We are recruiting for a Controller to join our team!
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Under minimal supervision, directs the fiscal and business operations including some or all of the following areas: General Accounting, Grant Accounting, Cashiers, Accounts Payable, Foundation, and Payroll. Responsible for team performance of the staff employed within these areas. Assists the Chief Financial Officer in all fiscal and business operations of Finance. Implements and complies with procedures and practices which ensure accurate, timely financial statements produced with a high degree of integrity. Responsible for implementing systems of internal control to ensure accurate and timely financial statement reporting and safeguarding of Authority assets. Coordinates annual audit and serves as primary point person for auditors. Responsible for all aspects of accounting including compliance with special purpose entity requirements, Internal Revenue Service, and Federal reporting of draws and expenditures and billing and collecting federal, state and local grants. Ensures compliance with GAAP, GASB, FASB and all applicable accounting rules, laws, and regulations. Supervises staff, developing departmental procedures and guidelines as needed. Communicates finance related policy and procedures as needed throughout the organization.
Manages overall performance of assigned areas including General Accounting, Grant Accounting, Payroll, Cashiers, Foundation, and Accounts Payable. Manage the accuracy, productivity and performance of these areas and others that may be assigned. Mentors and develops managers within those areas for growth and excellence in the performance of those areas. Ensure all areas have the tools and training necessary to ensure operational efficiency, and best practices. (10%)
Develops, improves and issues the monthly financial reporting package in a timely manner for the ACFO, CFO, Executive Staff and Board of Directors. Prepares and communicates month end close schedules. Coordinates the monthly financial review meeting of the financial statements. Communicates as needed to ensure proper distribution of the monthly financial packets. Involved in the day to day accounting for all aspects of Authority financial transactions. Coordinates with the Budget Department on a regular basis to ensure adequate review of financial transactions and reporting. (10%)
10% Develops, implements and complies with sound accounting and internal control policies and procedures. Coordinates Authority policies and reviews and updates as required. Educates staff and other departments as needed about procedural and internal control issues. Confers and collaborates with the Office of Enterprise Integrity regarding areas of risk within the organization. Updates existing policies and develops new policies as needed the Authority's Policy Stat site as needed. Maintains the table for Authority signature authority, ensuring new job codes are addressed and communicated for system update as needed.
Plans prepares and coordinates financial and other audits, and participates in any ad hoc agency or grantor audits that may occur. Serves as primary audit contact on day-to-day basis. Prepare or supervise preparation of relevant footnotes and schedules. Goal of zero management letter comments/audit findings. Follow up and resolve findings when they do happen. (10%)
Ensures the proper accounting treatment of financial transactions, and researches accounting literature and principles as needed. Maintains knowledge of governmental accounting, not for profit accounting, and grant accounting and reporting and compliance. Documents accounting treatment of unusual or infrequent transactions and provides guidance to the Accounting Manager. (10%)
Reviews the financial statements of the Denver Health and Hospital Foundation to ensure compliance with Not for Profit financial accounting standards. Directs the Foundation Manager of Operations in documenting and instituting a sound system of internal controls, and attends the Foundation's Finance Committee meetings. Assists in the development of the Foundation's annual budget. Reviews and approves Foundation expenditures. (10%)
Completes timely personnel evaluations that contain meaningful goals for the employees that align with Denver Health's pillar initiatives. Conduct staff meetings at least monthly to share information, problem solve and build a cohesive team. Provide constructive feedback and recognition to employees. Complete corrective action/discipline/termination as needed. Coordinate with other departments within the Finance arena and other Authority departments to address issues, implement improvements, and communicate information. (10%)
Serves as member of the DHMP Finance Committee to the Board. Review the monthly financial results for DH Medicaid Choice and the DHMP to ensure complete accurate and timely financial reporting. (10%)
Works with the Treasury Manager to forecast cash flows, respond to strategic planning initiatives or planning, and coordinates with the Treasury Manager and/or the Authority's financial advisor to develop bond offering, debt or other supporting information. (10%)
Maintains the General Accounting Finance Sharepoint site to ensure it is kept current, and that necessary tools and information are available for Authority employees as regards the Finance function. (5%)
Ensures compliance with special purpose entities for required compliance, including debt compliance and Internal Revenue Service or Colorado Secretary of State filings. (5%)
Coordinates with the Budget department to provide information as needed to develop thoughtful supported budgets as required. (5%)
Completes projects or analysis as requested by the Associate CFO or CFO. (5%)
Bachelor's Degree Required
1-3 years Typically, three years of managerial experience in Accounting, preferably as Controller, and preferably in health care. Required
CPA-Certified Public Accountant - AICPA - Association of International Certified Professional Accountants Preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and competency in Accounting.
Knowledge of payroll taxation.
Demonstrated competency in financial statement and tax return preparation. 10 key by touch;
Demonstrated above average competency in use of Microsoft Office Software.
Use of MIP and Quickbooks.
Knowledge of Lawson general ledger and accounts payable modules.
Strong analytical ability and problem solving skills.
Ability to lead and develop cohesive teams.
Ability to communicate issues to executive and mid-level managers.
$158,000.00 - $244,800.00 / yr
Shared leadership and advancement opportunity
Immediate retirement plan matching
Professional clinical advancement program
Participation in evidence-based projects
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation's leaders in medicine.Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer At Denver Health we pride ourselves on our commitment to diversity. Equal opportunity is a fundamental principle of Denver Health. As an equal opportunity employer, Denver Health is committed to recruit, hire, promote and administer all human resource actions in a non-discriminatory manner. Denver Health is committed to providing equal opportunities in all business practices and to all persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, pregnancy, disab...ility, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or veteran status (collectively “protected status”). Denver Health strives to maintain a work environment that is free from unlawful harassment and discrimination and will not tolerate any such conduct by employees or directed at employees within the scope of their employment. Read the full Human Resources Employee Principles and Practices policy.