Controller

Sparta Community Hospital District   Sparta, IL   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on July 16, 2022
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Controller $20,000 Sign-On Bonus!

Full Time: 80 Hours per pay period, Monday – Friday. Bachelor’s degree required in business or accounting curriculum. Master’s degree desirable. CPA desirable.

Purpose/Position Summary: Develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting. Coordinate and direct the financial planning, budgeting, procurement, or investment activities of the organization while adhering to the fiscal policy as approved by the Board. Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards. Monitor and evaluate the performance of Accounting staff, recommending and implementing personnel actions, such as hiring and dismissals. Prepare and file tax returns or prepare financial information so that outside accountants can complete tax returns. Advise management on short-term and long-term financial objectives, policies, and actions. Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, or reports required by regulatory agencies. Evaluate needs for procurement of funds and investment of surpluses and make appropriate recommendations to maintain fiscal resources in a prudent manner. Develop and maintain relationships with auditors, banking, insurance, and non-organizational accounting personnel to facilitate financial activities. Provide leadership in cash management, revenue enhancement, cost reporting and controls, and third-party reimbursement methods. Maintain an equitable pricing philosophy. Recognize and engage in Continuous Improvement opportunities.