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Current openings
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Chief Financial Officer

We are pleased to announce that WittKieffer has partnered with MercyOne Central Iowa, located in Des Moines, IA, in the recruitment of an exceptional leader to serve as its next Chief Financial Officer. MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville (875 beds combined total) and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 60 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Additionally, in May of 2019, MercyOne broke ground for a brand new 100-bed behavioral health facility, a joint venture with Universal Health Services. 

The Chief Financial Officer is the region's chief financial counselor and financial strategist, working collaboratively with the regional and state-wide leadership teams to support the organization's strategic and operational objectives, aligning the finance vision with the mission and vision of the organization as a whole.   

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer of MercyOne Central Iowa, with a matrixed relationship to the Divisional Vice President, Finance, the CFO will provide leadership and direction for financial services throughout MercyOne's Central Iowa region. This individual is responsible for the provision of financial stewardship and direction to MercyOne Central Iowa through effective business leadership, strategy development, internal controls and capital budget development, monitoring and management.  This individual is responsible for the development and implementation of providing credible financial analysis and guiding decisions to preserve the financial position and performance of the organization. The CFO will also be responsible for collaborating with other System and Regional leaders, to ensure that operating units are equipped with appropriate financial reporting and support.  

The ideal candidate will be a systems-thinker and team player with a proven track record of aligning financial strategy with an operating strategy while leading complex organizational changes that support an integrated enterprise. Candidates should have a minimum of ten years of progressive experience working in finance, including five years as a senior finance leader within a healthcare organization.  

Interested parties should direct all resumes, nominations, and inquiries to Trey Wilson via e-mail at: twilson@wittkieffer.com

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Director of Finance

Organization
Carris Health

Location
Willmar, MN

Department
Finance

Position Type
Financial Leadership

Description
Carris Health is seeking a dedicated Finance leader to support clinical and operational excellence. Carris Health is a wholly owned subsidiary of CentraCare Health. This position is aligned with the Carris and CentraCare’s goals to drive operational performance and strategic initiatives. This position is responsible for all general ledger and financial analysis functions within Carris. It serves as a leadership position for financial operations within Carris.

Reports to Carris CFO and closely collaborates with the CentraCare Finance leaders.

Qualifications
5+ years of experience with CPA required. Healthcare experience is preferred but not necessary. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred and would substitute experience with related business degree.

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Chief Financial Officer

Grand Island Regional Medical Center
The Grand Island Regional Medical Center is a brand new, full-service acute-care hospital set to open in the summer of 2020.    Services will include maternity care, emergency services, intensive care, surgery and medical services.  This physician-led facility with sponsorship from Bryan Health and Mary Lanning will have an adjacent attached medical office building.

The four-story, 175,000 square foot hospital will be a 64 bed facility and will feature vernacular influenced materials and the most-current healthcare design.  It will help serve as the anchor point to the new health-centered Prairie Commons development, located at a key entry point into the city of Grand Island, Nebraska.

Grand Island Regional Medical Center currently has several exciting opportunities to join our leadership team.  Ideal candidates will possess a positive, team-oriented approach to their work and will have the rare opportunity to help with the opening of a new hospital.

If interested in finding out more information about current leadership opportunities, reviewing job postings and applying online, please visit our website www.bryanhealth.org/careers.

Contact Information: Bobbie Wilson, HR Program Manager, Bryan Health, bobbie.wilson@bryanhealth.org                             

Job Summary: 

Directs the organization’s financial planning and accounting practices as well as its relationship with lending institutions, shareholders and the financial community.  Oversees and directs treasury, budgeting, audit, tax, accounting, purchasing, real estate and insurance activities for the organization.  Oversees procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate accounting controls and services.  Appraises the organization’s financial position and issues periodic financial and operating reports.  Analyzes, consolidates and directs all cost accounting procedures together with other statistical and routine reports.  Directs and analyzes studies of general economic, business and financial conditions and their impact on the organization’s policies and operations.

Principle Job Functions:

  • Responsible for the facility’s long-term and short-term financial process.
  • Directs and participates in the development of accounting, admission, credit/collection and internal control policies and systems and addresses related policy/system issues.
  • Coordinates and controls the facility’s cash and investment management activities.
  • Provides advice and guidance as necessary in preparing and analyzing financial reports and executing appropriate responsive actions.
  • Assists in evaluating the adequacy of the hospital’s insurance coverage and in handling special/sensitive cases or problems and providing advice and guidance as necessary in preparing and analyzing risk management and insurance reports and appropriate executive responsive actions.
  • Serves as a liaison between the department directors and other hospital executives/ managers in coordinating interdepartmental planning efforts and addressing major issues.
  • Coordinates and controls the facility’s short-term cash activities in accordance with established financial policies and objectives.
  • Evaluates data processing needs on an ongoing basis and adapts programs to changing needs.
  • Directs the hospital’s banks in executing cash management decisions and works with the appropriate investment managers in coordinating fund transfers and monitoring investment performance.
  • Recommends appropriate actions and strategies to respond to projected economic trends and/or regulatory changes.
  • Participates in the analysis of the financial implications of proposed capital projects and expenditures and recommends the execution of appropriate measures to respond to projected economic trends and/or regulatory changes.
  • Provides advice and assistance to department heads and managers in analyzing and interpreting financial data and reports and in presenting that information to their departments and/or physician groups.
     
  • Ensures that accurate information is provided on a timely basis and assists, as needed, in facilitating the efficient conduct of external audits, examinations and related financial projects.

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or other related field is required.
  • Three years of prior management experience in a hospital or healthcare setting required.
  • Five years of progressive experience in healthcare accounting and finance required.

Certification Requirements

  • CPA required

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Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System (HRHS), an independent health system located in Hutchinson, Kansas, has retained Witt/Kieffer to aid in the recruitment of a Chief Financial Officer.

HRHS, a leading healthcare system in the region with 199 beds and $140 million in Net Patient Revenues, has served its community and Reno County at a high level for more than 40 years. The system includes its flagship hospital, Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Health-E-Quip, Horizons Mental Health Center, Hospice and Homecare of Reno County and Hutchinson Regional Medical Foundation. The new CFO will be a collaborative, authentic leader who brings a results-oriented approach tempered with compassion; a leader who has a demonstrated track record building teams and growing physician and staff relationships, combined with a performance-driven approach to operational and financial stewardship. This is a tremendous opportunity to join a system that allows executives to be nimble and impactful in their contributions to the health and wellness of their communities.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Financial Officer will be a key executive collaborating in the strategic direction and planning to support the mission and core values of HRHS. He/she will provide strong, visible financial leadership by being a consultant to the healthcare system and creating engagement and accountability for financial results with colleagues and organizational leaders. The CFO will be partnering with an enthusiastic, high performing executive team to continue Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System’s legacy of quality healthcare and commitment to the Studer principles. The incoming CFO must think beyond finance and mentor, develop, and grow a talented team of leaders.

Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System is seeking candidates with a graduate level degree in finance, accounting, or related discipline and/or a CPA. Candidates will have a minimum of five years of current CFO experience at similarly sized organizations with multiple entities.  They will have knowledge of the healthcare environment and key issues associated with hospitals, ambulatory care and physician alignment, ACOs, and alternative payment models in addition to an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of healthcare finance and strategic financial planning.

Interested parties should direct all resumes, nominations, and inquiries to Beth Nelson and Trey Wilson via e-mail or phone at: twilson@wittkieffer.com or 630-575-6943.

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Children's Hospital Colorado (CHC), a not-for-profit pediatric healthcare network in Denver,
is conducting a search for their next VP Finance (VP). 

CHC serves a 7-state region and continues to expand with the opening of its third campus in Colorado Springs this summer.  With more than 3,000 pediatric specialists and almost 6,000 full-time employees, Children’s is home to a number of nationally and internationally recognized medical programs.  Their main campus is situated on the Anschutz Medical Campus with University of Colorado Health and anchors its ever-growing network of pediatric health-care services. CHC is fiscally sound with over $1.2 billion net revenues, 368 days cash and an A+ bond rating from S&P. 

The VP will inherit a high performing team of financial professionals. He/she will support the Chief Financial Officer and other members of the leadership team with timely and accurate information to help drive business decisions.  The VP will work collaboratively across the health system, continuing to build upon a culture rooted in accountability as well as the highest levels of quality and follow-through. Key areas of responsibility for the position include financial systems management, financial accounting and reporting, continuous forecasting and planning, decision support, payroll, accounts payable, capital asset management and treasury. This new executive must be a proven finance leader, with a strong grasp of details, management expertise and a highly collaborative personal style. While this leader will ensure that the day-to-day finance activities operate in a highly effective manner, he/she must also continually look for process improvements and innovation opportunities that will strengthen CHC's market leadership position.

The ideal candidate will have experience as a proven health system finance leader. He/she will have had prior experience within a multi-site operation and managed/mentored a high-performing team of accomplished finance professionals. In addition to an undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, or business, an MBA and/or a CPA certification is strongly preferred.  Candidates must have 7 years of progressive leadership experience in the financial management of a complex hospital or healthcare organization.

Nominations and requests for additional information may be sent to the attention of Chris Neumann and Mark Andrew at cneumann@wittkieffer.com.

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GENERAL SUMMARY

The Payroll & Accounts Payable Manager manages all activities and processes related to Payroll and Accounts Payable functions for Bryan Health and related entities. Plays a key role in ensuring payroll and accounts payable operations and filing requirements are completed in an accurate and timely manner.

PRINCIPAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. *Commits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently demonstrates our core values.
  2. *Manages and updates all payroll and accounts payable functions to ensure appropriate control procedures are followed so employees and invoices are accurately and timely paid.
  3. *Evaluates payroll and accounts payable processes to determine how those processes can be improved, streamlined and/or automated.
  4. *Performs personnel management functions related to hiring, supervising, orienting/training, coaching/disciplining and evaluating assigned personnel.9076
  5. *Maintains all payroll and accounting records required by federal and state governmental agencies for assigned areas.
  6. *Participates in all internal/external audits and reporting related to payroll and accounts payable; serves as main contact to coordinate data collection and distribution.
  7. Assists in coordinating and managing computer software upgrades.
  8. *Writes, communicates and maintains procedures to meet government requirements and Bryan Health policies for assigned areas.
  9. Integrates payroll processes with the Human Resources function to provide efficient and accurate compensation and benefit reporting to employees.
  10. Advances work knowledge by participating in webinars, continuing education in-services, reading periodical/literature and seeking ongoing developmental opportunities.
  11. Performs other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.  Master’s degree or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification preferred.  Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience providing Accounting or Payroll functions required.    Prior supervisory or management experience desired.

MORE INFORMATION
www.bryanhealth.org/careers