Gundersen Health System (GHS) seeks a dynamic, distinguished executive to serve as its next System Vice President, Finance. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the System Vice President, Finance will be a highly visible role and a critical leader for the Health System.
The System Vice President, Finance plans, coordinates, directs and maintains high-quality general accounting, risk management, innovation investments, accounts payable and financial reporting systems in accordance with GAAP, which fulfills both internal and external financial information needs for the Gundersen Health System. This includes oversight of changing finance conditions, assisting all teams in improving financial performance and fulfilling the organizational mission and goals. This key leader coordinates and facilitates the Capital Planning process and plays a key role in overseeing the Capital Purchase process. The System Vice President works with external investment advisors to assure the investment activities are carried out consistently with policy.
Gundersen Health System’s vision is to enhance the health and well-being of the communities it serves and enrich every life, including patients, families and staff. Gundersen is a non-profit, physician-led, comprehensive integrated healthcare network headquartered in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Gundersen’s more than 9,000 employees serve over 20 counties in western Wisconsin, southeastern Minnesota, and northeastern Iowa.
Master's degree in Finance or Business or Healthcare/Hospital Administration or a related field.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Fellowship Healthcare Financial Management Association Certification (FHFMA) is a plus.
Minimum ten plus years of accounting experience; three years of progressive leadership experience required.
Ten plus years of experience within a Healthcare Integrated Delivery System, Physician Group Practice and/or Hospital, 15 years of accounting experience, five years CPA firm, experience in a controllership position desired.