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GEHA Director Disbursements, Treasury, & Payroll in Lee’s Summit, Missouri

GEHA is a leader in health services for federal employees and related customers, serving our chosen markets with low-cost offerings and best-in-class customer care, sustained by a nimble and efficient organization.

The Director – Disbursements, Treasury & Payroll is a member of the Finance leadership team and plays a key leadership role overseeing GEHA’s Accounts Payable, Treasury, and Payroll functions. This role leads the development and implementation of effective integrated systems, processes and overall performance for disbursements and payables, cash management initiatives, bank relationships, day-to-day treasury operations, account reconciliations, and payroll functions. This role requires an eye for continuous process enhancement and improvement and the ability to build stakeholder relationships while leading a team that takes a consultative approach to address complex accounting issues and delivers solutions to support business goals and strategies.

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Responsibilities

  • Analyze, interpret and communicate financial operating results to provide information, insights and guidance to company officials and departments.

  • Ensure strong reconciliation and analytical review of controls exists within the finance department and develops regular reconciliation status reporting.

  • Maintain good relationships with representatives of our external financial partners to include cultivating banking relationships, establishing short-term borrowing needs, recommending short-term investing initiatives and recommending alternate financing strategies.

  • Manage specific areas assigned for audit support for external auditors or various internal departments by coordinating applicable internal/external audits to ensure regulatory compliance.

  • Manage applicable finance, cash management, and payroll processes within GEHA’s Workday Finance and HCM application.

  • Assist VP of Accounting with consistent application, development and integration of corporate accounting policies, along with special projects and research to support financial and operational management.

  • Strategically lead and provide work direction to a team with diverse skills sets, backgrounds and accountabilities to ensure all tasks, projects, and programs are delivered as assigned. Support employee development, ensure active knowledge transfer and facilitate consistency across their team.

  • Promote innovation and collaboration by building and maintaining strong working relationships with internal stakeholders to enhance planning, leverage reporting opportunities and improve processes.

  • Engage in efforts to continually improve and streamline GEHA’s accounting and payroll processes to include benchmarking and evaluating industry trends.

  • Responsible for managing operational data and ensuring data integrity, and accuracy of applicable customer payments to support a positive customer/member experience.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum 10+ years of relevant experience.

  • Requires 5+ years of progressive leadership experience along with diverse roles and increasing responsibilities across business and Finance.

  • CPA is preferred but not required.

  • Experience of engaging executives and other stakeholders to support important business decisions.

  • Demonstrated ability to have a strategic mindset while executing the necessary tactics needed to achieve the objective.

  • Demonstrated experience with Finance, Accounting and Payroll systems. Experience with Workday preferred.

  • Demonstrated Excel (can perform complex functions) and database skills

  • Healthcare experience preferred

  • Non-profit experience preferred

GEHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GEHA will not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their compensation or the compensation of another employee or applicant. Our company's corporate headquarters is located in Lee's Summit near Douglas Rd and I-470 with a total of five locations in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

GEHA is a leader in health services for federal employees and related customers, serving our chosen markets with low-cost offerings and best-in-class customer care, sustained by a nimble and efficient organization.

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