Position Information: The Director Finance is responsible for the financial oversight of assigned ministries, including monitoring financial performance, variance reporting, supporting the achievement of productivity and supply chain targets, and participating in ministry level management meetings. The Director Finance will be a key liaison to accounts payable and payroll process, in support of the managers and senior leaders throughout the ministries. Furthermore, the director of finance will assist in facilitation of capital projects as prioritized and approved through regional and system processes. As a part of the regional finance team, the Director Finance will assist with development of ministry budgets, and provide assistance as needed to the ministry senior management team and departmental leaders as they work to achieve annual and long term strategies. Primary areas of responsibility will also include development and management of dashboards, achievement of internal audit recommendations, and leading special projects as assigned for both the ministry and the region. Key areas of responsibility include the review of monthly financial statements, and the partnership with the PSJH accounting team to accurately reflect economics representative of operational and clinical services.
The Director Finance will:
Assist the Service Area Chief Financial Officer and Senior Operational Leaders in financial oversight of assigned ministries.
Perform all duties in a manner that promotes the mission, values and vision of Providence St. Joseph Health.
Monitor financial performance of the ministry/ministries to ensure achievement of financial targets.
Assist in the production of accurate financial statements, reflective of operational and clinical services provided at assigned ministries, inclusive of contractual analysis, recording of other net income, and accurate accrual of all expenses.
Assist in the review and monitoring of statistical information in order to accurately reflect operational and clinical services.
Collaborate with regional finance team in the budget and strategic financial planning process for assigned ministries.
Work with other regional finance team members, ministry departmental managers and ministry senior leaders to perform budget variance analysis and to develop and implement improvement plans.
Coordinate with ministry administrator on a monthly financial review process
Support productivity management through measurement processes including target setting, and in consideration of benchmarking data. Assist leaders throughout accountable ministries with implementation of staffing matrices.
Participate in ministry management meetings.
Assist with review of Institute (a/k/a service line) financial information in order to inform and improve operational plans for assigned campuses. Support management in understanding the economics related to service lines.
Lead special projects as assigned by Service Area Chief Financial Officer and perform other duties as assigned.
Collaborate and engage with other finance team members across the system to share best practices and accomplish system-wide initiatives.
Collaborate with the regional leadership team to ensure consistent standards of care, employee performance and financial management processes are applied to ensure accreditation and regulatory guidelines are met.
Provide leadership to ensure the overall finance role is understood in the organization and broader community.
Communicate clearly, regularly and effectively with all levels and functions of the organization to create an atmosphere of mutual respect, openness and encouragement.
Education: Bachelor's Degree - Accounting, Finance or Related Field
Experience: 8 years in a leadership role or capacity
Experience: More than 10 years of closely related experience.
Licensure: Certified Public Accountant; HFMA or FACHE
Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.
For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.
As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.
Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:
Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of Lubbock
Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.
Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.
Internal Number: R304941
About Covenent Health - St. Joseph
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