Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/13/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Reporting directly to the Associate CFO & Health System Controller, the Medical Center Controller is responsible for ensuring that all Medical Center financial statements and reports are prepared accurately and timely in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and University policies and that adequate internal control procedures are in place. Will advise senior leadership on accounting issues, the impact of GASB and AICPA pronouncements, oversee the annual external audit, prepare estimates of net patient revenue and cash flow forecasts, provide leadership to UC San Diego Health through participation on the Health System finance teams, and provide consulting services related to financial system applications.
Key Responsibilities: Supports the mission and vision of UC San Diego Health. Supervise the operations of the Financial Services departments (Accounting, Disbursements, Fixed Assets). Oversight of Payroll for the Medical Center. Safeguard the assets of UC San Diego Health. Assures hospital compliance with federal, state and local government laws and regulations, accrediting agency standards and hospital policies and procedures rules and regulations. Prepares monthly financial report for executive leadership and Finance Committee. Maintains and utilizes specialized knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Reviews and provides logical explanations for monthly, quarterly, and annual variances in general.
Ledger accounts and hospital statistics. Acts as liaison with external stakeholders in providing required financial reports and information. Participates in performance improvement activities. Develops operating budget for areas of responsibility. Ensures department is adequately staffed with qualified personnel. Supports professional development of team members. Works closely with other Finance Directors and Associate CFOs of the hospital, Physician Group and Population Health Services. Serves as key advisor to the Health System CFO. Maintains compliance with all laws and applicable regulatory requirements. Acts promptly to comply with required changes. Displays sound fiscal judgment.
Experience and Skills: Knowledge of not-for-profit accounting in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. In-depth knowledge of the current trends and developments in healthcare reform and other federal programs. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate the financial condition of the organization to the CFO and other members of health system leadership. Requires demonstrated understanding and experience with hospital financial reporting, revenue cycle management, accounting, budgeting, accounts payable, audit, payroll, information technology and materials management. Is actively committed to meeting and exceeding employee expectations/satisfaction in the performance of job functions.
A Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent combination of experience/training.
Eight (8+) or more years of relevant experience in hospital and/or health system finance and accounting.
Experience and proven success with hospital operational, personnel, and financial transactions and systems.
Extensive executive management experience in complex health care organizations.
Ability to effectively integrate functions with business plans and to accomplish results.
Strong ability to interact effectively with department chairs, faculty, and other members of the medical staff.
Experience and demonstrated ability to maintain a safe and effective workplace.
Advanced Degree in accounting, finance or related field.
Ten (10+) or more years accounting/finance experience in a complex health care organization.
Five (5+) or more years management/leadership experience in a relevant setting.
Experience in Academic Medical Center/Health System.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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