Director of Financial Operations

Michigan, United States
Jul 8, 2024
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Our client is a well-established specialized living services company looking to hire a Director of Financial Operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES of the Director of Financial Operations

Strategic Financial Leadership:

Develop and implement financial strategies to enhance the financial health of the company’s operations.

Provide financial insights and recommendations to the executive team.

Lead financial planning, forecasting, budgeting, and reporting processes.

Compliance and Risk Management:

Ensure compliance with healthcare regulations and financial standards.

Develop and enforce policies and procedures to mitigate financial risks.

Oversee internal audits and collaborate with external auditors as needed.

Team Leadership:

Lead and mentor the financial operations team, promoting professional development and high performance.

Foster a collaborative and results-driven work environment.

Manage recruitment, training, and performance evaluation for the finance team.

Financial Reporting and Analysis:

Prepare and present financial reports to senior management, the board of directors, and other stakeholders.

Analyze financial data to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement.

Utilize financial metrics to guide decision-making and strategic planning.

Cost Management and Efficiency:

Identify and implement cost-saving initiatives and operational efficiencies in residential facilities.

Monitor and control healthcare costs, ensuring sustainable financial health.

Optimize revenue cycle management to maximize reimbursement and minimize bad debt.

Stakeholder Engagement and Collaboration:

Work closely with clinical and administrative leaders to align financial and operational goals.

Serve as a liaison between the finance department and other departments, ensuring effective communication and collaboration.

Engage with external stakeholders, including investors, regulatory bodies, and community partners.

Supporting Operations Partner:

Collaborate closely with the Operations Partner to ensure seamless integration of financial and operational strategies.

Provide financial support and analysis to assist the Operations Partner in making informed operational decisions.

Participate in regular meetings with the Operations Partner to review financial performance, identify opportunities for improvement, and develop joint initiatives.

Assist the Operations Partner in developing and implementing operational budgets, monitoring performance, and adjusting strategies as necessary.

Support the Operations Partner in managing resources efficiently to achieve both financial and operational targets.

BENEFITS of the Director of Financial Operations

  • High visibility to C level executives
  • Career progression
  • Ability to impact change on organization.
  • Ability to work remotely

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE of the Director of Financial Operations

Education: Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.

Experience: Minimum of 5 years of progressive financial management experience in the healthcare industry, with at least 5 years in a senior leadership role. Experience in residential healthcare settings preferred.


  • Strong knowledge of healthcare financial management, regulations, and reimbursement systems specific to residential settings.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.
  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in financial software and systems, including ERP and EHR systems.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume to

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