Summary: Under the general direction of the Assistant Vice President of Finance, this position will be responsible for oversight, monitoring, maintenance and communication of all relevant governmental programs that have or could have an impact on Cook Children's participation in governmental programs. This role will prepare and process the budget for all governmental programs under which Cook Children's participates. This position requires strong communication skills that would allow for the concise, clear outlining and overview of any strategic information to the Executive team as needed. This role will ensure Cook Children's best interest is in always evaluated and is at the forefront of any new changes and/or possible changes to governmental programs that would directly impact the organization, working with various consultants, as needed, to monitor proposed rules for appropriate funding of all state programs. Participation as an active member in Children's Hospital Association and Children's Hospital Association of Texas forums pertaining to Governmental Reimbursement is required.
Master's degree or a Bachelor's degree in Business/Finance, Management, Statistics, or similar field, (MA, MS, MBA or MHA) with a CPA required.
Seven years minimum working with Government programs.
Seven years minimum in health care or financial analysis experience within a health care institution.
Demonstrated ability to analyze, prioritize and problem solve.
Must have high level of proficiency with computer applications i.e. Excel, Access, PowerPoint, including graphing and complex formulas often linking multiple Excel worksheets.