Assistant Chief Financial Officer

Alaska Native Medical Center   •  

Anchorage, AK

5 - 7 years

Posted 312 days ago

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:  The Assistant Chief Financial Officer works under the guidance of the Chief Financial Officer to ensure the financial viability of ANTHC by establishing and monitoring financial plans and budgets. Helps manage the financial affairs of the organization in accordance with business unit goals, sound business practice, organizational policies and compliance with various government regulatory requirements. Helps ensure the administration of the organizational policies on finance, accounting, finance/accounting systems, internal controls, and auditing.

Develops and manages strategies to assure effective financial planning and analysis. Reviews ANTHC strategies and determines financial resource requirements and goals. Develops tactical goals for the division; determines scope and priorities of projects; coordinates resources required to achieve goals.

Supervises the ANMC financial reporting and budgeting function; monitors analysis of budget and financial variables, revenue cycle and financial planning activities.

Exercises strong leadership skills to direct subordinate financial professional staff managing a comprehensive spectrum of financial functions;

Exercise independent analysis and judgment and a high degree of adaptability to develop innovative approaches for resolving complex health care financial issues;

Provide financial advice to executive management including making and/or negotiating fiscal- and revenue-related decisions for budgetary and strategic planning

Monitors and reviews regional trends in healthcarefinancial management, and recommends technical improvements.

Manages and schedules assigned staff.  Develops goals and priorities, and assigns tasks and projects. Develops staff skills and training plans. Counsels, trains and coaches financial and operations managers. Implements corrective actions and conducts performance evaluations. Provides leadership, direction and guidance in financial and technical strategies and priorities.

Monitors cash flow and prepares annual/monthly cash flow forecasts.

Coordinates with the Consortium Operations Team and other operating personnel to ensure accurate and timely monthly financial reporting and end user needs are met.

Implements any new accounting policies/procedures as necessary to achieve company objectives and/or to comply with regulatory requirements.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of hospital operations and the revenue cycle processes.
Knowledge of business office operations (hospital or ambulatory).
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, practices and their applications.
Knowledge of related federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of cost accounting, budgeting and strategic planning.
Knowledge of continuous quality improvement concepts, theories, and application.
Skill in managing large and complex budgets, and general accounting systems.
Skill in analyzing and evaluating accounting and internal control methods and financial reports.
Skill in interpreting and applying federal, state and ANTHC financial policies, procedures and regulations.
Skill in analyzing financial issues and making logical recommendations based on findings.
Skill in effectively managing and leading staff, and delegating tasks and authority.
Skill in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands. 
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, contractors, and representatives from other local, state and federal agencies.
Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications.
Skills in managing quality improvement initiatives, including redesigning processes, establishing metrics, and leading quality teams.


A Master’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related field.  Progressively responsible professional work-related experience, be substituted on a year-for-year basis for masterdegree.

Supervisory - Seven (7) years of healthcarefinancial management experience in a hospital with greater than 100-beds and experience with large ambulatory services with patient visits exceeding 300, 000 per year.



Financial management experience at a senior director level preferred. 

Certification by the Healthcare Financial Management Association or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.

The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  ANMC is not a latex free environment. Therefore, some latex exposure can be expected.