Director, Financial Planning, Decision Support & Budgeting
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland - Oakland, CA

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Master's Degree

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. The position is responsible for directing the strategic development, implementation and maintenance of all financial planning functions for the organization and its affiliates including: operational budgeting, productivity, long range financial planning, capital planning, cost accounting, decision support and Service Line analysis, business planning, and financial analysis.

The Director of Financial Planning, Decision Support and Budgeting is focused on supporting the Executive Leadership Team in achieving department and organizational goals, and in the development of the long-term direction of the organization.

The position is responsible for strategy development and for the development and enhancement of accurate financial planning to improve organization performance and advise management on the interpretation of complex financial information to assist in the decision making process with a focus on bottom line performance improvement. The Director represents the Chief Financial Officer on key programmatic and service line initiatives, and supports the Chief Financial Officer by maintaining effective relationships with Senior Management, medical staff leadership, and community physician leaders.

Position Requirements:
A Masters Degree in hospital/healthcare or business administration from an accredited college or university, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Thorough knowledge of strategic planning, budget and business planning, revenue cycle & reimbursement, and health care administration within an integrated system based delivery organization is required. Experience in project management, internal consulting, development and facilitation of planning retreats and proven ability in management/leadership skills. Experience in a matrix management or consulting type environment desirable. Minimum of five year’s experience in budgeting and decision support, strategy development and business analysis. Demonstrated expertise in physician group and/or hospital product line development is highly desirable. Significant experience in designing and leading initiatives with proven performance in meeting productivity, financial, and client satisfaction goals on deadline.

Physical Requirements:
Sit: Up to 8 hours/day

Stand/Walk: 3-6 hours

Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours

Reach: Up to 3 hours

Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 8 hrs

Lift/Push/Pull: 15 lbs

This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.