VP of Finance
Location: New Haven, CT
Our client is a forward-thinking, dynamic, and exciting community health center that provides care for multiple generations at nearly 80,000 office visits in 15 locations.
Overseen by a Board of Directors, the majority of whom are patients themselves, we are proud to offer a wide range of primary and specialty care services, as well as evidence based
patient programs to educate patients in healthy lifestyle choices. As we grow and are able to bring high quality health care to more areas that need access, we continue to
put our patients first in everything we do. Their mission is 'To improve the health and social well-being of the communities we serve through equitable, high quality,
patient-centered care that is culturally responsive.'Job purpose
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Vice President of Finance is responsible for the overall administration of internal accounting and strategic overview of the financial management of the Health Center.
Duties and responsibilities
The Vice President serves as a part of the leadership team and reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer. This position is responsible for the overall financial management of the organization and building the staffing and system infrastructure for long term sustainability for revenue cycle and finance departments. In addition to planning, budgeting and forecasting the financial results, the incumbent is
expected to lend keen financial and business oversight to the organization. This person will be expected to quickly earn the respect of the teams as a proactive leader, team player, and trusted partner. In order to optimize results, this individual will be expected to bring a broad understanding of finance and have the ability to convert the complex into layman's terms with the ability to see the operational implications of financial results and analysis.
Bachelor's Degree in related field and a minimum of ten years of experience in financial systems including experience in a supervisory capacity is required. Masters degree preferred. Knowledge of healthcare systems and/or Federally Qualified Health Centers preferred but not essential. Knowledge and proven experience in non-profit and grants management is essential.Exceptional results orientation, with a high degree of personal initiative and leadership, in a lower-resource environment. Outstanding analytical skills and a proven ability to connect data analysis with business issues and decisions. Advanced Excel and modeling skills. Excellent project management skills and attention to detail. Able to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-moving environment and re-prioritize with ease.Superior professionalism, discretion, and judgment. Excellent collaborative skills and people management skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate with senior leadership effectively. Strong knowledge of finance and accounting principles and experience leading teams is essential.