San Fernando Community Health Center

Senior Accountant

Employment type
19 days ago
San Fernando

San Fernando Community Health Center (SFCHC) is a state-of-the-art Federally Qualified Health Center serving the entire San Fernando Valley with a full complement of high-quality medical, dental, behavioral health and education services. SFCHC was designated a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in August 2015, but its commitment to the community and its people spans more than 90 years, beginning in 1923 as the San Fernando Valley’s first community hospital. SFCHC is committed to serving every person, particularly the most vulnerable, regardless of religion, race, age, sex, and personal income or ability to pay.


Reporting to the CFO, the Senior Accountant oversees general accounting operations for a growing Federally Qualified healthcare organization. This position is accountable for reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger, and preparing month-end close procedures. The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator and will actively support SFCHC’s mission and values; aligning their actions around the organization’s goals.


  • Assist in the management and oversight of the daily operations of the accounting department, including:
    • month-and end-year processes 
    • accounts payable/receivable 
    • cash receipts 
    • general ledger 
    • payroll and utilities 
    • revenue and expenditure variance analysis 
    • capital assets reconciliations 
    • check runs 
    • fixed asset activity 
    • debt activity 
  • Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports or statements.
  • Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles.
  • Coordinate and complete annual audits.Improve systems and procedures.
  • Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy.Meet financial accounting objectives.
  • Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Proven working experience as Senior Accountant or Finance Manager.
  • Experience working in a primary healthcare and/or FQHC setting is a plus.
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases.
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data.
  • Experience managing and developing accounting staff.
  • Excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting laws, regulation, and principles, including GAAP, to analyze financial reports and forecasts.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy. 
  • Experience collaborating with the Controller, Revenue Cycle, and CFO
  • Commitment to customer (internal and external) satisfaction and solving customer problems.



This position offers a collaborative working environment among devoted staff and Board Members, the opportunity for professional and organizational growth, and a competitive compensation package inclusive of health benefits, 401K and PTO time.

San Fernando Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any person because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, political affiliation or citizenship. All qualified applicants, including minorities and women, are encouraged to apply.

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