Formerly known as Hathaway-Sycamores, Sycamores is seeking a strategic Senior Vice President – Finance who has strong conceptual and analytical abilities, a pragmatic orientation, and the ability to analyze data to grasp issues, draw conclusions and solve problems. Sycamores positively impacts the lives of more than 16,000 children and families, successfully addressing the needs of vulnerable children who have been traumatized by family and community violence. Services include foster care, temporary shelter care, mental health services and behavior support in schools, homes and community centers. Providing comprehensive care focused on helping children and families heal from trauma, build resiliency and prepare for success, Sycamores employs over 800 staff in ten locations throughout Southern California and has a budget of $64 million.
Under the direction of the CFO, the Senior Vice President – Finance is responsible for the planning, reporting and analysis of financial and operation performance. Responsibilities include budgets and forecasts; monthly reporting and variance analysis; revenue cycle management; and general financial management support of programs, sites and cost centers. The SVP – Finance is responsible for the recruitment and supervision of five finance team members.
The SVP – Finance will be a seasoned leader with five or more years of increasing responsibility in financial management positions, with a proven track record in reliable and timely budgeting, reporting and analysis. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable of best practices in accounting and in behavioral health, government contracts and more broadly in health care. Prior experience as a senior financial manager at a behavioral health organization of $25 million or more or comparable experience is desirable. Proficiency in complex financial modeling and analysis is required, along with a proven track record in developing reports and analyses and the underlying controls to ensure reliability. A bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, finance or accounting is required. An advanced degree is preferred. The annual base salary for the role is $160,000-$200,000 with a comprehensive benefits package.