Saint Francis Health System Exec Dir, Finance SFHS in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Exec Dir, Finance SFHS


69720 - Financial Services


Exempt Full Time

Job Details Job Summary

The Executive Director of Finance reports to the health system Vice President of Finance and serves as a member of the health systems executive team partnering with all of its members for strategic decision making. Responsibilities include oversight for the coordination and administration of the health system assigned service line finance activities of: Warren Clinic, Inc., Saint Francis Hospital Vinita and Saint Francis Hospital South. The position will function with a high degree of independence in judgment and decision making and will coordinate strategic decisions with other leaders. Along with other financial directors, this role will contribute for the financial reporting and success of the system. This role will supervise director level positions as well as managers and other staff members of various skill levels and degrees.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Oversight of the organizations overall financial plans and policies, administering the accounting functions: budgeting, accounting systems, internal controls, taxes, corporate financial policy and revenue cycle. Manages and directs the finance departments. Assures that departments work closely together with other system departments to effect a smooth, efficient financial operation. Responsible for establishing and maintaining appropriate accounting systems to provide timely and accurate financial information for all departments, as well as for all external funding and regulatory agencies and the Board of Trustees. Assists in the development and implementation of the annual system internal audit program which can be used to further ensure adequate controlsare in place, and acts as a liaison with independent and other external auditors to ensure appropriate and complete information is provided. Responsible for the completion of the annual audit for assigned service line activity and completion of information needed to assure consistency and accuracy in the health system audit. Review, recommend, and participate in opportunities to improve and maintain quality standards, achieve savings guarantees, andexceed service level benchmarks for all aspects of the procurement cycle as it relates to materials management for assigned service lines set annually in the health system strategic plan. Evaluate monthly business office performance and metrics for process improvement and opportunities. Review, monitor and participate in progress in accounts receivable days and bad debt and to be a best performer as it relates to business office metrics as set annually in the health system strategic plan. Responsible for the annual budget for the assigned areas as well as participation in the overall system strategic planning process and system budget.


Bachelor's degree in accounting.

Licensure, Registration and/or Certification

CPA in good standing.

Work Experience

8 years related experience with a preference for SAP, Oracle, Epic and similar experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated track record in a financial leadership role within an acute care facility. Ability to organize, delegate and supervise professionals as well as clerical staff. Ability to manage the details while balancing the outcome. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Knowledge of product pricing, provider reimbursement and financial requirements specific to hospitals. Knowledge of revenue cycle best practices and benchmarking to include accounts receivable reserve calculations Ability to anticipate and model what changes in reimbursement will mean for the organization. Ability to think quickly and to analyze implications of changes to financial statement reporting. EOE Protected Veterans/Disability