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Date Posted: 12/11/2020
Location: York, PA 17404
Company: SpiriTrust Lutheran
Job Type: Full Time

SpiriTrust Lutheran is now hiring a Controller
For the third consecutive year, we have been certified as a Great Place to Work! 2020-2021

SpiriTrust Lutheran®delivers an array of programs and services that touch thousands of lives each day. Our name, SpiriTrust Lutheran®captures the essence of who we are and the care and compassion our amazing team delivers. It embraces our Lutheran heritage, our spirit of service, and the reality that people come to us because of their trust in us. 

We provide residential living, assisted living, personal care, memory support and nursing and rehabilitation services in six senior living communities; home care, in-home support, palliative care and hospice services; an innovative program for clinically frail adults aged 55 and older in need of nursing home level-of-care; counseling services; financial education and coaching; volunteer income tax assistance; and an array of volunteer programs.

At SpiriTrust Lutheran®, our employees are a highly valued resource. Their dedication, skill and commitment enable us to provide excellent service and care within our continuing care retirement communities, community outreach programs and home care services. We offer: Competitive salaries Comprehensive benefits package Education assistance Career advancement/professional growth Friendly, team-oriented environment If you are ready to join us for a rewarding career.

 Basic Qualifications

A B.S. or B.A. degree in Accounting; knowledge of non-profit accounting preferred.  Certified Public Accountant license preferred.

Speaks and understands English; proficient reading, writing, grammar, and mathematics skills; proficient interpersonal relations and communication skills; proficient analytical skills; proficient PC skills; demonstrated management and supervisory skills; and valid driver’s license. 

A minimum of five (5) years of related accounting experience normally required.
General Responsibilities: 

Responsible for consolidated reporting, audit and budget process oversight for SPIRITRUST LUTHERAN AND SUBSIDIARIES providing oversight and management to the SPIRITRUST LUTHERAN financial reporting systems; implementing strategies to achieve goals as established in the department’s annual operating plan; insuring the department’s compliance with operating standards and procedures and outside regulatory requirements; directly supervising assigned finance department personnel; communicating with appropriate management and staff; providing periodic reports
Essential Duties:

Supports the mission and values of SpiriTrust Lutheran which is: SpiriTrust Lutheran, witnessing to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, provides exceptional health, human, and senior living services by supporting persons in achieving an optimal quality of life.


Interacts with residents, clients, staff, and the general public in ways that demonstrate the agency’s commitment to courtesy, service, and hospitality befitting a church related organization.


   Makes arrangements for cost report preparation, review and audits; assists independent cost preparers in the examination of the records and financial statements.   Main contact for audits related to reimbursements which would include Department of Insurance reviews and audit as well as filing of annual Disclosure statements for CCRC’s for SPIRITRUST LUTHERAN and SUBSIDIARIES. 


 Makes arrangements for annual audit.  Controller is the main contact for auditors and works directly to coordinate upload of financial work papers and audit requests.   Responsible for supplying control consolidated reporting and trial balances for the audit for SPIRITRUST LUTHERAN and SUBSIDIARIES.


  Oversees annual budget process which includes preparation of annual trending information and budget input files for distribution, communication of timelines and consolidation of budgets for SPIRITRUST LUTHERAN and SUBSIDIARIES. 


Oversees the monthly financial statement close process including the preparation and compilation of consolidating financial reports, statements, statistics, and other data as required; prepares finance committee data and distributes mailing packets in preparation for each finance committee meeting.


Leads evaluation of financial systems and processes looking for system efficiencies to improve quality and timeliness of financial reporting.


Attends appropriate Agency in-services, training, etc.; attends appropriate training, in-services, etc. to maintain appropriate level of professional competency.


Communicates regularly, both orally and in writing, with supervisor in such ways to keep supervisor well informed regarding the ongoing operations of the Central Finance Office and other responsibilities.


Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Evaluates data related to resources and program and makes appropriate corrective actions with team members, if necessary, to ensure compliance with all rules, regulations, and agency standards.


Interacts with all colleagues in ways that assist one another in the successful performance of their duties.


Provides support, encouragement, and direction to the individuals under his/her direct supervision; acts as a resource for staff in problem solving and properly communicates within the established chain of command.


Creates an atmosphere that promotes a positive and respectful work environment.


Implements strategies to achieve goals assigned as established in the department’s annual operating plan; assists in the development of the annual budget for the department and adheres to budget parameters.


Abides by the current laws and organizational standards and procedures designed and implemented to promote an environment which is free of sexual harassment and other forms of illegal discriminatory behavior in the work place.



Cooperates with, participates in, and supports the adherence to all Agency standards, procedures, and practices in support of risk management and overall safety and soundness and compliance with all regulatory requirements, i.e., HIPAA, OSHA, etc.; ensures that the department and all staff adhere to the same.


Abides by and supports the organization’s code of conduct by exhibiting behavior that is set forth in the code of conduct.  Performs duties in accordance with the code of conduct and completes annual compliance training.


Organizes the work and activities of the department in order to achieve established goals; monitors the efficiency and performance of the department versus established standards.


Communicates with the Vice President of Support Services/Chief Financial Officer, other managers, and appropriate staff personnel in order to integrate goals and activities.


Provides periodic reports to the Vice President of Support Services/Chief Financial Officer and other groups as required.