Job Description

Manager Finance
Job CategoryManagement
ScheduleFull time
Shift1 - Day Shift

SUMMARY:

Manages and oversees the general accounting functions for Tucson Medical Center including month end close and associated reporting to departments and hospital leadership.  Manages, coordinates, and supervises all accounting transactions related to the General Ledger function.  Oversees the preparation of timely and accurate internal and external financial reports and coordinates the annual external audit. Manages, develops, implements and maintains financial systems and databases. Oversees the preparation of the TMC hospital’s budget, department’s financial reports, and operations statistics.  The position is responsible for financial variance reports.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Applies knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and serves as an organizational expert in this area.

Implements and enforces necessary processes and practices to ensure regulatory compliance.

Reviews and monitors any existing or new accounting systems to provide complete and accurate financial and statistical reports.

Ensures accuracy of General Ledger postings, month-end accruals and reconciliations of balance sheet.

Responsible for creating and maintaining, statistics, G/L detail.

Prepares specific hospital-related budgets, monitors performance, analyzes variances and takes appropriate action.

Manages department budget and productivity aligning to departmental and organizational goals.

Interprets operating results as they affect financial aspects of the hospital; provides recommendations to result in cost reduction and profit improvement.

Queries, combines and interprets financial data from multiple sources to provide operational decision support information to managers, directors and senior leaders.

Provides ongoing departmental and manager education and training related, but not limited to: interpretation of revenue and expenses for purposes of providing variance explanations to leadership, purpose and understanding of other financial and analytical reporting, and annual budget process.

Develops a coaching and mentoring relationship with internal and external business partners purposefully aimed at developing their independence.

Serves as resource to hospital and system executive leadership to provide information as might be required to guide sound financial and budgetary decisions.

Interacts with outside auditors and participates in occasional auditing projects or provide information and access to general ledger and other accounting records as required.

Manages staff; interviews, hires and trains; evaluates employee performance; addresses performance issues as appropriate; delegates work assignments effectively.

Adheres to and supports team members in exhibiting TMCHC values of integrity, community, compassion and dedication.

Develops contingency plans with appropriate tactics; responds to unforeseen circumstances and utilizes planned resources.

Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:  Bachelor's degree in Accounting.

EXPERIENCE:  Five (5) years of progressively responsible professional accounting experience, including three (3) years of supervisory or management experience and three (3) years of healthcare general ledger experience. 

LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: None Required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

·         Knowledge of accounting principles and regulations.

·         Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

·         Familiar with hospital operations and working knowledge of department level functions/operations.

·         Knowledge of hospital budget development, projecting and forecasting financial picture of organizations.

·         Skill and proficiency in financial analysis and reporting, cost accounting, and budgeting. 

·         Ability to create financial forecasts and budgets; ability to identify positive or negative variances from expected outcomes.

·         Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

·         Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

·         Ability to work with concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions, and apply mathematical operations to solve or analyze job-related situations.

·         Ability to develop and maintain budgets, calculate figures, compute rates, ratio, and percent. 

·         High-level skill set utilizing Microsoft Excel.

·         Knowledge of PeopleSoft financial software and Axiom budget software.

·         Ability to design, develop and maintain databases.

·         Skill in managing, organizing, and evaluating staff and the workflow, making recommendations for improvement.

·         Skill in facilitating learning and providing training for staff, internal, and external customers.

·         Ability to create presentations, present written and oral reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals utilizing a variety of media.

·         Knowledge of business development techniques and best practices to ensure a greater market share.

·         Ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries or complaints from employees, patients and/or their representatives, and the public.

Application Instructions

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