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REGIONAL POSITIONS
• Posted: 3/11/2019 - Accountant

JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE: Accountant

DEPARTMENT: Finance

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR JOB TITLE: Director of Finance

Position Summary:

The Staff Accountant is responsible for a variety of general accounting functions and office/clerical tasks for the hospital Finance Department. They will assist with reconciling bank deposits and ensure proper balancing in the General Ledger system under the supervision of the department leader. They will also be accountable for meeting all financial reporting deadlines.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares various monthly journal entries and reconciliations.

  • Assists with preparation of various reconciliations and worksheets used in connection with the annual financial audit.

  • Prepares financial statements as requested.

  • Documents, reviews and balances bank deposits and daily cash for subsidiaries.

  • Assist with completing patient logs and other documentation for the hospital’s Cost Reports.

  • Assists with coverage for Accounts Payable when needed.

  • Assists with coverage for Payroll when needed.

  • Reviews daily reports and completes as required.

  • Assists with Community Benefit documentation using CBISA software

  • Assists with Foundation documentation using Raiser’s Edge Software

  • Assists with Budget preparation

Non-essential Functions:

  • Shows ability to handle unexpected situations and exercise independent thought.

  • Maintains confidentiality and security of financial information.

  • Uses time to departmental advantage – completes tasks and assists others with tasks.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on accounting.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with ability to produce charts and graphs.

  • Knowledge of basic accounting processes.

  • Typing skills required.

  • Organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to communicate well with Leadership, other employees, and outside contacts as required.

  • Must be able to work with and maintain confidential Hospital information and records.

Mental / Emotional Demands

  • Must be able to read and comprehend instructions, policies and procedures.

  • Must be able to handle multiple priorities

  • Must have ability to analyze reason and make critical judgments

  • Must be mentally alert and detail oriented, capable of dealing with a diversity of tasks and interruptions.

  • Must be able to organize, prioritize and perform daily tasks with a minimum of supervision.

  • Must be able to remain calm and functional in crisis or confrontation.

  • Works with others effectively

Sedentary Work – Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

TO APPLY: www.bellevuehospital.com click on Careers – Career Opportunities – Job Openings

 
• Posted: 3/11/2019 - Financial Analyst

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JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE: Financial Analyst

DEPARTMENT: Finance

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR JOB TITLE: Director of Finance

Position Summary

Maintains productivity software and submit productivity reports to Leadership. Prepares monthly financial statements and consolidated financial statements for The Bellevue Hospital and subsidiaries as well as maintain their General Ledgers. Prepares various reconciliations and worksheets for annual financial audit and annual tax returns. Prepares Financial Analysis for strategic and operational initiatives. Assists department directors and managers in optimizing the management of departments. Maintains costing and analytics software.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains productivity and benchmarking software and submits productivity reports to Leadership.
  • Prepares various monthly journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Assists with preparation of various reconciliations and worksheets used in connection with the annual financial audit.
  • Prepares financial statements and consolidated financial statements for The Bellevue Hospital and subsidiaries and maintains their General Ledger’s.
  • Leads and mentors others to assist in the development of knowledge of hospital and subsidiaries operations and the department contribution toward the success of the facilities.
  • Submit year end information to auditors for preparation of annual tax returns.
  • Prepare deposits and maintain Foundation documentation in Raiser’s Edge Software.
  • Maintains costing in analytics software as well as utilize system for reporting and analysis.
  • Prepare Financial Analysis for strategic and operational initiatives.
  • Serves as backup for Budget Reimbursement Accountant as needed.

Non-essential Functions

  • Maintains confidentiality and security of financial information.
  • Shows ability to handle unexpected situations and exercise independent thought.
  • Is capable of a high degree of independence in the performance of a variety of complicated tasks.
  • Completes tasks by deadlines.
  • Uses time to departmental advantage – completes tasks and assists others with tasks.
  • All other job duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration with concentration in Accounting and Information Systems.

  • Minimum of two years Financial Healthcare experience.

  • Ability to communicate well with Hospital Administration, other employees, and outside contacts as required.

Mental / Emotional Demands

  • Must be able to read and comprehend instructions, policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to apply common sense to carry out instructions given in written or oral form.
  • Must have ability to reason and make critical judgments.
  • Must be mentally alert and detail oriented, capable of dealing with a diversity of tasks and interruptions.
  • Able to organize, prioritize, and perform daily tasks with a minimum of supervision.
  • Must be able to remain calm and functional in crisis or confrontation.

Physical Requirements

Sedentary Work – Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

TO APPLY: www.bellevuehospital.com click on Careers – Career Opportunities – Job Openings

 
OUT OF STATE
• Posted: 3/29/2019 - Corporate Chief Accounting Officer

Corporate Chief Accounting Officer

Bassett Healthcare Network

Cooperstown, New York

The Opportunity:

Bassett Healthcare, a leading and nationally recognized health system based in Cooperstown, New York, is seeking its first Corporate Chief Accounting Officer who will be responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of accounting processes and reporting across the network. This newly created position is the ‘number two’ in the system finance department reporting directly to the Corporate Chief Financial Officer.

The Position:

The Corporate Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) is a new position for the organization and has been established to support the creation and subsequent management of a centralized accounting function and team for the entire network. This position will work to support the development of a fully integrated Finance Division.

The CAO is responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of accounting processes, reporting and budgeting across the network. The CAO is operationally responsible for all functions with respect to general accounting, financial statement reporting, budget, research and other funded programs, accounting and financial reporting, treasury, payroll, accounts payable, tax compliance, and financial regulatory compliance. The CAO engages with payroll, in conjunction with human resources, and accounts payable, in conjunction with supply chain management, to ensure a positive impact on employees and operations, respectively, on an ongoing, real time basis. The role oversees general accounting, fixed assets and similar functions significantly impacting the ability of the organization to obtain and maintain capital financing, meet regulatory requirements, form a basis for forecasting, and impact reimbursement.

The CAO has responsibility for direct leadership of the accounting functions/staff throughout the network as defined above. He/she will ensure best possible accounting services to meet the needs of Boards, administration, employees, vendors, and hospital and physician leadership across all Network subsidiaries. This includes, but is not limited to, historical financial reporting, general accounting and subsidiary conversions to common chart of accounts, consolidated financial reports, accounts payable and interface to materials management, payroll and time and attendance, and fixed assets. The CAO and his/her team will provide critical information for cost reports, grants, and baseline data for year-end projections and forecasts. Reporting will include both internal and external constituencies such as banking/credit, debt, tax, and regulatory reporting as well as for internal and external public and regulatory audits. Current financial applications will be refined, standardized, and extended to all subsidiaries not currently using such applications. The CAO will ensure compliance of accounting and reporting in accordance with GAAP, FASB, and regulatory requirements as well as implement the highest level of controls to eliminate risk of fraud and waste of assets.

The CAO is also responsible for the budgeting process across the system, The CAO must create a more standard and streamlined budget processes in addition to instituting a culture of accountability to established budgets. Also, the executive will finalize and implement changes to the current accounting organizational structure immediately and refine the organizational structure over time.

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree in Finance, Business Administration or Healthcare Finance Administration and/or a CPA preferred. He/she will have 10-plus years of experience in a senior-level accounting or public audit position of which a minimum of five must be in a financial leadership role within a larger health system or network of healthcare facilities, including employed physicians or a controlled physician corporation.

In addition, the Corporate Chief Accounting Officer will have:

· A solid understanding of a geographically extended rural network and critical access hospitals is highly desired.

· Experience with leading accounting, reporting and related finance functions within a multi-hospital system is highly preferred. Additionally, experience with building a centralized corporate accounting function and/or integration of newly acquired hospitals into an existing centralized accounting function is highly desired.

· Highly developed interpersonal skills necessary to understand and meet the needs of a diverse organization with various levels of leadership from Corporate to subsidiary Boards, executive leadership and needs of the finance and accounting areas.

· Strong management capabilities, skills, and techniques to plan, execute, and achieve results related to the complex and urgent needs of the Network and subsidiaries.

· Must be highly accomplished in optimizing information system applications and technology in conjunction with the CIO and Corporate CFO. Expertise with Infor/Lawson is preferred.

The Organization:

The Bassett Healthcare Network (Bassett) is a comprehensive system of physicians, hospitals, community health centers, and post-acute providers in eight counties, spanning 5,000 square miles in central New York. This innovative, unique health care system, nationally recognized as a model of integrated healthcare, is committed to helping the communities it serves achieve optimum health and enjoy the best quality of life possible. With more than 5,600 employees and net patient revenue of approximately $650 million, Bassett is the region’s largest employer and leading healthcare organization, enjoying a dominant market share across its service area of approximately 430,000 people. The Bassett Medical Group comprises more than 550 full-time, employed physicians and other advanced practice clinicians who provide primary and specialty care at Bassett. Bassett Medical Group physicians are officially employed by Bassett Medical Center, the flagship tertiary hospital of the system.

The Location:

Bassett Health is located in Cooperstown, New York, a charming village located in upstate New York which offers an exceptional quality of life. New York City, Syracuse, Albany, Binghamton, and Utica are quickly and easily accessible by the state’s well-integrated highway system. The town and the eight counties served by this system are part of the land between the rolling hills of the Catskill Mountains and the Mohawk Valley containing farms, green meadows, lakes, and rivers. Cooperstown itself is nestled at the base of one of the most beautiful lakes in the state, Otsego Lake.

The area has long attracted families through the abundance of activities for people of all ages. Summer activities include swimming, biking, hiking, fishing, and boating. The autumn is quite spectacular with a dazzling display of foliage. Winter fun, starting with the first snowfall, brings out cross country and downhill skis, snowshoes, and sleds. The town offers a state-of-the-art sports complex within walking distance from the Hospital.

In addition to recreational opportunities, the area offers an international reputation for world-class culture and the arts. There are outstanding museums open year-round including the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Fenmore Art Museum, and Farmer’s Museum. During the summer, the Glimmerglass Opera Festival takes place. Cooperstown boasts a variety of excellent fine dining restaurants and cafes, shops, and boutiques along the several blocks spanning Main Street. While tourists swell the population of the Cooperstown area in the summer months, its year-round residents treasure the town’s remarkable sense of community.

The school systems of Cooperstown and neighboring towns are excellent, offering small class sizes and a full range of extracurricular activities. Academic performance is high and Cooperstown students gain admission to some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the country. A wide range of housing is available both in town and across the region.

Please direct all inquiries, applications, and referrals to:

Katie Mazzuckelli

Katie.mazzuckelli@phillipsdipisa.com

About Phillips DiPisa

Phillips DiPisa is a retained executive search firm serving the healthcare and life sciences industries. Ranked as one of the top healthcare recruiting firms in the country, Phillips DiPisa is known for leading healthcare into the future by its growing base of clients across the country, drawing on a national pool of candidates. For more information, please visit their website at www.phillipsdipisa.com.

 
• Posted: 5/7/2019 - VP of Finance - Colorado

Children's Hospital Colorado (CHC), a not-for-profit pediatric healthcare network in Denver, is conducting a search for their next VP Finance (VP). CHC serves a 7-state region and continues to expand with the opening of its third campus in Colorado Springs this summer. With more than 3,000 pediatric specialists and almost 6,000 full-time employees, Children’s is home to a number of nationally and internationally recognized medical programs. Their main campus is situated on the Anschutz Medical Campus with University of Colorado Health and anchors its ever-growing network of pediatric health-care services. CHC is fiscally sound with over $1.2 billion net revenues, 368 days cash and an A+ bond rating from S&P.

The VP will inherit a high performing team of financial professionals. He/she will support the Chief Financial Officer and other members of the leadership team with timely and accurate information to help drive business decisions. The VP will work collaboratively across the health system, continuing to build upon a culture rooted in accountability as well as the highest levels of quality and follow-through. Key areas of responsibility for the position include financial systems management, financial accounting and reporting, continuous forecasting and planning, decision support, payroll, accounts payable, capital asset management and treasury. This new executive must be a proven finance leader, with a strong grasp of details, management expertise and a highly collaborative personal style. While this leader will ensure that the day-to-day finance activities operate in a highly effective manner, he/she must also continually look for process improvements and innovation opportunities that will strengthen CHC's market leadership position.

The ideal candidate will have experience as a proven health system finance leader. He/she will have had prior experience within a multi-site operation and managed/mentored a high-performing team of accomplished finance professionals. In addition to an undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, or business, an MBA and/or a CPA certification is strongly preferred. Candidates must have 7 years of progressive leadership experience in the financial management of a complex hospital or healthcare organization.

Nominations and requests for additional information may be sent to the attention of Chris Neumann and Mark Andrew at cneumann@wittkieffer.com.

 
• Posted: 6/17/2019 - Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

PIH Health, a well-regarded Southern California-based multi-site integrated health system, is conducting a search for their next Chief Financial Officer (CFO). PIH is a locally owned and governed integrated delivery system with 5,200 employees that serves over 2 million residents in the Los Angeles County, greater San Gabriel Valley and Orange County areas. The organization is financially strong with over $900 million net revenues and an A bond rating. This is an opportunity to join a well-established and stable senior management team, led by a visionary and dynamic CEO who is positioning the organization for continued success in the new health care environment.

As PIH continues to focus on increasing its presence in the Southern California market and maintaining a strong bottom line, the CFO will collaborate with the CEO to target avenues for further growth and development. The CFO is responsible for all accounting and financial management functions while ensuring strong financial reporting systems and controls to safeguard the assets of the organization. The functional responsibilities include accounting, patient financial services, budgeting, auditing, materials management, financial analysis/decision support, treasury, debt management, managed care contracting and health information management. The CFO also serves as the executive leader of the Board’s Finance Committee and is the chief financial adviser to the CEO and Board providing critical financial expertise in the areas of bond financing, cash and debt management, insurance, third party payer contracting and related areas.

The organization is comprised of PIH Health Hospital – Whittier, a 523-bed, regional medical center; PIH Health Hospital – Downey,; PIH Health Physicians, that operates more than 20 medical offices; PIH Health Physicians Medical Group, an independent physician association; PIH Health Foundation, the organization’s fund development operation; as well as PIH Health Home Health and Hospice. Other affiliates include PIH Health Insurance Company and PIH Health Management Corporation, which manages various real estate properties and certain corporate functions.

The ideal candidate will have experience as a proven health system finance leader, ideally having been or currently in a CFO role. He/she will have had prior experience within a multi-site organization and mentored a high-performing team of accomplished finance professionals. In addition to an undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, or business, an MBA or CPA is strongly preferred. Candidates must have 10 years of progressive leadership experience in the financial management of a complex hospital or healthcare organization.

Nominations and requests for additional information may be sent to the attention of Chris Neumann and Mark Andrew at cneumann@wittkieffer.com.

 

 

 

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