Assistant Controller in Franklin, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 10/16/2020

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Job Description


Our Team:

We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to create a world-class organization that sets the standard of excellence in the treatment of speciality behavioral health and addiction disorders. Acadia Healthcare is headquartered in Franklin, TN and is a leading provider of behavioral healthcare services in the nation. Our organization values input from employees and fosters collaboration to create a team oriented service delivery system.

Our Benefits: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry 

Your Job as an Assistant Controller:

The Assistant Controller will oversee accounting and finance function at the Division office and ensure accuracy of internal and external financial reporting for consolidated company. Responsible for timely and accuracy of month-end close of financial statements. Responsible for annual budgeting process for corporate departments.

Your Responsibilities as an Assistant Controller:

  • Oversee accounting function for a region, sub-region or group of clinics.
  • Hire, retain, develop, direct and oversee the work of accountant(s).
  • Foster and maintain strong and positive working relationships with co-workers, including: operations, CBO and corporate departments.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures.
  • Analyze balance sheets and P&L of assigned clinics and provide various analysis.
  • Work closely with external auditors during year end.
  • Participate in the annual budgeting process with operations and corporate departments, performing reporting monthly of significant variances to senior management.
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit and quarterly reviews.
  • Ensure that trade payable and accruals are accurately stated.
  • Work with CBO to improve and ensure A/R and revenue integrity.
  • Analyze and understand A/R and cash collection trends; seek resolution to issues and improvement of collections
  • Coordinate work with corporate resources, including: Corporate Accounting, Internal Audit, Treasury and Tax departments
  • Work with Regional Controller and Division CFO on accounting issues specific to their clinics.
  • Ensure that Financial Internal Controls are operating as designed.

Your Skills and

Job Requirements

an Assistant Controller:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • Three to Five years of public company accounting.
  • At least one year of supervisory experience.
  • CPA highly preferred.
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office; especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.