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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Chief Financial Officer, Physician Group Practice in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We’re empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.

As one of the leading academic medical systems, we’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

Description

The Chief Financial Officer, PGP provides direction and support for the financial management of the Physician Group Practice (PGP). The ideal candidate understands both healthcare and physician practice industry trends and dynamics, and will work closely with the EHC Hospital Executive team and department managers to identify opportunities for expense reduction and revenue enhancements. The CFO, PGP will develop the PGP operating plans, operating budgets, and capital budgets; and partner with with EHC System Finance regarding financial forecasts and long-term financial planning. This position also collaborates with the Emory University School of Medicine (SOM) and with the Chief Business Officer of the SOM and its finance staff.

This position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer of Emory Healthcare, with a dotted line to the Chief Operating Officer of Emory’s Physician Group Practice (PGP).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops and monitors operating budgets and capital, including labor and productivity.

  • Identifies budget variances and trends, and works with PGP Section leadership to understand and develop gap-closure plans.

  • Maintains a working understanding of government payors and managed care rules and environmental changes and develops strategies to anticipate and support the changes.

  • Responsible for the direction and submission of financial data reports required by government and regulatory agencies, including state surveys and third-party payer cost reports.

  • Provides oversight for compliance with applicable government regulations working closely with the EHC Office of Compliance.

  • Works closely with the EHC VP of Revenue Cycle and VP of PGP Patient Financial Services to monitor the revenue cycle activities, identifying trends and opportunities.

  • Oversees the accounting and financial reporting functions, including the accumulation and analysis of financial and statistical data in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Oversees the month-end and year-end financial close process.

  • Reviews and approves specific contracts in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Final sign-off on all requested physician incentive and variable compensation payments.

  • Performs all other management responsibilities as defined by the EHC CFO, PGP Group President and Clinical Co-Chair and PGP COO.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Graduate degree in Business, Accounting or Finance or a CPA preferred

  • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in the financial management of a complex physician group an Academic Medical Center / Integrated delivery system environment.

  • Most recent experience must be as a financial executive of a physician group with extensive experience with all finance and patient accounting functions.

  • Possess strong management skills and the ability to oversee and manage a complex budget process necessary to achieve high financial expectations.

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Division The Emory Clinic

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department TEC Administration

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 88409

Job Category Executive Leadership

Schedule 8a-5p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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