RIDGEVIEW, a not-for-profit hospital and community mental health center based in Oak Ridge, TN, has an anticipated opening for a full-time Controller. The individual identified for this role will work closely with, and provide support to, the CFO and will be considered as a potential successor for the CFO in the succession planning process.

Ridgeview provides a range of outpatient programs and services throughout a five-county geographic region, including Anderson, Campbell, Morgan, Roane and Scott counties. In addition, Ridgeview has a 16 bed Joint Commission accredited inpatient unit located in Oak Ridge. Ridgeview receives funding from Medicare, Medicaid/TennCare, commercial insurance, federal, state and local funding sources.

Ridgeview has been named a 2018 Top Workplace by Knoxville News Sentinel. Ridgeview is a place where staff want to work, a place where staff are valued and appreciated, and a place where staff are proud of the impact they are making toward the improvement of people's lives. At Ridgeview, ultimate job satisfaction is derived from co-workers, clients, and the realization that we are part of carrying out Ridgeview's mission.

"Where life's complexities are met with hope"


Bachelor’s degree with an accounting concentration is required. Additionally, either a Master’s degree in a related area or active CPA license is preferred. Five or more years of financial management experience required, preferably in a hospital environment. Four years of progressive leadership within the healthcare industry and experience in the development and presentation of financial analysis to senior management, is preferred.


The primary responsibilities are to manage the day-to-day financial activities of the organization and to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting. Job duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Management of general finance functions, including monthly financial reporting and all associated analysis.
  • Supervision of the accounting and patient billing departments.
  • Oversight and management of the revenue cycle.
  • Provide direction and leadership in the coordination and preparation of the annual budget.
  • Tracks and reports budget variances monthly. Makes recommendations regarding budget variances.
  • Coordination with the Quality Control and Compliance Team to ensure compliance with applicable rules and regulations governing non-for profit organizations and healthcare billing.
  • Support the CFO and senior management to build, develop and execute financial and accounting strategies/processes and systems to effectively meet and support Ridgeview’s objectives.
  • Coordination of annual audit and preparation of various tax filings with outside auditors and accounting firms.
  • Monitoring of accounting policies and procedures and consultation with senior management regarding recommended improvements.
  • Attends committee, CQI and management meetings, as appropriate.


Ridgeview offers a full line of benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Long-Term Disability, Holiday Pay, Vacation and Sick Leave, Life Insurance and Wellness Plan. Ridgeview is an approved National Health Service Corp site. Loan repayment for qualified behavioral health and primary health care providers is available.

Ridgeview is an equal opportunity employer. Ridgeview conducts Background Checks, Motor Vehicle Records, License/Degree Verification, and Drug Screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check and driving record.

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