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CFO Chief Financial Officer Acute Psych Pacific Grove

Riverside, CA, USA | Acadia Healthcare

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Finance (Internal)
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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Looking to make a difference? Pacific Grove is searching for an energetic and enthusiastic Chief Financial Officer to run our Acute Psych Hospital in Riverside, CA.

Your Impact 

Improving the lives we touch is our number one goal at Pacific Grove.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

We are a 68-bed licensed behavioral health facility serving the needs of the residents of Southern California. Our mission is to assist patients in returning to their lives with the highest level of mental health.

Our highly trained and dedicated staff work as a team, creating individualized treatment plans aimed at effectively addressing behavioral health needs and improving the quality of life for our patients and their families. All of our staff are dedicated to providing compassionate and quality care for every Pacific Grove Hospital patient and his or her family.


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


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or business related field with major in Accounting.

Minimum 4 years successful CFO/Controller or related experience in an Acute Psych healthcare setting required** This is a big one!*** 

Previous Behavioral healthcare experience highly preferred.

CPA or Master’s degree 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. 


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