Northeast Ohio HFMA

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• Posted: 10/19/2018 - Senior Accountant-Crystal Clinic


Job Description

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Department: Finance

Reports To: Controller

Prepared Date: 11/2017, 9/2018

POSITION SUMMARY:

Crystal Clinic Orthopedic Center, a physician-owned orthopedic hospital, brings together Greater Akron's most respected group of orthopedic surgeons at locations convenient for you. 

The responsibilities of the Senior Accountant include financial reporting; developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures; monitoring and maintaining financial systems; producing accurate and timely financial statements; and supporting reports to all levels of management. Abides by generally accepted accounting principles. Implements process improvement and customer service initiatives for the Crystal Clinic enterprise.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following but are not limited to:

  • Maintain general ledger and financial reporting systems and controls that verify the integrity of all systems, processes, and data.
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of general ledger and financial reporting to ensure accurate and timely accounting output.
  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Oversee the monthly financial close process through the preparation of the draft financials.
  • Oversee the monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts and individuals performing these reconciliations, assist in the resolution of issues in a timely manner, and ensure balances are properly supported.
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports comparing budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Review fixed asset record keeping for accuracy
  • Coordinate with external auditors to ensuring timely and accurate completion of all audit schedules.
  • Assist in planning and summarizing the annual physical inventory.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities and procedures relating to accounting.
  • Assist with payroll activities and special projects as necessary.
  • Assist with accounts payable and special projects as necessary.

OTHER FUNCTIONS

  • Keeps manager informed on key issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

WORK STANDARDS

· Works well with Executive Management team and department managers

· Works well with patients, physicians, vendors, sales reps and other CCOC employees

· Complies with all Standards of Behavior set forth by CCOC

· Adheres to policies and procedures set forth in CCOC Employee Manual

· Adheres to the CCOC attendance policy

· Follows HIPAA, OSHA and Compliance Plan regulations

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.

· Five (5) years related professional experience in health care or private industry accounting system preferred.

· Strong knowledge of GAAP

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Must be able to effectively communicate with physicians, vendors, employees, patients and families.

SKILLS

· Demonstrates excellent analytical skills and knowledge of various computer systems.

· Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel.

· Strong knowledge of GAAP

· Strong analytical skills set and solid experience with financial data analysis and preparation of financial reports and statements

· Ability to effectively interact and communicate with populations of patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must have the ability to walk, sit, and stand for short and long periods of time.

Must be able to reach, twist, bend, see, hear and speak. Exerts up to 10 lb. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently.

As an organization, all employees with patient contact are expected to demonstrate competencies, specific to their job duties, for the following patient population categories:

Elderly, Children, Surgical, Impaired (Hearing/Visual), Cultural, Age.

NOTE: The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This description of duties is not intended to be all inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility.

Contact for resumes is suebendel@crystalclinic.com. Please note that recruiters need not contact us, if that is an option. Thank you. 

 
REGIONAL POSITIONS
• Posted: 8/22/2018 - Vice President of Finance, Mosaic Life Care, Missouri

Vice President of Finance
Mosaic Life Care, a physician-led life care company in St. Joseph, Missouri, has begun a national search to locate a Vice President of Finance. Mosaic is introducing a new kind of health care. They are connected to the hearts, minds, and spirits of their consumers and want to help you become the healthiest version of yourself.

The VP of Finance is a restructured role that provides vision and leadership to maximize Mosaic Life Care’s financial performance by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems. This leader is responsible for decision support related functions, but not limited to, financial reporting (daily indicators, service lines, productivity, financial analysis presentations, etc) as well as cost accounting quality, integrity, and enhancing the underlying processes. This position has functional responsibility for integrating the work of the Vice President, Controller into various financial reporting and analysis.

Candidate Qualities and Qualifications

• A Bachelor’s degree in financing, accounting, or related field is assumed with a Master’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or related field is required.
• A CPA is preferred.

• Ten years of relevant experience with increasing responsibility and exposure to integrated health systems. Comprehensive background in financial analysis and specific experience in techniques relating to cash flow, return on investment and cost/benefit relationships.
• Development/deployment of initiatives that accomplish annual goals, with ability to articulate these goals and their alignment to the overall strategy of the organization.
• A history of innovation in organizational development, team development, and in developing solutions to support a data driven environment.
• Demonstrates the ability to present to executive committees and the Board of Directors.
• Understands disciplines of evidence-based leadership, including rounding; use of leadership evaluation management systems; effective formal and informal feedback; and other systematic management approaches.

We would appreciate receiving recommendations or nominations of qualified candidates and applications of personal interest. For more information please contact Diane Smith or Kyle Wiederhold at: MosaicVP-Finance@wkadvisors.com.

 
OUT OF STATE
• Posted: 10/25/2018 - Regional Chief Financial Officer for Gundersen Health System/Wisconsin

Regional Chief Financial Officer

Gundersen Health System (GHS) has retained WK Advisors to assist in their search for a dynamic, experienced financial leader to serve as its next Regional Chief Financial Officer for Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital, a 25 bed critical access hospital located in Boscobel, Wisconsin.

With a solid balance sheet, positive margins, and a sound investment strategy, GHS is strategically well-positioned to continue to thrive in the future. Based in La Crosse, Wisconsin, along the Mississippi River, GHS serves 21 counties in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa and is a fully integrated delivery system of over 8,000 employees. GHS is a Physician led organization with an absolute commitment to quality and excellence with an emphasis on enriching the lives of everyone in the communities served.

Reporting to the System CFO, the Regional CFO plans, coordinates, directs and maintains high quality general accounting, accounts payable and financial reporting systems in accordance with GAAP, which fulfills both internal and external financial information needs for Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital and its associated clinics. The Regional CFO will support development and execution of strategic plans with senior management across the Regional Entities area of responsibility (AOR). This individual will lead financial analysis and reporting, financial policy and control, accounting and compliance, training and development, operational initiatives, and acquisitions and divestitures, while working within the standard and set work designed by Gundersen corporate financial team. This leader will be responsible for providing guidance related to and direct the specific processes by maintaining consistent processes for Long-Term Forecasting, Short-Term Forecasting and Decision Support to assist all teams in improving financial performance and fulfilling the AORs mission and goals. This individual has responsibility for crafting business plans, business models and any other related variance analysis and corrective action plans. They will coordinate and facilitate the Capital Planning process, and play a key role in overseeing the Capital Purchase process. He/She provides financial leadership and support to all entities in the AOR for both internal and external reporting.

We would appreciate receiving recommendations or nominations of qualified candidates and applications of personal interest. For more information please contact:

Kyle Wiederhold at kwiederhold@wkadvisors.com

 
• Posted: 11/9/2018 - Chief Financial Officer of Washington Health System, in Washington, PA.

 

 
Witt/Kieffer has been retained by Washington Health System (WHS) in Washington, PA, to assist in the search for their next Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO will provide financial leadership and direction to the organization and be a strategic financial partner to the Chief Executive Officer and others throughout WHS.

This is a tremendous opportunity to join a strong community health system, based in the outlying suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA. WHS consists of two hospitals - the flagship facility, Washington Hospital, a 260 licensed bed hospital as well as WHS Greene, a 49-bed community hospital, located in Waynesburg PA. WHS’s integrated delivery system of care also consists of diagnostic centers, outpatient care facilities and other healthcare services provided at more than 40 off-site locations throughout the surrounding counties.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer of WHS, the CFO will serve as a key member of WHS’s senior leadership team and will be present and active in Board meetings, as well as serving as the primary staff lead on the Finance Committee of the Board. The CFO will also be responsible for managed care contracting and needs to have strong negotiation skills.

To find out more, contact John Thornburgh or Adriane Willig through the office of Randy Dietrich via email to WashHealthCFO@wittkieffer.com or by calling directly at 630-575-6701. All nominations or expressions of interest will be treated as confidential.

 
• Posted: 12/14/2018 - System Director, Revenue Integrity-Penn Highlands Healthcare Pennsylvania

System Director, Revenue Integrity – Penn Highlands Healthcare Pennsylvania

Penn Highlands Healthcare, a not for profit health system, located in the Allegheny National Forest region in North Western Pennsylvania, is seeking a dynamic professional to fill the position of System Director, Revenue Integrity. This is a unique opportunity to build a centralized revenue integrity function for the entire organization. The system consists of a flagship hospital with more than 200 beds, and three community hospitals, including a physician network, with total net revenues exceeding $400 million.

This newly created, key position will be responsible for Charge Description Master integrity and Charge Capture environment, enabling all departments to monitor and capitalize on all potential revenue opportunities. Reporting directly to the System Vice President of Revenue Cycle, the System Director will play a critical role in the establishment of an appropriate charge structure and charge rates, consistent with industry standards and payer contracts.

An excellent compensation package, including outstanding benefits and relocation assistance, is offered for this critical position. For a detailed leadership profile about this exciting opportunity, please contact or submit a resume in confidence to: PHH-DirRevenueIntegrity@wkadvisors.com.

 
• Posted: 12/18/2018 - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) is conducting a search for their next Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (EVP/CFO). PCH has provided exceptional pediatric care in the Phoenix area for the past 35 years, and has been recognized as one of the top children’s hospitals in the nation during the past decade including a recurring top performer and rating from the Leapfrog Group for quality of care. The hospital consists of 433 beds and is mainly housed in a recently built 11-story patient tower. PCH is Arizona’s only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and houses several Centers of Excellence including Children’s Heart Center, The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Barrow Neurological Institute, NICU, and Center for Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery. PCH is gearing up for an increased demand of pediatric services in the area and has unveiled a $40 million dollar emergency department and trauma center expansion, more than doubling its original size.

The EVP/CFO is a trusted advisor to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), senior leadership team and Board of Directors, providing expert council on the financial performance of the organization and strategies for future growth and development. This position leads the accounting and financial management functions of PCH and establishes financial reporting systems and controls to safeguard the assets of the organization. Further oversight includes treasury, revenue cycle, accounting, patient financial services, budgeting, auditing, supply chain, and financial analysis/decision support. The EVP/CFO will provide leadership and execution for planning, implementing, and coordinating a wide variety of strategic and operational initiatives that serve to ensure effective and appropriate management of fiscal resources for Phoenix Children’s as well as present and future affiliates that develop within the integrated delivery system.

The ideal candidate will have executive financial management experience in a sophisticated, progressive, and complex organization located in a complex and competitive market. She/he with have detailed understanding of the financing of healthcare delivery, managed care, contract management, cash flow, debt financing, regulatory issues and treasury functions. A CPA or Master’s degree is required. Compensation will be highly competitive for qualified candidates.

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

 

 

 

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