Division Chair - Accounting

Why Mayo Clinic
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Position description
The role is a key thought partner to Mayo Clinic leaders, with an important voice in Mayo Clinic’s financial, strategic, and operational execution, providing counsel and insights in a high-performance, high-velocity environment. Responsibilities:

• Lead Mayo Clinic’s accounting, financial reporting, and tax organizations, including the design of and continuous innovation to achieve best-in-class status for the group.
• Play a key role in developing and executing on Mayo Clinic’s long-range strategic financial plan; team with institutional leaders to optimize organizational performance.
• Partner with the FAS Chair to spearhead the identification and execution of broad FAS optimization and redesign initiatives, involving organizational design, process improvement, policy optimization, and visioning the future-state of financial operations. Oversight for key design and execution phases of this work.
• Accountable for ensuring a compliant Mayo Clinic financial control environment, interpretation of policies and regulations, and ownership of external auditing processes and relationships. Determine accounting and tax implications for all material business decisions, ensuring compliance and mitigating risk.

The role stays abreast of the latest trends in finance, accounting, and analytics across industries. Looks to organizations and other industries that are further ahead in their finance and accounting practices, to allow Mayo Clinic to leapfrog into the future, leveraging the most contemporary tools and technology. Able to effectively create and communicate a picture of the future and lead a team in developing and executing tactics that deliver on the future vision.

Some travel required.
Bachelor's degree in accounting, business or finance with fifteen years of applicable accounting or finance experience required. MBA or master’s degree with an accounting focus is preferred. Ten years of executive management and complex leadership experience required.
Additional qualifications
Expert knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices and the ability to lead others in application, with extensive experience in transactions, transformations, business partnerships, and other strategic activities. Prior financial experience with international operations is desired, while prior financial experience in technology-based organizations is helpful. Extensive history of designing and executing improvement strategies for processes, policies, and organizational structure.
License or certification
Active Certified Public Accountant licensure is required.

Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
M-F, day shift. This position will work remotely, with up to 30% travel required.
Weekend schedule
As needed
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Administration, Business, Finance
Job posting number
Jessica Gartner
Equal opportunity employer
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