May 6, 2019

Position Overview:

The Controller is responsible for overseeing the Accounting function of the organization, including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable (other than Patient Service Revenue), Cash Management/Treasury, General Ledger/Financial Statements and Cost Accounting, Payroll, Purchasing, and Taxes. The Controller is responsible for establishing and maintaining effective internal controls over financial matters and protecting the organization’s assets. This work is carried out in support of the mission and goals of Ryan Health.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the recruitment, supervision, discipline and evaluation of the Accounting Department personnel.
  • Review and approve all financial transactions as recorded in the Center’s books and records.
  • Prepare monthly internal financial statements and analysis of same in a timely manner for Chief Financial Officer’s presentation to the President & CEO and the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Review and approve all required tax returns and filings for sign-off by the Chief Financial Officer and the President & CEO.
  • Oversee payroll functions, including preparation of time sheets, maintenance of benefit accruals and timely completion of biweekly payroll processing. Review and approve all payroll payments and accompanying reports for accuracy and completeness.
  • Oversee organization’s purchasing function to ensure efficient internal ordering, cost effective pricing, and timely receipt and delivery of goods ordered.
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner, including coordination of electronic banking transactions.
  • Ensure that required debt payments are made in a timely manner and that debt covenants are met at all times.
  • Provide weekly cash position reports to the Chief Financial Officer and the President and CEO.
  • Manage all banking relationships, bank accounts, cash balances and ensure timely completion of bank reconciliations for all accounts.
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer in the conduct of the year-end audit of the Center’s financial statements by the outside, independent Auditors and coordinate timely provision of all information requested by the Auditors.
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions, including the chart of accounts, written policies and procedures and departmental calendar.
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer and Budget/Grants Manager in the preparation and conduct of audits by Federal, State, and City funding authorities and any other organization.
  • Work closely with Chief Human Resources Officer, Budgets and Grants Manager and Director of Billing on areas of related responsibility.
  • Attend Departmental and other meetings, as requested.
  • Immediately report any problems or unusual occurrences to supervisor.
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer in any other duties or responsibilities as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting and/or CPA Licensure
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics SL
  • Familiarity with multi-site multi-corporation accounting, including allocation of shared expenses
  • Experience in FQHC or ambulatory healthcare environment


Minimum Experience and Skills Required:

  • Ten (10) years or related work experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in successfully leading and managing a high-performance finance/accounting department
  • Strong, in-depth knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles; Government Auditing Standards a plus
  • Solid financial management skills, including: budgeting, forecasting, trending, bench marking, and financial analysis
  • Strong knowledge of payroll and accounting software
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Familiarity with MS Office (especially Excel).
  • Outstanding communication skills (written and oral), organizational and leadership skills.

Education, Licenses and/or Certifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

How To Apply

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