H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

ID: 7246157 (Ref.No. hlj_53578)
Posted: May 20, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Vice President of Finance provides fiscal leadership and oversight to the Cancer Center at all levels of the organization to support the mission, philosophy and goals. The position oversees programs that fall under Finance to support the mission of care, education and research within the Cancer Center. Ensures world-class administrative services to our patients that continually exceeds their expectations.
This includes developing and implementing the strategic vision of finance which includes the enablement and optimization of Moffitt's resources through partnership with internal and external stakeholders. This strategic leader will collaborate closely with the executive team to drive financial decisions, enhance operational efficiency, and contribute to overall business growth.

Leadership oversight for all areas of responsibility.
Provide clear channels of communication and accountability to facilitate effective problem solving, supervision and ongoing enhancement of the revenue cycle. Serve as a mentor to patient access and revenue cycle operations staff,overseeing and supporting their professional growth, evaluating their performance as appropriate and improving the quality of their work.

Oversee standards and benchmarks for all areas of responsibility.
Proactively identify standards and benchmarks in all areas of responsibilities to facilitate the identification of risks, issues and trends; analyze and communicate issues to affected areas, including senior and executive management; develop and recommend associated solutions and participate in the decision-making process as appropriate. Reviews indicators of performance with Executive Management, the Joint Finance and Planning Committee and the Audit Committee of the Institute Board.

Administer Cancer Center financial resources in an optimal manner such that the financial and strategic success of the organization is
maintained both short-term and long-term. Through effective planning and management actions, balances the resource needs of clinical, innovation, foundation and research programs. Through subordinates, supervise and coordinate the functions of planning and budgeting, general accounting (including general ledger accounting, accounts payable, payroll), contracts and both short-term and long-term institutional planning.

Strategic Financial Guidance

• Serve as a trusted financial advisor to the CEO and executive team.
• Participate in strategic planning sessions, providing insights and recommendations based on financial data.
• Contribute to long-term financial goals and objectives.

Accounting Operations Oversight

• Accounts payable (payables)
• Accounts receivable (receivables)
• Payroll processing
• Tax preparation

Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)

• Develop and maintain financial models, forecasts, and budgets.
• Analyze financial performance, identify trends, and recommend corrective actions.
• Collaborate with business units to align financial plans with organizational goals.

Business Unit Finance

• Partner with business unit leaders to understand their financial needs.
• Provide financial guidance and support for business unit initiatives.
• Monitor financial performance at the business unit level.

Financial Reporting Oversee the timely and accurate external financial reporting including
debt filings and disclosures

Minimum Experience Required
A minimum of ten (10) years of finance experience in healthcare operations, physician practice management and research experience is required.
Understanding of Cost reporting, F&A rate, accounting, external financial statements and enhancing financial performance is expected.
A track record of continuously improving process, upskilling team members and utilization of technology to enhance work is required.

A visible, motivational, accessible leadership style with a commitment to building and mentoring a team with a customer service orientation. An individual who believes in empowering staff to perform at their highest level. Finance is considered a service to the organization and having a customer centric mindset is imperative. A communication style that is inviting and breaks down complex topics into digestible
information is required.

  • Leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support to department and promote employee development.
  • Strong persuasive abilities to influence others.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with team members, co-workers, faculty, patients and payer representatives.
  • Proven analytical ability and organizational skills necessary to organize/assess information and evaluate recommendations based on data analysis.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to support interaction and participation in meetings with patients, physicians, payer representatives, affiliates, oncology partners, and representatives of other internal departments.
  • History of demonstrable process improvements that result in increased team member satisfaction and customer satisfaction.

Preferred Experience

  • Implementation of large scale systems or process enhancements

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree Accounting, BusinessAdministration, Finance or related field.
Preferred Education
Master's Degree MBA, Masters of Health Administration (or equivalent)

Minimum Required
Certified Public Accountant

Preferred Requirements:
CHFP, FHFMA or FACHE certification

Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision To advance and accelerate a culture of access, equity, and inclusion. Diversity is a priority at Moffitt and is meant "to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion as we contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." The Enterprise Equity Department focuses its efforts on eliminating those obstacles to an individual’s ability to exist within their personal comfort zone at the cancer center. Everyone is important to meeting this priority. Addressing and responding to diversity and inclusion fosters an environment where mutual respect for diverse cultures, communication styles, languages, customs, beliefs, values, traditions, experiences and other ways in which we identify ourselves, is the expectation.