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Position Details

Department: CORP | Finance Admin
Category: Director/Management
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 679998
Date Posted: 6/12/2022
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Posting Note: Phoenix Children’s is seeking an experienced Director of Financial Planning and Analysis to join one of the nation’s largest pediatric health systems. The position will have the opportunity to evolve the financial planning function to meet the rapid growth of the organization. This is a highly visible position with frequent interaction with executive leadership. Responsibilities include leading the system-wide annual budgeting, multi-year strategic long range financial plan, pro forma preparation, financial analysis, and special projects that are key to the financial success of the organization. A successful candidate would be able to do the following: Build strong collaborative relationships with leaders throughout the organization; Optimize the newly implemented budgeting and planning system; Develop the strengths of the staff of 10+ individuals.

The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) is responsible for the day to day operations of the FP&A department, including supervision of a team totaling 10+ staff members and functional responsibility over the annual operating budget, Pro forma preparation across the organization, and providing support to customers for all financial analysis needs. The Director of FP&A is responsible for the development and training of staff in order to provide consistent, timely, and accurate financial information. The Director provides crucial insight into business operations through analyses of operations and assisting in financial planning with senior and hospital leadership to achieve a higher level of performance.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Annual Operating Budget
    • Leads the annual operating budget process for the organization. Responsible for a thorough review of current process and is expected to make recommendations for overall improvement and shortening of timeline. Effectively communicates to senior leadership throughout the process and successfully delivers a final budget, ready for CEO/CFO approval, by agree upon date
  2. Financial Data Analysis
    • Consistently analyzes financial data and presents financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; identifies, explains, and works with the appropriate parties to correct variances as appropriate. Clearly communicates monthly, quarterly, and annual financial and operational results; monitors progress and changes and keeps executive and senior leadership abreast of Phoenix Children`s financial plan and forecast.
  3. Monthly Financial Forecast
    • Assists in the development of monthly financial forecast and annual development of five year financial and capital planning processes. Reviews all financial plans and compares to actual results to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate.
  4. Financial Analytic Support
    • Provides financial analytical support to strategic planning efforts, including pro forma analyses, joint venture development, and program and service expansion activities. Provides physician acquisition and performance management reporting support to the medical group. Provides financial coordination and support for all merger and acquisition activities.
  5. Reporting
    • Coordinates the preparation of various financial and operational management reports and analyses for use by senior and middle management on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis. Develops an environment of transparency in financial reporting and work product.
  6. Physician Compensation Oversight
    • Responsible for the physician compensation and incentive program for the organization. Administers the plan, calculates and organizes the payout for all physician/provider incentives across the organization. Acts as the coordinator between various business partners to ensure timely and accurate reporting of incentives and manages the annual physician compensation review and salary update process. Works directly with leadership for all Schedule B changes.
  7. Staff Leadership
    • Guides individuals and groups toward desired outcomes with minimal supervision, sets high performance standards, and delivers high quality services. Mentors finance team to leverage strengths and increase skill set. Develops and implements training to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals. Provides leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels of the organization. Creates and promotes a positive and supportive work culture, which is forward facing with our customers.
  8. Compliance
    • Develops, documents and implements departmental finance policies, procedures, and standards with the ultimate goal of providing consistent and accurate financial data and analysis.
  9. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelor`s Degree in Accounting or Finance Required
2. Advanced Degree in Accounting or Finance Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Ten or more (10+) years progressive experience in accounting/finance in a complex health care organization. Required
2. Five or more (5+) years management/leadership experience successfully managing a high-performance finance department. Required
3. Experience in Academic Medical Center/Health System. Required
4. Must be technologically savvy, with experience and ability to oversee software installations and manage vendor relationships for new processes and systems that increased efficiency in a fast-paced and changing environment. Required
5. Experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, boards of directors, and outside partners. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving capabilities. Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy. Exceptional MS Office skills. Ability to provide clear, concise reports.
Outstanding communication and presentation skills (written and oral), organizational, and
leadership skills.
2. Advanced knowledge of reporting software. Required
3. Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers. Required
4. Ability to effectively integrate functions with business plans and to accomplish results. Required
5. Ability to proactively prioritize needs and effectively manage resources. Ability to delegate and train staff to ensure required deadlines are met. Required
6. In-depth knowledge of the current trends and developments in healthcare reform and other federal programs. Participates in seminars and conferences to keep abreast of technical and legal developments. Embraces continuous learning. Required
7. Has a wealth of knowledge about all job facets and is considered an expert. Has authoritative understating of job responsibilities and is able to manage competing demands. Required
8. Exhibits a positive attitude in support of organization and management, including decisions made by administration. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Walking Occasionally
11. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
16. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
17. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
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