at Acadia Healthcare in Barling, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Are you an organized, self-motivated individual? If so, Valley Behavioral Health may be the perfect place for you. We are seeking a Staff Accountant to join our team. As part of this team you will provide essential services while gaining the skills and experiences that will allow you to advance in your career.


+ Medical, dental and vision insurance

+ Prescription drug coverage

+ Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan

+ Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

+ Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage

+ Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

+ Paid Time Off – Vacation, Sick, Extended Sick, Personal Days and Paid Holidays


+ Develop and implement financial systems, processes, controls and procedures for accounting functions.

+ Coordinate and supervise activities of the accounting department.

+ Prepare employees for greater responsibility by involving them in different areas of the department.

+ Provide financial information to operating management in a routine and timely manner.

+ Serve as a backup for the Payroll Accountant when needed.

+ Develop and submit requested reports in a timely fashion that assists in the analysis of the business.

+ Prepare and distribute daily revenue, cash and census reports.

+ Assume responsibility for developing and achieving budget targets for the department and the facility.

+ Monitor the expenditures of the facility to maintain compliance with the budget.

+ Operate within the confines of the annual budget as adjusted for volume.

+ Monitor daily deposits and reconcile with G/L posting to assure accuracy of daily reporting and facilitates month end processing and reconciliation.

+ Organize and coordinate activities of the accounting departments as they pertain to the preparation of monthly financial statements and month end close.


+ Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field required.

+ Two years’ accounting experience in a healthcare setting required.

+ Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required.




+ Financial Awareness: Advanced

+ Computer – Excel: Advanced

+ Attention to Detail: Advanced



+ Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

+ Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

+ Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



+ Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

+ Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

+ Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks



+ Bachelors or better in Accounting



+ 2 years: Previous experience working in a behavioral healthcare setting


+ 2 years: CPA certification, preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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Job Posting: JC190912397

Posted On: Aug 26, 2021

Updated On: Oct 18, 2021