Director, Accounting Services

Date: Sep 13, 2022

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US

Company: Inland Empire Health Plans

Job Requisition ID: 7853 


Position Summary/Position


The Director of Accounting Services provides leadership for accounting operations activities related to accounts payable/receivable, payroll, Treasury functions, and safeguarding organizational assets.

Major Functions (Duties and Responsibilities)


1. Lead internal accounting operations, which includes accounts payable/receivable, payroll, cash management, and bank reconciliations.  
2. Ensure cash and investment accounts are kept at the optimum levels to meet the daily cash requirements and capitalize on investment opportunities for IEHP.
3. Oversee the accuracy of GL accounts and reconciliations related to Accounting Services departmental activities.  
4. Oversee data integrity and accuracy of payroll processes while complying with payroll and tax laws and audit requirements.
5. Establish internal controls to mitigate and prevent fraud as it relates to Accounting Services departmental activities. 
6. Assist other departments as they develop strategies, establish objectives, and make decisions that could have a financial impact on the business.
7. Develop new ideas through innovation and creativity on the improvements of accounting systems and workflows and implementing automation to improve accuracy and efficiency.
8. Oversee and direct work relating to both internal and external audits in the periodic review of the company financial records. Is further responsible for the implementation of agreed upon recommendations, related to areas of responsibility, resulting from the audit results. 
9. Monitor premium billing activities and work with internal departments and external vendors to coordinate premium billing processes. 
10. Establish strong working relationships with business units throughout IEHP and with external vendors. Work collaboratively to resolve issues, expedite requests, and provide high-quality customer service.
11. Teach, implement, and understand elements of empowerment and team building.

Major Functions (Duties and Responsibilities) Cont

Supervisory Responsibilities

Leader: Administers Hires, Terminations, and Performance Reviews

Experience Qualifications


Minimum of seven (7) years leading and managing accounts payable/receivable functions, GL reconciliations, cash management and Treasury functions, and payroll activities. Minimum of five (5) years of leadership experience. Must have ERP System experience.

Preferred Experience


Oracle Fusion application experience a plus. Previous healthcare experience preferred. 

Education Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Public Health or related field from an accredited institution required.

Preferred Education


Master’s degree from an accredited institution preferred.

Professional Certification

Professional Licenses


Possession of an active, unrestricted, and unencumbered Certified Public Accountant License issued by the California Board of Accountancy required.

Drivers License Required

Yes, must have a valid California Driver's License.

Knowledge Requirement


Advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and extensive practical application of general accounting theory. Strong knowledge of internal control principles, fraud mitigation practices, payroll processes, and premium billing processes. 

Skills Requirement


Intermediate Microsoft Office skills. Excellent problem-solving skills. High level analytical skills.

Abilities Requirement


Ability to articulate and embrace organizational values, integrates into management practices, and foster their manifestation among staff. High level of attention to detail. Ability to deliver and perform under tight deadlines. Communicate effectively within all IEHP organizational levels and external vendors, both orally and written.

Commitment to Team Culture


The IEHP Team environment requires a Team Member to participate in the IEHP Team Culture. A Team Member demonstrates support of the Culture by developing professional and effective working relationships that include elements of respect and cooperation with Team Members, Members and associates outside of our organization.

Working Conditions


Standard-No unique working conditions.

Work Model Location


Physical Requirements

Gross Manipulation - CONSTANTLY
Keyboarding: 10-Key - CONSTANTLY
Keyboarding: Other - FREQUENTLY
Use of computer mouse - CONSTANTLY
Squatting - CONSTANTLY
Extension of the neck - CONSTANTLY
Flexion of the neck - CONSTANTLY
Twisting of the neck - CONSTANTLY
Reaching (above shoulder level) - CONSTANTLY
Reaching (at shoulder level) - CONSTANTLY
Reaching (below shoulder level) - CONSTANTLY
Use hands/fingers to handle or feel - CONSTANTLY
Fine manipulation - CONSTANTLY
Hearing: One-on-One - CONSTANTLY
Simple Grasp - CONSTANTLY
Up and down flexion of wrist - CONSTANTLY
Side to side motion of the wrist - CONSTANTLY
Turning/rotation of wrist or hand - CONSTANTLY
Communicate: Information/ideas verbally - CONSTANTLY
Communicate: Verbally engage with customer base - CONSTANTLY
Communicate: Give Instructions, advise, warn, instruct - CONSTANTLY
Far Visual Acuity - CONSTANTLY
Peripheral Vision - CONSTANTLY
Alternate Sit/Stand or Walk at Will - CONSTANTLY
Perform complex and varied tasks - CONSTANTLY
Develop and maintain positive work relationships - CONSTANTLY
Adaptability: rate of change in work location - CONSTANTLY
Adaptability: rate of change in work schedule - CONSTANTLY
Adaptability: rate of change in work tasks - CONSTANTLY
Regular contacts: co-workers, supervisor - CONSTANTLY
Other contacts:one-time clients - FREQUENTLY
Decision-making - CONSTANTLY
Lead/Influence Others - CONSTANTLY
Work review - CONSTANTLY
Rapid Pace of work - CONSTANTLY
Control of work pace - CONSTANTLY
Pace of work with faster/slower work periods - CONSTANTLY
Problem Solving - CONSTANTLY
Understand and follow direction - CONSTANTLY
Regular and reliable attendance - CONSTANTLY

A reasonable salary expectation is between $168,584.00  - $223,371.20, based upon experience and internal equity.


Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) is the largest not-for-profit Medi-Cal and Medicare health plan in the Inland Empire. We are also one of the largest employers in the region. With a provider network of more than 7,000 and a team of more than 2,500 employees, IEHP provides quality, accessible healthcare services to more than 1.5 million members. And our Mission, Vision, and Values help guide us in the development of innovative programs and the creation of an award winning workplace. As the healthcare landscape is transformed, we’re ready to make a difference today and in the years to come. Join our Team and make a difference with us! IEHP offers a competitive salary and a benefit package with a value estimated at 35% of the annual salary, including medical, dental, vision, team bonus, and state pension plan.


Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles