Chief Financial Officer

Position Description: 

THE CLIENTOur client is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that offers medical care and case management, behavioral health services and programs, and HIV services and testing in multiple locations in Florida. Our client is proud to provide care to all, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or economic status.THE POSITIONReporting to the CEO, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) directs the finance functions of the organization and is responsible for the fiscal management of all federal, state and city grants. The CFO will supervise a finance team inclusive of accounting, billing, bookkeeping and payroll staff.  Key responsibilities include the following:Executive Leadership

  • Provide strategic recommendations based on financial analysis and projections;
  • Staff the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors;
  • Negotiate insurance and third-party payor contracts, insuring maximum capitate payments;
  • Procure, monitor, and manage all insurance coverage including D&O, malpractice, liability etc.;
  • Support department heads to ensure accurate budget tracking and fiscal compliance;
  • Partner with CEO and Executive Leadership Team to enhance policies, ensure financial best practices and improve fiscal performance. 

Financials, Budgets & Reporting

  • Plan, coordinate, and manage the annual budgeting process;
  • Oversee the preparation of all financial reports including monthly and annual financial statements, and grant/contract reports;
  • Prepare grant budgets and oversee program analysis, report and expense tracking;
  • Manage cash flow and fiscal forecasting;
  • Oversee the accounting functions of Payroll, AP/AR and 340b program revenue;
  • Supervise the maintenance and reconciliation of general ledger accounts;
  • Oversee month-end close process, ensuring accuracy of accounting entries, revenue and expense recognition and proper capitalization of assets;

Controls, Compliance & Audit

  • Manage relationships with auditors, federal and state tax authorities, and government regulators;
  • Oversee the preparation and insure the accuracy of all regulatory reports and tax filings;
  • Coordinate the annual audit and all audit activities including preparing schedules and providing requested information to the auditors;
  • Oversee the development and updating of financial policies, procedures and internal controls ensuring GAAP compliance.

Staff Management & Development

  • Attract, retain, and motivate high-performing staff;
  • Demonstrate leadership and provide supervision necessary to motivate staff;
  • Train, coach and develop staff to ensure full utilization of skills and promotional opportunities.



PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTSThe ideal candidate will have nonprofit and healthcare experience in a community health center or FQHC with a 340b pharmacy program. The successful candidate will bring the following:

  • At least 10 years’ progressively responsible accounting experience, preferably with an organization that receives federal funds;
  • At least three years’ experience as a Chief Financial Officer;
  • Exceptional fund accounting and financial management skills;
  • Experience managing 340b pharmacy revenue, government funds (CDC, Ryan White, SAMHSA) and Medicare, Managed Care and third-party billing;
  • Demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, controls and reporting, ideally in the healthcare sector;
  • Strong leadership skills; including team building, staff development and delegation;
  • Expertise assessing, refining, developing and recommending financial policies/procedures and systems;
  • Exceptional Excel and QuickBooks skills are essential. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and general ledger systems is required. Electronic medical records and data systems experience a plus;
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration from an accredited college or university is required; CPAs are preferred;
  • A valid Florida driver’s license and proof of insurance, and access to a reliable automobile are required.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICSThe ideal candidate will have a collaborative and flexible leadership style and will be enthusiastic about working in a mission-driven environment. In addition to being strong in character and integrity, the successful candidate will be:

  • Articulate and able to communicate complex financial matters into clear and accessible language;
  • Able to manage multiple projects and to set realistic and achievable goals and timelines;
  • Skilled in analyzing data, interpreting results, projecting outcomes and synthesizing solutions;
  • A team-builder with strong management and leadership skills;
  • An innovative thinker with creative solutions to improving processes and effectively managing organizational and program budgets and grant and contract performance;
  • Highly energetic, resourceful and flexible with solid judgment and decision-making skills.


Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Application Instructions: 

CONTACTIf you are interested in being considered for this important leadership opportunity, please submit a brief cover letter and résumé as attachments via e-mail to: Joseph McCormack, PartnerMichelle Kristel, Managing PartnerMcCormack+Kristel1740 Broadway, 15th FloorNew York, NY 10019T:  323.549.9200 | F: 323.549.9222 search [at] | All inquiries or referrals will be held in strict confidence. Please note that your education, dates of employment, compensation and other information provided will be verified prior to employment. McCormack + Kristel works only with equal opportunity employers.  People of color, people with disabilities and people of diverse sexual orientations, gender expressions and identities are encouraged to apply. 

Position Level: 
Michelle Kristel
Country/US Territory: 
United States