The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the financial management and business development of Hill Country Health and Wellness Center and its affiliated programs. The CFO has primary responsibility for safeguarding the assets of the organization and providing strategic financial direction. With the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and in coordination with leadership team and the board of directors, the CFO will develop and implement strategies across the organization that meet the financial objectives and mission statement of Hill Country. Hill Country Health and Wellness Center is a federally qualified health center (FQHC) providing comprehensive patient-centered primary care services including medical, dental, substance abuse treatment, mental health and outreach services to low income, multi-ethnic, uninsured and underinsured populations.
40 hours per week, Mon-Fri. Primary office in Redding California, with weekly travel to Round Mountain location. Additional evening or weekend hours and travel may be necessary.
Hill Country provides an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity and life experience.Hill Country encourages people of all backgrounds to apply including, but not limited to those who identify as: Black, indigenous, people of color, LGBTQIA+ persons, immigrants, refugees, women, people with disabilities, veterans, individuals of all ages and religions, as well as those who have experienced the criminal justice system.
The following reflects the essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. The CEO may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
Directs all Finance Department functions in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Prepares routine and special financial reports for federal grants, including FSR, UDS, Medicare, Medicaid, etc.
Oversees Finance, Billing, Purchasing and Payroll Departments. Directly supervises Accounting Manager, Grants Manager and Billing Manager.
Contributes as a strategic thought partner to the CEO and to the Executive Team.
Leads the financial strategic planning and vision for the organization.
Oversees cash flow planning and ensures availability of funds.
Oversees revenue cycle management and oversees root cause analyses on revenue cycle issues.
Analyzes contractual allowances and project net patient revenue.
Oversees cash, investment accounts and asset management, as well as banking relationships.
Ensures invoices are submitted to foundations and organizations for any non-patient services.
Develops and utilizes forward-looking, predictive models and financial analysis to provide insight into the organization’s operations and business plans.
Coordinates development and monitoring of budgets. Directs annual operating and capital budgeting process as well as periodic revisions. Prepares budget information for grant proposals and strategic management initiatives.
Monitors all budgets for income and expense compliance. Prepares internal financial reports regularly (monthly, quarterly, etc) and special financial reports as needed.
Develops financial business plans and forecasts.
Staffs the Finance Committee of the board of directors and develops short, medium and long range financial plans and projections with the committee.
Manages and integrates accounts of Acorn Community Enterprises, a subsidiary 501c3, and the Center of Hope Inc, a 501c3 holding the assets of a New Market Tax Credit project.
Represents the company to financial partners, including financial institutions, investors, auditors, etc.
Manages any financial audits and investigations as well as any HRSA scope changes.
Provides statistical analysis of past, present and projected financial positions of proposed operating decisions for use in planning and makes recommendations that minimize financial risks and protect corporate assets.
Keeps CEO informed of overall financial health of the organization, financial issues that pose threats to the organization, and provides recommendations for addressing current and forecasted issues.
Accounting and Administration
Ensures proper maintenance of accounting systems. Maintains bookkeeping system sufficient to produce a clear audit trail and to comply with funding source requirements.
Ensures maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.
Develops projections for expected monthly revenue from patient visits and completes comparative analysis to actual monthly revenue.
Ensures timeliness, accuracy, and usefulness of financial and management reporting for city, county, state and federal funders, foundations, and Hill Country’s board of directors.
Ensures preparation and communication of monthly and annual financial statements.
Oversees preparation of required Cost Reports.
Coordinates audits and proper filing of tax returns.
Ensures legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions.
Oversees purchase of appropriate insurance products, including Directors and Officers, Malpractice, General Liability and Property, and Workers’ Compensation.
Participates in the evaluation of employee benefits.
Ensures appropriate policies and procedures are written, updated and monitored for areas of responsibility.
Understands and adheres to Hill Country’s Corporate Compliance Program.
Oversees wage and hour compliance.
Coordinates board Finance Committee meetings with committee Chair.
Attends staff and organization meetings as requested, including Leadership Team meetings, Board of Directors meetings, Finance Committee meetings, Acorn Community Enterprises Board meetings, etc.; prepares and present reports for these meetings as appropriate.
Participates in strategic planning and new business evaluation.
Participates on the Executive Team to provide financial and administrative leadership and oversight for business planning, alignment of strategic goals and financial performance measures.
Develops a finance department team that exemplifies customer service and positive relationships within Hill Country.
Develops and maintains professional and technical knowledge relevant to current or future financial operations, by attending conferences, educational webinars and reviewing professional publications.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four year college or university in business, public administration, accounting or a related field. CPA and/or MBA preferred.
Experience: FQHC working experience preferred. CFO experience preferred. At least five (5) years of previous work experience providing financial management leadership with direct reporting to senior management, CEO or a Board of Directors, with at least three (3) of those years working within a health care organization. At least two (2) years of previous experience directing multi-departmental operating and capital budgets required. Significant working experience in and/or proven knowledge of non-profit accounting, including compliance and reporting required. Proven experience working with information technology to manage finance and accounting software packages required.
Special Skills/Equipment: Strong leadership abilities, team management and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organizational skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Advanced skills using Microsoft-based general ledger accounting, electronic spreadsheet and word processing software, including Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint. Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP, cost, not-for-profit and grant/contract accounting principles. Demonstrated knowledge of auditing and internal control principles and payroll administration in the state of California. Knowledge of FQHC regulatory requirements and relevant Medicaid/Medicare laws and practices. Knowledge of patient services billing and accounting practices, including Medi-Cal, Medicare, private pay, and sliding fee plans. Ability to generate useful reports, correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to exercise independent good judgment. Ability to work with people with a variety of backgrounds and educational levels. Demonstrated commitment to the overall mission and clients of Hill Country. Proof of a valid California drivers’ license, vehicle insurance and personal transportation are required.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment: *The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires a moderate level of mobility, dexterity and flexibility in order to perform essential functions. The employee must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time. Occasionally required to walk, bend, reach with hands and arms, and to lift 25 lbs. Close vision is required. Work is performed in a typical office environment with moderate equipment noise. Occasional travel to other clinics and locations required.
Compensation dependent upon experience.
Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement with match, paid holidays, EAP, flexible spending account, critical illness and accident plans, vacation and sick leave available.
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Hill Country Health and Wellness Center is a true health care home for our patients, dedicated to healing the whole person. It’s where integrated medical, dental, chiropractic and mental health services are available to everyone, regardless of ability to pay. It’s where patients can find information, education, and services to keep them well, a place where they can find help when they are sick. At Hill Country, we treat you like a person.