Executive Director for Financial Analysis and Strategy

  • Denver, CO
  • *National Jewish Health - Main Campus
  • Finance
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Supervisory/Management
  • Req #: 16306
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Summary

 

Position Summary
Leads the strategic, operational, financial, budget development, cost accounting and decision-support functions. Leads the development of National Jewish Health’s long-term strategic framework and plan. Works with leaders to develop operational and tactical plans to ensure financial and operational success.

Essential Duties

  1. Manages and develops an effective staff: providing effective communication, leadership, guidance and resources. Determines staff qualifications and competency: recruits, interviews, selects, hires, trains, orients, mentors, evaluates, coaches, counsels, disciplines, and rewards.  Establishes and monitors staff safety and regulatory compliance.
  2. Leads the development of NJH’s long-term strategic framework and plan based on external information and analysis (market, industry, funders, partners, competitors, etc.) as well as internal financial, operational and needs analyses. Develops and monitors operational and tactical plans to ensure financial and operational success.
  3. Leads the strategic, operational, financial, budget development, cost accounting and decision-support functions. Ensures that the institution has accurate, thorough and timely financial and operational data for effective decision-making. 
  4. Prepares analyses and interprets data to identify and respond to industry trends and to new possibilities / opportunities. Develops and reports on key performance indicators to support decisions and resource allocations.
  5. Participates in new business development. Assists executive management in identification, evaluation and implementation of new business opportunities. 
  6. Educates operational managers regarding financial issues. Assists operational managers in maximizing revenues and ensuring financial efficiency of operations. 
  7. Provides financial support for philanthropy. Provides financial support for proposal preparation and general fundraising. 
  8. Provides financial support for managers throughout the organization to facilitate program development, operational management, incentive plan design and general administration. 

Other Duties
None

Competencies

  1. Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health. 
  2. Building a Successful Team: Using appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to help build a cohesive team, aligns vision with shared values, manages change and encourages innovation.  
  3. Building Strategic Relationships: Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals. 
  4. Building Trust: Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization.
  5. Business Acumen: Using economic, financial, market, and industry data to understand and improve business results; using one’s understanding of major business functions, industry trends, and own organization’s position to contribute to effective business strategies and tactics.
  6. Champion of Change: Facilitating the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace. Cooperates with others to accomplish common goals; works with employees within and across his/her department to achieve shared goals; treats others with dignity and respect and maintains a friendly demeanor; values the contributions of others.
  7. Decision Making: Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
  8. Drive for Results: Setting high goals for personal and group accomplishment; using measurement methods to monitor progress toward goals; tenaciously working to meet or exceed goals while deriving satisfaction from that achievement and continuous improvement.
  9. Impact and Influence: Using appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to gain acceptance of ideas or plans; modifying one’s own behavior to accommodate tasks, situations, and individuals involved. Taking advantage of opportunities to make a difference and have an impact. When used well, the intended outcome of this competency is the creation of goodwill, trust, and respect while motivating people to want to follow you even when they don’t have to.
  10. Informing and Communicating: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  11. Managing Conflict: Dealing effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people. Addresses conflicts by focusing on the issues at hand to develop effective solutions when disputes or disagreements occur; helps others resolve conflicts by providing impartial mediation when needed.
  12. Perseverance/Resourcefulness: Accesses and utilizes available resources inside and outside the company.
  13. Problem Solving: Uses issue identification, data relation and comparison, pattern recognition and information gathering to create analyses and make recommendations.
  14. Talent Management for Leaders: Clearly establishes and communicates expectations and accountabilities; monitors and evaluates performance; provides effective feedback and coaching; identifies development needs and helps employees address them to achieve optimal performance. 

Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility
Manages 3-10 employees 

Travel
Minimal

Core Values

  1. Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
  2. Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
  3. Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
  4. Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
  5. Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
  6. Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures. 
  7. Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
  8. Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Education: Master’s degree in business administration or finance required.  
  2. Work Experience: A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in the health care field in institutional budgeting, reimbursement and/or cost accounting, including supervisory responsibilities required.
  3. Special Training, Certification or Licensure: None

Salary Range: $180,000 - $210,000

Benefits
At National Jewish Health, we recognize that our outstanding faculty and staff are the essence of our organization. For every aspect of health care, our employees are our greatest asset.
With that in mind, we have designed a valuable, comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their families.

  • Medical Plans, Dental Plans and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • FSA and HSA
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Voluntary Benefits, like Accident Insurance, Critical Care and Hospital Indemnity
  • Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off
  • Wellness Program
  • Legal Plan

 

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