Catholic Health Initiatives MKT VP Operational Finance - Admin Dept - Full Time Days in LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas

MKT VP Operational Finance - Admin Dept - Full Time Days


JOB SUMMARY: Dedicated finance leader supporting clinical and operational excellence within the Market-based organization (MBO). This position is aligned with the MBO service lines to drive operational performance and strategic initiatives. The Executive Director, Operational Finance serves as a thought-leader in using financial techniques to support, coach and enable MBO executives and operational leaders to deliver outstanding performance.


  • Collaborates with local operations team in business units (e.g. Divisions, MBOs and/or service lines) to formulate, refine, and operationalize key initiatives and tactics to ensure operational and financial success

  • Owns divisional operational finance performance management at the business-unit level, provides insights, measures success, and coaches leadership on improvement opportunities

  • Provides support to division CFO for division Board and Board Committee meetings and reviews

  • Partners with FP&A and FISA to conduct and interpret financial analysis to support FP&A decision making

  • Translates/communicates business unit initiatives to markets and drives accountability assigned to Executive Sponsors and Champions

  • Serves on Divisional planning and policy making committees as needed

  • Coaches front line business unit managers on operational finance principles

  • Supports development of business unit and/or service line plans/budgets/forecasts, including all specific assumptions and supporting analysis

  • Coordinates with the Division planning/budgeting manager to ensure key insights are incorporated into planning process, and outcomes are clearly defined and communicated back to executive sponsors and champions

  • Collaborates with business unit operational leaders to gather inputs, validate assumptions, and develop action plans for meeting targets

  • Partners with Divisional leadership to develop in-depth understanding of business unit risks and opportunities; and incorporate these into the planning process

  • Participates in divisional forecast meetings as needed



Education: Master’s degree required.

Experience: Eight (8) plus years in business/finance position preferable in healthcare.

Physical Requirements: Performs tasks that require eye/hand coordination. Must be able to hear normal sounds with some background noises. Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time (up to four hours).

Skills: Ability to work across diverse areas. Good communicator, relationship builder, and collaborative integrator. Strong financial knowledge and understanding of major business drivers of financial performance. Strong ability to collaborate with operational teams. Strong analytic capabilities to analyze data and extract insights, and formulate actionable plans. Ability to think strategically and engage with senior leadership. Ability to plan, organize, and develop meeting agendas; assign accountability and follow-up tasks. Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects within tight time frames. Ability to meet pre-scheduled deadlines.

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Daily Schedule Full Time Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0103475