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Mark J. Ross

Partner and National Healthcare Practice Leader
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Mark leads audits and consulting projects for the firm's healthcare and senior living clients. He has more than 25 years of experience in public accounting and has concentrated his efforts in the firm's healthcare practice for more than 20 years.

Experience

  • Partner-in-charge of the financial statement audits 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 Baker Tilly’s healthcare clients
  • Partner-in-charge of various healthcare related consulting projects including, but not limited to, financial feasibility studies, operational reviews, and home and community based services projects
  • Presents financial and other relevant industry information to client boards of directors and audit committees
  • Provides accounting, internal control, operational, and strategic advice to the firm's healthcare clients
  • Licensed CPA in Pennsylvania
  • Licensed CPA in New York

Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • 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 on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities' (CARF) 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
  • Abington Community Library, Board Member
  • Allied Services, Ryan's Run NYC Marathon Team, 2010 and 2013

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

  • Mennonite Health Assembly, “The Intersecting Components of Organizational Positioning,” March 2017
  • LeadingAge Michigan Conference and Finance Seminar, “The Intersecting Components of Organizational Positioning,” February 2017 and August 2016
  • AICPA National Healthcare Conference, “Revenue Recognition for Healthcare Entities,” November 2016
  • AV Powell and Associates Forcast Users Group 2016 Conference, "Accounting Standards Update 2014-09, Revenue Recognition, CCRC Specific Considerations,” July 2016
  • LeadingAge Michigan Conference, “Best Practices to Improve the Bottom Line: Focus on Operational Assessments,” May 2016
  • AICPA National Healthcare Conference, "Revenue Recognition for Healthcare Entities," November 2015
  • LeadingAge National Conference, "Financial Ratios for CCRCs," November 2015
  • Ziegler National Strategy Conference, “Focus on Net Operating Margin; How to Improve the Bottom Line,” September 2015
  • 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