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Mark J. Ross

National Firm Leader – Healthcare Practice, CPA

Mark leads audits and consulting projects for the firm’s healthcare and senior living clients. He has twenty-five years of experience in public accounting and has concentrated his efforts in the firm’s healthcare practice during the last nineteen years.

Experience

  • Partner-in-charge of the audits of the financial statements for continuing care retirement communities, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, rehabilitation hospitals, and affordable housing project
  • Partner-in-charge of the cost report preparation process for numerous clients
  • Partner-in-charge of various consulting projects including, but not limited to, financial feasibility studies, operational reviews, and home and community based services projects for numerous clients
  • For numerous clients, presents financial and other relevant industry information to client boards of directors and audit committees
  • Provides a variety of accounting, internal control, and industry related assistance and advice to the firm’s healthcare clients
  • Licensed CPA in Pennsylvania
  • Licensed CPA in New York

Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Past member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Healthcare Expert Panel
  • Member of AICPA, Healthcare Revenue Recognition Task Force
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • Member of the Commission for Accreditation on Rehabilitation Facilities’ Continuing Care Accreditation Commission’s Financial Advisory Panel
  • CARF-CCAC, Financial Advisory Panel
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • LeadingAge
  • LeadingAge PA
  • LeadingAge NJ
  • LeadingAge Maryland
  • Abington Heights Cross Country and Track and Field Booster Club, Treasurer
  • Allied Services, Ryan’s Run NYC Marathon Team

Thought Leadership

  • Speaks at national and regional industry conferences on various issues related to the healthcare and senior living industries
  • Recognized contributor to: AICPA Audit and Accounting Guide Healthcare Entities
  • Recognized contributor to: AICPA Audit Risk Alert Health Care Industry Developments

Education

Temple University
Bachelor of Business Administration

Continuing Education

  • AICPA National Health Care Conference, “Financial Statement Audits,” November 2014, Speaker
  • AICPA National Health Care Conference, “Revenue Recognition for Health Care Entities,” November 2014, Speaker
  • LeadingAge National Conference, “Financial Ratios for CCRCs,” October 2014, Speaker
  • CARF-CCAC Webinar, “Financial Ratios and Trend Analysis,” September 2014, Speaker
  • AV Powell and Associates Forcast Users Group 2014 Conference, “CCRC Revenue Recognition Update,” July 2014, Speaker
  • Ziegler National Senior Living Investor Workshop, “Entrance Fee Accounting Changes and Actuarial Considerations,” June 2014, Speaker
  • LeadingAge New Jersey, “Managing Change,” May 2014, Speaker
  • LeadingAge Maryland, “Managing Change,” April 2014, Speaker
  • Ziegler LeadingAge National Senior Living CFO Workshop, “Operationalizing Financial Benchmarks,” April 2014, Speaker
  • AICPA National Health Care Conference, “Health Care Revenue Recognition, Hot Topics,” November 2013, Speaker
  • LeadingAge National Conference, “Financial Ratios for CCRCs,” October 2013, Speaker
  • CARF-CCAC Webinar, “Financial Ratios and Trend Analysis,” September 2013, Speaker
  • LeadingAge Pennsylvania, Pre-Conference Session, “Mergers and Acquisitions,” June 2013, Speaker
  • LeadingAge New Jersey, “The Changing Role of the Board,” May 2013, Speaker
  • Ziegler LeadingAge National Senior Living CFO Workshop, “Entrance Fee Accounting Panel,” April 2013, Speaker
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association Central Pennsylvania Chapter, “Accounting and Auditing Update,” March 2013, Speaker
  • Senior Living Business Interactive, “Benchmarking Strategies: Operating Smarter, More Efficiently,” December 2012, Speaker
  • LeadingAge Pennsylvania Financial Issues Seminar, “Accounting & Auditing Update,” November 2012, Speaker