CONTROLLER - Black Bear Treatment Center

Foundations Recovery Network (FRN) is the premier provider of integrated treatment for co-occurring addiction and mental health concerns, offering residential and outpatient services nationwide. At each facility, we focus on patient-centered care and an individualized approach, upholding a high standard of innovative treatment and compassionate attention to each patient?s needs. We are committed to providing and promoting evidence-based treatment for individuals with co-occurring disorders through clinical services, education, and research. Our purpose is to create lifetime relationships for long-term recovery. Everything we do is designed to support recovery in a comprehensive way, addressing the needs of the whole person?physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. We provide the foundation; you build the life.? Located in the serene forest foothills of northern Georgia, Black Bear Lodge is a place of solace and healing for those suffering from addiction and mental health issues. We are a residential treatment center offering a comprehensive, integrated program that addresses the needs of the whole person?mind, body, and spirit. Our system of care is personalized, evidence-based, and research-proven. Patients can self-reflect and find strength for life change amid the beauty of the expansive sky and the natural tranquility that characterizes our location.? FRN is currently seeking a Controller to assist Black Bear in continuing a tradition of excellence in the health care field.? The ideal candidate will have the ability to oversee our Business Office, Utilization Review, and Medical Records staff, providing coaching and guidance to inspire the team to work to their fullest potential.?Do you have the ability to organize and develop processes that will enhance the performance of the administrative staff by improving efficiency?? Do you have the desire to assist in delivering the best possible service to meet our patients? challenging financial and insurance needs? Do you want to be part of a team of highly skilled individuals, driven by the goal of helping people through life-changing recovery?? If so, then this may be just the opportunity you?ve been searching for!? This position will be located at Foundations Recovery Network?s facility, Black Bear Lodge, located in Sautee, Georgia.

Position Summary

This position is a member of the Residential Treatment Center?s leadership team providing financial leadership and day-to-day financial management. Direct Oversight of the Departments impacting the Revenue Cycle to include Business Office, Utilization Review and Medical Records.?? Other direct responsibilities include accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general accounting, general ledger, monthly close, yearly close, financial reporting, budget preparation and FTE management.?

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Monitor and control accounts receivables. Closely oversees Business Office, Utilization Review and Medical Records functions to ensure accurate and timely billing, cash collection goals are met, and net revenue is properly stated.?
Improve the profitability of the Facility. Continually monitor costs in all areas, especially staffing as it relates to patient volume. Ensure purchasing and other related controls are in place and functioning as intended.
Develop and monitor policies and procedures within generally accepted accounting principles and corporate guidelines to ensure sufficient cash flow, reduced Facility operating costs, and increased revenues.?
Prepare monthly financial statements, financial packages, and other informational reports/analysis. Ensure all required financial reports are accurate and submitted timely.
Provide reconciliations, account analysis, and other information for Reimbursement Department, Tax Department, Auditors, etc., to aid in preparation of reports.?
Prepare annual budget in conjunction with UHS standards. In cooperation with management and department heads, reviews prior financial results and discusses anticipated changes to highlight future needs and trends of the facility.
Ensure that the facility obtains and maintains advantageous contracts with all routine vendors, including Employed and Non-employed Physicians, utilizing corporate contracts whenever possible.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrates professional behavior reflective of FRN?s Mission Statement, Philosophy and Values.

Ability to function within a senior leadership team of professionals to accomplish the goals of the facility.
Ability to communicate complex financial information to facility leadership team in layman terms.
Perform in an Advisor role to the Facility Chief Executive Officer rendering advice on financial operations to assist with the decision making process.

Detailed problem solver who can diagnose a problem, design a solution and implement a process with the help of facility departmental leadership.

Process oriented person who craves organization and strict adherence to repeatable processes.

Ability to provide leadership to teams when the path to achieve desired outcomes is uncertain.

Determination to ensure compliance with established financial policies and procedures.

Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Education and Experience

BA/BS in Accounting, Master?s Degree Preferred

Minimum of Three years? experience in a healthcare environment with progressive experiences in accounting/financial roles.

Must be highly proficient in Excel.

Previous experience with McKesson/ERP, MS4, Kronos or Hyperion preferred but not required.

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