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Chief Financial Officer

Chicago, IL, USA | America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

  • Industry:
    Insurance - Health & Life
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
    Finance (Internal)
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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Responsible for all financial and control activities for the System. Responsible for the protection of assets, revenue cycle, reimbursement financial reporting, operational reporting, and planning for the financial needs of the System. Provides strategic vision and management for the operational and fiscal direction of the System, streamlining functions, process, and systems when appropriate. Communicates, both verbally and in writing, financial performance information to the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) Board, Executive Management, and County Commissioners and the financial departments of the County. Ensures a smooth and cooperative interface with external auditors, Federal, State or other regulatory survey/review bodies during any reviews of the financial operations of the System and/or any of the business units and programs. Perform a wide variety of special projects and other administrative responsibilities as assigned from time to time.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field is required.

Ten (10) years of progressively more responsible financial management experience within the health care industry in order to provide knowledgeable and effective leadership to the organization in the area of Fiscal Affairs is required.


A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field is preferred.

Senior financial leadership work experience within the public and/or academic sectors of the healthcare industry; work within a multi-hospital organization highly desirable; preferred.

Ten (10) years previous experience as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or other similar role is preferred.

Membership in Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is preferred.


Managing of the revenue cycle program of the System to maximize revenue enhancement and collection, and the ability to ensure integrity of collected data to enhance management information and analysis

Coordinating, managing and leading annual budget process

Ability to provide financial decision making information including operational and financial benchmarking, cost analysis and planning support

Excellent financial leadership skills

Ability to provide leadership in fundamental redesign of the financial and business processes within the System

Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing

Skill in interfacing with external auditors, Federal, State or other regulatory survey/review bodies

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