Education and Experience
- Strong knowledge and understanding of business and financial healthcare as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related discipline.
- Must possess a strong knowledge and understanding of financial operations with a minimum of five-plus years of progressively responsible financial leadership experience.
- Must possess a minimum of three years of experience in a healthcare entity or healthcare auditing at a manager level or higher.
- Experience working in all financial disciplines, including but not limited to: financial analysis, revenue cycle, budgeting, and accounting.
- Master's degree, CPA, or equivalent preferred.
- Healthcare finance and accounting principles, laws, and best practices.
- Knowledge and thorough understanding of insurance and managed care contracting principles and practices.
- The principle and methodology of finance management and ability to use the functions, tools and processes needed to manage financial assets and liabilities throughout the organization.
- Business concepts, tools and techniques and ability to operate with a business mindset that complements one's functional specialty and keeps it in a business context.
- The principles and methodology of budget management and ability to utilize the tools, techniques and procedures needed to establish and monitor budgets.
- Tools and approaches of financial analysis; ability to read, interpret and draw accurate conclusions from financial and numerical material.
- Processes, tools and techniques of financial forecasting and modeling; ability to explore and evaluate alternative financial scenarios and results.
- Healthcare billing and insurance process.
- In-depth knowledge of revenue cycle, accounting principles, budgeting, cost accounting and reimbursement.
North Central Health Services (NCHS), located in West Lafayette, Indiana, was created in 1984 to serve as the parent company of a family of corporations which included Lafayette Home Hospital, Home Hospital Foundation, and Service Frontiers Incorporated. Today, NCHS has a primary responsibility to operate River Bend Hospital, which is a nonprofit inpatient psychiatric hospital, licensed and certified by the Indiana FSSA Division of Mental Health and Addiction and accredited by the Joint Commission.
NCHS also is a grantmaking organization providing primarily capital grants to 501(c)(3) organizations serving the citizens of Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren, and White counties in Indiana. Grants are awarded to organizations for projects that relate to health and healthy communities.