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We were co-founded by a patient and a triple-board-certified psychiatrist to solve the problems both groups face in accessing and providing the highest quality mental healthcare.    

60% of adults in the U.S. with a diagnosable mental illness go untreated every year because care is inaccessible, while 45% of clinicians are out of network with insurers because reimbursement rates are low and paperwork is unduly burdensome.    

With innovative technology and a human-centered philosophy, we provide patients with the care they need—and allow psychiatrists to focus on why they got into medicine.    

We’re hiring a Chief Financial Officer to help drive Talkiatry’s growth and strategy execution. The successful candidate will be able to rapidly get up to speed on our business model and integrate seamlessly with our executive leadership team. Our ideal candidate is a seasoned builder that thrives on getting stuff done at startup speed with an ownership mentality.

You partner with technology and operations to create unique solutions to classic healthcare issues. You love numbers, unit economics, ROI’s, payback periods, LTC/CAC optimization, and you understand how that translates to operational leverage and change in a management services organization while maintaining or increasing quality standards. This role reports directly to the CEO.

Responsibilities:

  • Define and drive continuous improvements across key financial metrics; regularly partner and communicate with the CEO and leadership team on financial priorities to scale the business
  • Work with the CEO and commercialization/growth teams on strategic partnerships with technology providers, payors, referral partners, and medical groups
  • Lead the evaluation and execution of M&A opportunities, due diligence and negotiations
  • Lead the Finance function establishing and executing budgeting strategy, forecasting, accounting procedures and closes, revenue cycle management, debt and equity financing strategy, insurance, tax, cash flow management, long term incentive plans and intercompany agreements and financings
  • Hold the rest of the leadership team accountable, appropriately balancing growth and strategy execution with financial discipline
  • Collaborate with the Chief People Officer to maximize cost effective employee benefits packages and compensation plans

Desired Competencies:

  • Strategic: Anticipates future trends and implications, proposes scenario analysis and expertly communicates possibilities and outcomes that drive substantial value
  • Quick-Witted and Diligent: Makes sound decisions, sometimes without complete information, using a mix of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgement. Recognizes when a fast 80% solution will suffice to keep things moving forward
  • Insightful: understands the economics of a profitable business, stays up to date and current on industry trends, competitors and others in the marketplace
  • Sensible: Understands the difference between growth for growths sake and building a sustainable business with a large moat around it. OK differing from the pack and resisting market forces in order to build a winning and differentiated model
  • Go-Getter: Readily takes action on challenges, digs in and gets their hands dirty, asks “why” until they get a satisfactory answer or discover a problem, builds bridges across the organization and speaks up to express their view while respecting others

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years in financial leadership roles
  • 5+ years of experience in contract negotiation, M&A and/or joint ventures
  • 3+ years of experience in healthcare / physician services organizations
  • Knowledge of fee-for-service & capitation funds flow management
  • Knowledge of revenue cycle management (RCM), billing technology and operations
  • Understanding of financial modeling, including quality of earnings analysis and bank/debt financing

What We Offer:

  • A collaborative, diverse, fast-paced environment in a purpose-driven company; Join a team of 250+ team of difference-makers
  • Flexible Location: Colleagues work virtually, in the office, or a combination of the two
  • Leadership committed to building a people-first, inclusive culture focused on your well-being and supporting your wellness ambitions
  • Generous benefits including up to 100% of healthcare insurance costs paid from day 1; Competitive 401K match with immediate vesting; Competitive PTO

At Talkiatry, we are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace and candidate experience. We strive to create an environment where everyone has a sense of belonging and purpose, and where we learn from the unique experiences of those around us.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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“Doctors want to be doctors and Talkiatry is allowing them to do that by bringing creative and innovative solutions to the problems that have historically made it difficult to provide in-network care.”— Georgia Gaveras, Chief Psychiatrist

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