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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Director of Finance and Support Services in West Deptford, New Jersey


Are you a sharp finance professional interested in utilizing your skills to make a profound difference in the lives of individuals with cognitive, behavioral and emotional differences? Are you ready to lead, influence and direct a large team of talented professionals to support high quality care and outstanding performance in the areas of fiscal oversight, budgeting, financial analysis, forecasting, and internal controls in a financially complex organization? Do you have experience working in a healthcare environment with oversight of reimbursement, performance reporting and analysis, A/R, A/P, payroll, purchasing and support services?

If you answered YES to these questions, we invite you to explore this exciting opportunity with Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey as our Director of Finance and Support Services. We are a nationally-recognized, mission-driven leader in nonprofit human services with a rich, 107-year history of providing the highest quality care to individuals with diverse challenges and their families.

As the Director of Finance and Support Services at Devereux New Jersey, you will work hand-in-hand with a large team of incredibly dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping a population who otherwise may not have access to the care and services they need to reach their potential. You will make a difference each and every day.

We Offer:

  • A best-in-class financial environment working in a nonprofit organization with a large endowment and a BBB+ rating by Standard & Poor's. This advantage is rare in the field of human services.

  • An organization committed to incorporating principles of Servant Leadership in everything we do.

  • A supportive and collaborative leadership team who is always open to innovation.

  • Involvement in leadership decisions that impact all aspects of business operations.

  • Flexible work schedules with great work/life balance.

  • Extensive professional development opportunities.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey touches the lives of nearly 500 children, adolescents and adults, and their families, across the state. Individuals with emotional, behavioral and cognitive disabilities, including autism, are served through a broad spectrum of treatment settings, including community-based homes and supported apartments, vocational training programs, family care homes, and consulting services.

The Director of Finance and Support Services will be located in our administrative headquarters in West Deptford, NJ. This position requires periodic travel to our national corporate office in King of Prussia, Pa., as well as occasional travel to programs and satellite offices located throughout the state of New Jersey.

Keywords: finance, director of finance, DOF, MBA, CPA, accounting, CFO, accounting principles, compliance and financial management


EDUCATION : Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required. Master's degree preferred.


  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a senior level finance role, at least two of which have been in a healthcare environment.

  • Must have strong administrative, programmatic and operational experience in a multi-disciplinary treatment environment.

  • Experience overseeing the delivery of financial services in a residential treatment and community-based program environment preferred.

  • Knowledge of IT, business infrastructure and facilities management

  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills

  • Aptitude and confidence in decision-making and problem-solving

  • Proficient verbal and written interpersonal skills and business communications acumen

  • Must be able to engage with staff at all levels of the organization and exercise sound judgment

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; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to 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.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

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The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

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

Requisition ID 2019-5600

Category Finance

Position Type Full-Time