Encompass Health Careers

Controller - Phenix City, AL

Phenix City, Alabama
Hospital Leadership Nonclinical

Job Description

Regional Rehabilitation Hospital is currently looking for a Controller to join our hospital leadership team.

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.


Regional Rehabilitation Hospital is a 48-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives.


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


Hospital Location:

3715 Highway 280/431

North, Phenix City, AL 36867

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: 3715 Highway 280-431 North, Phenix City 36869
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 1919289