DUTIES: Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer/University Hospital of Brooklyn and in close collaboration with campus-wide financial leadership, the position will be responsible for strategic planning, direction and overall accountability for Hospital Finance, including Accounting, Financial Reporting, Budget (both Expense and Revnue budgets), and reimbursement. The incumbent in this position will: - Demonstrate effectiveness in planning and setting objectives for the departments/areas of responsibility consistent with the organizational philosophy, including the establishment and implementation of policies and procedures necessary to achieve objectives. - Demonstrate effectiveness in maintaining organized departments/areas of responsibility to ensure efficiency, accuracy of work, and information flow. - Plan, direct, and coordinate the Accounting and Reimbursement functions and activities with the management team, including presenting financial statements and performance measures monthly to senior executives; ensuring the integrity of the general ledger and subsidiary ledgers. - Oversee regulatory reporting, payer audits, appeals and reimbursement strategy formulations. - Plan, direct and coordinate the annual external audit. Direct, implement and establish policies and procedures for all Financial Reporting functions, including ensuring accurate and timely preparation of financial reports for internal and external use. - Assist in preparing and reporting the Hospital's annual 990T tax return. - Assist in preparation of annual budget by providing revenue forecasts. - Oversee cost accounting. - Provide monthly and ad hoc financial reports. - Assist in capital budgeting both for State University Construction Fund (SUCF) projects and for hospital financed projects. - Oversee the development and filing of Medicare and Medicaid cost reports and the DSH tool. - Other duties as assigned. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED: - Bachelor's degree, preferably in Accounting, Business, or Finance and a minimum of 10 years of management and/or consulting in healthcare finance, with a work record that demonstrates in-depth knowledge of Hospital and physician reimbursement and of CMS and NYS regulations and policies related to cost reporting; effective communication skills, and leadership in the core values of the organization. PREFERRED: - Master's degree in hospital or business administration and 5-7 years previous consulting experience and a CPA. Additional Info: *Please ensure you include the 5-digit Line Number and Job Title in the subject line and body of your email submission.Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.