Controller Phoenix AZ

  • Northeast Healthcare Recruitment
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Apr 20, 2018

Job Description

This position is in charge of Reviews, analyzes, summarizes and reports financial results of operations in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.  Ensures proper procedures and audit trail to properly support information.  Responsible for the accurate and timely management of overall accounting activity including Outside Audits, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Book close procedures, Grant reporting.  Partners with various other departments to ensure organization objectives are met including HR, Compliance, Legal, Procurement, and General Operations.

Responsible for communicating financial results to all levels of the organization including Executive management.

Recommends and implements various strategic financial and cost initiatives. 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Controller in an FQHC Healthcare environment (company must have a minimum of 500+ employees)

  • Bachelor’s degree accounting, finance, or related field

  • Current CPA certification required

  • FQHC experience is required




  1. Communicate, partner and participate as a team player with all levels of management at the organization. 

  2. Maintain accounting procedures in accordance with GAAP.

  3. Monthly Book - Close processes and journal entries including:

A. Preparation of monthly and annual financial statements including balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow.

B. Current reconciliation and maintenance of GL Accounts.

  1. Manage Accounts Payable and Payroll processes and personnel.

  2. Handle Treasury functions including cash management and cash reconciliation, wires, accounts payable check runs, and account transfers.

  3. Track and manage financial compliance reporting with outside organizations including banks and other stakeholders.

  4. Manage Fixed Asset Tracking and capitalization.

  5. Manage the annual Budget preparation process, in coordination with other department leaders.

  6. Prepare and balance various federal, state, and grant-related financial reports.

  7. Manage the annual preparation of the Medicare Cost Report.

  8. Handle state and local filings. (unclaimed property, AZDHS filings, etc.)

  9. Manage organization A-133 financial audit and update Executive as appropriate.

  10. Manage grant accounting processes.  Partner with grants management and operations personnel to maximize grant financial opportunities.

  11. Maintain organized and efficient financial records.

  12. Ensure appropriate internal financial controls are implemented and maintained.

  13. Maintain appropriate user permissions and access within Accounting Software.

  14. Responsible for documentation of internal accounting policies and procedures.

  15. Communicate with various outside agencies and stakeholders.

  16. Manage various external websites and reporting portals.

  17. Manage all IRS and tax reporting, including reporting for organization tax exempt status.

  18. Partner with HR to manage the financial side of benefits including self-funded insurance, IBNR reporting.

position is in charge of Reviews, analyzes, summarizes and reports financial results of 

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