Director of Finance/Controller - Accounting
Company: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Autho
Posted on: November 10, 2018
Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin! We are seeking a Director of Finance/Controller. You will provide overall administration, direction, coordination, and evaluation of finance functions and activities of UW Health and is specifically responsible for the following areas:* General Accounting (Individual entities, Joint Ventures, and Consolidated Financials)* Financial reporting (Individual entities, Joint Ventures, and Consolidated Financials)* Payroll* Accounts Payable* Financial Information Systems Education: Minimum - Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject area such as Accounting, Business Administration, or Finance. Preferred - Master's degree in a relevant subject area such as Business with an emphasis in Finance or Health Care Fiscal Management. Work Experience: Minimum - Seven years of relevant experience in progressively responsible management or supervisory level Finance roles to include three (3) years of relevant experience in health care finance or a public accounting firm performing hospital audits and/or accounting functions. Preferred - Experience in a large academic or complex health program that included financial services. Licenses and Certifications: Preferred - Licensure as a Certified Public Accountant. Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to include the ability to negotiate and resolve conflicts and build teams.* Demonstrated creativity and flexibility.* Ability to operate in high-pressure situations.* Excellent organizational skills.* Demonstrated innovative approach to problem resolution.* Ability to work collaboratively across UW Health entities and disciplines. Demonstrated commitment to patient- and family centered care.* Broad knowledge of modern health care administration practices and principles within a managed care environment and/or an academic medical center.* Effective analytical ability in order to develop and analyze options, recommend solutions to and solve complex problems and issues.* Demonstrated effective managerial and administrative leadership of clinical operations* Knowledge of principles and techniques used in negotiation as applied to service contracts and equipment purchasing.* Effective organizational, planning and project management abilities.* Experience in financial and programmatic presentations.* Ability to function independently and deal with multiple, simultaneous projects.* Ability to recognize personal strengths and weaknesses and develop goals for professional growth and achievement.* Ability to demonstrate a commitment to quality and excellence. Physical Requirements: Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Additional hours may be required to meet operational needs. UW Health Administrative Facilities - UW Health has administrative locations throughout Madison and beyond where thousands of employees provide vital support to our clinical areas. These locations are home to departments such as Access Services, Compliance, Human Resources, Information Services, Patient Medical Records, Payroll and many others. Learn more about this opening UW Hospital and Clinics benefits UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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