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Assistant Controller


French Camp, CA
ID: 1794-942

Do you want to work with an expanding team that values professional and personal growth while also receiving fantastic perks and benefits? We are seeking an Assistant Controller with strong leadership skills and a passion for providing quality healthcare to our members.


This role will be fully remote until October, and then will have the option to be partially remote while residing in California proceeding our onsite work re-opening.



As the Assistant Controller, you will responsible for managing the day-to-day accounting functions and ensuring on-time and accurate financial data and reporting in conformance with applicable technical and statutory standards. Work is moderately varied and complex, and requires a moderate degree of discretion and independent judgment. Includes A/P, A/R, and Payroll.


  • Accountants, Sr. Accountants, Accounting Clerks

Essential Functions

  • Plans and assigns work; monitors department workload; makes timely and effective adjustments.
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of accurate entries into the accounting system, including journal and ledger entries.
  • Prepares accurate and timely financial statements and reports, including variance analysis and explanation, in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and internal policies, including GAAP accounting principles.
  • Oversees maintenance and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts and subsidiary ledgers, and ensures that variances are appropriately resolved.
  • Oversees cash management to ensure accounts are kept at levels necessary to meet daily cash requirements.
  • Maintains and monitors fixed assets, including preparation of depreciation schedules.
  • Conducts internal financial audits; makes recommendations based on findings; develops and maintains audit schedule.
  • Oversees reinsurance process, including review of claims submitted, potential receivables and reconciliation to ensure maximum recovery.
  • Maintains the chart of accounts.
  • Implements and maintains monthly and year-end finance calendar to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of close.
  • Implements and maintains internal controls, and accounting policies and procedures for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Assists Controller with managing external audit relationships and processes.
  • Promotes and maintains, and ensures that direct reports promote and maintain an environment that supports HPSJ’s strategy, vision, mission and values.
  • Hires, supervises and retains a competent staff.


What You Will Get:

  • HPSJ Perks:
    • Competitive salary
    • Robust and affordable health/dental/vision (90% paid medical for employees and 100% paid dental/vision for employees) with choices in providers
    • Generous paid time off (starting at 3 weeks of PTO, 4 paid floating holidays including employee’s birthday, and 9 paid holidays)
    • CalPERS retirement pension program, automatic employer-paid retirements contributions, in addition to voluntary defined contribution plan
    • Two flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
    • Employer-Paid Term Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Employer-Paid Disability Insurance
    • Employer-Paid Life Assistance Program
    • Health Advocacy
    • Supplemental medical, legal, identity theft protection
    • Access to exclusive discount mall
    • Education and training reimbursement in addition to employer-paid elective learning courses.
  • A chance to work for an organization that is mission-driven – our members and community are at the core of everything we do.
  • A shorter commute ­– if you’re commuting from the Central Valley to the Bay Area.
  • Visibility and variety – you have a chance to work with people at all levels of the organization, and work on diverse projects. 


Our Vision:

  • Continuously improve the health of our community.

Our Mission:

  • We provide healthcare value and advance wellness through community partnerships.

Required Skills

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies


  • Strong knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, auditing and cost control principles, theory and regulations, including accrual base accounting, organizational auditing and fixed asset accounting.
  • In-depth knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
  • Financial acumen: Interprets and applies understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions.
  • Very strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze financial data and trends, and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
  • Manages complexity: Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Decision quality: Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
  • Strategic mindset: Sees ahead to future possibilities and translates them into breakthrough strategies.
  • Resourcefulness: Secures and deploys resources effectively and efficiently; organizes people and resources to solve problems and identify opportunities.
  • Plans and aligns: Plans and prioritizes work for self and others to meet commitments aligned with organization goals.
  • Ensures accountability: Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Drives results: Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals at all levels both inside and outside of HPSJ.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate professionally, effectively and persuasively both orally and in writing to diverse individuals and groups inside and outside of the organization.
  • Persuades: Uses compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others.
  • Collaborates: Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Situational adaptability: Adapts approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.
  • Being resilient: Rebounds from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.
  • Strong knowledge of change management theory, with ability to anticipate and implement effectively.

Required Experience

Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or related; and
  • At least five years progressively responsible accounting experience; and
  • Four years of supervisory experience in accounting; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.



  • Master’s Degree.
  • Healthcare or managed care experience in an HMO, hospital or related.
  • Experience working with Medi-Cal or other state sponsored programs.

Licenses, Certifications


  • Valid California driver license and reliable transportation or, the ability to obtain transportation on demand in the counties served by HPSJ if prohibited from getting a driver license due to a medically documented disability.


  • CPA or CMA.