Planned Parenthood Los Angeles is hiring a

Director, Finance and Controller (CPA, Non-Profit) - Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, United States
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles is seeking an experienced Director, Finance and Controller with excellent customer service  and management skills to join our team in our Downtown Los Angeles headquarters.  Under the general supervision and direction of the Vice President of Finance, the Controller directs the daily financial activities and reporting of the organization accurately and efficiently, through which useful and meaningful information about PPLA’s financial position is compiled and furnished to senior management, as well as the Board of Directors.
Over one hundred years ago, Planned Parenthood was founded on the idea that everyone should have the information and care they need to live strong, healthy lives and fulfill their dreams.  Founded 52+ years ago, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles is one of the largest providers of reproductive health care services in Los Angeles County.  The Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (PPLA) team works together to provide high-quality, affordable reproductive health care to women, men, and young people across Los Angeles County.  At PPLA, you will discover a culture of like-minded individuals who are eager to make positive contributions to their community and to the Planned Parenthood mission.

Our Ideal Candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field required
  • Non-profit experience required, with either healthcare or manufacturing/distribution experience
  • CPA required (active license, with large company public accounting experience strongly preferred)
  • Minimum of five (5) to eight (8) years of accounting and financial analysis experience required; strongly prefer a combination of both public accounting and private accounting experience
  • Strong management skills and experience supervising a team of 8 or more
  • Experience managing all financial aspects of an organization, including A/R, A/P, Payroll, and supply chain departments, handling month-end closings and financial reporting
  • Ability to analyze the allocation of work within finance departments and adjust workload based on experience, internal controls, and maximizing productivity
  • Experience managing the treasury function of a complex organization (including both operational bank accounts and investment accounts) as well as the payroll function (experience with ADP a plus)
  • Experience with multi-organization, multi-fund, nonprofit healthcare accounting (501C3 and 501C4 experience is desired), Single Audits, and IRS forms 990
  • Demonstrated ability in budget development within a multi-company, multi-fund environment, as well as financial performance management vs. budget and analysis of variances
  • Experience with revenue cycle and 3rd party payer healthcare reimbursement arrangements
  • Experience developing internal controls, policies and procedures (P&Ps), and monitoring compliance with financial P&Ps
  • Experience with Electronic Health Records (EHR) and Enterprise systems
  • Intermediate/advanced skills with large company accounting software, report writers, and Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability and willingness to travel to and visit centers and agency and community meetings
  • Availability to work flexible hours, as required
  • Hands-on, involved management style which includes training, mentoring, and empowering staff

About the position:

  • Oversee all aspects of day-to-day financial operations and the accurate recording of all transactions in compliance with GAAP, including accounts payable, payroll, and supply chain/purchasing, accounts receivable, allowance for doubtful accounts, and contractual allowances
  • Timely preparation, review, and issuance of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for internal management, Board of Directors, and the Federation
  • Manage the monthly close timeline to ensure reporting deadlines are met
  • Review monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad-hoc financial performance vs. budget, and investigate and explain variances
  • Create, monitor, and review financial dashboards and Key Performance Indicators (KPI) in a timely manner to provide senior management with meaningful data regarding financial performance, and inventory/supply chain functions
  • Develop, improve, and enforce appropriate policies and procedures and internal controls for the accounting and supply chain departments
  • Continually monitor internal financial controls and cash handling procedures within finance department and throughout PPLA to ensure compliance with internal policy and accreditation requirements
  • In coordination with the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Finance, and senior management, manage the annual budget process, working with all department managers to gather information and compile into a consolidated budget for presentation to the Board
  • Manage and evaluate the accounting and supply chain staff and oversee all functions performed by the finance group (which includes supply chain)
  • Continuously monitor staffing levels and workload assignments to ensure there is sufficient knowledge and cross-training to accomplish goals, including training and succession planning as needed
  • Direct the supply chain/purchasing function, which includes purchases of capital equipment, to ensure compliance with internal policy and vendor contracting; negotiate pricing with vendors, ensure implementation of new products or services and adherence to health system requirements
  • Review and prepare account reconciliations in a timely manner; ensure proper accounting for accounts receivable, accruals, fixed assets, prepaid expenses, and other accounts
  • Coordinate all financial, regulatory, and government audits, prepare/review audit schedules and respond to all auditor requests in a timely manner
  • Prepare annual financial statements and draft footnotes
  • Ensure compliance with all reporting requirements of both governmental and private funding sources
  • Oversee the complete and accurate processing of the payroll and accounts payable to ensure accurate and timely payments
  • Monitor and analyze vendor performance of all major vendors, address deficiencies, ensure process improvement to resolve current and continuing deficiencies
  • Monitor PPLA’s 340b drug pricing program including fee schedules through implementation of policies and reporting and updating quarterly acquisition cost analysis
  • Work with other departments and staff regarding accounting matters, including grant proposals/reporting and regulatory reporting, and provide excellent internal and external customer service
  • Represent the finance group in a professional manner and work with other internal departments to create a collegial environment
  • Evaluate and implement technological tools to improve efficiency and productivity in the management of purchasing and inventory, accounting and payroll functions; ensure all software programs are updated to current versions and supported, make recommendations for financial/inventory/payroll software enhancements, and manage software implementations, if necessary

Generous salary and benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage options for you and eligible dependents
  • Free basic life/AD&D policy with additional voluntary coverage options
  • Short Term Disability, Critical Illness and Accident policies
  • 403(b) Retirement plan with up to 6% employer match
  • Medical and Dependent Flexible Spending Account plans
  • Public Transportation and Commuter Pre-Tax Reimbursements
  • Generous vacation, sick, and holiday benefits

Planned Parenthood Los Angeles is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Los Angeles County Ordinance No. 184852.