VP of Financial Operations/ACFO

VP of Financial Operations/ACFO in NASHVILLE, TN

Hillcrest Medical Center, a 590 bed hospital that is part of Hillcrest HealthCare System in Tulsa, OK, is currently looking to add a VP of Financial Operations/ACFO.

Position Summary

The VP of Financial Operations/ACFO is a mid-level hospital administration position within Hillcrest Healthcare System, which is part of our CFO development program. This position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer of the hospital. As one of the key managers of the hospital, the VP of Financial Operations/ACFO is involved in most aspects of operations, primarily financial performance. The position offers the potential for advancement to the Chief Financial Officer.

Position Accountabilities

  • Reports to the Chief Financial Officer
  • Inter-relationships with the CEO, COO, CNO, Assistant Administrator, Assistant Controller, all hospital and clinical directors, Home Office, managed care organizations, vendors, physicians and community employers.
  • Supervises multiple departments with direct responsibility for all associates in those areas.


  • Responsible for gaining knowledge with a high proficiency in the areas of patient accounting, general ledger accounting/AP/payroll, third-party reimbursement, resource management, HIM, materials management, information systems, and internal audit control structure (to include assisting the Internal Audit Team with on-site audits in other markets).
  • Responsible for gaining knowledge with a high proficiency of FTE productive management system with a demonstrated ability to facilitate necessary corrective actions for standard adherence.
  • Responsible for gaining knowledge with a high proficiency in the employment process, wage and benefit administration, pay practices, hospital associate handbook, and general employment law.
  • Responsible for gaining advanced understanding of Home Office functions and processes to include CER processing, contract review, contract management system, real estate, and routine reporting requirements.
  • Responsible for understanding the Hillcrest Medical Center finance, compliance/HIPAA, Human Resources, and Support Services. Serves as an educator and resource to department managers related to these policies and procedures.
  • Assists the hospital administrative team in developing annual budgets and budget presentation package.
  • Assists the CFO in the planning, control and effective utilization of the financial resources of the institution.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in service meetings and workshops.
  • Assists CFO in development of accounting personnel, and any other staff (as part of CFO Development Program).
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Position Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance is required with a Master's degree and/or CPA certification strongly preferred
  • Minimum Qualifications: Three years' experience in a hospital or health care setting preferred. Minimum field of experience in Business administration or finance.