Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Country Doctor Community Health Centers - Seattle, WA4.3

Full-timeEstimated: $100,000 - $130,000 a year
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Key words: Financial Planning, Analysis, FP&A, nonprofit, healthcare, budgeting, transformation, FQHC

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Do you have a passion for community health care? Are you mission oriented? We may be a perfect fit. Country Doctor Community Health Centers (CDCHC) is an integrated health care system that employs capable, service-oriented people in a variety of key positions to promote the social justice mission of the organization internally and in our communities in Seattle. The Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Manager in our health centers will work as part of the senior leadership team of a dynamic and growing organization.

The FP&A Manager actively promotes and supports the organization’s mission and financial health by working as part of the senior leadership team. Primary duties are to assure a strong financial base to support our critical services and work force and provide creative analysis and leadership around business strategy and development. The FP&A Manager assures the organization develops useful budgets, produces and uses metrics for decision making, forecasts trends in the industry, and assures healthy revenue from public and private payors. The FP&A Manager reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Director of Finance and Leadership Team to provide excellent service to internal and external customers, including timely and accurate reports and provides analyses for effective operations, looking holistically at the organization. The FP&A manager supports the governance of the organization by establishing budgets, identifying trends, and analyzing market forces impacting revenue and expenses.

Qualifications: Education/Training/Licensure:
Master of arts degree in accounting, business administration, or finance preferred
Bachelor of arts degree in accounting, business administration, or finance required

Experience:
Five years of leadership experience with direct responsibilities of business operations, cost analysis, and control, with health care related experience preferred.
Please see our website at https://countrydoctor.org/employment-opportunities for further details on this position. Comprehensive benefits and competitive salary.

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Position Information: Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Overview: Country Doctor Community Health Centers is a network of three Federally Qualified Health Centers in Central Seattle with nearly 50 years of experience advancing social justice. CDCHC provides primary care and social services to low-income persons, many of whom are covered by Medicaid or are uninsured. The mission of CDCHC is to improve the health of our community by providing high quality, caring, culturally appropriate primary health care that addresses the needs of people, regardless of their ability to pay.

The Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Manager actively promotes and supports the organization’s mission and financial health by working as part of the senior leadership team to assure a strong financial base to support current and future services and a strong workforce. The Analyst carries forth this work in a manner consistent with the organization’s stated values and absolute integrity. The Analyst supports the Finance Department to provide strategic information to internal and external customers, including timely and accurate budgets, reports, and projections. The FP&A Manager serves as a member of the senior leadership team and provides analyses for effective operations, looking holistically at the organization. The FP&A Manager supports the governance of the organization by establishing budgets, identifying trends, and analyzing market forces impacting revenue and expenses.

Current and future states: The organization’s annual budget of $24,000,000 supports 175 staff who provide primary care and associated services at three sites. The FP&A Manager will bring financial and analytic leadership to the organization’s strategic directions, which includes switching its electronic health record platform from NextGen to Epic, increasing its behavioral health services, growing its 340B pharmacy, engaging in integrated managed care contracts, adding two dental clinics, and succeeding in Medicaid’s value-based payment system.

The FP&A Manager position is a two-year change-focused position with possibility of renewal. During the two years, the FP&A Manager will lead transformation within the organization to assist the organization to achieve the following objectives. By the end of 2020, the organization will:

Develop and track metrics to determine financial success in a value-based payment environment
Develop, track, and train staff on metrics for department and site management and decision-making
Negotiate and monitor financial results from contracts with insurance plans
Transform 401k plan and trustee management
Develop, track, and assure use of appropriate metrics for governance
Develop and apply a budgeting process across departments in the organization
Prepare and use monthly and quarterly reports and dashboards for management and governance
Make full use of Epic EMR as a tool for service and financial analysis

Responsibilities:
Leadership Team: Participate in and support the effectiveness of the senior leadership team, including attending occasional off-site retreats with some weekend responsibilities. Develop collaborative partnerships with each leadership team member to reach the desired results. Develop and share departmental dashboards and internal management reports.
Budget Development and Financial Reporting: Develop annual operational and capital budgets with clear narrative and justification in conjunction with the senior leadership team and Board of Directors Program and Finance Committees. Develop financial sections of grant funding proposals with the Health Planner, Development Director and Executive Director. Ensure accurate appraisal, interpretation, and analysis of financial results, while also providing analysis, justification of budgets, forecasts, and long-range plans. Prepare and present all agency financial reports, including monthly reports to the Board of Directors and program managers with variances and related explanations, tax reports as required, those required by grant agencies, dashboard reports and cost reports for Medicare and Medicaid. Analyze costs of services.
Third-party Payer Relationships: Recommend and implement financial strategies for successful and compliant MCO and third-party payer relationships including rate negotiations. Contribute to the organization’s Medicaid transformation work. Recommend and implement financial strategies for success in value-based payment contracts. Manage relationships with the State of Washington to maximize benefits from Alternative Payment Methodologies (APM4) and complete all required AUPs and other reports. Prepare, file, and monitor annual Medicare and Medicaid cost reports. Oversee the work of the billing staff to provide excellent customer service consistent with the organization’s values.
Governance Support and Planning: Proactively engage with the Board of Directors to support long-term financial strategies and value creation. Anticipate the Board of Director’s desire for strategic financial information and trends through long-range financial planning and projections. Maintain an outward view of how markets are changing and how peers are performing. With the Finance Director, staff the monthly Finance Committee of the Board of Directors. Lead Board-level processes to maintain and update financial governance principles, financial policies, and audit bid processes.
Human Resources: Act as a fiduciary, trustee, and manager of the 401k plan and proposing plan revisions and improvements where necessary. Analyze financial and human dimensions of the employee benefit plans, including long-term disability insurance, health insurance, and pension plans, assuring completion of annual pension audits including correspondence with external auditors and government agencies.
Supervision: The FP&A Manager is supervised by the Executive Director. The Analyst works closely with the Finance Director in a collaborative way to achieve shared results. The FP&A Manager has no direct reports.

Qualifications: Education/Training/Licensure:
Master of arts degree in accounting, business administration, or finance preferred
Bachelor of arts degree in accounting, business administration, or finance required

Required Experience:
Five years of leadership experience with direct responsibilities of business operations, cost analysis, and control, with health care related experience preferred.
Experience with financial management, reporting, and audits related to federal grants
Experience with third party insurance systems, including experience in a capitated environment
Experience with budget development and monitoring

Preferred Experience:
Three years of managerial experience in a non-profit setting
Experience with value-based payment approaches
Experience with 340B program financial management and reporting
Experience staffing a non-profit board or equivalent

Abilities:
Commitment to the mission of providing health care to people regardless of their ability to pay
Cultural competency, diversity awareness, and sensitivity for working with and serving vulnerable populations
Expert ability with automated financial and word processing systems, including Excel
Understands the complexities of the multiple revenue streams in a health care environment and maximizing opportunities these revenue sources present
Ability to present complex financial information clearly to non-accountants
Demonstrated effective senior team interpersonal skills to maintain positive, collaborative relationships and utilize effective conflict resolution skills
Ability to physically perform the functions of the job, including sitting, standing, walking, lifting file boxes, carrying, bending, traveling between different business sites in Seattle, with or without reasonable accommodation
Ability and means to commute during the day and evening to various locations
Ability to communicate in English and use excellent math skills
Understands, adheres to, and leads others to adhere to HIPAA and CDCHC’s policies of confidentiality
Staff members must meet immunization requirements as stated in CDCHC’s immunization policy.
Status Classification: Salary/Exempt; two-year contract with possibility of renewal