Job Description

Position Title: Controller

Status: Exempt

Department: Financial

Supervisor: Chief Financial Officer

Hours: Full-time


The Controller is responsible for overseeing the general accounting, financial reporting functions and financial services area of the health center, including: cash management and application, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and grant management. The Controller supervises the performance of each staff member who reports to them while serving as a team builder and mentor demonstrating a commitment to the Organization’s Mission and Values. As a member of the Management Team, the Controller works closely with the Chief Financial Officer to apply accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial audits, reports and statements, ensure appropriate accounting controls and procedures are in place to maintain compliance, and provide input and recommendations to the CFO and Sr. Management team.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance required.
  • CPA preferred.
  • At least 5 years of supervisor/management experience in accounting and finance preferably in a non-profit, health care organization.
  • Knowledge of principles and practice of not- for- profit health care organizations.
  • Knowledge of dental and medical terminology preferred.
  • Strong computer skills with proficiencies in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, payroll, and computer accounting systems.
  • Ability to independently coordinate multiple tasks.
  • Ability to be responsive in working with a culturally-diverse patient population.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively lead a team.
  • Analyzes financial implications of proposed services and programs, provides input and recommendations to enhance the growth and success of the organization.
  • Oversees the general accounting function and ensures the proper processing of cash management, reconciliation, payroll, financial reporting, balance sheet management, accounts payable, grant management, and all other accounting systems.
  • Responsible for proper timing and application of revenue recognition.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating cash projections and the cash management plan.
  • Provides financial management support for projects as requested by Senior Management.
  • Immediately informs CFO of any concerns and/or problems.
  • Ensures that vendor payment agreements are met.
  • Responsible for management function of accounting department including timely annual performance appraisals, quality controls, training, hiring, and disciplining.
  • Will assist with banking functions.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual organization budget as well as individual grant budgets; coordinate all department budgets; work with all department heads throughout the year to ensure that expenditures adhere to legal and budgetary requirements.
  • Accountable for ensuring that policies and procedures (internal controls) are in place to provide reasonable assurance that the company assets are protected.
  • Recommend and assist in the implementation of accounting and operational policies, procedures and processes that assure organized, efficient, and compliant management systems.
  • Conducts monthly review of internal financial statements and provides CFO with recommendations on controlling expenditures or maximizing revenues.
  • Performs regular internal audit functions on cash, disbursements, and grant activities.
  • Coordinates year-end audit preparation and acts as the liaison between external auditors and accounting personnel. Minimizes audit expenses.
  • Works on implementation of agreed upon recommendations, related to areas of responsibility, resulting from audit findings.
  • Works with the Finance team to improve maintenance of accounting records and improvements to current accounting systems and data flow.
  • Assist in designing financial reporting package and facilitating the on-going interface between software packages.
  • Provides support for technical accounting GAAP and GAS guidance and support to the company, including involvement in due diligence and other activities surrounding acquisitions/dispositions.
  • Assist the CFO to ensure that the company financial records are maintained in compliance with company policies and US GAAP. Responsible for reviewing monthly/quarterly account reconciliations and other documents to ensure this compliance.
  • Ensures that company financial reports are prepared in compliance with policies and directives, US GAAP, GAAS, and Uniform Guidance reporting requirements.
  • Ensure all staff who report directly to them are prepared with the appropriate materials and support so to allow for efficiency and excellence.
  • Excellent Training and Orientation Program
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Eligibility
  • Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Employer Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Giving back, outreach, and true advocacy to the patient community we serve.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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