CFO - Albuquerque, NM

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

**This position is located in Albququerque, NM**

Ardent Health Services (AHS) is a national healthcare company headquartered in Nashville, TN. Our subsidiaries own and operate hospitals and multispecialty physician practices in six states. Ardent includes 31 hospitals, 4,840 patient beds, 25,000 employees, and 1,150 employed physicians. Within the industry, we are noted for recognizing that every hospital is as unique as the community it serves. This in-depth understanding of how health care works at the local level is one of our great strengths.

Lovelace Medical Center is located in Albuquerque, NM.  LMC is a patient-centered hospital featuring state-of-the-art equipment and a round-the-clock emergency department that includes a dedicated area for treating our senior patients.

We offer high-quality, high-tech medicine in a facility that has become a symbol of health and wellness in the heart of the city we serve. Nowhere else in the state will you find technology like our Gamma Knife Center, capable of treating complex, often inoperable, conditions of the brain.

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the overall hospital financial administration.  Additional areas of responsibility may include: general accounting, data processing, business office, materials management, information systems and financial reporting.  This position ensures that the internal controls are adequate to safeguard the assets of each entity and that the accounting systems are sufficient to generate accurate and timely financial reporting.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Consult with the Division CFO and Corporate Office personnel concerning:
The facility’s financial affairs;
The development of operating policies and procedures;
And facility financial goals and objectives.
2. Ensure accurate review of product line analysis, and consult with the facility CEO, Division CFO.
3. Reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts on a timely basis each month with the corporate and facility guidelines.
4. Prepare financial and management reports.
5. Prepare and administer the facility’s annual operation and capital budget.
6. Ensure the effective control and management of the accounts payable for the facility.
7. Accountable for revenue cycle performance, as managed through CBO.
8. Plan, direct, supervise and coordinate functions and activities of assigned departments.
Responsibilities include evaluating performance and initiating or recommending personnel actions and maintaining good employee relations with department staff.
Note: The essential position functions are not limited to the duties listed above.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
1. Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate ideas, problems, instructions (written and oral).
2. Ability to analyze situations, evaluate data, recommend, and implement courses of action that would improve the functioning of the company.
3. Ability to use sound judgment in decision making.
4. Knowledge of strategic planning and short and long-range goal implementation.

Education: 
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting/finance or related field required.
Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Hospital Administration, or Business Administration preferred.

Experience:
A minimum of five (5) years as a hospital CFO. Experience in an integrated health delivery system strongly preferred.
Additional Requirements: CPA certification preferred.