Controller

We have an opportunity to join the Alliance as the Controller overseeing the Budgeting and Reporting Department.

The Alliance is a public, not-for-profit health plan that is responsive and accountable to the members we serve. Our successes in expanding health care access, quality and developing new programs are attributed to the level of commitment and professionalism of those who work here. If you are interested in a stimulating and rewarding work environment where you can positively impact the lives of others, we invite you to apply, check out our current openings below. We are values-based and believe that our culture and workplace should be respectful, diverse, professional and fun.

WHAT YOU’LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will provide strategic management oversight in implementing, directing, and monitoring the Alliance’s accounting and finance functions, including general accounting, financial reporting, administrative budgeting, purchasing, administrative contracts, insurance, treasury, fixed assets, and payroll. You will direct the Accounting Department, act as a subject matter expert and provide executive level advice and guidance on accounting and finance issues and overall business operations. You will direct, manage, and supervise Accounting Department staff.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
You are a seasoned leader in the healthcare industry, with expertise in accounting, budgeting & reporting. You are committed to accountability and results, and skilled at moving the work forward while managing priorities and deadlines. You are a strategic leader and thought partner, with the ability to see the big picture while using decisiveness in daily operations and deliverables. You have a collaborative management style with a talent for building rapport and effectively managing business relationships. You are invested in staff development and empowering teams to do their best work.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL

Knowledge of:
o Financial accounting theory, principles, practices, and regulations, including GAAP, FASB, GASB, and statutory regulations, and proficiency in the application of same
o Principles and practices of financial planning, financial analysis, accounting, budgeting and financial statements
o Principles and practices of organizational management, program development, and project management
o Principles and methods of planning, organizing, and maintaining an automated accounting system and financial records and reports
o The managed health care industry, including capitation, Incurred But Not Reported (IBNR), and Per Member Per Month (PMPM) reporting
o Medi-Cal or Medicare programs, local health plan, hospital or other healthcare financial operations
o Principles and practices of supervision and training

Ability to:
o Review and assess overall department function, core work, goals, and structure, develop and implement short- and long-term planning to achieve strategic plans, and complete an annual department assessment
o Develop, plan, organize and direct programs and activities that are complex in nature and regional in scope
o Direct, manage, supervise, mentor, train and evaluate the work of staff, promote an atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation, and motivate staff to achieve goals and objectives
o Communicate effectively at all organizational levels, including in situations that require instructing, persuading, negotiating, and advising
o Interpret and apply key financial indicators to identify, monitor, and implement effective interventions based on the results

Education and Experience:
o Current licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) issued by the State of California
o Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field and a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible accounting or auditing experience in a large organization or division of a large organization, including a minimum of four years of experience in health care delivery systems and a minimum of five years of supervisory experience (a Master’s degree may substitute for two years of the required experience); or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be qualifying

OTHER DETAILS
o While this position is connected to one of our Alliance offices, we are in a fully telecommute work environment right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The interview and on-boarding process for this position will be completed remotely
o This position may require onsite presence when our offices re-open, which will be no sooner than February 1, 2022. Onsite presence will begin on a part-time basis, but is dependent on business need

To read the full position description and list of requirements, please visit our website.

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