Tyler Foote: (530) 292-3478  |  Oregon House:  (530) 692-9073

Tyler Foote: (530) 292-3478
Oregon House:  (530) 692-9073


Status: Full Time
Location: 15301 Tyler Foote Road, Nevada City, CA
Pay: Fair market compensation; varies depending upon experience

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Sierra Family Health Center (SFHC) is seeking a Controller who will plan and direct the accounting operations of the organization. They will oversee the Finance Department and activities ensuring compliance with all federal and state requirements.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and provides direction to the Accounting Department, which include accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, and payroll.
  • Oversees training programs and identifies training needs.


  • Maintains a documented system of accounting policies and procedures; implements a system of controls over accounting transactions to minimize risk.
  • Oversees materials management and supply procurement.
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts and documents business transactions. Complies with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.
  • Recommends benchmarks that will be used to measure the company’s performance.
  • Works with the CFO to produce the annual budget and forecasts; reports significant budget differences to management.
  • Analyzes revenue and expenditure trends and recommended appropriate budget level to ensure expenditure control.
  • Works to identify and resolve accounting discrepancies.
  • Establishes maintains and coordinates accounting control procedures.
  • Monitors and reviews accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness.
  • Oversees and / or completes the input and handling of financial data and reports for HRSA Grant management programs and other government programs that have financial relationships with the organization.
  • Oversees all aspects of the revenue cycle.
  • Supports the overall functions of the Finance department by recommending, developing, and maintaining financial databases, computer software systems and manual filing systems.
  • Provides financial analysis, with emphasis on capital investments, pricing decisions, and contracting compliance.
  • Participates in Strategic Planning and annual goal setting.
  • Works with external auditors and provides needed information for the annual audit and single audit.
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements related to financial management.
  • Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned.
  • Attends and actively participates in meetings with staff and the Board of Directors.
  • Attends workshops / seminars as needed to expand knowledge and skill of industry trends and leadership competency.
  • Maintains confidentially and respect for information regarding patients and other team members; abides by HIPPA regulations for privacy.
  • Contributes to the team by promoting positive staff interaction, maintains open communication.
  • Demonstrates awareness of and compliance with the mission, vision and values of the Center to provide healthcare access and support services.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent management and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficient in accounting and tax preparation software, QuickBooks preferred.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration required.
  • Three or more years of related business experience required.
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Able to travel as needed.

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