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Company: JSSA
Location: Rockville
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

JSSA has an immediate opening for a seasoned Controller. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Controller is a member of JSSA's Management team. S/he will be responsible for the overall administration and management of the fiscal operations, including supervising four staff out of an accounting team comprised of 12 professionals. The Controller will have the opportunity to learn the many different lines of business at JSSA and Premier Homecare and be part of a growing organization. JSSA provides services that include, but are not limited to, Hospice, Mental Health, Aging In Place, Homecare, Employment Services.

We are seeking an exceptionally skilled and detail-oriented Controller who has excellent interpersonal communication skills and organizational skills, with a problem-solving attitude who works well both independently and as a collaborative team player. Qualified candidates will have supervisory experience with the ability to think strategically as well as the flexibility to adapt to changing work requirements.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure prompt and accurate monthly, quarterly and year end close processes resulting in the preparation of consolidated financial statements to include JSSA's subsidiary, Premier Homecare.
  • Participate in development and forecast of agency and contract budgets under the direction and supervision of the CFO.
  • Manage and supervise day-to-day accounting operations to ensure accurate and timely recording of cash disbursements, cash receipts, and general ledger journal entries in accordance with GAAP.
  • Ensure monthly/quarterly contract and grant invoices are submitted accurately and timely to the respective funder.
  • Oversee payroll process to ensure accuracy and timeliness of the semi-monthly payroll.
  • Monitor day to day cash flow needs for the operating and payroll accounts.
  • Prepare for financial audit and coordinate the audit process.Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field, CPA license required.
    • Minimum of five years of progressive accounting experience as a Controller or equivalent. Experience in public accounting and/or healthcare setting helpful.
    • Knowledge of non-profit accounting principles and standards, auditing practices and tax regulations.
    • Experience in complex non-profit with multiple programs and entities.
    • Supervisory skills with a focus on developing subordinates' talents and encouraging growth; collaborative and flexible.
    • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers.
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office; specifically, Excel, Word, and Outlook. Knowledge of Intacct and Ceridian preferred.
    • Available for evening Board Committee meetings as needed.Comprehensive Benefits include:
      • Generous paid holidays and time away from work
      • Professional development
      • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
      • 403(b) plan with agency match
      • Hybrid work scheduleJSSA has a mandatory COVID vaccination policy


        The Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) has been helping people across the Washington metropolitan area meet emotional, social, and physical challenges for more than 120 years. A nonsectarian provider, we serve people of all religious backgrounds, races and ethnicities, helping the youngest child to the most fragile senior, from individuals to entire families. JSSA provides services and support to nearly 31,000 individuals a year through our wide range of counseling, educational, specialized employment, in-home support, hospice and nursing care, and social services. We are a growing Agency and strive to be an Employer of Choice. As such we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a healthy work-life balance, collaborative team environment and many opportunities for personal growth and professional development. We pride ourselves on our mission to be the first place for the Jewish community, as well as the community at large, to turn for clinical and social services of the highest quality that sustain and nurture all who seek assistance. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. AA/M/F/D

Keywords: JSSA, Rockville , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Rockville, Maryland

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