PeaceHealth Director of Finance - Operational Finance Columbia Network Job in Vancouver, Washington

Req ID: 143816

PeaceHealth is seeking a Director of Finance - Operational Finance Columbia Network for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.


Participates in the development of and implementation of financial policy, provides credible financial analyses, and guides decision making to preserve the financial position and performance of the organization.


  1. Supervises and coordinates the annual operating budget process and long range financial planning process assuring proper coordination with system financial strategic and capital planning processes. Provides high level as well as detailed analysis that supports budget targets and guidelines.

  2. Participates in system work to stream line data collection for the medical center. Reviews and coordinates financial reporting techniques to help make the most effective use of medical center resources. Provides management and staff education on financial reporting to provide a greater understanding of reporting requirements. Reports the financial results of the operations on a regular basis, assuring that financial reporting and analyses are tailored to the unique needs of each business unit.

  3. Develops and maintains financial decision support systems (cost accounting, contract analysis and financial reporting) that support the decision making activities of the region.

  4. Provides customized financial analyses supporting the understanding and development of business plans and new business ventures such as joint ventures, mergers and business acquisitions.

  5. Leads and oversees the regional analysis and reporting for governmental reimbursement programs (e.g. Medicare, Medicaid, etc.). Oversees annual finance audit.

  6. Regularly evaluates and adjusts prices for all regional services in compliance with external requirements and consistent with system pricing policies.

  7. Responsible for overall organization, operation, personnel, and management for area of responsibility. Directs recruitment, training and evaluation of personnel.

  8. Responsible for developing and implementing plans to meet or exceed customer needs and simultaneously assuring excellent quality and service outcomes.

  9. Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or equivalent combination of education or experience is required.


  • Minimum of five years of experience, with at least three years as financial supervisor in a hospital setting


  • CPA strongly desired.


  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting and financial reporting policies and procedures in a hospital environment.

  • Must have working knowledge of hospital’s accounting and data processing information systems.

  • Must have critical thinking skills.

  • Must have ability to work collaboratively.

  • Must be detail oriented and well organized.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package at and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver, WA community please visit our homepage: .

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Location: Vancouver, WA, Shared Services Center (802)

Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Revenue Cycle

Shift: Day

Shift Length: 8 Hours

FTE: 1.0

Work Type: Full Time

Hourly compensation starts at: $57.26, more depending on experience

Required Certifications/Licensure:

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Vancouver, WA || Accounting/Finance/Revenue Cycle || Full Time || FINANCE SVCS