Senior Accountant

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Overview of the Senior Accountant 

Wayspring is seeking a Senior Accountant to build out the accounting department due to the growth of the company. This newly created position reports directly to the Director of Accounting and will collaborate with many departments across the organization. The ideal candidate will have strong technical accounting skills and knowledge and will apply that knowledge to new accounting and finance issues as they arise, in addition to having excellent verbal and written communication skills.

This role is a great transition out of public accounting and into the healthcare industry, providing the opportunity to learn and develop accounting skills at a rapidly growing startup with high quality talent surrounding you.

Responsibilities of the Senior Accountant

  • Prepare internal financial reports and provide insight to key stakeholders
  • Assist with month-end close, ensuring timely reporting and accurate financial data
  • Review and maintain accounting schedules and workpapers
  • Assist with development and maintenance of internal control structure
  • Assist with external financial audits by providing audit support and documentation
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and analysis as needed
  • Act as a liaison to department leaders
  • Adhere to Wayspring information security and privacy requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years of public accounting experience
  • CPA license
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated creative and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience with Intacct accounting software

Company and Benefit Summary 

Wayspring has reimagined substance use disorder treatment. We provide individualized care, delivered with a peer-centered approach. We focus on making sure patients have their basic needs met, like access to care, economic stability, and connection to relationships and community. Then we help each person find their own way to wellness.

  • Hybrid In-Office/WFH options for the Nashville Office – other markets are fully remote!
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Options
  • Company funded HSA
  • Monthly Gym Allowance
  • Paid parental leave – all parents included!
  • Company paid short term disability, long term disability and life insurance
  • Generous 401k match
  • Premium Employee Assistance Program, inclusive of counseling sessions
  • Company Contributions to Future Minded Savings (think 529, HSA, Student Loan Reimbursement, and Emergency savings fund)
  • Generous PTO package (accrual policy based on years of service) and an additional 10 paid company holidays

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