Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Mount Carmel Behavioral Health in Columbus, OH at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/21/2020

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Job Description


Mount Carmel Behavioral Health is currently recruiting for a strong energetic leader to join our team as the CFO.

How We Help

At Mount Carmel Behavioral Health, we’re deeply committed to providing exceptional patient care founded on the highest standards. Our goal is to create compassionate programming that demonstrates our belief in the resiliency of the human spirit. Our staff will collaborate with you or a loved one to create an individualized experience that reflects your precise needs in the healing journey.

As a leading voice in the behavioral healthcare community, we seek to create innovative and progressive systems of care that build upon the inherent strengths of our patients and their families. We are dedicated to providing an environment of growth and development for our patients and staff alike.

Our programming is founded on a fundamental belief in the resiliency of the human spirit. As experienced providers, we’ve seen firsthand the power of comprehensive residential care in the face of mental illness and addiction. Our goal is to work alongside our patients and their families, assisting them as they uncover their own unique strengths for the road to recovery. Together, we’ll create a path toward your healthiest self so that you can attain the quality of life you deserve. In each step of the journey, we seek to affirm the uniqueness, worth, and dignity of each person who seeks our support.

Your Impact as CFO 

Improving the lives we touch is our number one goal at Mount Carmel Behavioral Health. The Facility CFO is an integral part of the senior leadership team and expected to participate in the financial and functional decision-making processes necessary for the successful attainment of the facility’s operational and financial goals.  The Facility CFO has responsibility and is accountable for overall financial operations and is responsible for all aspects of the day to day fiscal management of the facility.   



  • Ensures that monthly financial statements are completed timely and accurately.
  • Ensures that all balance sheet accounts are reconciled on a monthly basis and in compliance with company policies and standards and that any outstanding variances are identified and corrected timely.
  • Prepares corporate required reports (including the Monthly Operating Report, Monthly Certifications, Corporate Disclosures, Forecasts) timely and accurately.
  • Ensures all accounting and business office policies and required internal controls are in place to facilitate a clean audit with no material audit adjustments or deficiencies found.  Ensures that all approval processes are in place. 
  • Directs the operations of the Revenue Cycle to ensure that accounts receivable are collected timely and uncompensated care is kept to a minimum.  Strives to achieve goals for cash collections and AR days and to reduce bad debt and denials. Routinely reviews revenue cycle metrics to proactively identify and address issues affecting overall performance.
  • Is actively involved in ensuring Front End Revenue Cycle processes are in place including ensuring the insurance verification is completed on 100% of patients, working with the Financial Counselor to ensure proper determination of patient portions and approval of any discounts or charity and proper logging of upfront collections.
  • Maintains a thorough working knowledge of federal, state and managed care reimbursement methodologies to ensure that facility is paid accurately and revenue deductions are recorded accurately.  Facilitates preparation of any required cost reports.
  • Supervises Accounting, Patient Accounting, Health Information Management, Materials Management and other departments assigned by the CEO.  These departments may include, but are not limited to, Health Information Management, Materials Management, and Human Resources.  Ensures department is adequately staffed and trained. 
  • Ensures compliance with Group Purchasing contract and monitors purchases to ensure supply costs are kept to budgeted levels. 
  • Prepares annual operating budget and participates in the annual strategic planning process which serves as a basis for the budget.  Provides ongoing analysis of variances from budget and assists the CEO in implementing changes needed to achieve budget goals. 
  • Prepares annual capital budgets and Capital Equipment Requests.  Ensures assets and related depreciation is recorded accurately and in compliance with company policies.
  • Provides financial leadership and guidance to facility managers.  Trains managers on financial matters and provides routine feedback regarding department performance.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or business related field with major in Accounting.
  • Minimum 2 years successful CFO experience in a healthcare setting desired.
  • Previous Behavioral healthcare experience highly preferred.
  • Previous experience with a proprietary healthcare system highly preferred.
  • CPA or Master’s degree a plus.
  • Proven financial analysis skills.
  • Experience working with information technology and proficiency with software packages including Excel and Word.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Ability to think strategically and solve problems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with facility staff, physicians and corporate staff.
  • Ability to lead with a high degree of emotional intelligence and ethics.




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