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Director, Operational Expenditures and General Accounting

Director, Operational Expenditures and General Accounting

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Director, Operational Expenditures and General Accounting, Accounting Department


We're a billion-dollar market leading company you've never heard of.  Heartland Dental has a 20-year history and a bright future of aggressive growth, through acquisition and industry-leading market modeling-driven green field expansion.  We are owned by supported doctors, employees and one of the largest PE companies in the world and operate throughout the US, in an expanding footprint of over 850 locations.  


Do you want o be part of building the success of Heartland Dental's next 20 years?


Heartland Dental is seeking an experienced accounting professional to join our rapidly growing team. The Director of Operational Expenditures and General Accounting will oversee a team responsible for disbursing and accounting for over $300 million of spend.


This position will report to a Vice President and work closely with Heartland Dental’s supported offices and their team members.


As the Director of Operational Expenditures and General Accounting, some of your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Direct and oversee over $300 million of disbursement and purchase order approval process.
  • Supervise execution of transactions in accordance with company accounting policies and procedures.
  • Lead certain aspects of month end close and review account reconciliations for appropriate completion and adherence with US GAAP.
  • Collaborate with Procurement, Marketing, Facilities Management and other Support Office departments to direct and execute processes and controls surrounding cash disbursements.
  • Advise regional operations teams on disbursements impacting their regions and offices.
  • Oversee execution of internal controls.
  • Develop team members.
  • Special projects as assigned


You might be a perfect fit for this job if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or other relevant professional license, or experience in a month end close leadership role.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, SOX or internal controls.
  • Proficiency in navigating financial accounting systems.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail; ability to work well under pressure, especially in a deadline driven environment, and multi-task.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills.
  • Track record of building teams.
  • Ability to work at the Support Office in Effingham, IL as needed to perform job responsibilities.


You might also have:

  • Background in an accounting or accounts payable department, including preparing or reviewing account reconciliations, posting journal entries and other vendor disbursement duties
  • SEC knowledge.
  • Experience implementing a new system including automation of payable processes and maximizing use of technology tools.


A little about us:

Heartland Dental is the largest dental support organization (DSO) in the United States. Our network is comprised of nearly 10,000 team members, and we proudly support more than 800 dental offices across 34 states. Our company is experiencing rapid growth, and we are looking for dedicated and optimistic individuals to join our Heartland Dental family.


Company retains the sole discretion to change the duties of the position at any time. We provide all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.




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