Manager, Accounting and External Reporting

Maryland Heights MO 63043 St Louis 1 14100 Magellan Plaza

Job Description

This position is responsible for overseeing the completion of the companies SEC reporting and technical accounting functions. This role will supervise and coordinate the completion of statutory financial reports and various other monthly close activities including recording accounting transactions, account reconciliations, and related financial reporting and analysis.
  • Directs and oversees all aspects of the Accounting Department.

  • Responsible for preparation and filing of SEC reports.

  • Responsible for financial statements, financial analysis, reporting, cost accounting and budgetary process which includes variance analysis explanations.

  • Coordinates and completes monthly financial close including completion of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, financial statement completion and analysis.

  • Coordinates the annual audit with an outside public accounting firm if requested.

  • Assists with annual budget planning process.

  • Responsible for performance planning and appraisals and career development activities.

  • Responsible for the development and/or revision of operational procedures and documentation of data flow.

General Job Information


Manager, Accounting and External Reporting



Job Family

Finance Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience

Accounting, Supervisory


Bachelors: Accounting (Required), Masters: Accounting

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

CPA - Certified Public Accountant - Enterprise

Other Job Requirements


  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Proven track record in financial analysis, revenue analysis, expense analysis, variance analysis, etc.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Knowledge of GAAP and other accounting principles.
  • Proficient in MS Excel and Access.
  • Able to work with confidential materials and employee information and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work well under pressure, work effectively with both employees and management.
  • 5+ years of accounting/accounting operations experience and 2+ years of experience as a supervisor.
  • CPA preferred.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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