Northeast Ohio HFMA

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: 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.

 
• Posted: 1/15/2019 - CFO

Witt/Kieffer has been retained to partner with Union Health (Union) in the recruitment of an executive to serve as their next Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This is a unique opportunity to serve as the senior finance leader within an independent, award-winning healthcare system located in Terre Haute, Indiana. The position is open due to the upcoming retirement of the current CFO.

Union Health consists of Union Hospital with 345 beds, Union Medical Group with over 130 providers and Union Hospital Clinton a critical access hospital. These organizations have a long tradition of serving the healthcare needs of the area for more than 125 years. Net revenues for the system are approximately $550 million.

The CFO will contribute to a wide range of strategic and operational issues and assist the CEO in guiding the organization through unchartered waters as the healthcare industry continues to go through dramatic change. As a result, Union is looking for a smart, trusted, appropriately aggressive change agent. The CFO will help lead the organization to accept risk, drive operational efficiency, identify strategies for growth and manage strategic alliances to enhance the viability of Union Health. We seek a progressive and collaborative finance executive able to provide strategic and operational management for the finance and investment areas within the organization.

If you have an interest in this exciting opportunity or suggestions of others who might, please contact Adriane Willig, Beth Nelson or Randy Dietrich at UnionHealthCFO@wittkieffer.com or by calling 630-575-6701. Please be assured that all nominations will be handled with the utmost of confidentiality.

Best,

Adriane Willig Beth Nelson Randy Dietrich

Senior Partner Principal Senior Associate

 

 

 

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