Assistant Controller
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Description


Perform all necessary accounting functions of CARE Schools and Auldern Academy. Position requires extensive use of general ledger software, Excel, online banking and fixed asset accounting, along with firm knowledge of accounting principles and practices.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare and record in the GL all daily, weekly and monthly journal entries
  • Receive from the Billing Department all daily deposits and post to the GL
  • Update weekly cash source and use forecast
  • Reconcile balance sheet balances monthly and report
  • Record fixed asset activity and post monthly depreciation
  • Record monthly revenue recognition from Billing Department sources
  • Assist controller in analyzing accounts as needed
  • Book to the GL monthly expense accruals from AP sources
  • Assist controller in coding AP invoices
  • Maintain spreadsheets to support accruals and prepaids
  • Reconcile multiple bank statements
  • Input annual budget detail into the GL
  • Prepare financial information so that outside accountants can complete audits and tax returns
  • Coordinate with other program accountants on intercompany allocations
  • Prepare other projects for the controller as needed


Competency Statement(s)

  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  • Business Acumen - Ability to grasp and understand business and accounting concepts and issues.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
  • Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under occasional stressful time-constraints.


Computer Skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office GP (Great Plains).
  • Extensive knowledge of Excel.

Other Requirements

  • Preference will be given to individuals with multi location medical experience.
  • Must be able to work extended evening and weekends hours as needed.
  • Extensive experience with GL, AR, AP along with private/public payers.

Job Snapshot

About Us

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Our offerings include long-term residential treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, therapeutic group homes, therapeutic foster care, community-based services, in-home services, and alternative education programs. Our reach extends to clients from 37 states and territories – and we’re growing every day.

Current employment opportunities span:

  • Business Administration & Support

  • Education & Counseling

  • Residential Support Services

  • Child & Family Therapy

  • Nursing (LPN, CNA, RN, PRN)

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