The current Chief Financial Officer is retiring in the spring of 2020 after 17 years of service to UCHS. This change offers an extraordinary opportunity for the right person to join a strong and impactful leadership team in this fast paced and rewarding environment.
The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for maintaining a culture of financial awareness and accountability to ensure the best use of resources. The CFO supports the organization’s strategic priorities and aligns the finance vision with the mission and values of UCHS.
The CFO is accountable to and works closely with the President and CEO to execute the organization’s long-term strategy and ensure that UCHS maintains a strong financial position. The CFO serves as the staff liaison to the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors. The CFO fomulates, recommends and implements Board-approved long and short term financial plans and operating and investment policies to govern the growth and financial control of the organization. The position is also responsible for the oversight of Information Technology for the organization.
The CFO also works closely with the COO and program executive directors in the matters of meeting financial goals and objectives. Responsibilities include preparation and presentation of the annual budget, coordination of the annual independent audit, cash flow forecasting, oversight for payroll, accounts receivable, and accounts payable, analysis of financial variances, compliance with Medicare and Medicaid regulations, and supports the facilitation and negotiation of managed care contracts as well as benchmarking data for operational efficiencies and growth. The CFO leads the development of pricing policies for programs and services. The position ensures that accurate and timely reports are filed with all federal, state and local regulatory agencies (such as tax returns, bond reports, disclosure statements, medicare cost reports, etc… ). The CFO provides direction for the corporate insurance strategy including assisting Human Resources with employee benefit and retirement programs.
The CFO provides general leadership for the Finance Department team. The CFO demonstrates a strong level of customer service in dealing with all stakeholders and upholds UCHS’ mission and values in all aspects of responsibility.
CFO holds an important strategic role, developing plans and initiatives for support of sustainable growth. The ideal candidate works collaboratively as a part of UCHS senior leadership team to ensure continued positive internal and external communications. The person must be dedicated to transparency and personal accountability.
The ideal candidate may possess:
A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or related degree plus applicable experience is required; a Master's Degree is preferred; a Certifiied Public Accountant is also preferred.
A minimum of ten years of experience in financial management with progressively increasing responsibility; and a minimum of five years as a CFO, controller or finance director in a complex organization is preferred.
Successful management experience in directing and managing financial operations of a multi-site, health care or senior living/long term care organization is preferred
Knowledge and experience with third party reimbursement including Medicare, Medicaid and the changing healthcare reimbursement environment is preferred
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About United Church Homes and Services
United Church Homes and Services (UCHS) is an industry leader among not-for-profit senior living organizations with programs that include three Continuing Care Retirement Communities, seven senior Affordable Housing communities, a PACE program, a Medicare-certified home health, and a supporting Foundation with locations across North Carolina and in Southeastern Virginia. The UCHS home office is located in Newton, NC at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains (and 45 minutes from the Charlotte airport).