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Controller - Pelham, AL

Pelham, Alabama
Nonclinical Hospital Leadership

Job Description

HealthSouth North Shelby Rehabilitation Hospital in Pelham, AL is currently looking for a Controller to join our hospital leadership team.

***Please make sure to attach an updated resume prior to submitting your application for review regardless of being an internal or external applicant. 

The Controller is responsible to help create an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by meeting or exceeding its goals, conveying the hospital mission to direct report staff, holding direct reports accountable for performance, motivating staff to improve performance and being responsible for the operation of the department, measurement, assessment and continuous improvement of the department’s performance. 


The Controller directs and supervises the complete accounting system and financial function of the hospital.  This includes charges, billing, A/R, cash receipts, collections, A/P, payroll, general ledger, forecasting, budgeting, internal controls, and audits.  Facets include in/outpatient and ancillary services offered by the hospital.


HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Shelby will be a brand new state of the art 34 bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that will offer comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives.


Our hospital will provide a wide range of physical rehabilitation services, a vast network of highly skilled, independent private practice physicians and HealthSouth therapists and nurses, and the most innovative equipment and rehabilitation technology, ensuring that all patients have access to the highest quality care.


Hospital Location:


The hospital will be located just north of the northeast corner of I-65 and Hwy 52.


License or Certification:

·         CPA preferred

Total Education, Vocational Training and Experience:

·         Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Management with a major in Accounting.  MBA preferred.

·         Minimum of five years hospital accounting experience preferred.

·         Knowledge of financial management and analysis principles and techniques and managerial skills typically acquired through two to three years of experience in public accounting, specifically in health care auditing and reimbursement knowledge (when applied to small hospitals) or one to three years experience as a hospital chief financial officer. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Approves the purchases of hospital expenses in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Performs hospital financial reviews on a monthly basis and controls expenses.
  • Prepares any state financial reports that are required.
  • Completes annual financial budget and capital budget.
  • Reviews hospital A/R on a daily basis.
  • Completes monthly financial package and submits to corporate on a monthly basis.
  • Assists department to monitor labor productivity.
  • Completes weekly financial forecasts.
  • Completes reports as requested by CEO, hospital department leader, regional teams and corporate office.
  • Is responsible for hospital internal controls and audits.
  • Completes cost report packages as needed.
  • Helps monitor compliance with Medicare regulations.
  • Implements actual plans to ensure operational effectiveness.
  • Participates in hospital governing body and partnership boards as needed.
  • Organizes, plans, and manages time effectively to complete assignments.
  • Meets position requirements and performs essential functions.
  • Completes mandatory training and courses required by completion date.
  • Reports questionable situations, concerns, complaints or harassment immediately.

Address: 900 Oak Mountain Commons Lane, Pelham 35124
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1715254