Leslie Katherine Sylva, MBA
Franklin, TN *****
Meticulous and innovative accounting executive with a demonstrated track record of creating and implementing streamlined processes increasing productivity and accuracy, ensuring compliance, and driving profitability. Skillfully prepares and analyzes financial reports, budgets, and forecasts while maintaining complex accounting objectives. In-depth experience spanning corporate finance, treasury, operations, payroll, and billing.
Proven expertise in driving efficiency through the evaluation of financial management systems and implementation of process improvements, industry-specific accounting applications, and business management software. Strong leader with success directing highly skilled financial management teams in supporting and achieving corporate objectives safeguarding compliance and sustainability.
Financial and Management Competencies
Corporate Finance / Accounting
Process Improvement / Integration
Accounts Payable & Receivable
Business Management Software Applications
Workforce 2.0, Business Objects, Lawson Billing
HealthTrust Workforce Solutions, Nashville, TN
Senior Accountant, 2014 – Present
Direct all corporate finance activities, including monthly and quarterly financial statement preparation, internal auditing, and budget development. Oversee general accounting functions including AR/AP, account reconciliation, and cash management. Administer financial management systems, evaluating and integrating new applications.
Provide subject matter expertise for electronic time entry, client approval and billing software processes; create efficient payroll and billing procedures for Locum providers and Interim Leaders ensuring accuracy, improving compliance, and safeguarding timely documentation.
Evaluate, process, and manage payroll and billing for contract labor for multiple organizational divisions.
Analyze purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, treasury, and accounts receivable activities completing internal audits to ensure compliance.
Review and reconcile balance sheets, budget to actual variance reports, general ledger accounts, and fiscal period close reports safeguarding accuracy.
Completed the HealthTrust Leadership Development Program designed to advance mentoring and management skills.
Parallon Business Solutions., Franklin & Brentwood, TN
Accountant, 2011 – 2014
Performed a wide range of financial and accounting activities to include monthly account reconciliation, general ledger maintenance, account analysis, variance report generation, and balance sheet resolution.
Identified risks and breakdowns in internal processes and systems; developed and implemented streamlined procedures designed to increase productivity, improve quality, and drive revenue.
Evaluated client needs; initiated service practices enhancing consumer satisfaction ensuring sustainability and loyalty.
Consistently met deadlines while demonstrating strong analytical and problem-solving skills and maintaining accuracy and compliance objectives.
Crafted in-depth responses to requests for information from corporate and hospital management and internal auditors providing detailed data vital to business decision making.
Reviewed and prepared annual operating budgets and performance projections.
Completed comprehensive internal compliance audits for purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, treasury, and accounts receivable.
Dr. Anne A. Fottrell, Nashville, TN
Practice Administrator, 1995 – 2011
Executed operational strategies designed to increase access to care, expedite billing, and ensure the sustainability of a psychiatric specialty clinic.
Streamlined appointment scheduling and payee information processes ensuring accurate submittal of insurance and private pay claims, pre-authorizations, and concurrent authorizations.
Triaged non-clinical patient correspondence supporting continuity of care and expediting resolutions.
Maintained timely and precise medical records safeguarding access to appropriate documentation.
Tracked and monitored employee credentialing maintaining compliance with licensing guidelines and educational requirements.
Accurately managed accounts receivable and accounts payable; prepared bank reconciliations and federal tax returns; analyzed and presented quarterly financials.
Additional experience as Special Projects Accountant with Creative Financial Staffing, Brentwood, TN and Office Manager for Dr. Robert D. Hunt, Nashville, TN.
Education and Credentials
Master of Business Administration, 2017
Concentration in Leadership
Lipscomb University – City, ST
Bachelor of Business Administration
Major: Accounting Minor: Management
David Lipscomb University – City, ST
Concentration in Leadership
Jon Nave University of Cosmetology – City, ST
HealthTrust Leadership Development Program, 2018