We are seeking a Director of Finance to join our dynamic medical specialty practice with operations across the East Bay area of Northern California.
This high-energy position requires an individual that welcomes a challenging, long-term opportunity. The abilities to multi-task and adapt to a dynamic business environment, and the possession of strong senior management skills and significant successful experience are critical to this position.
Directs the management of Epic Care Finance and Revenue Cycle operations as guided by Executive management and published Deliverables, Policies and Procedures as well as GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles); to ensure effective finance activities, including precise accounting, adherence to budget, financial reporting and analysis and cross-departmental communication, to ensure maximum overall practice efficiency, cost effective operations and overall profitability. Creates, performs and interprets financial and analytic reporting as required by the Deliverables system, to provide financial measurements for Executive Management. Utilizes and suggests new metric-based measures for use in the development of business and operational planning. Responsible for an effective Revenue Cycle function, in conjunction with Operations, with respect to payor contracting, billing and collections to ensure practice financial objectives are met. Continually evaluates departmental methodologies to ensure the highest levels of financial and revenue cycle performance.
Implements, enhances and maintains the Finance department plan, and recommends changes to the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), Executive Committee (Exec) and CEO.
Implements, enhances and maintains the Revenue Cycle department plan, and recommends changes to the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), Executive Committee (Exec) and CEO.
In conjunction with CEO and Exec, aid in the development and modification/restructuring of the respective departmental policies, procedures and processes to facilitate attaining the goals of the organization.
Directs the development and implementation of departmental procedures and controls to ensure their adequate execution, compliance, and updates; including the establishment and maintenance of internal controls and audits.
Evaluates general and specific practice conditions as they relate to departmental issues and advises the CEO and Exec via written / oral reports.
Participates in the identification of opportunities for the development of systems (both manual and automated) to properly support the Finance and Revenue Cycle departments, including but not limited to COA, Asset Control, Financial Reporting, Service Line P&L, and Management / Metrics reporting.
Ensures effective departmental financial information is readily available to the practice to populate Metric driven evaluation. Develop and maintain COA and other informatics systems to ensure ease of data extraction and availability in a flexible and industry standard methodology, using commercially available tools and techniques.
Oversees Finance Department operations, and guides Controller on issues related to workload/overtime, vacation requests, performance evaluations, employee development, and all other Finance department staffing issues.
Oversees Revenue Cycle Department operations, and guides Director of Revenue Cycle on issues related to workload/overtime, vacation requests, performance evaluations, employee development, and all other Business office department staffing issues.
Serves as a backup resource and mentor to departmental staff. Enhances existing developmental plans and monitors programs for follow-up.
Produces annual budget, provides management information related to monthly budget comparison, and identifies opportunities for cost containment.
Serve on the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) as the representative of Finance and Revenue Cycle, and works closely with related departmental Directors through the ELT.
Ensures the timely preparation and accuracy of the financial statement and associated narrative, for presentation to Executive Committee, and for monthly reports for Partner’s meetings.
Ensures the timely preparation and accuracy of the Physician Compensation Reports and Business Intelligence Reports for the practice and its Service Lines; and under direction of the Board, implement modifications as required in a timely and accurate fashion.
Oversees the areas of general ledger, accounts payable, non-medical accounts receivables, fixed assets tracking, revenue collection, banking and in conjunction with the Director of HR, the practice payroll and employee tracking systems.
As directed by the ELT, design and manage the effort to properly produce service line P&L statements, including revenue recognition and expense allocation.
Fighting cancer involves mounting a heroic effort to reach a cure. The process is formidable and, at times, frightening. It requires a strong, focused commitment from our entire team. Everything about our practice and the way we provide our care is aimed at taking the fear and the unknown away, while we provide the most progressive, thorough and caring treatments available.
Medical / Dental / Vision/401(k) with matching available. Competitive compensation package available commensurate with experience.
Masters level education in health care finance or in a related field and/or suitable experience
5+ years’ in a senior level finance position, preferably in a large private practice environment
Familiarity with Oncology, Surgery, and Primary Care a plus
Applicants must have the following attributes and skills:
Results-oriented, with history and high expectation of success
Creative problem solving talent
Ability to develop and maintain close working relationships with the staff, physicians, and practice management
Facility in direct motivation, feedback, and guidance
Attentive to effective and efficient implementation of projects that vary in scope
Wide range of skills and talents
Additional Salary Information: Competitive compensation package available commensurate with experience.
Founded in the 1990’s, Epic Care is a group of board certified hematologists and oncologists based in the Northern California East Bay area. We are dedicated to providing the newest breakthroughs and scientific innovations in cancer care, as well as providing compassionate, supportive care. Since day one, we’ve strived to be more than just your specialist in your fight against cancer and blood disorders, we’ve strived to be your partner throughout this experience.