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Chief Financial Officer, Corvallis, OR


Benton County

Chief Financial Officer

Corvallis, OR

December 6, 2018


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Chief Financial Officer

Salary $75,795.20 - $117,478.40 Annually
Location Corvallis, OR
Job Type Permanent Full-time (01)
Department Health Services
Job Number 18-123
Closing 1/20/2019 12:00 AM Pacific
Bargaining Unit: Management
Classification: Director 2-Chief Financial Officer

Position Summary

This position serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Health Services, which includes the Community Health Centers of Benton and Linn Counties, a federally qualified health center and the Benton County Health Department. Manages the Health Management Services (HMS) Division including contract administration and procurement; budget, financial and patient accounting; collection; and data information management. The position is responsible for overall supervision of financial, business, and technical staff, and may provide professional direction and oversight to program managers in the area of finance and budget.

This recruitment is open until filled.

Essential Functions
MFA: Leadership and Guidance

Essential Duties:

  • Lead and manage business, finance, and related practices to achieve organizational and strategic goals.
  • Develop and maintain a high performing business team.
  • Act as a change agent improving team and program performance and integration.
  • Work with managers to assure that business and financial procedures and processes are tested, refined, documented and understood by all staff.
  • Monitor and advise Department Directors regarding fiscal trends and performance to budget.
  • Act in a senior leadership capacity to advise Department Directors and ensure organizational continuity in their absence.
  • Provide technical consultation to Benton County Board of Commissioners, Community Health Center Board of Directors, County Budget Manager, and County Finance Officer related to financial planning and operations of Health Services.

MFA: Operational Oversight

Essential Duties:

  • Manage and oversee business and financial services including the supervision of professional, supervisory and specialized staff. Includes prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance evaluations, ensuring staff are trained, ensuring that employees follow policy and procedures, maintaining a healthy and safe work environment and making hiring, termination and disciplinary decisions.
  • Develop and improve business systems to support service delivery.
  • Lead Health Services in analysis of the budget, planning for future needs and impact, understanding financial trends, and promoting financial sustainability.
  • Set clear goals and expectations for outcomes of business and financial operations.
  • Assure all relevant financial processes and reports are in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, and completed timely and accurately.
  • Establish and maintain a process for the effective flow of information and input to and from staff regarding financial and business systems.
  • Negotiate contracts, purchasing agreements, capital projects and RFPs.
  • Assess and ensure operational consistency at multiple locations.

MFA: Policy, Planning, and Budget

Essential Duties:

  • Contribute to department-wide strategic planning process and develop business and financial operational strategies that support patient centered and public health services.
  • Provide direction to Business Services and Client Services Managers to plan, develop, implement and evaluate policies and procedures for financial tracking, data and records requirements, and administrative functions.
  • Assure compliance with public health statutes, rules and regulations regarding fiscal and administrative assurance related to diverse funding streams.
  • Participate in design, development and implementation of Quality Improvement processes and initiatives.
  • Represent Health Services in state, regional, and local coalitions, meetings, and activities, including state level reimbursement programs.

MFA: Special Projects

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for planning and executing special projects that may include county-wide projects.

And other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to area of assignment
  • 7 years of progressively responsible professional experience in area of assignment, including 3 years of managerial or supervisor experience.
  • Experience in health care finance required. Government accounting preferred.

Additional Information

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and manipulate equipment, as well as lifting and moving objects, equipment and supplies. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The employee works in well-lighted, clean environments. The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate.

Emergency Preparedness

Benton County is committed to emergency preparedness planning and implementation and disaster recovery. In the case of a Health Department, County, State, Federal or other emergency or disaster, this position may be called upon to assist in responding. This may require the assignment of additional responsibilities, depending on the circumstances.

Quality Improvement Participation

Employees are expected to participate in improving BHS' performance, processes, and programs through quality improvement activities, use of the PDSA model and participating on QI teams as assigned.

Agency Benton County (OR)
Address 4077 SW Research Way, Corvallis, Oregon, 97333
Phone 541-766-6081
Website http://www.co.benton.or.us/

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