The Finance Director is primarily responsible for financial planning and budgeting, as well as financial reporting and financial data analysis for the Executive Director and the Tri-County Board. This position has chief management authority in all functional areas of the finance department including medical billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll.
This position is also responsible for providing direct or indirect management of MCCFL’s human resource and business services functions, and for working with CCOs, auditors, and other stakeholders to help ensure MCCFL’s success.
The following list represents the essential responsibilities (functions) of the position. It does not, however, represent all of the duties the position may be asked to perform.
- Direct and coordinate MCCFL’s financial and budget activities in order to fund operations, maximize revenue, increase efficiency, and provide strict budgetary control.
- Work with the Executive Director to provide leadership and technical assistance for fiscal management, including issues that may arise with auditors, CCOs and other funding sources, vendors, and Board requests.
- Analyze operations to evaluate performance of the organization and its staff in meeting financial objectives, and to determine areas of potential revenue maximization, cost reduction, program improvement, and policy change.
- Develop and monitor billing systems to ensure requirements are met to collect, account for and receive revenue from the State of Oregon, CCO’s, Medicare and Insurance companies. Provide oversight to the billing team to ensure requirements are met for maximum return on services billed.
- Prepare and consolidate the Agency budget within public budgeting regulations.
- Ensure that all contracts are current and meet applicable State and County regulations. Assists in audits of subcontracts and programs.
- Assume responsibility for the integrity of the general ledger system. Ensure that new G/L accounts and subaccount structures are properly set up to track new activity to the funding source.
- Develop and deliver financial reporting to ensure that managers are fully aware of financial goals specific to their program area including budget and actual expenditure information. Work with managers and supervisors to develop easily understandable reporting processes and formats. Provide financial reporting information to the Executive Director and Tri-County Board monthly and as requested.
- Establish and maintain relationships and work cooperatively with business insurance and financial institutions, and with a variety of financial stakeholders, including CCOs, State and Federal Agencies, and local governments.
- Oversee the administration and management of the organization’s operations with respect to human resources and business services.
- Responsible for financial statement preparation and management of audit review processes.
- Provide direct and indirect supervision to assigned staff. Hire, train and coach staff. Manage staff performance including performance evaluation, skill development, and corrective action.
Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the position’s essential responsibilities is qualifying. This might typically include:
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a closely related field (Master’s in accounting is preferred), AND
- Five (5) years of fiscal management work that includes senior-level leadership in a mid-size healthcare organization with a budget of over $20M, AND
- Demonstrated professional accounting experience in a healthcare setting.
- CPA certification is preferred.
- Bilingual fluency, English/Spanish, is desired.
- Must pass all criminal history check requirements as required by ORS 181.536-181.537 and in accordance with OAR 407-007-0200 to 407-007-0370.
- Must possess a valid Oregon or Washington Driver’s license, maintain an acceptable driving record, and be insurable for travel between business offices and to meetings and/or trainings.
- Considerable knowledge of accounting principles and practices and procedures as they apply in a modern healthcare setting. standard accounting principles, practices, and procedures.
- Considerable knowledge of payers’ (state, local and private) fiscal requirements and guidelines.
- Considerable knowledge of public-sector budget development, presentation, and implementation.
- Considerable knowledge of automated financial software.
- Knowledge of risk contracting, cost reporting and financial reports necessary to effectively monitor agency’s fiscal status with risk contracts.
- Knowledge of electronic health record systems as they apply to financial operations (Cerner preferred).
- Knowledge of automated payroll processing systems and State/Federal wage and hour laws.
- Considerable skill in the use of automated financial systems.
- Skill in the use of modern office equipment including personal computers.
- Considerable skill in the use of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.
- Sophisticated interpersonal, listening and writing skill.
- To understand and effectively apply the concepts and practices of a trauma-informed philosophy in performing the work.
- To effectively implement techniques and concepts and best practices of financial management to support MCCFL business objectives.
- To effectively forecast revenues and develop budgetary recommendations.
- To analyze information from a variety of sources and make cogent recommendations and presentations.
- To develop effective processes to maximize department workflow.
- To organize and execute work effectively under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines.
- To work cooperatively with other departments within the Agency and with external providers, law enforcement, and other community stakeholders.
- To communicate effectively, both orally and in writing within trauma-informed guidelines.
- To establish and maintain harmonious work relationships with co-workers at all levels of the organization, consultants, contractors, community partners, and consumers.
Benefits(Note: subject to change annually)
- Affordable monthly medical premium (PEBB)
- Life and AD&D
- Flexible Spending Account
- Employee Assistance Program
- Retirement: Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), and Employees contribute to Social Security.
- 11 Paid holidays a year (including one floating holiday)
- 7.5 hours of sick leave accrued each month for full-time staff
- Generous vacation accruals (up to 15 days per year during years 1-3, based on start date and hours worked.
- Mileage reimbursement per current IRS regs (2021: $.56 per mile) for miles driven outside of normal commute when using personal vehicles. Fleet/pool cars must be used to transport clients.