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Finance Assistant- Limited Term 


Salud Para La Gente (SALUD) provides high quality, comprehensive and cost-effective medical, dental, behavioral health, optometry and other services to underserved, low-income communities in the Monterey Bay area, including Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties. SALUD began in Watsonville in 1978 as a storefront free clinic, and is now a Federally Qualified Health Center. With 4 health center sites, school-based health centers and over 400 employees, we provide high quality services to patients of all ages.

Under the supervision of the Controller, the Finance Assistant will be responsible for taking all clinic cash and mail deposits to the bank. Finance Assistant will also be responsible for maintaining cash received journal for month end reconciliation. Assists payroll and Accounts Payable as needed.


  1. Reconciles daily cash receipts
  2. Prepares daily deposits from all clinics.
  3. Transports daily deposits after reconciliation to the bank.
  4. Updates patient productivity report on a daily basis.
  5. Provides monthly charges, payments and adjustments reconciliation report by health insurance plan in order to capture monthly revenue.
  6. Works in conjunction with the Payroll Clerk in maintaining Payroll reconciliation by location, department, and cost center.
  7. Assist payroll with paid time off, sick leave and accrual benefits in EzLabor on a bi-weekly basis.
  8. Assists in Accounts Payable and Payroll as needed.
  9. Assist Controller and CFO with reports as needed and small projects.
  10. Works in conjunction with other accounting staff to provide information during audits such as the 401K audits, financial audits, etc.
  11. Assists payroll in making copies of payroll checks and distributes them to all locations.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of: basic and computerized accounting procedures, especially relating to general accounting.

Ability to: process all aspects of the accounting process with a high degree of accuracy; meet processing deadlines, use basic math accurately; prepare reports; learn policies and procedures; organize work efficiently, using sound independent judgment; think independently and analytically; use a variety of standard office and computer equipment; communicate effectively and respectfully with a diverse group of people, patients and organizations doing business with Salud Para La Gente, demonstrating a knowledge of and sensitivity to their needs; develop and maintain effective working relationships with Salud Para La Gente staff, patients, health insurance agents, government community agency representatives, and the public.

Position Requirements


  • High School Diploma, A.A. preferred
  • One year knowledge of general health care accounting.
  • Knowledge of accounting computer applications
  • Bilingual Spanish/English
  • Detail oriented a must
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple time-sensitive tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines


  • Standing, walking, sitting, typing, reaching, bending, moving and/or lifting up to 50 pounds.


Competitive salary and the following time off benefits: CA Sick Pay and Holiday Pay, prorated per hours worked


Submit your application and cover letter through our on-line portal:

Salud is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Salud is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Salud Human Resources Department, [831-728-8250, and].


Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Position Finance Assistant  
Close Date 10/31/2021  
Post Internal Days 0  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number ACC-21-00005  
Open Date 7/15/2021  
About the Organization Salud Para La Gente (SALUD) provides high quality, comprehensive and cost-effective healthcare to underserved low-income communities in the Monterey Bay area, primarily in Santa Cruz County and North Monterey County. We began in Watsonville, CA, in 1978 as a storefront "free clinic", and became a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in 1992. Today we are a primary health care network with 12 clinic sites and continue to provide high quality services to patients of all ages.

SALUD offers a collaborative culture that values excellence, achievement, innovation, teamwork and compassion while ensuring respect, dignity and fairness for our patients.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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