Chief Financial Officer- Health Department

Ingham County

**Applications are accepted until there are sufficient numbers of qualified applications or qualified candidate has been identified.  The position could possibly close at any time.*** 

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Under the general direction of the Health Officer, the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for all financial matters of the Health Department including the development and monitoring of all Health Department budgets for grants, contracts and managed care arrangements. The CFO oversees all financial reporting assuring the integrity and accuracy of financial data, as well as compliance with federal, state, local and internal laws, regulations, and policies.  The CFO contributes to departmental strategic planning and program management by providing financial information and expertise. The Chief Financial Officer must thrive in an autonomous and deadline oriented workplace while managing a finance staff.

Essential Functions

1. Oversees the development and monitoring of the Health Department's budgets. Develop and utilize forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based financial information to provide insight into the organization's operations and strategic direction. 
2.  Assures compliance with federal, state and local regulations, policies and procedures, and generally accepted accounting principles.  Maintains internal controls and safeguards.
3.   Directs cost studies, cost accounting projects, and cost allocation systems.  Develops and implements billing and auditing processes, revenue policies, procedures, and cost recovery strategies.
4.  Works closely with all Health Department divisions to provide financial guidance in regard to divisional goals and program operations.
5.     Serves as the liaison to other County departments regarding financial matters of ICHD. Works closely with Financial Services, Budgeting, Treasurer's Office, Purchasing and MIS to further the financial, personnel and technology needs of the Health Department.
6.  Serves as liaison to the Michigan Department of Community Health, other state departments, and other organizations for all financial matters.  Oversees financial reporting and expenditure reimbursement systems between ICHD and state departments/other organizations. 
7.  Ensures record systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.  Ensures compliance with record retention and privacy policies
8.  Develops, implements and oversee the financial aspects of the ICHD contract administration system.
9.  Performs personnel management functions, directly or indirectly through mid-level supervisors. Examples include interviewing, selecting and training staff. Evaluates and reviews work assignments, processes and staff performance. Addresses employee relation issues including promotions and terminations.

Other Functions:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Must adhere to departmental standards in regard to HIPAA and other privacy issues.
  • During a public health emergency, the employee may be required to perform duties similar to, but not limited, to those in his/her job description.

(An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the above tasks. These examples do not include all of the tasks which the employee may be expected to perform.)