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Budget and Reimbursement Manager, Santa Rosa, CA

Santa Rosa Community Health


Santa Rosa, CA

December 12, 2018

Job Announcement:
Budget and Reimbursement Manager

Job Summary: The Budget and Reimbursement Manager is responsible for managing the organization’s budgeting system and working with site and department management to create and monitor operating and capital budgets. He/she is accountable for the preparation of annual and periodic financial and narrative reports for the organization in total as well as individual sites and programs. He/she is also responsible for the accurate alignment of grants budgets to operational budgets. In addition, the Budget and Reimbursement Manager is responsible for the analysis and reporting of financial information regarding reimbursement rates for Medi-Cal, Medicare, private insurance and other payors as well as payor mix by clinical site and the total organization. He/she will assist the CFO in identifying opportunities for maximizing reimbursement where appropriate via Change-in-Scope applications, etc.

Specific Tasks/Duties Include:

  • Lead development of institutional and site/department operational and capital budgets, including the development and maintenance of budget policies and procedures, design of templates, etc. for budget input and reconciliation of budget with organizational goals.
  • Produce periodic financial reports comparing budget to actual results as well as variance analysis reports for use by CFO and management in decision making and reporting to the Board of Directors and Board Committees.
  • Partner with organization leadership team members to provide education and support on all budget and reimbursement matters.
  • Provide training to operational leadership on budget development and management.
  • Coordinates with Finance Manager to assure that grants reporting aligns with institutional and site/department budgets.
  • Insures accuracy and timeliness of Medi-Cal rate updates into the financial reporting system.
  • Calculates the impact of proposed and actual rate changes on Net Patient Revenue and evaluates impact of resulting variance from budget.
  • Oversees the preparation and submittal of annual Medi-Cal Reconciliation filings and Medi-Cal Change-in-Scope applications and participates as appropriate in the preparation of annual Medical Cost Reports.

Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration or closely related field.
  • Master’s Degree and or CPA highly preferred.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in budget development, financial analysis, and healthcare revenue accounting.
  • Previous FQHC experience highly preferred.
  • Experience in grants management as it relates to compliance and reporting of government, Corporate and foundation grants.
  • Two years’ experience as a supervisor, including hiring, ongoing performance management, disciplinary processes, annual performance evaluations, and leading a team.
  • Experience using electronic accounting software and the ability to maintain and troubleshoot such systems.
  • Previous experience conducting training in budget development and software preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Familiarity with nonprofit accounting principles.
  • Communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner which can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking, including a diverse population.
  • Ability to conduct meetings, presentations, and training.
  • Excellent, demonstrated customer service skills.
  • Strong analytic skills, math skills, and an understanding of basic accounting principles.
  • Microsoft Office proficient (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software; preferred.
  • Give and follow verbal and written instructions with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Perform complex mental functions and basic arithmetic functions; interpret complex laws, regulations, and policies; collect, interpret, and/or analyze complex data and information.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the- duties of this job, this position is frequently required to do the following:

  • Use standard office equipment and access, input, and retrieve information from a computer. Use computer keyboard with manual and finger dexterity and wrist-finger speed sufficient to perform repetitive actions efficiently for extended periods of time.
  • Vision: see details of objects at close range.
  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Reach forward, up, down, and to the side.
  • Sit or stand for minimum periods of one hour at a time and come and go from the work area repeatedly throughout the day.
  • Lift up to twenty (20) pounds

TO APPLY: Submit your resume to Shannon Young in the Human Resources Department by email to, or by fax to 707-387-3126. Please reference Budget and Reimbursement Manager - REQ# 313 in the subject line or fax cover sheet.

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