Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare System Dir-Finance, South Region in Glendale, Wisconsin

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System Dir-Finance, South Region

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400 W. River Woods Parkway, Glendale WI 53212


Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, Master’s preferred, 5 years or more in a leadership role in a relevant healthcare industry, or more than 8 years relevant healthcare experience


  1. Leads and oversees financial planning, policies, procedures and practices.2. Demonstrates change leadership skills - transforming and aligning an organization to drive for improvement in new and challenging directions.3. Provides market leadership team guidance on expense management, productivity, budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis and capital planning.4. Recommends strategies based on financial, accounting, and industry trends.5. Works collectively and collaboratively with all members of the executive team and all levels of the management team in the achievement of financial, strategic, operational, as well as system objectives and goals.6. Provide financial leadership and cultivate a culture with market and ministry executives that will foster support, create ownership of goals, and encourage active participation in strategic business decisions that impact the hospital's financial performance and sustainability.7. Effective communicator with ability to relate well to others and ability to translate complex financial data into meaningful and usable information.8. Develops effective physician relationships in support of the organization's mission, vision and strategic plan.9. Builds effective and collaborative partnerships.10. Demonstrated successful leadership experience in a large health care provider organization.11. Demonstrated ability to manage, teach, make independent decisions and assume responsibility.12. Strong interpersonal communication skills, verbal and written.13. Ability to communicate and work effectively with all levels of staff.14. Ability to function as a leader, team member and execute the desired outcomes.15. Ability to make independent decisions and assume responsibility. Must exhibit creative, positive problem-solving abilities.16. Ability to plan, organize and effectively present ideas and concepts to groups.17. Ability to assimilate information from a variety of sources, analyzes information, and recommends a course of action.18. Proven track record of implementing organization-wide projects.19. Commitment to a high standard of customer service.Additional Responsibilities1. Serves as liaison on financial matters among executive leadership and management.2. As a key member of the regional leadership team, ensures that all financial needs are met and the various matrixed support services/MWF's in finance are focused on the execution of the region's strategies through communication and coordination with other leaders.3. Ensure that budgets and projections are completed timely and accurately utilizing Ascension Health system technology tools for DSS, capital planning, budgeting and forecasting.4. Works in collaboration with the finance team to ensure coordination for major projects, board of director reporting and other system initiatives.5. Contributing financial expertise in the planning of new services that generate additional sources of profitable revenue.6. Managing costs by coaching and educating direct reports while continually seeking data that will identify opportunities. Influence action to eliminate non-value costs in conjunction with leadership.7. Responsible for the monitoring of financial performance, conducting organization-wide performance improvement activities, and the maintenance of reasonable and appropriate financial plans and forecasts.8. Education of leadership with respect to the Finance ministry wide function and the importance and impact of One Ascension on performance.9. Develop more meaningful and actionable financial analytics to support data driven decision making and effective performance improvements. Identifies potential impacts and consequences of financial decision making on operations, healthcare, human resources and quality of care.10. Provide regional leadership team guidance on expense management, productivity, budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, capital planning and business case proforma development.11. Works in collaboration with the Strategy division to direct the creation of the ISOFP and capital plan.12. Implements processes to ensure the timely completion of all financial planning requirements for system office and the boards of directors.13. Creates a framework and consistent approach across the Market for analysis of overall financial performance including trends in volume, revenue, expense, labor utilization, general business conditions, revenue cycle and other related areas.14. Accountable for delivering excellence across Finance functional areas remaining vigilant to continuously driving change to ensure efficiency and high quality of care.

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