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Director, Financial Planning and BI - Corp. Finance (7064)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description

Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring a Director for Financial Planning and Business Intelligence to serve as the leader for Corporate Finance. Oversee financial analysis, business intelligence, cost accounting, productivity and labor reporting, forecasting, pro forma development, business support, budgeting and development of a 10-year financial plan.  

Essential Functions/Competencies

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  • Directs and oversees business intelligence, including service line profitability, value-based initiatives, strategic and financial plan updates and scenario generation.
  • Oversees data, support and analyses for value-based contracting in coordination with the VP of network development.
  • Develops, recommends and executes financial strategies that support the organizations’ strategic plans in consultation with executives and management. 
  • Oversees all Board and management reporting functions.
  • . Oversees cost accounting and makes recommendations regarding cost allocation methodologies.
  • Oversees corporate labor benchmarking.
  • Oversees and ensures timely submission of PACT/Prospect labor benchmarking data.
  • Organizes, oversees and manages budgeting, decision support, productivity, variance analysis and financial analytics.
  • Plans and oversees overall individual company and consolidated budgets.
  • Oversee flex budgeting.
  • Coordinates corporate long-term financial planning, including the 10-year financial plan development for Children’s Hospital and affiliated entities.
  • Directs strategic financial analysis.
  • Evaluates new business ventures as appropriate. 
  • Leads the business planning process and pro forma development.
  • Develops cost reduction programs.
  • Provides business consulting services to operational units of the organization.
  • Reviews and analyzes monthly reports of operating units, and facilitates discussions with operating unit management regarding financial planning and budgeting.
  • Develops and communicates internal accounting reporting standards including budget, forecasting, operating metrics and business risk analysis.
  • Disseminates accurate and timely financial reports to management.
  • Oversees the production of analytical studies.
  • Provides strategic financial leadership and support on the evaluation of potential alliances, acquisitions, mergers, and/or other issues affecting the business.
  • Prepares financial materials for boards of directors and other stakeholders, providing effective access to information for appropriate staff and business partners, and taking the lead in financial best practices.
  • Works with executive management to develop the organization’s strategic goals.
  • Develops financial operating reports, such as annual plans, quarterly forecast, periodic reviews, and updates.
  • Serves as subject matter expert regarding financial trends, best practices and innovations and identifies opportunities for their application.



  1. Supervises management and support personnel.  Responsible for managing all human resources functions within assigned areas.

Personnel Management

  • Selects/hires employees and oversees training on job related tasks.
  • Conducts employee performance management duties including completion and delivery of performance evaluations, setting goals, dissemination of information, coaching, addressing performance issues/routine correction actions, and recommending termination of employment.
  • Makes salary recommendations.
  • Submits notifications for personnel actions (e.g., status changes, terminations).
  • Determines human resource needs.


Operational/Financial Management

  • Participates in the development and implementation of strategic objectives for the division.
  • Develops and implements business plans for the department(s) that support the goals and strategies of the organization.
  • Defines and approves processes and procedures within the department(s).
  • Develops and recommends policies related to the operational or functional area.
  • Develops the annual budget for the operational or functional area including human resource needs.  Prepares budget variance reports and develops corrective strategies to meet the area’s operational or financial plan.
  • Applies business and management expertise to set direction, measure results, resolve problems, and achieve operational and financial objectives.
  • Ensures compliance with quality assurance, safety practices, policies, regulatory, and legal requirements.


Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.


Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section



  1. Performs other duties as assigned



  • Knowledge of systems theory and ability to apply it to operations
  • Ability to utilize critical thinking skills, do strategic planning and project management
  • High personal confidence level and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines and identify priorities in a fast-paced, highly visible environment
  • Strong people skills; ability to build relationships; team player
  • Fosters creativity, innovation and divergent thinking in self and others
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in simple form to non-finance users to understand the appropriate use and limits of information provided
  • Ability to effectively implement change
  • Demonstrated experience teaching, mentoring and developing skills sets, where appropriate


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, or related field required
  • Minimum eight years of experience in demonstrated financial and/or analytical functions with a variety of complex, multi-faceted projects required, preferably in a healthcare setting
  • Analytical supervisory experience is strongly preferred


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Job Details

Date Posted October 12, 2018
Date Closes January 10, 2019
Requisition 961304-12110
Address 8552 Cass Strret
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Cass Building
Department Corporate Finance
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Based on Experience, Executive compensation
Hours 40 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 11-3031.01 Treasurers and Controllers
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Project Management
  • Oracle Financials
  • Accounting Management
  • Corporate Accounting Management
  • Cost Accounting
  • Finance Management
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude

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  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
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