Company :Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Provides strategic and financial leadership for Allegheny General Hospital(AGH). Designs and executes strategic financial plans and initiatives that will grow inpatient/outpatient volume, build new business and ultimately build Return on Investment (ROI) for the hospital and system. Working closely with the hospital CEO and other members of the Executive Leadership Team, ensures that the strategic and financial plans are integrated and consistent. Keeping future relationships and regional planning in mind, establishes, analyzes and executes financial policies and goals in support of Allegheny Health Network's (AHN) larger strategic vision. Provides assistance to the CFO of AHN on all financial matters, related to hospital and strategic financial planning. Frequent interaction with hospital Board members, hospital and system senior leadership, department directors, local business leaders, and government agencies requires a collaborative approach to problems with an emphasis on relationship building.
- Development, analysis and interpretation of statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the organization.
- Establishes major economic objectives and policies for AGH and affiliates and prepares reports that outline AGH.’s financial position in terms of income, expenses and earnings based upon the past, present and future operations.
- Coordinates and directs the preparation of budgets and financial forecasts, institutes and maintains other planning and control procedures and analyzes and reports variances. Determine fiscal requirements and communicate with senior executives to examine inefficiencies and possible savings that may be achieved in meeting and exceeding department budgets.
- Furnishes internal reports, revises and updates reports to be more useful and efficient and furnishes external reports as necessary. Oversees external audits and implements corrections and improvements as required.
- Oversee and operate all financial systems, including general ledger, AP, PR, fixed asset accounting and budgeting systems. Participate in Capital Budget analysis and planning, and work with purchasing to maximize supply chain efficiency, inventory levels, and lower materials costs.
- Maintains AGH system of accounts and keeps books and records on all company transactions and assets.
- Daily act as chief accounting officer, with responsibility for payroll, accounts payable, and accounting entities and preparation of financial statements and related reports. Final responsibility for providing AGH financial controls.
- Perform new program or existing program feasibility studies or analysis to determine financial impact and operational effects of program expansion/elimination.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited school in Accounting, Finance or related field.
- 7 years of demonstrated, progressively responsible, strategic, financial leadership/management experience preferably within a large hospital/ an academic medical center
- MBA and/or CPA.
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