• Financial Controller Part-Time

    Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, Inc.
    Job Description
    Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, an established non-profit home hospice and palliative care provider for Southern Beaufort and Jasper Counties, is seeking a dedicated and “hands on” part-time Controller who’s primary role is oversight of accounting and payroll activities.  The part-time position will report to the Executive Director and interact frequently with members of the organization’s Board of Directors.  Workload averages 10 hours / week with concentration of workload focused on month-end and year-end responsibilities.  The position is supported by a full-time administrator who handles all billing, processing of vendor invoices, and maintenance of employee records and payroll processing.
    Responsibilities include the following:
    Accounting Functions
    ·         Routine: monitoring of cash flow, depreciation and the chart of accounts and oversight of recurring payments to vendors
    ·         Month-end: posting and/or reconciliation of statements and accounts
    ·         Year-end: financial closing tasks; support of the annual financial audit by the independent auditor; and preparation of worksheets supporting the auditor’s  preparation of IRS Form 990
    ·         Provide accounting documentation for annual Medicare Cost Reporting and Worker’s Compensation reporting
    ·         Work with management and the Board to prepare the annual budget and special reports
    Payroll Functions
    ·         Routine: Maintain employee records supporting compensation and benefits, update program files and tables, and process and post bi-weekly payroll runs.
    ·         Month-end: Process and post month-end accruals
    ·         Year-end: Reconcile payroll accounts, prepare year-end bonus reports and monitor compliance with government reporting requirements
    Donor / Fundraising Support, as needed
    ·         Prepare donor reports and mailing lists
    ·         Prepare event reports
    • Bachelor’s in an Accounting/Finance discipline
    • A minimum of 10 years of accounting or related experience
    • Experience as a Controller, Accounting Manager or Supervisor commensurate with the requirements of the role
    • Ability to communicate with, and prepare timely and complete responses to management and Board requests
    • Flexibility to vary work hours to meet the periodic peak demands on the role.
    • Not-for-profit experience is preferred but not required
    While most of the responsibilities of the Controller role can be performed remotely, there are limited occasions when the position must work in the offices located on Plantation Park Drive in Bluffton. The individual currently performing these functions is retiring and is available to support the transition.
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