Community Gatepath
  • Administrative
  • Redwood City, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Eligibility

The Assistant Controller is responsible for providing managerial direction to assigned staff to insure that the accounting functions of the agency are carried out in an efficient and timely manner in order to meet the operational goals of the agency and providing assistance, as needed, to the CFO.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Supervises A/R, A/P, P/R and related transactions
• Responsible for the hiring, training, supervising, and evaluation of accounting and payroll staff
• Oversee the compliance with DOL sub-minimum wage requirements
• Directs accounting and payroll staff to follow the principle accounting functions and Agency procedures of: general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and database management
• Responsible for cash flow planning and forecasts
• Provide cross-training for accounting and payroll staff to establish back up coverage is available and to ensure smooth operations without interruptions
• Oversee the timely completion of monthly financial statements, and other financial reports as designated and requested
• Complete detailed monthly review of Agency and Department financial statements with a summary of variance to budget in order to complete the monthly CEO Financial Report
• Randomly audits Accounting Department workflow to verify financial compliance and ensure that internal "controls" and policies in financial reporting mechanisms prevent inaccuracies in accounting statements
• Responsible for managing external audits, coordinating staff involvement and preparation of financial documents under review and account reconciliations
• Responsible for evaluating current accounting systems usage, making recommendations for upgrade, and adoption of new financial reporting tools
• Recommends and implements improvements to financial systems to integrate general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll
• Manages the development of the accounting policies and procedures to assure an efficient and effective fiscal operation
• Supports the development of the agency budget on an annual and ongoing basis
• Manages the preparation of cost statements and rate increase requests for public funding sources
• Works closely with program management to review financial statements, new approved staffing positions, financial reports, outcome metrics, and new business initiatives
• Comply with participant rights, Community Gatepath and program policies, CARF, accreditation and quality assurance standards, Dept. of Labor, CAL-OSHA, etc.
• Must comply with applicable federal, state and local regulations and laws
• Other duties as required

Qualifications for the Position:
• Competencies in the following areas:
• Government and grant billing systems
• DOL sub-minimum wage regulations
• Accounting and release of temporarily restricted assets
• Keen attention to detail
• Driven self-starter who thrives in a fast paced work environment
• Strong organizational skills and ability to delegate efficiently to designated staff
• Professional expertise in the area of accounting and financial reporting
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Demonstrate a passion for the mission, by believing in the abilities of people with disabilities
• Demonstrate a positive outlook as express enthusiasm
• Demonstrate willingness and ability to adapt to change
• Posses specialized skills and abilities that contribute to superior performance and delivery of results
• Take initiative to impart specialized knowledge and skills to colleagues
• Work effectively on teams, including virtually and cross-departmentally
• Embrace the use of multiple applications to best serve clients, the organization and yourself
• Show innovation by initiating ideas, processes, programs and solutions for improvement and growth
• Advocate and develop awareness of the organization to the community and the marketplace
• Demonstrate professional growth by taking the initiative to manage your own career development
• Demonstrate leadership by sharing the vision, enlisting the support of other and leading by example within one's own area of influence
• Have excellent communication skills and initiate and contribute to helpful transfer of information across all levels of the organization
• Show maturity by demonstrating respect for disagreement, diffusing conflict, and healthfully managing work under pressure, maintaining client and organization confidences
• Demonstrate mentorship by serving both formally and informally to help develop colleagues
• Demonstrated awareness of, sensitivity to and competence in dealing with adults and children with developmental disabilities.

Education and Work Experience:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and ability is qualifying, unless otherwise specified.
• B.S degree accepted, M.A. degree preferred in accounting, finance, audit or tax preparation, or equivalent work related experience can be substituted for education
• Minimum of five (5) years of work experience in accounting at mid-size agency or for-profit company
• Experience with Regional Center and Dept of Rehabilitation billing systems and requirements, DOL Subminimum Wage, Grant accounting, Temporarily Restricted Assets
• Not required but will be taken into consideration: Professional certification such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Manager (CFM), or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation

Licensing Requirements:
• Valid California Driver's License/ID
• Proof of negative TB test results
• Verification of good physical health by physician
• Ability to obtain criminal fingerprint clearance
• 18 years of age

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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