Chief Financial Officer

Kansas City, Kansas
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Mar 28, 2024
Apr 27, 2024
Full Time
Practice Setting
Work Mode
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Our client, Vibrant Health, is a 501c3 non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center located in Kansas City, KS. What once began as a clinic comprised of volunteer physicians aiding uninsured individuals in their community has become what is now known as Vibrant Heath. The organization was formed in 2017 as a result of a three clinic merger. Vibrant Health provides a host of services from medical and dental care to local outreach. The client's mission is to offer exceptional health care for individuals in every financial position and seek to ensure that cost does not become a barrier.

Vibrant Health is searching for a Vice President for Fiscal Affairs and Chief Financial Officer who will sit on their executive team. This individual will be responsible for the management of all of the financial components such as but not limited to accounting, forecasting, and billing. The remainder of the responsibilities and requirements of this role are outlined below.

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  • Provides leadership in the development and the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
  • Generates timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends, and forecasts.
  • Directs and oversees all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of Vibrant Health.
  • Evaluates and advises on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs and strategies, and regulatory action.
  • Establishes and maintains strong relationships with all levels of employees including senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions.
  • Provides executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities.
  • Manages processes for financial forecasting, budgets, and consolidation.
  • Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
  • Prepares and maintains a cash plan for VH and manages banking/credit relationships.
  • Participates in and oversees key investments including software systems; operational alternatives (e.g. call-centers); and site placement and/or expansion.
  • Stays informed on all grant and regulatory matters pertaining to the agency and recommends appropriate actions to maximize funding and maintain compliance with regulations.
  • Implements systems and procedures for internal auditing of the agency finances and operations, and coordinates activities relating to external audits.
  • In conjunction with the Human Resources Department, will ensure all insurances are handled timely and efficiently to assure best cost practices and provide all required coverage.
  • Reviews departmental performance and ensures compliance with fiscal governmental reporting requirements, including tax reports.
  • Attend Finance Committee meetings and present current fiscal status.
  • Pursues all financial activities, in conjunction with the CEO, to expand the clinic, including but not limited to, enhanced education and training related to rules and regulations affecting FQHC's, monitoring and providing oversight into fiscal related compliance issues, and pursing all avenues of funding available to non-profit organizations
  • Carries out Vibrant Health's mission to provide access to respectful, empowering, culturally sensitive and appropriate high-quality health care for the community, regardless of socio-economic obstacles.
  • Accepts and uses supervision, direction and consultation to maximize available resources in the completion of work duties.
  • All job responsibilities will be carried out under the direction of the organization's policies and procedures.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed to maintain and improve effective functioning of the department and to advance the mission of the organization.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in finance or accounting. MBA. Masters Degree in Finance or Accounting or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years experience in fiscal services (grants, contracts, billing and collections, bookkeeping, accounting, reporting) may be substituted and/or combined with education to meet this requirement.
  • Seven years of fiscal management experience including three years in a health care organization, preferably a Federally Qualified Health Center.
  • Experience in grant accounting preferred.
  • Highly competent technology skills on a variety of platforms required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations essential.
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.

Individual must:

  • Develop rapport with patients and their families, community and other health care personnel.
  • Exhibit a professional and respectful demeanor.
  • Work successfully independently and within a team, shifting tasks, prioritize tasks, problem-solve daily, and complete work within deadline
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service, helpfulness, and a positive attitude.
  • Possess superior organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrate the ability to recognize, understand, and appreciate the value of cultural diversity and communicate medical information in plain language.
  • Demonstrate social and cultural sensitivity appropriate to ethnically and economically diverse patients and staff.
  • Exhibit experience and working knowledge of local community resources
  • Hold current drivers license and reliable transportation.
  • Travel to all parts of the facility and throughout the community

Vibrant Health's Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans.

For additional information please contact:

Mike Hill

Senior Leader | Healthcare Executive Search 


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