Controller- West Burlington

The Iowa Primary Care Association is actively recruiting for a Controller for a Community Health Center in West Burlington, IA.

Position Details:

  • Maintains general ledger accounting system. Includes maintenance of chart of accounts, timely system upgrades and ensuring optimal use of the accounting system.
  • Safeguards assets by maintaining a system of internal controls. Maintain integrity of internal controls over cash receipts, maintain adequate depreciation schedules, internal controls over accounting transactions, adherence to internal accounting policies and procedures, and the implementation of internal financial audits where necessary.
  • Oversight and management of grant reporting and budgeting.
  • Supports accounting, payroll, and accounts payable functions.
  • Assist CFO with special projects as needed, including the annual HRSA 330 Grant ad operating budget, productivity analysis, annual cost report submission, annual UDS reporting submission, and financial statement audit completion.
  • Schedule expectation: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Position Available: 1/2/2020


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 10 years in public or private accounting or equivalent experience and education
  • Healthcare financial management preferred
  • Proven data and management skills

We Offer:

  • Compensation: Salaried position
  • Insurance: Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term disability insurance
  • 16 days Paid Time Off
  • Holidays: 7 paid holidays in addition to PTO

Health Center Overview:

  • The mission is to foster a respectful, collaborative, professional, patient-focused, and results-driven environment
  • The health center was established November of 2001 and became a FQHC in September of 2002
  • 5 primary care clinic sites in Iowa and Illinois
  • Services patients in Des Moines, Henry, Lee, and Louisa counties in Iowa
  • Located in Health Professional Shortage and Medically Underserved Areas
  • Newly Constructed facility in 2007

Community Overview:

  • West Burlington is nestled in Southeast Iowa along the shores of the Mississippi River
  • Located in Des Moines County, home to 50,000 residents
  • The cities re a hub for shopping, dining, entertainment, recreation, education, and healthcare
  • Quality Education: public and private schools, community colleges, four-year universities in Burlington
  • West Burlington’s population= 3,161 and Burlington’s population= 27,000. The two communities are connected.
  • Largest industry is manufacturing
  • 200 miles SW of Chicago, 200 miles NW of Saint Louis
  • Cost of living is 10% less than the national average.
  • Commuter train is two hours to Chicago
  • Airport flies daily to Chicago, Minneapolis, and St. Louis on Air Choice One. People also fly from Cedar Rapids

Lots of amenities in the area: Anytime Fitness, Great River Workout facility, Spirit Hallow Golf Course, Buffalo Wild Wings, Panera, Hy-Vee, Menards, Ashley’s Home Store, Kohls, Aldi, Shopko, Fareway, Target, Catfish Bend Casino and Fun City, Huck’s Harbor Water Park, Crapo Park, The famous Snake Alley, Art Center of Burlington, Dankwardt Park, Capitol Theater, Olive Wine, Des Moines County Heritage Center Museum, Garrett Phelps House Museum, Burlington Road Races, Friday Fest, Minor League Baseball Burlington Bees, Farmers Market, and more

Additional Info

  • Specialty: Administrative
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location: West Burlington

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