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16 Jul 2021

Full-Time Controller – Finance

APLA Health – Posted by APLA Health Los Angeles, California, United States

Job Description

APLA Health’s mission is to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV. We are a nonprofit, federally qualified health center serving more than 14,000 people annually. We provide 20 different services from 15 locations throughout Los Angeles County, including: medical, dental, and behavioral health care; PrEP counseling and management; health education and HIV prevention; and STD screening and treatment. For people living with HIV, we offer housing support; benefits counseling; home health care; and the Vance North Necessities of Life Program food pantries; among several other critically needed services. Additionally, we are leaders in advocating for policy and legislation that positively impacts the LGBT and HIV communities, provide capacity-building assistance to health departments across the country, and conduct community-based research on issues affecting the communities we serve. For more information, please visit us at

APLA Health is currently seeking a Controller – Finance to join our team! We offer great benefits, competitive pay, and great working environment!

We offer:

• Medical Insurance
• Dental Insurance (no cost for employee)
• Vision Insurance (no cost for employee)
• Long Term Disability
• Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program
• Flexible Spending Accounts

• 10 Paid Holidays
• 3 Personal Days
• 10 Vacation Days
• 12 Sick Days
• Metro reimbursement or free parking
• Employer Matched 403b Retirement Plan

This is a great opportunity to make a difference!

Controller – Finance (90005)

This position pays between $106,457 to $144,349. Salary commensurate with experience.

The Controller is responsible for supervising the general ledger accounting functions including maintenance of the general ledger, revenue recognition, fixed assets, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and cash receipts. Designs, prepares and implements internal controls policies and procedures; prepares monthly and annual financial statements. The position reports to the CFO, and works in collaboration with the Controller – Grants on grants management and accounting as necessary.


• Supervises payroll and benefits specialist, accounts payable administrator, staff accountant and general accountant.
• Oversees the monthly close and account analysis. Responsibilities include:
• Account reconciliation and analysis
• Journal entries including revenue, maintenance of recurring journal entries, and oversight of cost allocations
• Coordinate the monthly book close
• Oversees the Medi-Cal Waiver billing of APLA Health’s Home-Based Case Management program.
• Develops annual cost allocation plan and supervises and reviews monthly allocations.
• Develops, implements and maintains internal control policies and procedures for APLA Health.
• Assists with the preparation of the annual budget and other budgets and financial forecasts.
• Prepares monthly and annual financial statements and implements changes as required by changes in accounting practices and standards.
• Coordinates and supervises the annual year-end close, and independent audit and tax return preparation.
• Stays informed of changes in reporting requirements for the Internal Revenue Service and the Financial Accounting Standards Board, and integrates as needed. Educate staff and management about changes.
• Manages administration of the MIP Fund Accounting software package including report design and creation and maintenance of chart of accounts.
• Ensures the preparation and submission of all required federal, state, payroll, sales and other tax returns on a timely basis.
• Oversees the development and ongoing revision of Finance staff desk manuals.
• Provides backup to and acts in the absence of the Chief Financial Officer.
• Creates systems and reporting to support the organization’s strategic and financial models and processes as well as recommendations on accounting policies and procedures.



Training and Experience:
• BA or BS degree in finance, business administration or accounting; at least seven years of finance and accounting experience required.
• Five years’ experience supervising non-exempt and exempt staff.
• CPA certification and/or MBA highly desired.

Knowledge of:
• GAAP and related regulations as well as government and non-profit accounting and OMB Circulars.
• High level proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
• Automated accounting packages, with Abila MIP Fund Accounting preferred.

Ability to:
• Strong time management skills, including prioritization of multiple projects with conflicting deadlines.
• Motivated self-starter with strong work ethics.
• Committed to accurate and high quality work.
• Communicate effectively, persuasively and professionally, in both written and verbal forms, with a wide range of individuals, organizations and funding sources.
• Maturity and sound judgment in dealing with sensitive and confidential issues.

This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper.

Must possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.

An Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/ female/ disability/ veteran.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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