Tactical Controller

Job ID 2018-1109


At Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy, we believe that we have a unique opportunity to impact and improve the lives of our patients and clients through an innovative spirit, compassionate care and hands-on, personalized care. In doing so, Foothills staff work together with our vision in mind—to be the preeminent provider of physical therapy and wellness services that advance the health and well-being of our patients, clients and communities.


Born in 2000 with one small location and the initiative to “do things differently” in the world of physical therapy, Foothills is now changing the landscape of outpatient physical therapy providers in the southwestern US. Staying true to our roots, we are physical therapist operated and believe in keeping the profession in the hands of physical therapists.


Based in beautiful Phoenix, AZ which boasts 299 days of sunshine annually, Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy employees embody the adventurous and active spirit of the region. When not helping our patients regain their active lifestyles, our employees are often found pounding the pavement or grinding their gears on the thousands of local hiking and biking trails. If relaxation is your thing, sit back and enjoy the beautiful Arizona sunsets with family or friends or hit the links at our world-famous golf courses.


Full-time Employee Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Short term disability, long term disability and life insurance
  • 401K program with company match
  • Paid time off and six observed holidays

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Brief Description

Foothills is seeking a Tactical Controller responsible for overseeing day to day finance functions of the business including creation of monthly/annual budgets for all clinics, quarterly audits, review and review of finances for all M&A.

Essential Job Functions

  • Legal communication regarding both current and proposed business transactions, as well as corporate items to be directed by CEO
  • Lead and create budgeting and forecasting with all Clinic Directors for individual clinics
  • Lead and create annual corporate budgeting
  • Responsible for all KPI’s and financial expectations including P&L
  • Ambassador for all Foothills and ProActive corporate goals and expectations
  • Senior oversight and reporting line for all CD’s in regard to growth and financials
  • Leading day to day operations in regard to all finance including budgeting for the upkeep and
  • maintenance of all clinics
  • Responsibility for accounting and QuickBooks
  • Banking Officer to insure solvency
  • Creation of shared expense and maintenance
  • Statistics Management – Financial
    • Timely preparation and rollout of monthly financials to all clinics and CEO
    • Monthly preparation of statistics for all clinics for CD review
    • Month end close reporting to CEO
  • Month end close report
  • Yearend stats
  • Quarterly incentive calculations
  • Keep current with insurance changes both employee and business
  • Disperse funds from main account to appropriate clinics accounts
  • Create financial profile for all De-Novo
  • First line of leadership on all De-Novo’s
  • Preparation for annual De-Novo targets and growth goals
  • Work on acquisitions integration team in order to insure smooth transition of new clinics into the Foothills brand and understand their financial responsibilities
  • Lead cap ex budgeting for new acquisitions
  • Auditing of corporate credit cards on a monthly basis
  • Cash accrual
  • W9’s and 1099’s
  • Develop accounting policies and procedures
  • Work as vendor management for adequate tracking of vendor invoices / purchasing department
  • Work with HR to identify and implement a new accounting system that works in conjunction with a new payroll system
  • Work with IT department for purpose of a financial dashboard


  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills dealing with a diverse range of people
  • Ability to influence others and implement appropriate change for the organization
  • Ability to work independently and make appropriate decisions
  • Ability to act with integrity in regards to all matters of confidentiality
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of initiative and independent judgement in solving problems
  • Knowledge of accepted business techniques and of managing a health-related business
  • Ability to work flexible schedule
  • Past / Current experience with health care 

Minimum Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent is required
  • CPA is preferred
  • Membership in an accredited professional organization is preferred
  • Efficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Programs (i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional work environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, printers, scanners and photocopiers. This position will also perform duties in a physical therapy clinic setting where noise can be moderate to heavy.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to type; handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. 
The position is subject to lifting objects over 50 pounds infrequently.  


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