Careers

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Emily Antonico at eantonico@bnncpa.com

 Note: Job Postings are listed until asked to be removed

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Emerson Hospital, located in Concord, Massachusetts, just 20 miles northwest of Boston, seeks an experienced and dynamic financial executive to serve as the system's next Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO will be a key member of a strong, nimble senior leadership team with a focus on financial and strategic leadership as Emerson Hospital continues to provide high-quality care to the community. Emerson Hospital's collaborative and nimble culture sets it apart from larger, bureaucratic hospitals, and the next CFO will have the support of a talented management team and Board to do the best work of their career. The position provides an opportunity to use one's skills and experience to make an impact to a single community health system that can be career-transforming for the right executive.

Since 1911, Emerson Hospital has been a trusted not-for-profit, independent healthcare provider in the community. With 179 beds, nearly 1,600 employees, over 400 RNs, and more than 300 physicians, Emerson provides full-service patient care to over 300,000 people across a 25-town service area in a variety of inpatient and outpatient care settings. Emerson is known in the area for tremendous nursing care and strong clinical affiliations with Boston's leading academic medical centers, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham Health and Children's Hospital, that have led to world class care for their patients.

Reporting directly to Christine Schuster, the Chief Executive Officer of Emerson Hospital, the CFO will be in a pivotal role as the organization furthers their strong positioning in the market and surrounding areas. As a key member of the executive team, the Chief Financial Officer will provide leadership and financial oversight for all financial operations. This includes having direct line responsibility for budget and reimbursement, controller’s office, financial reporting, corporate compliance, internal audit, financial planning, revenue cycle, information technology, and managed care contracting. In addition to the financial responsibilities, the CFO will serve as a strategic partner to the CEO, Board, and operations. The CFO should be viewed as an approachable and visible leader, serving as both a mentor to their team while at the same time being seen as a strategic financial executive who can move the organization forward.

The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of healthcare finance experience to the role and be a seasoned executive who is a strategic thinker, creative problem solver, and a professional of the highest integrity. The qualified candidate will need to be a senior financial executive with at least 10 years of healthcare financial management experience. She/he should have success in developing financial systems within a hospital/medical center where information is provided in a timely fashion and revenues and cash flows are optimized. A Master’s degree in accounting, finance, business, healthcare administration or economics, or a CPA is required. Prior experience as a CFO or a Vice President of Finance is required.

Confidential inquiries, nominations and expressions of interest can be submitted to the WittKieffer Candidate Portal by clicking here. For additional questions, please contact Tom Quinn, through the office of Trey Wilson, via email at twilson@wittkieffer.com.

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Manager – Reimbursement
MaineHealth Corporate
Portland, ME 
Full Time, Days

Relocation reimbursement available for qualified candidates!
Cost reporting experience is required.

Maine Medical Center is seeking a Manager - Reimbursement in Portland. The manager is primarily responsible for the coordination of data collection and accurate submission of the System’s member’s Medicare and Medicaid cost reports which includes acting as liaison to all external auditors and consultants regarding reimbursement matters for assigned members; improving processes and relationships whenever possible. The position will actively facilitate cost reporting best practice reviews and team member education.

The position will be responsible for the preparation and/or supervising the completion of monthly contractual adjustment and third party receivable journal entries to division financial statements as well as the analysis and interpretation of variances between performance and budget. The position will perform or coordinate the performance of reimbursement analyses as assigned by the director. The manager will complete or supervise the completion of timely facility enrollment changes and revalidations with third party payers. The manager will have the support and obligation to supervise and train reimbursement department staff.

Qualifications:

  • BS. CPA, MBA, HFMA preferred or equivalent specific experience in hospital reimbursement.
  • Three to Five years’ experience in hospital reimbursement required to include preparation or supervision of the preparation of hospital Medicare cost reports as well as estimating contractual allowances and third party payables/receivables.
  • Previous leadership experience preferred.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers.
  • Ability to problem solve and work cooperatively with other hospital departments, physicians, the System's reimbursement team and management.

To apply, please click here or visit www.careersatmainehealth.org.

Working at MaineHealth:

With a career at any of the MaineHealth member organizations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals who truly value the people around them – within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – are top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level. 

As part of our dedication to operational excellence, we continually invest in technology, innovation and exceptional people in order to deliver on our promise to the people of northern New England. This includes the Shared Health Record initiative, which has changed the way we deliver healthcare within the state. We believe the electronic health record is a necessary tool in the improvement of healthcare delivery and outcomes. Our investment in the technology to support the electronic health record is nothing short of monumental. This means you’ll have the technology necessary to always ensure an optimal patient experience. 

When you join any of our organizations, you’ll find an environment that has the right combination of high-tech and high-touch to deliver the finest care to the people we serve. Join us to learn from – and be surrounded by – some of the best talent in healthcare today.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Senior Finance Director – MaineGeneral Health

WittKieffer is partnered with MaineGeneral Health in the search for a dynamic, distinguished leader to serve as its new Senior Finance Director.

MaineGeneral Health is a comprehensive community healthcare delivery system with approximately $560 million in net revenues, serving patients from 88 cities and towns through the Kennebec Valley region of Maine. MaineGeneral Health features a medical center with two campuses: the Alfond Center for Health in Augusta, which provides both inpatient and outpatient care, and the Thayer Center for Health in Waterville, which provides comprehensive outpatient care along with a 24/7 emergency department. In addition to the medical center, MaineGeneral Health also supports the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care and the Kennebec Region Health Alliance PHO. The vast majority of physicians practicing within MaineGeneral Health are employed by the organization.

The Senior Finance Director is a critical and key member of our leadership team reporting directly to the CFO and primarily responsible for reimbursements, managing payer contracts and financial modeling. The incumbent will be part of the senior finance team built upon deep knowledge and experience with exceptional technical and analytical skills.

  • Minimum five to ten years of significant healthcare financial planning & analysis experience.
  • Maine State Licensure as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred.
  • Master's degree or advanced degree in related field is preferred.
  • Financial modeling and strong analytical skills required.

All applications, inquiries, and nominations are welcome via the buttons below. Please direct via email to WittKieffer Melinda Morton directly at mmorton@wittkieffer.com All communication is strictly confidential.

Melinda Morton 
617-653-4141
mmorton@wittkieffer.com 

Stephen C. Davis
781.564.2624
sdavis@wittkieffer.com

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Northern Light Health Home Office
Brewer, Maine
Sr. Financial Analyst Req #1680 (Remote Opportunity Available)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Financial Analyst provides a range of services in the Financial Planning & Analysis department of the Home Office. This professional works in a team to offer Financial Planning services, including annual operating budget, capital planning and budgets, long range financial forecasts, and business plans. Collaborates with Home Office and Member staff to achieve superior financial analysis and reporting. The Senior Financial Analyst may be requested to support various committees or task forces to advance the interests of Northern Light Health.

The Senior Financial Analyst will work closely with the Manager to support the needs of the Associate Vice President Finance & Analytics, Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and internal and external clients related to Northern Light Health.

In this role, the Senior Financial Analyst must demonstrate and promote excellent customer service, responsiveness, oral and written communication, accurate and supported analysis, and project management skills. To be successful, the individual in this position must be:

  • an effective communicator and trainer providing support to all Northern Light Health Members to optimize utilization of the NLH budgeting and forecasting systems,
  • provide timely input and analysis into the decision-making process during the development of the various financial plans,
  • able to continually demonstrate a thorough understanding of financial operations and proficiency with the budgeting, forecasting, and capital planning tools,
  • a role model in the delivery of services that are deemed to be superior in the eyes of the customers.

MAJOR FUNCTIONS:

Operating Budget

The Senior Financial Analyst will support the development of the operating budget, ongoing system maintenance and variance reporting. The Senior Financial Analyst may be directed to perform the following duties.

  • Support the Manager in implementing the budget calendar and providing analysis used to develop annual budget targets.
  • Serve as in-house expert, super-user and trainer on the operating budget system, understanding data links with Lawson/Infor and other systems, validation, budget development and variance reporting.
  • Stay up to date with Financial Planning software structure and detailed data elements. Participates in software upgrade testing and documents results. Recommends options if issues arise. Assists with implementation and deployment of new software functionality.
  • Support the completion of system wide budgets; educate Member staff organizations and assist with problem solving related to operating budget development.
  • Complete the monthly processing tasks in a timely manner to ensure that the standard reports and dashboards from the financial decision support system are published within the expected timeframe.
  • Assist with consolidating reports and intercompany account reconciliation.
  • Accurately generate forecasts and analyze trends in revenues and expenses.
  • Compile and maintain documentation to support projections.
  • Proactively monitor internal trends to identify risks and opportunities across revenues and expenses.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in conjunction with budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Monitor results of key strategic initiatives to ensure cost benefit projections are being achieved or plans are adjusted accordingly. Prepares monthly budget spread reports and analysis.
  • Prepare monthly budget versus actual analyses based on determined criteria.
  • Develop Operating Budget reports for Finance Committee and Board review.
  • Perform other operating budget duties as assigned.

Capital Budget

The Senior Financial Analyst will support the development of the capital budget, ongoing system maintenance, and materials needed for the decision-making process. The Senior Financial Analyst may be directed to perform the following duties.

  • Provide analytical support to the Capital Review Committee which oversees capital allocations and approvals and post-implementation reviews. Prepare cost benefit analysis of capital projects.
  • Assist with Capital Budget reports for Finance Committee and Board review.
  • Compile and analyze capital budget expenditures.
  • Develop capital budget limits and targets.
  • Perform other capital budget duties as assigned.

Financial Planning Services

The Senior Financial Analyst will support the development of the long-range financial forecast, ongoing system maintenance and related analyses. The Senior Financial Analyst may be directed to perform the following duties.

  • Assist in the preparation of the long-range financial forecast.
  • Monitor data for positive and negative business and financial trends and proactively alert Manager to potential problems and/or opportunities.
  • Integrate new acquisitions, business ventures, and programs into the financial planning processes.
  • Support operational performance improvement projects through validation of baseline measurements and targeted goals, measurement of actual results, and performance reporting.
  • Develop and present analytical summaries, educational topics, etc., in a professional manner.
  • Maintain system-wide policies and procedures related to financial planning.
  • Stay current on upgrades and functionality enhancements and ensures that systems are compliant with Information Technology and Information Security Office policies and procedures.
  • Provide information and assistance to other departments or leaders as needed.
  • Perform other financial planning special projects and job duties as assigned.

Department Participation

  • Acts as an effective team member with Business Finance & Analytics staff.
  • Develops professional development goals with Manager.
  • Completes accurate time tracking information.

QUALIFICATIONS

Possess excellent customer service, time management, and analytical skills. Written communication skills required as well as project organization. Must maintain institutional, customer and Financial Planning & Analysis department confidentiality. Ability to excel in teams and succeed in a matrix organization. Oral presentation skills a plus. Demonstrates initiative, a professional attitude and a desire toward self-improvement.

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field and a minimum of seven years or, Associate’s degree in Accounting or related field and a minimum of eleven years, accounting, financial planning or related experience required. Health care experience a plus.

A working knowledge of financial statement preparation and analysis required. Demonstrates knowledge of projection methodologies and relationships between goals and finances. Must possess analytical and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to coordinate the work of others and communicate effectively (both in writing and verbally) with all levels of management in a multi-corporate structure.

Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Access and willingness to keep current with new computer software/technology for the continuous improvement of financial planning processes. Experience with Strata, Allscripts EPSi and Lawson/Infor systems preferred.

Demonstrates the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize multiple tasks, and meet deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail. Shows capacity to be flexible and competent as priorities change. Demonstrated effectiveness in succeeding in a team-oriented culture required.

 

Send Resume to:
Kerry Brown
kerbrown@northernlight.org
Talent Sourcing Specialist
Brewer, Maine 04412

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Executive Director of Patient Financial Services– Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has partnered with WittKieffer for an Executive Director, Patient Financial Services (PFS). Located in Buffalo, New York, Roswell Park is one of the nation’s leading cancer research and treatment centers and is one of the few NCI designated comprehensive cancer and research centers. The main campus occupies 25 acres in downtown Buffalo and consists of the main hospital, ambulatory clinics, and physician offices as well as numerous basic science and clinical research buildings. In addition, there are suburban locations and clinical affiliations with several community oncology practices and hospitals throughout the region.

The Executive Director, Patient Financial Services (PFS) will be responsible for managing and optimizing the quality and efficiency of patient services and reimbursement activities at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. This will include technical billing and collections, cash and remittance posting, denials management, coding, and financial counseling throughout the facility.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting or related field is required and a Master's degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of ten years of revenue cycle or related field experience with at least seven years of supervisory experience. Experience in a hospital business office with a demonstrated record of progressively increasing responsibility is preferred.
  • Proven leadership and experience in patient financial services, including financial counseling, coding, and patient accounting.

Please direct all applications, nominations, and inquiries the WittKieffer Candidate Portal or by email to: RoswellParkDirPFS@wittkieffer.com

April Allen
Diane Smith
WittKieffer - Mid-Level Executive Search

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Chief Financial Officer  
Lawrence General Hospital
Massachusetts

Our client, Lawrence General Hospital, a nationally recognized regional medical center, seeks a dynamic finance executive to join the organization as a Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This key senior leader is responsible for the financial stewardship and direction for Lawrence General and its entities through effective business leadership, strategy development, internal controls, operating and capital budget development, revenue cycle, strategic financial planning, monitoring and management. This is an outstanding opportunity for a senior financial leader to make a difference in a gateway city serving a diverse population. 

The Chief Financial Officer will guide and direct the financial operations and financial strategy for the organization, functioning as a strategic partner to the Chief Executive Officer and to the executive leadership team.  The CFO will establish strong relationships throughout Lawrence General in order to promote teamwork; he/she will drive business strategy initiatives and lead the finance function to provide proactive guidance, consultation and support to the operations team in the attainment of their business objectives and financial performance commitments.   The Chief Financial Officer plays an active role with the Board of Trustees, in addition to staffing the Board Finance Committee, the CFO interacts with the Board at large and directly with most other committees. 

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline (accounting/finance) and a master’s degree in business administration, finance, or related field is required; a CPA is desirable.
  • Minimum of eight years of progressively responsible financial management experience within a complex health care setting.
  • Demonstrated competence in building and leading an effective and cohesive financial division.
  • Prior experience working effectively with and making presentations to a Board of Trustees.
  • Well-versed in healthcare finance, including reimbursement, billing procedures, managed care, payer contracting, and compliance.
  • Knowledge of the application of information technology for business and financial operations as well as the implementation of healthcare informatics.

Confidential inquiries and referrals please contact:

Lisa Reid
Executive Search and Recruitment
Madison Miles
781-943-1728
Lisa.Reid@MadisonMiles.com

 

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Senior Finance Director – MaineGeneral Health

WittKieffer is partnered with MaineGeneral Health in the search for a dynamic, distinguished leader to serve as its new Senior Finance Director.

MaineGeneral Health is a comprehensive community healthcare delivery system with approximately $560 million in net revenues, serving patients from 88 cities and towns through the Kennebec Valley region of Maine. MaineGeneral Health features a medical center with two campuses: the Alfond Center for Health in Augusta, which provides both inpatient and outpatient care, and the Thayer Center for Health in Waterville, which provides comprehensive outpatient care along with a 24/7 emergency department. In addition to the medical center, MaineGeneral Health also supports the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care and the Kennebec Region Health Alliance PHO. The vast majority of physicians practicing within MaineGeneral Health are employed by the organization.

The Senior Finance Director is a critical and key member of our leadership team reporting directly to the CFO and primarily responsible for reimbursements, managing payer contracts and financial modeling. The incumbent will be part of the senior finance team built upon deep knowledge and experience with exceptional technical and analytical skills.

  • Minimum five to ten years of significant healthcare financial planning & analysis experience.
  • Maine State Licensure as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is required.
  • Master's degree or advanced degree in related field is preferred.
  • Financial modeling and strong analytical skills required.

All applications, inquiries, and nominations are welcome via the WittKieffer Candidate Portal or e-mail to mmorton@wittkieffer.com All communication is strictly confidential.


Melinda Morton 
617-653-4141
mmorton@wittkieffer.com 
Stephen C. Davis

781.564.2624

sdavis@wittkieffer.com

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Financial Analyst – Financial Planning
Maine Medical Center
Portland, ME
Full Time, Days

Maine Medical Center is seeking a Financial Analyst in Portland. The overall purpose and function of the job is to complete specific assigned responsibilities as it relates to budgets, and financial planning. The position is responsible for supporting and assuring accurate preparation of division operating budgets and serves as support for operational departments and assists in the support of Service Lines. Along with the Financial Planning Manager, this position supports the annual operating and capital budget process and ongoing variance and financial reporting.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Knowledge of accounting, finance, and reimbursement principles normally acquired through completion of a degree program in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field.
  • Three to five years of experience in accounting or finance and the analysis of financial statements and reports, or equivalent experience in a healthcare setting. Experience in a health care environment preferred.
  • Ability to function within a rapid time period.
  • Analytical skills to collect pertinent information necessary to analyze complex problems, formulate sound solutions and implement those solutions.
  • Ability to organize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of hospital financial management preferred.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of hospital administration.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, financial computing, and an ability to quickly acquire a working understanding of Maine Medical Center’s financial software.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with both internal and external personnel in multiple disciplines, on a variety of complex issues.

To apply, please click here or visit www.careersatmainehealth.org.

About Maine Medical Center:

Maine Medical Center is a complete healthcare resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine and Northern New England. With a history dating back to 1864, Maine Medical Center is the state’s largest medical center and the flagship facility of MaineHealth, with 637 beds and more than 7,000 employees. In addition, we have achieved Magnet™ status in recognition of our commitment to the highest standards of nursing excellence. Maine Medical Center’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including the state’s only medical school, through a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine, and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute.

Inside and out, you’ll find what you’re looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, MMC is committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

 

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North Country Healthcare (NCH) is seeking a Chief Financial Officer who will provide financial leadership to a rural critical access system in northern New Hampshire. Created in 2014, NCH is a unique and innovative healthcare system whose members are three critical access hospitals and a home care and hospice organization. This is a unique opportunity to build an integrated financial structure and the processes to improve on solid financial performance for these individual entities.

Headquartered in Whitefield, NH, North Country Healthcare was named a Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare in 2020. This non-profit organization is dedicated to providing healthcare services to the people in northern New Hampshire and the surrounding communities. The Chief Financial Officer will be a key member of the management team and will provide leadership and oversight for the health system’s accounting and finance functions, including general accounting, financial controls, internal/external financial accounting and reporting policy, audit, health information management and patient access, IT, payroll, revenue cycle, treasury, managed care, purchasing and budgeting/financial planning functions and efforts. He/she will manage the budget and use financial data to make recommendations to support decision-making, ensuring the long-term financial viability of the organization.

The ideal candidate will have experience within a Critical Access Hospital (CAH), with multi-hospital system leadership preferred. He/she should have a minimum of 10 years in a senior financial leadership role within a rural community or regional-based acute care hospital setting. Successful experience creating a finance shared service platform and having supported the development of a multi-hospital system is preferred.

Priorities include the need to quickly and effectively, build relationships and credibility with the senior leadership team for the system and hospitals, boards, and staff. The new CFO should be visible and engaged throughout the organization and develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders. In addition, the CFO will create a Central Business Office moving the organization toward a centralized shared service model starting with revenue cycle and purchasing. Identify opportunities and implement initiatives that will reduce costs across the system through economies of scale and eliminating redundancy.

Please direct all nominations, applications of interest, and CVs and resumes to Julie Rosen, Tom Quinn, and John Fazekas via WittKieffer's candidate portal here. Inquiries may also be made by email to jfazekas@wittkieffer.com.

 

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Chief Financial Officer
Holyoke Medical Center
Valley Health Systems
Holyoke, MA

The Opportunity:

Holyoke Medical Center (HMC) and Valley Health Systems, Inc. in Holyoke, MA is seeking a Chief Financial Officer that is both strategically and operationally focused.  A trusted executive who is engaging, transparent, innovative and creative who thinks strategically and takes initiative. This represents an outstanding opportunity to serve as a key member of the senior leadership team and immediately impact the financial operations as well as the future of the organization.

The Organization:

Holyoke Medical Center is a nonprofit, 198-bed acute care community hospital located in Holyoke, Massachusetts.  HMC is committed to setting a new standard in patient care for the families of Western Massachusetts. This full-service Medical Center provides a complete line of inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to the community, including a newly constructed state-of-the-art emergency department. HMC’s award-winning Stroke Service has been recognized for more than 12 consecutive years by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, including the 2019 Get with The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus, Target: Stroke Elite Plus, & Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll Award.

As a member of Valley Health Systems, HMC is affiliated with the Holyoke VNA Hospice Life Care, River Valley Counseling Center and Holyoke Medical Group. Holyoke Medical Group practices include Adult Primary Care, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Women’s Services, and Walk-In Care Offices.

The Position:

The CFO is responsible for the development, interpretation, coordination, and administration of the Hospital and Systems policies for finance, accounting, information systems, patient billing and accounts, internal controls, reimbursement, supply chain, revenue cycle and auditing.  He/she is responsible for the maintenance of records and procedures required to adequately safeguard the assets of the organization.  The CFO will participate in strategic planning discussions and lead the financial planning activities to ensure their compatibility with the System and Hospital’s financial capacity and performance objectives. 

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline (accounting/business/finance) and a master’s degree in business administration, finance, or related field is required; a CPA is preferred.
  • Possess seven to ten years’ progressively responsible financial management experience within a complex community health system.
  • Demonstrated competence in building and leading an effective and cohesive financial division.
  • Prior experience working effectively with and making presentations to a Board of Trustees and Finance Committee.
  • Well-versed in healthcare finance, including reimbursement, billing procedures, managed care, payor contracting, and compliance.
  • Knowledgeable of the application of information technology for business and financial operations as well as the implementation of healthcare informatics.
  • Understanding of capital market process with experience negotiating capital financing projects.

The Region:

Known for its scenery and as a vacation destination, the Pioneer Valley features mountain ranges, rolling hills, fertile farmland and golden meadows — all surrounding New England’s premier waterway, the Connecticut River. The diverse landscape gives visitors and residents access to a wide variety of activities including alpine skiing at resorts such as Berkshire East and Blandford Ski Resort and seasonal festivals that draw millions of visitors.

The region is served by Bradley International Airport, located just 30 minutes south of Holyoke Medical Center in the town of Windsor Locks, Connecticut. 

Just ten minutes from Holyoke is The Quadrangle, an extraordinary grouping of two art museums, two history museums, and a science museum that features the United States’ first planetarium. Springfield Symphony Hall provides an outstanding venue for classical music, Broadway tours, concerts and stand-up comedy shows. Families flock to New England’s largest and most popular amusement park, Six Flags New England in Agawam, as well as the Emily Dickinson House in Amherst, the Springfield Armory National Historical Site, and the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield and the Volleyball Hall of Fame in Holyoke. (Basketball was invented in Springfield and Volleyball in Holyoke.)

Healthcare and social services employ 15% of the local workforce, making it the leading industry in the region and more than 16 universities and liberal arts colleges call the region home, including the

Five Colleges consortium of Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College and University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Contact:

Beth Ross
AMN Leadership Solutions, Inc.
781-934-8111
Beth.ross@amnhealthcare.com

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Senior Director of Accounting

We have been engaged to conduct a confidential search for a Senior Director of Accounting for our client, a regional healthcare delivery system with acute care and critical access hospitals as well an extensive variety of primary and specialty care physician practices. They have their offices near Freeport, Maine.

The starting salary is up to $170k, depending on background and experience. 

The Senior Director will be able to work remotely during bad weather and at other times but will work on-site as needed.

Relocation assistance is available as appropriate.

The Senior Director of Accounting will plan, develop, organize, direct and control the operation of the Accounting Department for the health system.  This includes General Accounting, Accounts Payable, Payroll and Financial Analysis. They will coordinate a system level response to financial business issues.  The Senior Director of Accounting (Senor Director) will manage the general ledger and subsidiary ledgers and interface with multiple computer systems.

The Senior Director is responsible for the on-going development of the General Ledger system and will prepare financial and statistical reports and contribute to the financial policy decision-making.  They will oversee the accurate and timely reporting of financial information, payroll processing, and accounts payable processing.   The Director will oversee the development of procedures to audit data integrity and report opportunities for improvement. They will coordinate the year-end audit. The Director will directly manage the managers/supervisors of General Accounting, Payroll, and Accounts Payable, as well as Financial Analyst(s).

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of 10 years of related industry accounting/finance experience
  • Minimum of Five years of successful managerial/supervisory experience in accounting/finance
  • Healthcare/hospital accounting/finance experience a plus
  • Public accounting experience and a CPA are strongly preferred
  • Strong technical accounting skills and GAAP experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with computerized accounting systems
  • Strong work ethic, able to meet deadlines and timetables

The Confidential Search Company is an executive recruiting firm that specializes in the placement of financial Executives, VPs, directors, Managers and Specialists in the healthcare industry.

All inquiries will be treated confidentially.

For more information about this opportunity please contact:

Matthew O’Brien

The Confidential Search Company

ConfSearch@aol.com

860-742-1555

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Manager, Accounting, Payroll and Taxation

We have been engaged to conduct an executive search for a Manager, Accounting, Payroll and Taxation for our client, a healthcare system with multiple hospitals as well as an extensive variety of primary and specialty care physician practices. They have their offices in Lewiston, Maine.

The starting salary is up to $100k, depending on background and experience.

Relocation assistance is available as appropriate.

The Accounting Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of the accounting functions in the Financial Reporting, Payroll, Taxation and Accounting Department including the timely and accurate completion of the month-end and year-end close of the financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles as well as the completion of the annual external audit.

In addition, the Accounting, Payroll and Taxation Manager is responsible for ensuring policies and procedures are maintained and adhered to in support of the reliability of the internal control environment around accounting transactions. This position will also be responsible for and make recommendations around the general leger system and related processes, and support other financial analysis and accounting processes as required.

The Accounting Manager will take a strong leadership role in ensuring best practice in the accounting department, including leading the team through system and process improvement.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Five (5) years of accounting experience including financial statement preparation in accordance with GAAP
  • Supervisory/Management experience a plus
  • Public accounting experience / CPA desirable
  • Strong technical accounting skills and financial analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with computerized accounting systems
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Healthcare experience preferred

The Confidential Search Company is an executive recruiting firm that specializes in the placement of healthcare financial executives, VPs, directors, Managers and Specialists.

For more information about this opportunity please contact:

Matthew O’Brien

The Confidential Search Company

ConfSearch@aol.com

860-742-1555

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Senior Accountant

We have been engaged to conduct the search for Senior Accountant for our client, an integrated healthcare delivery system with a flagship medical center, two rural, critical access hospitals and an extensive variety of primary and specialty care practices located in 15 communities in central, western, and mid-coast regions of Maine. They have their offices in Lewiston, ME.

The starting salary is up to $87k, depending on background and experience.

Relocation assistance is available.

Responsibilities

The Senior Accountant will:

  • Be responsible for the proper reporting of journal entries and account reconciliations for timely and accurate reporting of monthly financial statements as well as reports to management for financial decision support.
  • Prepare account analysis and be heavily involved with the annual audit.
  • Will work closely with the Payroll Supervisor to provide backup support on reporting and filing requirements.
  • interact with many departments and employees at various levels of the organization
  • Express professionalism in both written and oral communication and have a strong customer service base.

The Senior Accountant is expected to always exercise good judgment, show initiative, and be able to meet goals and objectives of the position and team.

Requirements

  • BS in Accounting. Masters and/or CPA preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years relevant accounting and financial reporting work experience required
  • 2 years in a healthcare accounting/finance environment preferred
  • public accounting experience a plus
  • Must be able to analyze the general ledger and postings, prepare and evaluate journal entries, and perform full reconciliation of required accounts
  • Experience closing the books
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP
  • Must be familiar with accounting systems, interfaces, financial reports, and how to identify and correct problems in the general ledger and statement
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Experience with Lawson GL applications and Kronos (preferred)
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and desire to provide strong customer service

The Confidential Search Company is an executive recruiting firm that specializes in the placement of healthcare financial executives, VPs, directors, Managers and Specialists.

For more information about this opportunity please contact:

Matthew O’Brien

The Confidential Search Company

ConfSearch@aol.com

860-742-1555

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Director of Reimbursement

We have been engaged to conduct the search for Director of Reimbursement for our client, an integrated health network comprised of a major teaching hospital and several area hospitals. They are prestigious health system that is the largest health care organization in Maine and leading health care provider serving Northern New Hampshire, with offices in Portland, ME.

The starting salary range is $150 to $180k, depending on background and experience.

Relocation assistance is available as appropriate.

This is a permanent position but we will also consider an interim/contract Director of Reimbursement to temporarily fill the position until the new Director is selected and joins the company. The Interim Director would be on-site for a minimum of one week per month and work remotely for the remainder of the month (until cost reporting season).

The Director of Reimbursement will assist the Vice President, Reimbursement in departmental planning in order to achieve departmental goals and supervision.  They will manage a team of three Reimbursement Managers and staff of eight.

The Director will:

  • Manage the hospital’s preparation and submission of cost reimbursement reports to government and private third-party agencies.
  • Develop rate structure and monitor compliance with federal regulatory programs.
  • Monitor implications of all proposed third-party reimbursement changes.
  • Review and ensure accuracy of monthly contractuals and supporting documents and the Fiscal Year End contractuals and supporting schedules.
  • Participate in the contractual allowance portion of the Long-Range Financial Plan.
  • Manage and supervise the preparation of the annual budget for net revenue including the implementation of the annual rate increase.
  • Provide timely assistance to Service Lines and Departments that request reimbursement expertise.
  • At the System level: Coordinate, control, and manage the preparation of interim and year end cost reports and analyses related to governmental reimbursement for all of the System’s facilities.
  • Supervise and coordinate activities related to reviews and audits by the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) and governmental organizations.
  • Coordinate with the Vice President to ensure the System is achieving the optimal reimbursement under existing regulations and is prepared for proposed regulations.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of advanced accounting and reimbursement principles
  • High level of problem-solving skills necessary to develop and implement new procedures and techniques and prepare special and recurring reports and analyses
  • MBA or FHFMA, or CPA preferred
  • Excellent communications skills and a high level of interpersonal skills
  • Deal with complex situations with a wide variety of internal and external personnel and make fact-based presentations before groups, including regulatory agencies
  • Five to ten years of experience in reimbursement and Medicare/Medicaid cost reporting is required with at least three years of hospital financial management experience

The Confidential Search Company is an executive recruiting firm that specializes in the placement of healthcare financial executives, VPs, directors, Managers and Specialists.

All inquiries will be treated confidentially.

For more information about this opportunity please contact:

 

Matthew O’Brien

The Confidential Search Company

ConfSearch@aol.com

860-742-1555

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Director of Decision Support

We have been engaged to conduct a confidential search for a Director of Decision Support for our client, a regional healthcare delivery system with acute care and critical access hospitals as well an extensive variety of primary and specialty care physician practices. They have their offices in Lewiston, Maine.

The starting salary is up to $140k+, depending on background and experience.  There may be some flexibility for an outstanding candidate.

The Director of Decision Support will be able to work remotely during bad weather and at other times but will be required to work on-site as needed.

Relocation assistance is available as appropriate.

The Director of Decision Support (Director) oversees Financial Decision Support (DS). The Director will develop and maintain analytical models, tools, and ad hoc analyses to support the organization’s efforts to allocate resources and forecast future financial results.

The Director will:

  • Assure integrity of the Trendstar data by coordinating the effort to eliminate errors in the systems that feed the database.
  • Develop the annual operating budget and five (5) year forecast.
  • Oversee clinical cost accounting, budget analysis and financial decision support (market share analysis, cost accounting, budget variance, statistical reporting, external comparison and areas of financial risk).
  • Be responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring the Financial Decision Support strategic plan.
  • Conduct annual DS gap analysis, develop system functionality goals and track accomplishments.
  • Work closely with the Quality Division clinical data analysts to assure that the Trendstar database meets their needs.
  • Ensure the data elements in Trendstar are populated to provide complete statistical and clinical/financial decision support options.
  • Oversee the development of procedures to audit data integrity, report “opportunities of improvement” to the Vice President of Finance and facilitate desired outcome.
  • Keep abreast of the Trendstar feeder system changes and enhancements.
  • Oversee and facilitate elements mapped into the Trendstar database ensuring the company is utilizing the maxiimum potential from the decision support functionality.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience with database management
  • Experience with Trendstar Decision Support System, AS400 functionality, Billing and Clinical Systems, Advanced Knowledge of Clinical Data Elements and Clinical Coding Process
  • Advanced user of databases, spreadsheets, graphics and statistical reporting
  • Experience with a Decision Support System and experience maintaining Hospital AS400 ADT/OC system
  • Successful management experience in financial management
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills
  • Ability to promote effective collaboration and teamwork among individuals of multiple disciplines and across organizational boundaries

The Confidential Search Company is an executive recruiting firm that specializes in the placement of financial Executives, VPs, directors, Managers and Specialists in the healthcare industry.

All inquiries will be treated confidentially.

For more information about this opportunity please contact:

Matthew O’Brien

The Confidential Search Company

ConfSearch@aol.com

860-742-1555

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Omaha, NE- Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska is seeking an experienced finance executive with strong strategic, business and customer service orientation to serve as the system's first Vice President, Finance. In addition to providing leadership in the areas of budgeting, decision support, the controllership function, treasury, purchasing and reimbursement, the Vice President, Finance will support and lead organizational efforts toward systemness and serve as a key strategic partner to the Chief Financial Officer and other system leaders.

Nebraska Medicine is a $1.6 billion academic and community-based health system with nearly 7,400 FTEs. In addition to the 718-bed academic medical center and a 91-bed community hospital, the organization includes an integrated faculty practice plan of over 1,000 physicians and a large ambulatory platform. Nebraska Medicine enjoys strong philanthropic support, boasts top decile safety outcomes and is embarking upon a nearly $2 billion campus renovation. To ensure the organization can be successful long term, more focused efforts around standardization and efficiency will be required to drive down the overall cost of care.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Vice President, Finance is a newly-created position that will function as a number-two finance executive for the organization. The successful candidate will bring solid expertise in all areas of finance and accounting; a system mindset developed within complex, multi-faceted organizations; an understanding of clinical operations in addition to finance; experience with portfolio management, capital allocation and creative financial strategies; a strong commitment to team and talent development and the ability to effectively translate and present information to board members, providers, leadership and other key stakeholders to ensure an appropriate level of understanding and financial acumen across the organization.

The ideal candidate will bring experience in complex integrated delivery systems with large employed or closely-affiliated physician networks, along with an understanding of academic funds flow, grants management and physician compensation arrangements. Other backgrounds will also be seriously considered.

If you have interest or a recommendation of others, please contact Michelle Johnson, Karen Otto, or Megan Welch at 630-575-6904 or NebraskaMedVPFinance@wittkieffer.com.  

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Directors of Revenue Integrity and Reimbursement – University of Iowa Health

WittKieffer is supporting University of Iowa Health Care, Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center, as well as, one of the best hospitals in the United States, in its search for two newly created positions within Finance and Accounting Services.

Both of these highly critical roles will report to the Senior Director, Revenue and Reimbursement.

  • The Director of Reimbursement is an experienced, proven leader responsible for the accounting, reporting and control function related to all third party reimbursement activities for the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, UI Physicians and the Carver College of Medicine. The director will ensure the appropriate amount of Medicare, Medicaid and other government reimbursements are received for the University of Iowa Health Care. The ideal candidate will have a strong cost reporting background with experience overseeing reimbursements in an academic medical center setting. This will include experience working with reimbursements around organ transplants and GME programs.
  • The Director of Revenue Integrity will accomplish department objectives by managing a multi-skilled team and developing positive working relationships with both colleagues and consultancies to support the financial and operational objectives of UI Health Care. The director is responsible for supporting the revenue integrity team through the analysis and trending of revenue and usage data via custom reporting. The director is responsible for maintaining charge capture and charge reconciliation policies and procedures, and provides oversight of the charge reconciliation and revenue monitoring responsibilities, including training and education. This position ensures the charge master complies with all applicable regulatory and industry coding guidelines.

Please direct all applications, inquiries, and nominations to Sarah Williams using the WittKieffer Candidate Portal or via email, at: sarahw@wittkieffer.com . The Candidate Portal is a secure, easy way to nominate a colleague, express interest, or apply for a position. Either means of application is acceptable.

Kindly,

April Allen

502-426-2841

aallen@wittkieffer.com

Kyle Wiederhold

678-302-1570

kwiederhold@wittkieffer.com

Sarah Williams

502-709-8544

sarahw@wittkieffer.com

WittKieffer

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Business Manager
Beacon Health
Brewer, Maine
Job number: 69368
Full-time

Review full job description and apply here.

Questions: Call 207-973-7100 or email: talent@northernlight.org

Northern Light Health is the most expansive integrated health care system in Maine. We provide care to people from Portland to Presque Isle and from Blue Hill to Greenville. We are comprised of nine member hospitals with 584 long-term beds, a single physician-led medical group, eight nursing homes, five emergency transport members, 37 primary care locations, and we employ more than 12,000 people in Maine.

Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in a healthcare/insurance, business, finance or related field required.
A minimum of 5 years of accounting or financial management experience required.
5-7 years of healthcare or health insurance experience preferred.
Experience developing budgets, forecasts and analyzing business opportunities required.
Basic knowledge of health plan operations including claims handling, procedures, agency management systems and applicable insurance laws/codes a plus preferred.
Customer service experience strongly preferred.

EOE/AA/M/F/VET/DISABLED

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Enterprise Manager of Coding
Northern Light Health Home Office
Brewer, Maine
Full-time
Job number: 40269

Review full job description and apply here.

Questions: Call 207-973-7100 or email: talent@northernlight.org

Education and Experience
·Health Information Technology or Health Information Administration degree preferred; at least 8 years of progressive, relevant knowledge toward mastery in the field accepted in lieu of degree
·5+ years of progressively responsible management level experience required
Licenses or Certifications
·Registered Health Information Administrator/Registered Health Information Technician Preferred
·Coding Certification required (CCS, CPC, COC, CCS-P).

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Detailed knowledge of privacy and security regulations, confidentiality / HIPAA

  • Payer specific coding requirements
  • Working knowledge of Official Coding Guidelines, Medical Terminology, Classification Systems: ICD-10-CM/PCS, MS-DRG, APR-DRG, DSM and Terminologies:CPT/HCPCS, E/M
  • Knowledge of sources for local and national review policies impacting coding
  • Ability to analyze PEPPER report data and develop coding action plans

·Working knowledge of Medical Record, Health information, and Healthcare Application technology.
·Demonstrated experience in diagnosing, evaluating and developing corrective actions for problems in Coding operations.
·Able to proactively make appropriate changes in the coding operations to position NLH for healthcare reform and competition.
·Able to effect collaborative alliances and promote teamwork.
·Effective organizational, planning, controlling, scheduling and project management abilities.

  • Effective managerial and administrative abilities as applied to the management of multiple projects.
  • Effective leadership abilities.
  • Ability to positively influence change.
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with diverse people, excellent human relation skills.
  • Flexible and able to react to ever changing priorities.
  • EOE/AA/M/F/VET/DISABLED

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Vice President of Mercy Medical Group

Northern Light Mercy Hospital

Portland, Maine

Full-time

Job number: 69414

Review full job description and apply here.

Questions: Call 207-973-7100 or email: talent@northernlight.org

 

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum Education: A Master's degree in Management, Accounting or Finance (or equivalent discipline) is required. Fellowship in HFMA, Certification with MGMA or ACHE is strongly desired. A minimum of seven (7) years of physician practice management experience is required in related fields to include senior management and executive level functions.

Northern Light Mercy Hospital, an acute care, non-profit hospital in Portland, Maine, is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. We advocate for a society in which all can realize their full potential and achieve the common good. We give priority to those that society ignores. The greater Portland community has come to rely on the personal care and healing focus that Northern Light Mercy Hospital provides. Northern Light Mercy provides a wide range of medical and surgical services as well as six primary care, subspecialty physician practices, and community-based programs. Northern Light Mercy Hospital is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewide health delivery system that is raising the bar with no-nonsense solutions that are leading the way to a healthier future for our state. Northern Light Health offers a broad range of providers and services, including nine hospitals, primary care and specialty physician practices, long-term care, home health and hospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.

EOE/AA/M/F/VET/DISABLED

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Business Support Analyst II
Northern Light Health Home Office
Brewer, Maine
Full-time
Job number: 70145

Review full job description and apply here.

Questions: Call 207-973-7100 or email: talent@northernlight.org

Northern Light Health is the most expansive integrated health care system in Maine. We provide care to people from Portland to Presque Isle and from Blue Hill to Greenville. We are comprised of nine member hospitals with 584 long-term beds, a single physician-led medical group, eight nursing homes, five emergency transport members, 37 primary care locations, and we employ more than 12,000 people in Maine.

Education and Experience:
•Bachelor's degree required. Eight years progressive, relevant knowledge toward mastery in the field accepted in lieu of Bachelor's degree.
•Four or more years of progressively responsible experience in revenue cycle operations or a relatable field required.

EOE/AA/M/F/VET/DISABLED

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Intermediate Accountant
Northern Light Health Home Office
Brewer, Maine
Full-time
Job number: 70614

Review full job description and apply here.

Questions: Call 207-973-7100 or email: talent@northernlight.org

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum
·Bachelor's Degree or equivalent from a four year college or university plus 3-5 years related experience in accounting, or at a minimum, associate's degree plus 5-7 years related accounting experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
·1-3 years of accounting experience with general ledger system knowledge.

Preferred
·Bachelor's Degree (Concentration in Accounting)
·Health Care Experience
·Master's Degree
·CPA or CMA

EOE/AA/M/F/VET/DISABLED

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Financial Planning Analyst
Northern Light Health Home Office
Brewer, Maine
Full-time
Job number: 70643

Review full job description and apply here.

Questions: Call 207-973-7100 or email: talent@northernlight.org

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possess excellent customer service, time management, and analytical skills. Written communication skills required as well as project organization. Must maintain institutional, customer and Financial Projects, Planning & Analysis department confidentiality. Ability to excel in teams and succeed in a matrix organization. Oral presentation skills a plus. Demonstrates initiative, a professional attitude and a desire toward self-improvement.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field and a minimum of five years accounting or financial experience required. Health care experience a plus.
  • A working knowledge of financial statement preparation and analysis required. Demonstrates knowledge of projection methodologies and relationships between goals and finances. Must possess analytical and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to coordinate the work of others and communicate effectively (both in writing and verbally) with all levels of management in a multi-corporate structure.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Access and willingness to keep current with new computer software/technology for the continuous improvement of financial planning processes. Experience with Allscripts EPSi and Infor (Lawson) systems preferred.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize multiple tasks, and meet deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail. Shows capacity to be flexible and competent as priorities change. Demonstrated effectiveness in succeeding in a team-oriented culture required.
  • EOE/AA/M/F/VET/DISABLED

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Intermediate Business Intelligence Analyst
Northern Light Health
Brewer, Maine
Full-time
Job Number: 68573

Call the Talent Acquisition Team at 207-973-7100 or email talent@northernlight.org with questions.

Job Summary:

The Intermediate BI Analyst is an analytics and visualization professional for the Business Finance and Analytics team, which will provide key information to help improve organizational outcomes, increase revenue capture and improve efficiencies to reduce cost. This position requires competency in financial, business, quality, human resource and other analytical skills with a focus on performance metrics. The primary responsibility of this role is to assist with data visualization needs and to serve as project team members and technical resources for high-visibility, complex performance improvement efforts that affect multiple members of NLH.

Job Functions & Duties

• Produces professional dashboards, reports, scorecards and other analytical tools with the highest quality and with well-documented assumptions.

• Applies appropriate tests to analytical results to provide high quality and accurate results

• Assists in data interpretation, communication and presentations around key performance indicators

• Assists in gap analysis and transforming data into useful information

• Updates scorecards and other data tools to help provide actionable information

• Assists with reviewing current processes with customers

• Performs root cause analysis to understand the business issues and summarize data challenges of the customer

• Works with senior analyst, manager and/or customers to implement improvements including design, build and testing of visualizations

• Communicates status updates, feedback, areas of improvement; provides support for inquiries or issues related to improvement

• May assist with research to diagnose and help resolve problems

• Participates in NLH System & Strategic Partner Teams as directed to provide insight into data and information relevant to specific metrics

• Analyzes results and quantifies objectives

• Assists in identifying key consultants as needed

Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree plus three years of experience in a relevant technical, analytics or statistics role is required or equivalent combination of experience and education required. Master's Degree preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Relevant operational experience and procedural knowledge required.

• Experience with NLH Software, data and business information preferred.

• Exceptional customer service skills required.

• Two or more years researching, identifying and resolving technical issues required. Lean trained preferred.

• Knowledge of business analysis techniques preferred.

• Ability to interpret technical information into non-technical context required.

• Creative and "outside the box" problem solving skills required.

• Intermediate to advanced Microsoft software knowledge and ability to train/assist end-users required.

• Tableau experience preferred.

• Ability to gather and analyze information skillfully, develop alternative solutions, work well in group problem-solving situations, and use reason when dealing with emotional topics.

• Ability speak clearly and persuasively in a variety of situations required.

• Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schematic form required.

Supervision Exercised

No direct supervision. Ability to influence without express authority and to collaborate effectively. Proactively seeks opportunities to serve in leadership roles.

Supervision Received (ability to act independently)

Receives guidance from manager and to understand priorities and achieve established goals. Must be self-motivated and comfortable working with somewhat limited direction.

Organizational Impact

Work performed impacts targeted processes and goals of Northern Light Health.

Typical Contacts (Internal/External)

Works as part of a team but is also involved with interaction outside of the department when educating and supporting customers. Works with System members to help them achieve their best-practice process goals. Occasional travel to other sites in the Northern Light Health System will be required.

Physical Requirements

Manual dexterity required. Requires a stationary position for 80% of the work day. Dexterity with use of computer keyboard and writing implements. Must be able to work in an open office environment and possess visual and hearing acuity necessary to discern information from the telephone, computer, printed forms, written and oral instructions from coworkers and others. Light lifting of files and manuals with some bending required.

Ability to operate a computer keyboard and monitor (including laptop computer) required.

Travel to our different Northern Light Health locations and overnight stay may be occasionally required. Travel expenses and mileage reimbursement will be made in accordance with standard Northern Light Health policies in effect at the time the expenses are incurred. The employee may also be expected to travel to conferences and/or training workshops both in and out-of-state as required.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

 

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Financial Data Integrity Analyst - Intermediate
Full-time
Northern Light Health
Home Office, Brewer, Maine
Job number: 64831

QUALIFICATIONS

Possess excellent customer service, time management, and analytical skills. Written communication skills required as well as project organization. Must maintain institutional, customer and Financial Projects, Planning & Analysis department confidentiality. Ability to excel in teams and succeed in a matrix organization. Oral presentation skills a plus. Demonstrates initiative, a professional attitude and a desire toward self-improvement.

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field and a minimum of five years accounting or financial experience required. Health care experience a plus. Knowledge of SQL, SQL Report Writer, Queries, etc. preferred.

A working knowledge of financial statement preparation and analysis required. Demonstrates knowledge of projection methodologies and relationships between goals and finances. Must possess analytical and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to coordinate the work of others and communicate effectively (both in writing and verbally) with all levels of management in a multi-corporate structure.

Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Access and willingness to keep current with new computer software/technology for the continuous improvement of financial planning processes. Experience with Allscripts EPSi and Infor (Lawson) systems preferred.

Demonstrates the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize multiple tasks, and meet deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail. Shows capacity to be flexible and competent as priorities change. Demonstrated effectiveness in succeeding in a team-oriented culture required.

Questions: Please call 207-973-7100 or email talent@northernlight.org

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