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Director of Finance, Astoria, OR

Organization: Columbia Memorial Hospital
Category: Director
Location: Astoria, OR
Date Job Posted: July 15, 2021
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Director of Finance

Columbia Memorial Hospital (Astoria, OR) · Accounting - Astoria, OR
Leadership / Management - Full Time, Days, Shift Length: 8
Req # 2021082

Job Summary

Responsible for the development, oversight, and coordination of the hospital's services and functions for the areas of finance, general accounting, supply chain, internal control, external audits, rolling forecasting, budgeting, forecasting, cost reporting, tax filings, and financial reporting. Advises department leaders on ways to enhance revenue and control costs. Supports the hospital's Business Intelligence function by ensuring the production of reliable information on a timely basis. Directly supervises the Accounting Manager and Materials Management Manager.

Job Requirements

Knowledge of/Skill/Ability to:

Accounting principles and concepts; Healthcare revenue and reimbursement principles; Computerized Accounting & Budgeting Systems; Payroll; Supply Chain; Budgeting and Cash flow forecasting techniques; Financial Statement preparation and trends analysis; Strong system and spreadsheet proficiency (Microsoft Excel required); Database Query skills (Microsoft Access preferred); Analytical and Problem Solving Skills; Communication Skills; Strong Leadership Skills; Act in a consulting capacity; Formulate and operationalize new concepts and ideas for improvement.


CPA, FHFMA, CHFP preferred

Education and/or Experience

Minimum Education: Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance; Minimum Experience: Five years of hospital financial management, of which at least three years has been in positions with managerial responsibility. Must have communication skills to foster understanding and rapport among departments, providers, and consumers of healthcare. Any equivalent combination of experience, which would ensure the ability to satisfactorily perform the functions of the position, may substitute for above.

Physical Demands and Work Environment Conditions / ADA Compliance

Position involves standing, walking, stooping, and occasional carrying and lifting of lightweight materials (up to 20 pounds). May be required to sit for extended periods of time. Requires visual acuity and depth perception to recognize words and numbers; and hand and finger dexterity and hand/eye coordination to use a computer keyboard and common office equipment. Subject to many interruptions; subject to long irregular hours.

About Us

Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) is located in the beautiful and historic town of Astoria, Oregon, where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. At CMH, we are committed to providing person-centered care to our patients and Caregivers. We are a full-service, 25-bed, critical access, not-for-profit, Level IV trauma, Planetree Certified, hospital which includes a robust Medical Group.

As a Planetree Hospital, CMH has developed dynamic and focused efforts to involve the perspective of patients, family members and staff to increase person-centered care throughout our organization. We value compassionate, courteous and respectful interactions, patient and family involvement in care planning to include the patient’s goals and preferences, healing design of spaces, community health and a strategic plan that emphasizes person-centered care for the patient and caregiver alike.

Astoria and the Pacific Northwest has something for everyone to enjoy including living history, outdoor adventures, culinary experiences, beautiful scenery and so much more. To learn more about CMH and our amazing location, please visit:

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