Finance Senior Director
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What We Need
The Finance Senior Director is a key member of the management team and is responsible for overseeing the financial operations of the Oregon Primary Care Association (OPCA) and its subsidiaries the Community Health Advocates of Oregon (CHAO), the Oregon Network of Community Health Centers (the Network) and the Network Accountable Care Organization (ACO). This includes:
- Ensuring the organizations have effective financial systems and procedures in place.
- Overseeing the finance department, which is comprised of accounting, compliance, and finance operations functions.
- Responsibility for all strategic and tactical accounting and financial-related activities of OPCA and its subsidiaries, including budgeting, forecasting, financial strategic planning, general ledger management, job costing, investor relationships, reporting and partnership compliance for private, government, and other institutional financing.
- Assuring proper adherence to GAAP, federal and state accounting principles and serving as the organization’s Compliance Officer.
Those with an understanding of, or lived experience with, community health centers, safety net clinics, and health care non-profits are welcome to apply, even if you don’t meet all the qualifications. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the position, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and qualifications for this role.
Who We Are
Oregon Primary Care Association (OPCA) is a nonprofit membership association for all of Oregon’s community health centers (CHCs), also known as federally qualified health centers (FQHCs). The Network is a clinically integrated network focused on contracting with Medicaid payors and the ACO is a newly formed accountable care organization developed to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). CHAO is currently in dormancy. Our mission is to lead the transformation of primary care to achieve health equity for all.
As part of our organizational culture, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion. We celebrate both individual contributions and powerful teamwork. We thrive on innovation and collaboration. We support one another as healthy human beings who balance work with the rest of life. Join our team as we lead the community health center movement with passion, vision and courage.
Who You Are
You are an experienced finance professional with demonstrated knowledge of non-profit financial strategy and accounting. Your empathy, flexibility, clear communication, transparency, and ability to understand nuances will enable you to balance OPCA’s unique, employee-centered culture with the need to make decisions that support the sustainability and growth of our organization. Your commitment to continuous improvement, and ability to track competing priorities and work plans, will help you find balance between day-to-day administration and OPCA’s larger organizational goals.
What You’ll Bring
- Demonstrated proficiency, knowledge, and application of knowledge in non-profit financials and accounting.
- Federal grant compliance and accounting experience
- Experience and knowledge in change management (strategic planning, implementation, communication).
- Demonstrated competency in analyzing and interpreting organizational data to support accuracy, quality assurance, and improvement.
- Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) knowledge or understanding of financials for non-profits in general.
- Strong computer skills, including thorough knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.
- Ability to lead and manage multiple complex projects simultaneously.
- Knowledge, skill, and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse variety of people, personalities, lived experiences and opinions.
- Excellent communication skills, both informal and formal communications, including listening, speaking, writing and facilitation of discussions where diverse opinions exist.
- Ability to think strategically and deliver technically.
What You’ll Do At OPCA
- Together with the Executive Director and the board of directors, sets and implements OPCA’s strategic financial priorities toward increased funding diversity, sustainable funding sources and strategic growth.
- Provides fiscal leadership to support achievement of short and long-term strategic financial goals, including planned growth over the next ten years.
- Builds and maintains a fiscal structure and financial practices, policies, and procedures responsive and adaptable to evolving business needs.
- Follows standard accounting practices in developing internal controls that are compliant with GAAP and applicable federal, state, and local regulatory laws and rules, or financial and tax reporting.
- Supervise and work in partnership with the Accounting Manager.
- Staffs the OPCA and the Network finance committees and supports their Treasurers as the financial liaison to the OPCA and Network Boards.
- Oversees annual invoicing for OPCA members based on agreed upon dues structure.
- In collaboration with accounting staff, prepares audit work papers and annual Single Audit. Reports audit results to the Executive Director, finance committee, and board of directors.
- Responds to independent auditor, other agencies’ auditors, finance committee and the Board as requested.
- Executes financial dashboards and report results to management, board of directors and membership (such as monthly, quarterly and year-end closing reports and schedules);
- Works closely with leadership team to manage federal, state, and private grants, and prepares timely and accurate budgets, financial reports and complies with draw down requirements.
- Expert business knowledge with comprehensive understanding of the organization and functional area(s). Generally, requires a master’s degree and/or 12+ years’ experience; seven years management responsibility. Extensive knowledge of the field with advanced leadership skills.
- Fluency in written and spoken English required.
- Must be bondable.
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
- Experience with change management and operational innovation, implementation, and maintenance.
- Professional financial degree; CPA.
- Experience with MIP accounting software, and pivot tables in Excel.
- Professional HR degree, certification, or training.
- Understands or gains understanding of the public health approach to community health.
$110,000 – $135,000
What Else You Should Know
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In order to be considered, please submit both your resume and a cover letter that shares what you may find to be an exciting opportunity and/or challenge in this role.