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Controller/CFO Chief Financial Officer Youth Residential Treatment Youth Care in Draper, UT at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 6/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Looking to make a difference? Youth Care Treatment Center is searching for an energetic and enthusiastic Controller/Chief Financial Officer to run our flagship youth treatment center in Utah. This position offers amazing opportunity for exceptional healthcare Controllers to advance into a CFO position.  

Your Impact 

Improving the lives we touch is our number one goal at Youth Care. As our CFO, you will have the opportunity to truly drive change by building working relationships with care professionals and physicians to guarantee patient satisfaction. At Acadia, you are not just another bean counter, you are seen as a strategic partner to the CEO and work as a team to optimize operational efficiency across multiple departments. If you are looking for a chance to lead, grow, and change lives, you’re in the right place.   

How We Help

At Youth Care, students join a vibrant and dynamic community that is dedicated to helping them overcome the obstacles that have been preventing them from achieving to their greatest potential. Whether they are suffering from symptoms of mental health concerns like anxiety, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, ADHD, or substance abuse issues, Youth Care offers adolescents the comprehensive care they need to turn their lives around. Featuring an intensive therapeutic experience, an innovative academic curriculum, and a strong focus on core values like respect and accountability, Youth Care is a place where adolescents can learn how to make the changes and develop the skills that will allow them to become responsible young men and women.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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

Going the Extra Mile for Our Patients

  • Regularly makes rounds and interacts with patients to ensure patient satisfaction ** This is a must for this role**
  • Maintains a current knowledge of healthcare industry trends and changes and ensures facility is prepared and compliant.
  • Works as a partner with the CEO and ensures that there is an open line of communication and positive interaction

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or business related field with major in Accounting.
  • Minimum 2 years successful Controller or related experience in an residential healthcare setting required
  • Previous Behavioral healthcare experience highly preferred.
  • CPA or Master’s degree is a plus
  • Experience working with information technology and proficiency with software packages including Excel and Word.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Ability to lead with a high degree of emotional intelligence and ethics. **This is a big one too**

What We Truly Value 

  • Passion for helping others
  • Positive 'Can Do' attitude 
  • Pride in the quality of your work
  • Inclusive Leadership style
  • Honesty and integrity  

What We Provide to You: Benefits!!

  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401K and 401K match
  • Medical, Vision and Dental insurance
  • Personal days and sick time.