VNA seeks a strong finance professional to serve in the critical and visible role of Chief Financial Officer who has oversight of financial operations and information technology of the company, guiding its strategic direction in these specific areas and maintaining its fiscal stability. Opportunity to collaborate with a dynamic seasoned executive team and well-respected community Board leaders. Reports to Katherine Krause, President and CEO. Current structure includes 4 direct reports overseeing management of 16 total staff. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to oversee a well-functioning team and is expected to be able to innovate and vision future strategies which ensure the sustainability of a critical community service organization.
Essential duties and responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officer include the following:

  • -Participate in setting the strategic direction of the agency and the Finance, Purchasing and Information Technology department in concert with the VNA strategic plan and the Finance Committee of the Board.
  • -Lead the finance, purchasing and information technology team ensuring their ongoing professional development and training.
  • -Oversight of financial management including analyzing operating results ensuring that revenues, expenses, and labor are within budgeted objectives; advise department heads and administration of needed changes.
  • -Oversight of efficient and effective Medicare and Medicaid billing and compliance procedures including risk management.
  • -Oversee and participate as needed in preparation and communication of monthly and annual financial statements (including annual budget). Ensure timely reporting of key financial data and updates to the CEO, Board of Directors and other key stakeholders.
  • -Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions. This includes tax planning and compliance with local, state and federal tax regulations.
  • -Review, evaluate and ensure the effectiveness of all financial, accounting and technology systems at VNA. Direct development and implementation of new systems, policies and procedures as required.

The Chief Financial Officer will bring strong financial management skills, experience and understanding of healthcare finance and technological savvy as well as personal presence to be an effective leader within VNA. The organization will benefit from an individual who is both professional and energetic – someone who can articulate the vision for VNA effectively to internal staff as well as Board members.
The ever-evolving healthcare reimbursement and regulatory environment will undoubtedly exert downward revenue pressure on all provider organizations, which will be exacerbated by increasing labor costs, fueled by shifting demographics and a shrinking labor pool. The new CFO will be expected to play an integral role in shaping and implementing a comprehensive initiative to identify innovative strategies and tactics that will ensure financial sustainability for VNA Texas in both the short and long term.
The Chief Financial Officer opportunity requires an experienced senior finance individual with a solid background in financial management with healthcare expertise. A passion for mission focused organizations is a requirement. Must show a history managing the day-to-day activities of teams while being a respected leader in crafting long-term initiatives. In turn, the successful candidate will step into an organization that is financially strong, innovative and has earned a distinct regard for its comprehensive, compassionate work.
Candidates will possess the following education and experience:

  • Undergraduate degree required; advanced degree and/or Certified Public Accounting designation preferred.
  • Eight or more years of progressively responsible experience in senior level finance
  • Proven success in overseeing Medicaid/Medicare billing/compliance/regulations.
  • Favorable experience leading and managing staff.
  • Excellent presentation skills
Successful candidates will demonstrate the following competencies:

  • -Strategic Thinker
  • -Ability to set expectations, establish priorities and manage multiple projects.
  • -Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • -Attention to detail.
  • -Recruitment, management, and support of successful teams
  • -Personal leadership and management style that promotes collaboration and accessibility.
Successful candidates will also demonstrate the following key personal characteristics:

  • -Commitment to the mission of VNA
  • -Effective team leader and team player
  • -Achievement orientation
  • -Strong work ethic
  • -Problem-solver
  • -Curious, interested in advances in fundraising and communications.
  • -Commitment to customer service
  • -Positive attitude
  • -Visionary—imagines what is possible and persuasively articulates that vision.
  • -Sense of humor
  • -Unquestionable integrity and trustworthiness