Assistant Controller

$174,000 - $185,000 yearly
  • The Resume Review - Recruiting Department
  • Remote (Portland, OR, USA)
  • Mar 09, 2023
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

Job description
***Remote Position***

Job Summary:
This managing level employee is responsible for providing guidance for financial system design and implementation, ensuring the accurate completion of complex accounting activities, and communicating financial results and other information to internal and external stakeholders while ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates continuous learning and maintains a highly skilled and engaged workforce by aligning resource plans with business objectives; overseeing the recruitment, selection, and development of talent; motivating teams; preparing individuals for growth opportunities and advancement; staying current with industry trends, benchmarks, and best practices; providing guidance when difficult decisions need to be made; and ensuring performance management guidelines and expectations drive business needs.
  • Oversees the operation of multiple units and/or departments by identifying customer and operational needs; analyzing resources, costs, and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans; gaining cross-functional support for business plans and priorities; translating business strategy into actionable business requirements; obtaining and distributing resources; setting standards and measuring progress; removing obstacles that impact performance; guiding performance and developing contingency plans accordingly; and ensuring products and/or services meet customer requirements and expectations while aligning with organizational strategies.
  • Supports financial transactions by reviewing and approving complex accounting activities; making decisions based on research; providing guidance to others on technical issues; and communicating and resolving complex issues.
  • Coordinates external reporting of Company financial information by reviewing and distributing reports and analyses for statutory reporting to external agencies (e.g. IRS, Census Bureau, NAIC, FTC); designing and implementing new reports; gaining buy-in from stakeholders; maintaining relationships and working with external parties to resolve issues; and ensuring reporting requirements are met.
  • Supports financial analyses by reviewing operational statistics to explain financial results, inform decision-making and take action to pursue efficiencies and quality financial outcomes; ensuring ad hoc request for analysis are completed; directing the establishment of data gathering methods; and providing expertise in data origination.
  • Communicates financial results by developing, reviewing and presenting conclusions about areas of accountability to senior level management in verbal and written form; documenting positions and processes in support of process improvement, knowledge retention, and audit requirements; and provides expert consulting services to individuals without finance training.
  • Leads finance system design, implementations, enhancements, and continuous improvements by reviewing flow of transactions through source systems; monitoring configuration decisions; and ensuring new systems, upgrades, and other system maintenance activities do not impact operations, financial statements, or leadership decision making.
  • Monitors Company financial information by completing, reviewing, and interpreting standard and/or ad hoc reports (e.g., balance sheets, income statements, volume reporting, trade spending reports); evaluating validity of assets, liabilities, revenues, and operating expenses in conformity with GAAP and Company accounting policies; making recommendations and executing decisions; and communicating financial reporting to stakeholders and senior leadership.
  • Meets requirements of policies and procedures to remain compliant (e.g. Sarbanes-Oxley, KP-NCO, POR) and ensures staff is compliant.
  • Supports internal and external audits by managing relationship with auditors; including additional stakeholders (e.g. legal) when issues arise; resolving issues; communicating with senior leadership; and implementing findings if applicable.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Minimum four (4) years supervisory experience
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business, or related field AND Minimum ten (10) years accounting or related business experience. Additional equivalent work experience in a directly related field may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Three (3) years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with executive leadership (e.g., Vice President level and above).
  • Two (2) years experience managing operational or project budgets/costs.
  • Four (4) years health care industry experience.
  • Three (3) years accounting experience working for a health care organization.
  • Four (4) years experience managing the testing and/or validation of financial system implementation or integration.
  • Four (4) years experience in technical accounting, requiring the interpretation of accounting guidelines and documenting recommendations for accounting practices.
  • Four (4) years experience in financial analysis.
  • Four (4) years experience in financial reporting.
  • Four (4) years audit or accounting firm experience.
  • Four (4) years payroll accounting experience.
  • Four (4) years statutory experience.
  • Four (4) years experience with Hospital and Professional patient revenue accounting, including experience with government payers reimbursement.
  • Four (4) years experience with pharmacy accounting ,including inventory management system or pharmacy revenue system.
  • Four (4) years property and lease accounting experience.
  • Masters degree in Accounting, Business, or related field.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA).