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At Appleseed Community Mental Health Center, Inc., we walk with families and individuals on their journey to live healthy, whole, and productive lives by offering comprehensive and integrated behavioral health, housing, outreach & prevention, substance use disorder, and victim services. To help accomplish this goal Appleseed is seeking to hire a full time, self-motivated Controller.

The Controller is a management position responsible for overseeing the finance team and all key financial functions including month-end financial reporting and variance analysis, budget preparation, administration of internal controls and oversite of the annual audit process. Will oversee payroll and accounts payable, administer and account for all grants, assist in grant applications, prepare feasibility analysis, and provide data analysis and ad hoc reporting. The job also includes opportunity to participate in cross functional teams to identify process improvements and maximize efficiencies and operations. This position will communicate with and educate the Board and provide clinical leaders with insights of results by service line. Also serves as the financial liaison to the county mental health boards, insurance payers, the OH Department of Medicaid and the OH Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Selected candidate will have a thorough understanding of GAAP accounting, experience in a healthcare environment and demonstrated communication skills. Must be a self-starter, have critical thinking and problem-solving abilities and strong fiscal management experience. Must be proficient in the use of a personal computer and software programs including, Excel and general ledger systems.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required, CPA preferred
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in accounting preferred
  • 2 to 4 years of supervisory experience preferred
  • A comparable amount of education/experience may be substituted for noted requirements
  • Must pass a background check and drug screen

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages all accounting operations including Billing, General Accounting, Accounts Receivable/Payable, Payroll and Revenue Recognition
  • Generates daily and weekly reports of accounts (AP/AR, payroll, banking and other financials) to the President and Operations Manager
  • Manages invoice and cash receipts, credits and cash outs; reviews journal entries and identifies potential collection issues for AP/AR and payroll accounts
  • Reconciles weekly, daily or monthly AP/AR, benefits, banking and payroll accounts and interfaces with vendors, as needed
  • Conducts payroll entry and cost allocation to GL accounts, and EFT payroll transfers
  • Reviews reconciled payroll and interfaces with payroll vendor, as needed
  • Manages and conducts distribution of 401K and Health Savings Accounts
  • Conducts routine audits, AP/AR benefits and banking accounts for accuracy and makes necessary corrections. Resolves IRS, FTB inquiries, reports and audits
  • Manages banking account transactions, including cash flow, deposits, transfers, and check clearance
  • Works effectively with vendors on all accounts
  • Manages month-end and year-end close fiscal processes
  • Compares and audits reports to identify issues or inaccuracies, as well as to identify varying trends.
  • Participates in personnel selection; provides or coordinates staff training; sets written expectations for fiscal personnel; coaches, develops and holds personnel accountable for meeting expectations; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline procedures; completes employee evaluations and development plans for career success in the Company
  • Attends professional trainings, as directed and appropriate for the position. Gathers approval for requested trainings that may provide benefit to the position
  • Works with the CPA to facilitate all asset purchases, depreciation, and adjustments
  • Prepares and publishes budget reports and monthly financial statements
  • Manages and complies with local, state and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develops and documents business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Coordinates and facilitates special projects for the Director
  • Demonstrates a positive image of the Company to staff and clients; this shall include oral and written communication and visual presentation
  • Applies all safety rules and regulations to work efforts and prevents work hazards
  • Set superior standards for the team by leading by example
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexible schedule
  • Medical /dental /vision/basic life insurance
  • Minimum 2 weeks accrued paid vacation
  • 3 personal days
  • 8 accrued sick days
  • 8 paid holidays
  • 403b w/ retirement match
  • In house pharmacy
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Continuing education opportunities & professional development dollars
  • Annual pay increases with performance

Send Us Your Resume

If you are interested in joining our team of professionals, please forward your resume and a cover letter to Please mention "Controller" in the subject line of your email. We look forward to hearing from you. Appleseed Community Mental Health Center, Inc. is committed to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all people. Employment decisions are made based on each person’s performance, qualifications, and abilities. The Agency does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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