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Chief Financial Officer




United Health Centers


Winston Salem, North Carolina • Forsyth County

Date Needed:

July 15, 2019

Type Of Position:

Full Time

Education Required:


Experience Required:

3-5 year(s)

Date Of Job Posting:

June 24, 2019

Job Description:

Description & Details
Chief Financial Officer
Reports to Chief Executive Officer

Minimum Qualifications:
MBA or commensurate experience. A minimum of 2-5 years of Federally Qualified Healthcare Center Experience is required. Experience and/or training in Accounting Management; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Satisfactory professional references.
Experience: 5-10 years of related experience preferable in a clinical setting to include a minimum of 2 years in a supervisory capacity.

Responsible for implementation of recording and timely reporting of entries to the general ledger, payroll, payables, receivables, grants, accounting, taxes, budget preparation, fiscal reporting i.e. Medicare, Medicaid, UDS, FSR, IRS, budgets patient registration, cashiering, and purchasing.

Implement and monitor compliance with current accounting policies and procedures.

Analyze and develop alternatives for changing policies and procedures that promote efficiency, control, and quality in the accounting process.

Develop and maintain written procedure manuals that are consistent with Corporation’s policies, goals, and objectives. Coordinate implementation with other departments appropriately.

Manage cash flow, program transfers, and program/services generated revenues.

Perform periodic cost studies of fee schedules, billed charges, billing procedures, sites, and services, such as lab, radiology. Report results to CEO, senior managers and/or Board per CEO directives.

Develop, monitor, and enforce systems to ensure maximum internal control of finances including bank balances, accounts receivable, accounts payable, depreciation schedules on property and equipment. At least three times annually, audit all financial reports, books, and records to ensure adherence to general accounting standards.

Maintain current inventory of and provide safeguards for all corporate assets

Review request for capital expenditures, personnel expenditures, and other expenditures and present to CEO and/or Board Finance Committee with recommendations.

Manage, direct, and advise maintenance of the general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, fringe benefits, capital improvement plan, equipment replacement program, and other accounting operations to standard accounting principles. Ensure general ledger contains appropriate revenue and expense allocations.

Perform annual review of all contracts and report results to CEO.

Compare performance with operating plans/standards and report results appropriately.

Manage billing and collection to ensure each person receiving services is billed according to their method of pay as determined by eligibility.

Responsible for preparation, coordination and timely submission of all financial reporting requirements including Medicare/Medicaid Cost Reports, FQHC Cost Reports, UDS, and other external as well as internal financial management reports.

Must remain abreast of the personnel market and make recommendation to the CEO regarding salary structure and working conditions.

Evaluate performance improvement outcome requirements in order to design and maintain a financial organizational chart indicating adequate staffing.
Provide staff leadership and technical guidance in reviewing analyzing, evaluating and reporting on program progress in financial terms. Establish and maintain internal financial in-house training and education programs.

Attend conferences, represent the Corporation and participate in meeting to keep abreast of financial and economic environment and as required by the CEO.

Develop and maintain good working relationships with other departments to enhance and encourage timely and appropriate flow of financial information and reports.

Manage eligibility to ensure each patient is charged according to ability to pay.

Serves on committees as assigned.

Completes all other duties as assigned.

Knowledge of principles and practices of strategic planning, development, and evaluation.

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