Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

  • Controller

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    SCCA Proton Therapy Center
  • Overview



    Manage and coordinate activities of the accounting and payroll teams, up to 3 staff under management. This is a hands-on position that will provide leadership to direct reports, work synergistically with Human Resources, lead process development efforts and work collaboratively across functional areas of the organization. Ability to be flexible to changing requirements and assist with other department tasks as assigned. The ideal candidate is someone willing to roll up their sleeves and enjoys the challenges of a startup environment.


    • Supervise all accounting team activities for monthly close, including management of trial balance and accounts payable
    • Provide solid leadership and management of payroll and purchasing teams and their activities
    • Ensure payroll is processed in a timely and accurate manner
    • Work closely with Human Resources to ensure accurate accounting of payroll and benefits
    • 401k plan administration
    • Manage purchasing process
    • Treasury management
    • Review of all journal entries, account reconciliations, and supporting documents
    • Review monthly GL account reconciliations and supporting documents
    • Review monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
    • Manage and review preparation of city and state B&O tax returns; coordinate audits as needed
    • Coordinate the annual financial statement audit process; oversee timely completed of auditor requests
    • Coordinate the annual tax return preparation by third party; oversee timely completion of requests from tax consultants
    • Assist with tax compliance and offer tax strategies
    • Lead process and procedural improvements
    • Develop and maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
    • Maintain flexibility to assist with special projects and other duties as needed



    Work Experience, Training, Education, Certification

    • Five to seven years of progressive accounting and payroll management experience
    • Experience with administering 401(k) plans
    • Demonstrate leadership and team management experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited university in accounting, finance, or related field
    • CPA required
    • Proficiency in MS Excel; experience with pivot tables and formulas



    • Working knowledge of US GAAP
    • Strong work ethic
    • Strong project and time management skills
    • Highly organized
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work well with individuals at various levels within and outside of the organization
    • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines at a given time
    • Ability to perform with high degree of accuracy in a fast paced environment
    • Experience with Intacct preferred
    • Must be able to protect the Company and the employees by adhering to the highest degree of confidentiality


    • Exposures to hazardous risks include radiation exposure (under the ALARA principle), potential exposure to infectious and communicable diseases, blood and body fluids, electrical equipment and chemicals. Potential for bodily injury due to lifting. Required to follow universal precautions. Exposure to cleaning / sterilization agents. Hazards will be minimal if proper safety precautions are utilized. Work is mainly performed in an area with no natural light, and in close proximity to other team members.
    • SCCA Proton Therapy Center utilizes RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) tags at the centers for the purposes of analysis of productivity and patient throughput. This information is not for use as a management tool for employee performance issues.


    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at or by calling 206-667-4700.


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