directed, autonomous and yet be able to work well with multiple individuals on a regular basis. Must have excellent critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills to collaborate with managers. Attention to detail is essential. Must be able to communicate with all levels of management and employees, both orally and in writing. Time management and interpersonal skills are essential. Excellent understanding of accounting principles and standards is required.

Looking for candidates with:

  • Strong audit experience.

  • Strong GAAP experience.

  • Previous leadership over a team of professional accounting and finance staff.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other Business-related degree with an Accounting minor required. Accounting degree is preferred.

Must have five years of accounting experience, preferably in a healthcare organization.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or other professional certification is desirable but not required.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Finance
Req Number: R-41345
Featured: No