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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Senior Internal Controls Accountant in King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania


Do you enjoy consulting and developing staff about financial and accounting policies in a multi-state environment? Are you a hands-on go-getter who gets great satisfaction in accomplishing projects/tasks? Do you want to join an organization that is focused on Servant Leadership?

If you answered YES, then consider joining the Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Sr. Internal Controls Accountant at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. In addition to the above, what else will this opportunity offer you?

  • An opportunity to work with and provide consultation to professionals at one of the largest advanced behavioral health non-profits in the industry.

  • A great atmosphere with a mission-driven culture that supports others that have extra-ordinary needs.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s Finance & Accounting team focuses its efforts on Servant Leadership and delivering the best possible experience to our exceptional employees. This opportunity will oversee and maintain finance and accounting policies across a multi-state, multi-entity organization, and assist our finance and accounting teams at the individual centers. This position will also focus on evaluating and strengthening internal control systems, making recommendations for improvement and ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and other regulatory bodies. Participation in onboarding of new staff on policies, procedures and workflows and assistance to the Corporate Controller with joint venture and controlled subsidiaries accounting and reporting, tax filings, as well as the preparation of reports and special projects.

Keywords: Accountant, Public Accountant, CPA, Finance, Internal Controls


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. CPA or CPA candidate preferred.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in accounting, with a strong understanding of accounting policies and procedures, workflows and internal control systems.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of client/server-based databases and report generators and a wide variety of PC-based tools. Working knowledge of Oracle is a plus.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to prepare clear, concise documentation and procedures. Ability to collaborate, lead teams, and provide direction and training.

  • Systems thinker, with an ability to interpret user requirements and analyze processes and conceptualize solutions.

  • Servant Leader with exceptional customer service skills and accountability.

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

Visit to see why we are a great place to work!

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 4 months ago (6/2/2020 9:18 AM)

Requisition ID 2020-12145

Category Finance

Position Type Full-Time