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    Chief Financial Officer-Escambia County Health Care Authority
    Escambia County Health Care Authority
    Atmore Community Hospital
    D. W. McMillan Memorial Hospital And Other Business Units of the Authority


    Full-time Position

    The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides leadership and direction for the Authority’s Administrators, Departmental Leaders, Executive Team and the Board in regard to all financial related matters and for the overall fiscal responsibility of the Authority’s healthcare operations, which include D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital, Atmore Community Hospital, Atmore Homecare, D.W. McMillan Home Health, D.W. McMillan EMS, and D.W. McMillan Home Medical Equipment, and business units underneath hospitals including clinics. The CFO reports to the Chief Executive Officer of the Escambia County Health Care Authority.

    The CFO provides leadership and consultation in all functional areas of Accounting and Finance of the Authority and its business lines, including but not limited to general accounting, patient business services, third party reimbursements, financial and statistical reporting.

    Provides financial and revenue cycle leadership in the management of Cerner Community Works at both Authority Hospitals.

    Provides formal or informal direction in data processing, distributed systems, materials management and medical records function.

    Trains subordinates on the above areas and monitors performance to ensure fiscal responsibilities are fulfilled.

    Assists the CEO and Administrators in the development of long- and short-range strategic and operational plans that may include service demand analyses, resources availability analysis and cost benefit analysis of proposed capital projects.

    Develops long and short range operational and capital budgets, which is supported by the hospital and business units’ long and short ranges plans and objectives.

    Prepares cash flow analysis and budget variance analysis, and leads the development of departmental and business unit level annual budgets.

    Monitors, interprets and analyzes hospital and business unit financial performance, identifies and reports on trends, business opportunities and makes recommendation for action plans.

    Directs the preparation of internal financial reports, coordinates annual financial audits, cost reports and assures the timely and accurate preparation of financial reports that reflect the financial position of the hospital and other business units.

    Assumes a lead role in the analyzing of and exploring means of reducing hospital operating costs, improving revenue trends, increasing cash collection results, improving other operating efficiencies, as well as advancing internal financial reporting functions and efficiencies.

    Responsible for the direction and submission on a timely basis of all financial data and associated reports required by governmental and other regulating agencies, including payroll, public disclosure reports and cost reports.

    Experience with USDA, bank financing or bond financing preferred.


    Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting or
    Finance; Masters Degree preferred.

    Experience: Minimum of three (3) years’ experience
    working at the CFO level in an acute care
    hospital and/or a minimum of eight (8) years
    of experience as either a Controller in an
    acute care hospital, a healthcare provider
    audit manager or other equivalent level for
    a healthcare provider or senior manager in a
    professional services firm. Excellent
    computer skills and utilization of software
    programs such as Excel, Word, etc.

    Licenses: CPA Preferred.

    Travel: Some travel within the County to hospitals and business units, with some state level travel for Hospital Association based meetings and training sessions.

    Additional: Must be a focused team-oriented leader, as well as a strong, hands-on and approachable leader. Must understand how to motivate and inspire staff to achieve optimal results while keeping staff satisfaction high.

    Other: All other duties/skills and qualifications will be discussed at time of interview.

    Escambia County Health Care Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Additional Information
    Shift : Day
    Ref Code: 2022-000
    Contact Information
    Hollie Singley - Benefits/Payroll Coord
    1301 Belleville Ave
    Brewton, AL
    Email: hsingley@echca.org
    Phone: 251-809-8309
    Fax: 251-809-8486

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