Assistant Controller - Yakima, WA

Employer: Community Health of Central Washington

Job Description:
Performs and assists with various corporate accounting systems, including general
ledger, payroll, accounts payable, internal controls, and grant/contracts tracking and
compliance. Recommends, implements, and evaluates procedures and systems to
ensure maximum efficiency, accuracy, and timeliness of accounting information and
processing of financial obligations and safeguarding of corporate assets.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be
assigned.
1. Assists the Controller with the overall accounting function to include payroll,
accounts payable, fixed assets and cash management.
2. Assists with the developing, monitoring and maintaining of annual budgets.
3. Assists with completing monthly management reports and annual cost reports.
4. Assists the Controller with Developing, documenting, communicating, and
monitoring internal controls and accounting procedures.
5. Assists with managing the General Ledger (GL) and the GL Chart of Accounts.
6. Assists with developing and maintain costing systems.
7. Assists with ensuring timely general ledger closing to include account
reconciliation and journal entry preparation.
8. Assists with invoicing and financially managing grants.
9. Assists with reviewing the work completed by other accounting team members.
10.Assists with the preparation of external audit and tax information requirements and
the timely completion of schedules.
11.Attends educational seminars to further understanding of changing guidelines in
health care, grant accounting, GAAP, and technologies when requested.
Competencies
To perform the job successfully, the following competencies should be demonstrated.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time, as established; ensures
work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments
on time.
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CHCW Culture - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust
of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values; follows
policies and procedures; supports organization's goals and values; shows respect
and sensitivity for cultural differences; follows instructions; responds to
management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; commits to long hours
of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies
appropriate person with an alternate plan; asks for and offers help when needed.
Communications - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations;
listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group
presentation skills; participates in meetings; writes clearly and informatively; edits work
for spelling and grammar; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses
appropriate communication methods.
Customer Service for Internal and External Customers/Patients - Manages difficult
or emotional customer/patient situations; responds promptly to customer/patient needs;
solicits customer/patient feedback to improve service ; responds to requests for service
and assistance; meets commitments.
Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to
learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal
supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; maintains
confidentiality per policy and regulations; fluent in Microsoft Office programs, including
Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and job related software and computers; uses
resources effectively; pursues training and development opportunities; adapts to new
technologies; keeps technical skills up to date.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and
analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group
problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics;
adapts to changes in the work environment; changes approach or method to best fit the
situation.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans
for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people
and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates
accuracy and thoroughness; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own
work to ensure quality.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines
appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses
equipment and materials properly.
Teamwork - Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes
feedback; establishes and maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration;
offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations;
works actively to resolve conflicts.
Qualifications
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.
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Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree in a related field required; CPA preferred. Minimum of 3 years of
professional accounting experience and knowledge of not-for-profit healthcare industry
preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
None
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or
hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The
employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and
stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to
10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision
and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

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Location: Yakima, Washington
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on January 19, 2021

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