• Leader of Finance Transformation

    Requisition ID
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hours Per Pay Period
    Dignity Health System Office
    Posting Location : City
    San Francisco
    Location : Location
    Posting Location : State/Province
    Standard Hours ex: Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
    Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Dignity Health is one of the nation's largest health care systems. As of June 30, 2017, Dignity Health operated more than 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics in 22 states, through its network of more than 9,000 physicians and more than 60,000 employees. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to those who are poor and underserved. In its fiscal year ended June 30, 2017, Dignity Health provided $2.6 billion in charitable care and services. More information on Dignity Health is available at www.dignityhealth.org.


    Leader, Finance Transformation


    LOCATION can be at any System Office  - Chicago, Denver or San Francisco

    Position Summary:

    The Finance Transformation Leader serves as a key finance resource and strategic business partner to the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and members of executive management, at the local level, on matters related to finance, financial operations, CommonSpirit Health’s Office of Integration and Transformation (OTI) goals and initiatives, strategic decision making and the development of programs, processes and infrastructure to enhance system performance.  The position translates system objectives to CommonSpirit Health operating units in collaboration with executive management for the purpose of facilitating the operating units’ financial and strategic success and works with operating unit financial leadership and system functions to ensure the effective operation of the operating units’ financial affairs.


    Leads CommonSpirit Health’s multi-year synergy and transformation efforts in collaboration with OTI, other executive management, Service Area Leaders, CFOs and constituents.  Crafts a vision, gain alignment and motivate others toward its achievement.  Works closely with CommonSpirit Health OTI leadership and outside advisors on identifying, evaluating, implementing, validating and tracking synergy opportunities and performance improvement plan progress.


    Identifies system revenue enhancement and expense reduction opportunities.  Partners with other senior management on the communication and implementation plans for such opportunities. Serves as change leader and delivers business value with new efficiencies in processes and infrastructure, leveraging emerging technology as appropriate.


    Provides leadership and expertise developing and executing strategies that enhance the organization’s financial stability and growth. Provides insight and analysis to the Executive Leadership Team regarding the financial implications of strategic decisions. Coordinates with system executives and functions to bring required resources to operating units to maximize efficient and effective operations and facilitate system initiative and goals.  Reports directly to CommonSpirit Health Health’s Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, or a combination of education and additional job related experience may be substituted in lieu of the degree
    • Minimum of fifteen (15) years of progressively responsible financial administrative experience in an acute healthcare institution with at least five (5) years in a senior leadership capacity
    • Knowledge of finance, financial methods, tools and strategies and the ability to employ them in private and public corporations
    • Knowledge of effective influencing tactics and strategies; ability to impact decisions within and outside own organization
    • Knowledge of existing and planned markets and market-related initiatives from the perspectives of the competition, the suppliers, the customer base and the regulatory environment; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations
    • Knowledge of healthcare industry's trends, directions, major issues, regulatory considerations and trendsetters; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations
    • Leading Through Mission, Vision & Values 
    • Keeping the organization’s mission, vision and values at the forefront of associate decision making and action
    • Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization 
    • Setting high goals for personal and group accomplishment; using measurement methods to monitor progress toward goals; tenaciously working to meet or exceed goals while deriving satisfaction from the achievement, creativity and continuous improvement.
    • Goes the extra mile
    • Encouraging others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities; facilitating the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace
    • Using ones understanding of key market drivers to create and seize business opportunities, expand into new markets, and launch innovative products and services
    • Understanding of the importance of "big picture" thinking and planning and ability to apply organizational acumen to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for the organization
    • Incumbents in this position shall comply with all applicable laws and rules including the CommonSpirit Health Standards of Conduct and CommonSpirit Health policies and procedures that apply to his/her job responsibilities, seek guidance when in doubt, promptly report any potential or suspected violation of CommonSpirit Health Standards of Conduct, CommonSpirit Health policy or procedure or applicable laws/regulations and when requested, assist CommonSpirit Health personnel in investigating all allegations of violation
    • When called upon, the incumbent shall assist in risk evaluation and work collaboratively with facility/entity leaders to implement, monitor and mitigate risk corrective plans outlined by the Compliance program
    • Summary of Essential Cognitive Functions
    • Ability to comprehend and follow instructions; maintain attention and concentration for necessary periods; synthesize, coordinate, and analyze data, perform simple and repetitive tasks; maintain a work pace appropriate to given work load; perform complex and varied tasks; relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions; get along with co-workers and peers; understand the meaning of words and how to use them appropriately and effectively; understand and remember detailed instructions; make independent decisions or exercise judgment based on appropriate information; accept and carry out responsibility for direction, control and planning

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s Degree in related field and a CPA is strongly preferred


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