Director of Finance/Revenue Cycle
Company: University Emergency Medicine Foundation
Posted on: March 26, 2020
Director of Finance/ Director of Revenue Cycle
Brown Emergency Medicine (BEM) is the academic emergency medicine
physician practice plan of the Department of Emergency Medicine at
the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. BEM provides
emergency department staffing for Rhode Island Hospital, the only
Level I trauma center in this region; Hasbro Children's Hospital,
Rhode Island's only children's specialty hospital; The Miriam
Hospital, a leading community teaching hospital and Newport
Hospital, a community Magnet Hospital. BEM member physicians and
providers treat over 250,000 patients per year at our 4 clinical
sites, drawing patients from Rhode Island, Massachusetts and
Connecticut. As a non-profit foundation, BEM is committed to its
mission and vision of academic and research support. BEM offers an
excellent benefits package, including 85-90% employer-paid medical
and dental, vision, employer-paid life insurance, long-term
disability, paid time off, paid holidays and generous 401(k)
BEM is looking for a full-time, 40-hour per week Director of
Finance/ Director of Revenue Cycle who will be responsible for
planning and overseeing day-to-day operations of the Finance
Department (Finance, Accounting, Payroll & Retirement, Accounts
Payable, Contract Accounts Receivable, and others as needed). The
Director of Finance/ Director of Revenue Cycle will establish
appropriate performance standards and expectations and will be
responsible for preparing and monitoring the annual budget and
ensuring financial alignment with the Foundation's core mission
The Director of Finance/ Director of Revenue Cycle will report to
the Chief Financial Officer and will be based in Providence. The
position responsibilities will be customized to the qualifications
of the person filling the role. Other responsibilities may
- Provide support and consultation to the Board of Directors,
committees, physicians, and administrative leadership teams.
- Oversees the Foundation budgetary process to ensure proper
operational and capital planning; appropriate and efficient use of
resources; consistent compliance to budgetary and fiscal
- Provide oversight of the Revenue Cycle team.
- In conjunction with the CFO, negotiate with third party payers
- Keeps employees informed of current issues, including new
procedures, developments, and innovations. Maintains professional
growth and development through seminars, workshops, and
professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field
- Provides financial and risk management guidance, analysis, and
evaluation in the development of new programs and ventures.
- Ensures consistent leadership amongst managers. Promotes
effective communication and collaboration with all employees.
- Coach, motivate, develop, and provide guidance to direct
- Work with managers and direct reports on issues and
opportunities as they arise.
- Meet with staff on a periodic basis to review individual and
departmental performance and progress toward goals.
- Ensure that proper policies, procedures, and control framework
are in place to allow the group to operate effectively as well as
safeguard the assets of the Foundation.
- Maintain close working relationship with outside accounting
firm regarding annual audits, reviews, tax filings, and changes in
- Supervise external audits (Foundation and Retirement). Ensure
processes are in place to ensure clean audit opinions are completed
in a timely manner. Review work papers and set direction on
internal audit testing as appropriate.
- Maintain close working relationship with banks and investment
brokers, regarding cash and account management.
- Prepare financial analysis (monthly, quarterly, and annually)
highlighting results compared to the budget along with variance
analysis and commentary. Update annual projections based on changes
in the business as needed.
- Identifies appropriate internal controls for department and
provides mechanisms to monitor and enforce compliance and
coordinates the annual audit or reviews, and preparation of 990
form with external auditing firm as needed.
- Develop new ad hoc reporting and analysis to better analyze
The qualifications for the position are:
- Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or equivalent
discipline; Master's Degree preferred.
- Ten years' experience in financial operations management; four
plus years in healthcare preferred.
- Excellent analytical skills, ability to creatively problem
solve, and exemplary verbal, written, and interpersonal
- Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office
applications, spreadsheets, and database systems. Extensive
experience with Peachtree, Adaptive Insights, or similar general
ledger and business planning platforms required.
- Professional accreditation, such as CPA, CMA, or CHFP
Successful candidate must submit to a background release form,
demonstrate proof of being free from disqualifying information and
must possess a driver's license and access to an insured vehicle as
some transportation may be required.
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably
accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may
exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to
the health and safety of themselves and others. BEM is an equal
opportunity employer. We strive to provide a workplace free from
harassment. For more information about BEM, please visit our
website at www.uemf.org.
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