The Controller is responsible for the accounting and internal accounting controls of The California Home for the Aged, Inc.. The Controller produces and maintains complete, accurate and timely data and files to reflect financial and accounting activity of the organization. The Controller supervises accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll functions.
1. Develops working knowledge of controller and accounting functions, assures conformation to facility policies and sound accounting practices.
2. Communicate with CEO, Administrator, Executive Director and Department Managers regarding all areas of budget preparation, projections and accounting.
3. Collaborate in providing effective and efficient management of resources.
4. Assist in the development of five year budget forecasting, to include but not limited to DSS CCRC expectations. Monitor trends and changes in plans and assure review and update of plan as changes occur.
5. Serve as main contact between CAH and auditors throughout the year. Host annual audit; assure completion of timely cost reports, CCRC reports and all other financial and governmental reports related to the accounting and payroll functions of the organization.
6.Prepare monthly financial statements and review with CEO. Maintain general ledger and conduct bank reconciliations timely and accurately. Analyze accounts that vary from budget and provide explanation to CEO.
7. Monitor cash flow. Responsible to bring matters to CEO’s attention as needed.
8. Maintain fixed asset inventory and assure accuracy of inventory and corresponding depreciation schedules.
9. Manage daily operational relationship with banks. Review and evaluate banking services, communicating with bank managers as needed, and access bank information via phone, internet, and in personal visit to bank in order to assure. Recommend changes in banking strategy to CEO as needed. Sign checks in the absence of, or at the request of, the CEO.
10. Supervises accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll functions.
11. Attend appropriate continuing education events, pursue additional formal education as determined in consultation with the CEO, and keep abreast of trends in business, accounting, and technology.
12. Review all resident service insurance contracts and recommend adoption and/or negotiation to CEO.
13. Assure compliance with loan covenants and CCRC laws pertaining to finance and accounting. Must be able to accurately calculate ratios and measures as defined by loan documents as well as industry. Must be able to analyze meaning of the measures.
14. Articulate the purpose and meaning of each line of the balance sheet, annual audit, and other financial reports.
15. Performs other duties as assigned by the CEO.
1.Bachelor’s degree in accounting or closely related field.
2. Five years experience in health care accounting, medical billing, or equivalent.
3. Typing ability of 30-60 wpm and thorough working knowledge of PC compatible software, and other necessary business equipment.
1. Ability to function as a team member, to include providing input to improve effectiveness and efficiency, and the ability to properly execute organizational directives.
2. Ability to articulate and process correspondence with minimal direction.
3. Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize work assignments and projects to meet organizational objectives.
4. Ability to promote harmony and teamwork among supervised staff to effectively and efficiently accomplish organizational objectives.
5. Must have the ability to plan, organize and schedule work tasks and duties for assigned staff; and ability to interpret program, goals, objectives, policies and procedures necessary to providing quality care to assigned staff.
Internal Number: 001
About California Armenian Home
The California Armenian Home is a not-for-profit corporation established in 1952 by the local Armenian community, which generously donated 40-acres of land in Fresno, California’s southeast countryside, the building, and the funds to furnish a continuing care retirement community. Today, 65 years later, the renowned California Armenian Home provides both short and long-term 24-hour skilled nursing and rehabilitation residency, independent living, assisted living and memory care and takes most insurance programs. The 5-star California Armenian Home and The Vineyards welcomes adults 60+ of any national origin and includes dedicated and caring professional staff and volunteers. The California Armenian Home currently has 150 residents and the Vineyards currently has 50 residents, and is projected to have 150 residents in the next six to twelve months. Upon a full census, the Home and the Vineyards will have an annual budget in excess of $20 million and more than 200 staff members.