Directs financial activities of the organization. Establishes, or recommends to management, major economic objectives and policies for company. Prepares reports which summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses and earnings based on past, present and expected operations. Directs preparation of budgets. Directs determination of depreciation rates to apply to capital assets. Advises management on desirable operational adjustments due to tax code revisions. Participates in audits of company's accounts.
Ensure financial success for the hospital according to the budget including cash collections, net revenue and total expenses per day goals. Strong relationship with billing office and collections process.
Responsible for the management of non-clinical departments which may include one or more of the following: Purchasing/Materials Management, Payroll/Accounts Payable, etc.
Directs and participates in the development of accounting and internal control policies and systems.
Coordinates and controls the facility's cash and investment management activities.
Provides timely and accurate reporting to leadership team which would include labor reporting (i.e. nursing and therapy hours) and weekly updates on key indicators.
Provides advice and assistance to department heads and managers in analyzing and interpreting financial data and reports and in presenting that information to their departments.
Defines and communicates new/revised position responsibilities and/or reporting relationships and determines necessary staffing changes.
Ensures that accurate information is provided on a timely basis and assists, as needed, in facilitating the efficient conduct of external audits, examinations and related financial projects.
Ensures that a monthly time schedule is established for the processing of computer reports necessary for the preparation of monthly financial statements; implements corrective action as necessary to meet established deadlines.
Consistently develops a detailed plan of action prior to implementation of a new procedure.
Regularly examines alternative methods of providing required accounting services in order to reduce departmental operating costs.
Promotes good staffing practices by maximizing the utilization of human resources; forecasts and anticipates the personnel needs of the department with regard to fluctuations in the projected workload; holds staffing at a functional minimum.
Consistently demonstrates the ability to establish appropriate departmental priorities.
Consistently completes all assignment in a timely manner, thorough and appropriately detailed.
Demonstrates effectiveness in pulling together all the necessary information needed to compare revenue and expenses and determine the facility's actual financial position.
Effectively maintains all required records for the department; demonstrates good organizational skills.
Monitors the implementation of checks and balances which continually evaluate accounting practices, reporting procedures and record keeping.
Other duties as assigned.
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
Completes annual education requirements.
Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal, Joint Commission and Hospital Compliance Plan.
Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
Wears identification while on duty.
Attends annual review and performs departmental in-services.
Maintains cooperative working relationship and good rapport with Board of Managers, Medical Staff, hospital departments and staff, and other organizations or entities related to the hospital business.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Attends committee, CQI and management meetings, as appropriate.
Resolves personnel concerns at the department level, utilizing the grievance process as required.
Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety and infection control.
Effectively and consistently communicates administrative directive to personnel and encourages interactive departmental meetings and discussions.
Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the organization at all levels of the organization.
Minimum 7 years of Accounting experience required.
Recent experience within or in support of a hospital preferred. Inpatient Rehabilitation (IRF) experience preferred.
Experience in IRF-PPS reimbursement preferred.
Basic computer knowledge including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Excellent knowledge of accounting software packages and spreadsheets.
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Physical and Safety Requirements:
For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.
Job : Accounting/Finance Primary Location : OH-Beachwood-CHC Payroll - University Hospitals Rehab Organization : 6781 - CHC Payroll - University Hospitals Rehab Shift : Day