Director Corporate Accounting

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Ardent Health Services invests in people, technology, facilities and communities, producing high-quality care and extraordinary results. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Ardent’s subsidiaries own and operate 31 hospitals in seven states with more than 25,000 employees including 1,150 employed providers. Ardent facilities exceed national averages in Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating as ranked by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; 89 percent of its hospitals received a three-star rating or above in comparison with 73 percent of all hospitals ranked. Seven of the company's hospitals were recognized by Modern Healthcare as "Best Places to Work" in 2017 – more than any other system in the country. Ardent's corporate office was named "Top Work Places" for Nashville based companies in 2017 & 2018.

Ardent includes:

  • 31 hospitals
  • 4,840 licensed beds
  • 25,000 employees
  • 1,150 employed providers
  • $4.6 billion in revenues

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Director, Corporate Accounting focused on accounting policy.

The Director, Corporate Accounting is responsible for assisting the Corporate Controller in directing the company’s accounting and financial reporting functions as well as overseeing the Corporate Accounting function and company consolidation process.


  • Oversee the review and analyses of the Company’s significant accounting policies and judgmental areas.
  • Oversee the development and monitoring of the Company’s accounting policies and procedures and ensure effective communication of these policies to the company’s hospitals.
  • Research accounting standards and implement new accounting standards.
  • Author memos on company’s significant accounting activities and accounting treatment during the year.
  • Ensure the company consolidations are complete and perform the monthly review function for accuracy of consolidated financial statements.
  • Contribute in the independent accountant’s annual audit.  Oversee completion of audit schedules and resolution of auditor questions.
  • Assist in the completion of the Corporate Office budgeting process
  • Identifying and documenting key controls.
  • Oversee special projects as assigned by the Corporate Controller.



  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance required; Master of Accountancy or Master of Business Administration preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant designation required.


  • 6+ years of accounting experience with management level experience required
  • Public accounting or accounting experience with a publicly traded company required
  • Healthcare experience preferred