California Primary Care Association

Posted: 2/4/2020

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Finance/Accounting

Primary domain: Healthcare

City: Sacramento

Postal code: 95814

State: California

Country: United States

Organization Information:


Not Available


Mission statement:

To lead and position community clinics, health centers and networks through advocacy, education, and services as key players in the health care delivery system to improve the health status of their communities.

Position Details:

Job Description:

Purpose of Position:

Under general direction from the CFO, Controller compiles and analyzes financial information for the Association; develops integrated revenue and expense analyses, financial projections, reports and presentations; creates and analyzes monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and ensures financial information has been recorded accurately; identifies trends and developments and presents findings to CFO; performs reconciliation of internal accounts; relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals; performs a variety of complicated tasks; leads and directs the work of others; a wide degree of resourcefulness is expected.


Primary Responsibilities:

·       Analyzes general ledger accounts and prepares necessary journal entries.

·       Plans, manages, and assists with the daily functions, operations, and activities of the Finance department, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and collections.

·       Manages month-end closing of financial statements; prepares journal entries, reviews entries prepared by staff; inputs data into general ledgers; ensures that all departments have submitted bills for month end.

·       Prepares monthly bank reconciliations, investigates and resolves any unreconciled differences and prepares cash flow analysis and forecasted cash projections.

·       Assists CFO with year-end audit; analyzes data and prepares work papers for and interacts with auditors.

·       Coordinates various other audits e.g. workers comp.

·       Ensure the integrity of the general ledger system, maintains chart-of-accounts.

·       Processes and maintains fixed asset information and depreciation

·       Reconciles subsidiary ledgers to general ledgers.

·       Assists various other departments with accounting related issues and prepares accounting reports for them and senior management.

·       Analyzes and reconciles various balance sheet accounts, such as inter-company receivables, accrued payables, deferred accounts, etc.

·       Develops reports to assist with analysis and forecasting.

·       Prepares individual departments and company's balance sheets and income statements, as well as the consolidated financial statements.

·       Develops budgets for grant applications, tracks grants, and prepares periodic grant reports for CFO review.

·       Assists in the preparation of annual budgets and budget revisions. Helps develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports for external and internal use.

·       Processes membership billings and payments for dues and services.

·       Records timesheets and posts payroll.

·       Provides accounting policy orientation for new staff.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Act as the lead in project and program management expertise including implementation and evaluation.
  • Develop a high level of expertise in assigned content areas to provide guidance and technical assistance to staff and Association membership.
  • Assist with grant and budget management, contract development and reporting.
  • Strong presentation and written communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal and professional skills when engaging with Association membership and Board of Directors, vendors and partners.
  • Work collaboratively with senior leadership and multi departmental teams.
  • Serve as lead staff to designated peer networks, work groups, task forces and committees.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate staff.
  • Advanced problem solving, critical thinking, organization and time management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and web based applications and platforms.
  • Self-direct, recommend strategic direction and influence change;

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Support the Association’s Strategic Plan
  • Attends and participates in required Association meetings.
  • Reports regularly to supervisor.
  • Participates in CPCA events and represents the Association as requested to include state and national events.
  • Travel for national and regional meetings, training and site visits by air and ground transportation.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with specialization in Accounting or related field required. Master’s degree preferred. Experience in grant accounting and reporting (federal and state), and knowledge of QuickBooks strongly preferred. Five years of progressive governmental or non-profit accounting experience or equivalent experience in a senior position. Experience with community health centers, member-driven associations, or other non-profit organizations is also preferred. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree requirement.


Salary: $85 – 94,000 DOE + excellent benefits


Commensurate with Experience

Posting Expiration Date:


How to Apply:

To Apply:  Submit cover letter indicating where you heard about this position, resume, and professional references in MS Word format to [email protected] or FAX 916-440-8172.

We strive for our workforce to represent California’s diverse population including capabilities, culture, language, experience, and socio-economic background, while also meeting the highest standards and qualifications of our industry.


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