TITLE:† Chief Financial Officer
SUMMARY OF DUTIES:† †Responsible for directing the organization's financial planning
and accounting practices as well as its relationship with lending institutions,
pay sources, and the financial community.
REQUIRED: Chief Executive Officer
EXERCISED:† Accounting staff and
1)††††† Interacts with clinic management staff in developing the strategic plan
and its financial planning component.
2)††††† Oversees and directs budgeting, audit, tax, accounting, purchasing,
long-range forecasting, and insurance activities for the organization.
3)††††† Evaluates the organizations' financial position and issues periodic
reports on the organization's financial stability, liquidity, and growth.
4)††††† Develops and implements financial policies and procedures and ensures
5)††††† Assures implementation of internal controls and generally accepted
accounting procedures accounting.
6)††††† Supervises the analysis of costs and makes rate recommendations to ensure
appropriate income/cash flow.
7)††††† Oversees and directs the preparation and issuance of the organization's
annual tax and other reports.† Prepares
or reviews financial statements for governing board.
1)††††† Knowledge of the principles
of financial management sufficient to direct professional staff and coordinate
all aspects involved with fiscal requirements.
2)††††† Knowledge of clinic
financial and budgetary practices to develop annual budget, analyze financial
data and patterns, and prepare financial statements.
3)††††† Knowledge of clinic's
strategic business objectives and employee performance objectives.
4)††††† Knowledge of governmental
and health care fiscal regulations and reporting requirements.
in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and
decision-making to achieve objectives.
in evaluating operations as they relate to policies, goals and objectives,
costs, and rate levels.
in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients,
medical staff, and the public.
in identifying and resolving accounting and financial problems.
to create an atmosphere that encourages motivation, innovation, and high
to delegate responsibility and authority to staff.
to communicate effectively and clearly.