Are you a skilled Finance Director with proven knowledge and successful experience in the principles and practices of general, fund, and governmental accounting? The Health District is seeking a team-oriented individual with superior communication and critical thinking skills to be our Finance Director. This position is a key member of the leadership team for our fast paced organization, which provides diverse health services to improve the health of our community.
As the Finance Director, you will be leading a dynamic team of accountants and will be responsible for planning, directing, and overseeing all of the operations of the Finance Department, including but not limited to accounting; payroll, budget preparation and oversight; regulation compliance; bonded debt management; cash and investment management; internal control design and compliance; risk management; benefits administration; and financial planning functions. Position will be an on-site position which may start or as a hybrid model of in-office and remote work due to COVID-19.
Starting annual salary range: $100,000 - $114,000
About the Health District: The Health District is a local government, operating under special district laws of the State of Colorado, and governed by a 5-member publicly elected board of directors. The Health District is primarily supported by local property tax dollars and operates on a 2021 budget of 21 million. Our diverse staff averaging around 105 people provide dental, mental health, prescription assistance, cholesterol and blood pressure testing, quit tobacco counseling, health insurance assistance and advance care planning services to the residents of northern Larimer County. We also join with other local organizations to assess and plan for the larger health-care needs of our community.
We demonstrate dignity and respect for all people and focus on our employees, clients and community. We are committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The Health District does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law.
About the Community: The Health District is located in Fort Collins, which is located an hour north of Denver. Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University and a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities. Often rated as one of the best places to live in the U.S., Fort Collins boasts a strong economy, a thriving music and arts scene, and a vibrant historic downtown with numerous dining establishments. An outstanding school system and many youth recreation opportunities make the area ideal for raising a family. Nearby are national forests and Rocky Mountain National Park, which are prime locations for hiking, camping, fishing, and whitewater rafting. Fort Collins features miles of walking & biking trails.
How to apply
Interested in joining our organization to help us accomplish our goals and make a meaningful impact in our community? Submit your cover letter and resume to Attention: Search Coordinator by:
Mail - Health District of Northern Larimer County, 120 Bristlecone Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80524
Fax - 970-221-7165
Email - email@example.com
First review of applications: July 21, 2021 (open until filled)
Requirements: A Master’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field, a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible experience with complex accounting and fiscal management (preferably in a government or non-profit setting), three years of supervisory experience, and a minimum of three years of experience in risk management. For a complete position profile/full job description with all qualifications and requirements, visit www.healthdistrict.org/jobs.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits: The Health District covers 100% of the cost for the group health insurance plan, Dental, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, and Accidental Death and Dismemberment for the employee. We also provide 5% to a 401(a) plan (with a 3% required employee contribution), an optional 457(b) retirement plan, paid holidays, generous flexible paid time off, and employee wellness and recognition activities.
Internal Number: 50-009
About Health District of Northern Larimer County
The Health District is a public health agency that provides residents of northern Larimer County with dental, mental health and preventive health services, in addition to connecting people to more affordable prescription and health insurance options.
Products and services:
• Sliding-fee and Medicaid dental services
• Prescription Assistance
• Sliding-fee mental health counseling and mental health referrals
• Low-cholesterol screening
• Quit tobacco counseling
• Assistance with low-cost health insurance options
• Online health information resource
Divisions and departments:
• Family Dental Clinic
• Dental Connections
• Mental Health Connections
• Health Promotions
• Healthy Mind Matters
• Larimer Health Connect
• Integrated Primary Care/Mental Health Program
The Health District is viewed as a cutting-edge, model public health agency in many areas, from its collection and use of local health statistics to its commitment to collaborative community problem solving around mental health and dental care.
In 2014, the Health District was designated a silver-level Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists.
Future of company:
Health District strategic priorities are determined by a publicly elected board of directors based on a variety of information, including data from a triennial community health survey.
The Health District is a gap-filling agency that is not in competition with other organizations. However, it does partner with many other local entities, including the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment, Poudre Valley Hospital/University of Colorado Health, SummitStone Health Partners and others.