Job Description

Job Details
Adelante Healthcare Center Support Office - Phoenix, AZ
Bachelor's degree
Health Care


This position will deliver valuable services to ensure financials are accurately stated and in compliance with all requirements. This position will work closely with the Sr. Director of Finance to lead the finance department. This position is responsible for the management of all day to day accounting functions, including but not limited to, accounts payable, payroll, fixed assets, general ledger, and grant/project accounting. This includes management of month end and year end close, account reconciliations and oversight for all grant, fundraising and project accounting. This position requires strong accounting, reporting, analytical competencies, strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills.



Every Adelante Leader will strive to maximize the performance and contribution of each team member to Adelante Healthcare and the community that we serve every day. Leaders will set clear performance expectations, provide on-going feedback and coaching to improve results and outcomes and provide regular performance evaluations. Leaders are also expected to work in a manner that demonstrates a commitment to quality, patient safety, employee engagement, innovation and model for all other employees the highest standards of personal integrity, professionalism and competence.



  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Sustainability
  • Respect
  • Compassion




  • Four (4) year college degree majoring in Accounting is required AND greater than ten (10) years experience in general accounting, including full charge bookkeeping through month-end closing, financial statement preparation, and greater than three (3) years experience in staff supervision.
  • 3 to 5 years of Healthcare experience
  • Valid CPA License
  • Greater than two (2) years experience with Oracle Cloud or comparable accounting software
  • Documented excellence in customer service with ability to interact with all levels of staff
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and any required applications
  • Competency in working with people of various cultures
  • Evidence of valid Arizona drivers license and current auto insurance
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Prioritization and multi-task skills are required
  • Valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety for all specialty behavioral health locations


Personnel / Performance Management

  • Provide problem solving, conflict resolution, and crisis management as needed or partner with appropriate support to resolve
  • Supervision of accounting, payroll, payables, and other assigned staff
  • Management of timecards, performance reviews and disciplinary action for direct reports
  • Provides clear and accurate guidance to staff and others as needed.
  • Provides ongoing training to staff and holds direct reports accountable for accuracy, timeliness.
  • Manage and evenly distributes workload to direct reports
  • Assure compliance with FMLA, Workers Compensation, ADA, and disciplinary documentation procedures



  • Month end and year end close ensuring all accounts are properly stated and reconciled in a timely manner and in accordance with GAAP and FASB
  • Grant, project, and contract accounting oversight ensures accounting is accurate, reconciled monthly and in compliance with all requirements.
  • Ensures all schedules are kept up to date and reconciled monthly.
  • Prepare, verify, and control the entering of journal entries to the general ledger. Needs to have a strong understanding of each journal entry to ensure accuracy and serve as back for team as needed.
  • Completes balance sheet and income statement analysis prior to finalizing close, ensuring data is accurate for financial statements prior to hand off to Director of Finance and/or CFO.
  • Responsible for managing annual audits including but not limited to coordination of tasks and deliverables and discussions with auditors.
  • Reviews and updates monthly closing procedures as needed
  • Review accounts payable aging and vendor statements addressing any problem areas
  • Review and document present accounting practices and procedures
  • Maintain all budget and invoice information required by grant programs.
  • Assist the Senior Director of Finance, CFO, and other members of the organization in the preparation of periodic miscellaneous reports and surveys for senior officials, government units, and yearend audit work papers
  • Manages all tax related filings including exception filings
  • Reviews payroll files for accuracy prior to submission
  • Serves as back up to all direct report positions
  • Assists payroll with new employee orientation presentations
  • Assists with management of banking relationships and merchant accounts
  • Assists with organizational budgeting process



  • Masters degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Certification as Public Accountant or Management Accountant (CPA; CMA)


Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Other duties as requested or assigned



All employees are responsible for promoting and participating in interdisciplinary communication and collaboration to enhance the delivery of quality across the health care system. Employees should maintain an environment which supports and engages patients and co-workers in a caring team based model to promote wellness and improve health outcomes.


Adherence to Compliance and Code of Conduct

All employees are required to comply with Adelante Healthcares written standards, including its Compliance Program and Standards of Conduct, policies and procedures and reporting of any conduct that potentially violates Adelantes legal or compliance requirements. Such compliance will be an element considered as part of the regular performance evaluation.



The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit for long periods of time, is required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb steps/stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; smell; manage stress as it relates to essential job functions. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds without assistance, and may occasionally be required to lift or move up to 50 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time when traveling to various clinic sites. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be subject to health hazards (contagious diseases, blood borne pathogens, etc.) when working in the clinic area.


In any organization or job, changes take place over time. Although an effort will be made to keep job-related information current, this is not an all-inclusive list of job responsibilities. Adelante Healthcare, Inc. reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the business need arises. In compliance with EEOC 29 CFR part 1630, if the essential functions of this position cannot be performed in a satisfactory manner by the employee, further accommodations shall be made if it does not constitute undue hardships upon this organization.

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