The incumbent for the position of Controller should have, as a minimum, an accounting degree with no less than two years of accounting experience and must ensure that skills are maintained through continuing education. He/She must have knowledge of basic office procedures and accrual basis accounting. He/She must have experience in purchasing, billing, financial reporting, bank statement reconciliation and correspondence. He/She must have the ability to work in a sometimes hectic office environment. He/She must have sound judgment and be able to get along with all types of individuals. He/She must be able to maintain confidentiality. He/she should have a basic knowledge of computers and computer programs. He/She must have strong organizational skills. He/She must have the ability to work independently. He/She should understand basic medical terminology. Ideally the Controller should have past experience in dealing with Medicare and/or insurance regulations. He/She must be able to communicate effectively and tactfully.
DEGREE OF JOB DIFFICULTY
Since the Controller of the Center for Organ Recovery & Education is responsible for the day to day fiscal functions of the Center, the degree of difficulty falls into the moderate to considerable range. Inadvertent errors or mistakes could result in financial difficulties of the Center for Organ Recovery & Education.
The Controller will be responsible for the day to day supervision of the CORE Bookkeeper and Staff Accountant.