Assistant Controller

Riveredge Hospital - Forest Park, IL

The Assistant Controller is responsible for performing accounting functions as directed by the CFO, including but limited to: creating journal entries, completing account reconciliations, preparing financial reports and analytics. Position is also responsible for compiling data for internal and external audits; summarizing activity for cost reports; summarizing key indicators for the hospital; assisting the CFO in the preparation of annual budgets and the submission of information to regulatory bodies. Position will also serve as the backup for payroll and accounts payable.

Leads closing process by preparing entries, account reconciliations and analysis.

Prepares month-end supplemental schedules for submission to Corporate office.

Completes and responds to internal and external data requests in a timely manner.

Assists with annual budget preparation and forecasting activities.

Supports CFO in ensuring an accurate and timely year end audit.

Assists in development and implementation of new processes to enhance workflow and efficiency of the Finance department and hospital operations.

Builds positive relationships with facility leadership and other departments to collaborate on issue resolution and implementation of process improvements.

Serves as backup for payroll and accounts payable processing.

Other duties as assigned by CFO

Job Requirements
Bachelor of Business degree in Finance or Accounting. CPA preferred.

Requires at least 3-5 years of experience. Healthcare experience preferred. Microsoft Excel experience required.