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Providence Chief Financial Officer - Foundation in Irvine, California


The Divisional Chief Financial Officer (DCFO) for Philanthropy and Community Heath /Health Equity (CH/HE) is a member of the senior divisional management decision making team. The DCFO is accountable for setting strategic direction, leading efforts to achieve philanthropy and operating goals, and delivering on philanthropy and operational transformation plans. The DCFO is accountable for financial goal setting, strategic planning and other processes that are used by the divisional, regional, ministry chief philanthropy officers, chief executives and boards to establish overall direction, reporting and policies. The DCFO will provide strategic and operational leadership for all financial services activities, including all joint ventures, to ensure high quality, mission-driven and cost-effective delivery. This executive has shared accountability for the successful performance of all divisional, regional and ministry Philanthropy and CHI-HE operations and partners closely with divisional, regional , ministry and system shared services and support functions to achieve results. The DCFO reports directly to the Divisional Chief Philanthropy and Health Equity Officer (DCPHEO). The daily working relationship with the DCPHEO and the divisional, regional and ministry teams is important to ensure the strategic, operational and financial goals and metrics are achieved. The working relations with Divisional CFO is important to ensure that the connection of divisional and regional initiatives aligns to the overall integrated strategic and financial plan. The DCFO plays an integral role with the other divisional, regional and ministry CFO's to develop, lead and implement financial initiatives and processes for both philanthropy and community health investment and health equity.


  • Carry out the mission, vision, and values of Providence St. Joseph Health.

  • Provide leadership to ensure the achievement of the strategic and financial goals and metrics for both the divisional philanthropy and community health investment and healthy equity (DPCHIHE) teams and work.

  • Serve as a strategic thought partner to the DPCHIHE executive management team.

  • Develop and implement strategies that enhance and maximize the financial performance of all operations.

  • Provide strategic leadership by focusing organization on the evaluation, development, and implementation of entire operation.

  • Exercise a lead role in the review and approval of annual budgets and short- and long-range forecasts. Manage to appropriate financial benchmarks and reporting indicators to ensure that performance is at, or above, budget.

  • Provide strategic and operational leadership for all financial services activities for affiliates and joint ventures to ensure that budgets and strategic initiative goals are met.

  • Be accountable, support, liaise and collaborate with shared services and other system-provided functions to understand policies and expectations and be able to report back.

  • Serve as a management liaison to various boards and board committees and provide management support to these boards as appropriate.

  • Develop timely and accurate reports for the board of directors, senior management and other interested parties that analyze and report upon financial and operational performance as well as community benefit performance.

  • Implement standards and procedures for financial planning and reporting for operations, consistent with system practices and objectives.

  • Signature authority on appropriate documents and in concert with state and/or federal organizations to bind PSJH in accordance with the system authority matrix.

  • In collaboration with the divisional, regional and ministry finance teams as well as system finance guidelines, administer strategies and goals for the integration and consolidation of financial, accounting and related functions. Identify opportunities for greater efficiencies and reduced expenses.

  • As part of community health /Health equity, be able to account for labor distribution management in the financial management system, collaborating with the appropriate Program Managers and Directors to ensure accuracy of schedules.

  • Quarterly community benefit reporting, collaborating with the divisional, regional and ministry teams.

  • Provide feedback to leaders on performance regarding organizational financial direction, results and compliance with standards and procedures.

  • Collaborate with the system integrity officer and regional integrity liaisons to develop and implement appropriate compliance programs and staff education.

  • Collaborate with the regional information officer to develop, implement and maintain information management and decision support systems critical to the accomplishment of divisional strategies and objectives.

  • Facilitate the selection and development of a management team reporting to meet the divisional goals and objectives and demonstrate personal attributes that are consistent with PSJH mission and values.

  • Collaborate and engage with other regional CFOs across the entire system to share best practices and lead implementation of initiatives in the division.

  • Responsible for developing plans including justification for proposal, budgetary requirements, impact, and recommendations documentation. Work with finance to ensure there is dedicated financial staff at the system and in the regions to support common reporting for community benefits.

  • Provide leadership to ensure the overall finance role is understood in the organization and broader community. Oversee and primarily manage relationship, divisional, regional and ministry strategies and operational results with key shared services partners such as Revenue Cycle, Real Estate and Facilities (RECF), Resources Engineering and Hospitality (REH), and System Accounting and Finance.

  • Communicate clearly, regularly and effectively with all levels and functions of the organization to create an atmosphere of mutual respect, openness and encouragement.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance related field

  • Master's Degree in Accounting or Finance related field (preferred)

  • Upon hire: Certified Public Accountant (preferred)

  • Upon hire: HFMA or FACHE (preferred)

  • 10 or more years of closely related experience in non-profit accounting and finances

  • 10 or more years of experience in a leadership role or capacity

  • Ability to use mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem

  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data

  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Knowledge of financial principles and practices and the ability to apply them effectively

  • Effective written communication skills as appropriate for the needs of the audience

  • Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations; live, via online or virtual mediums

  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills

  • Effective conflict management skills

  • Ability to effectively build relationships with customers, executive management, and other stakeholders through positive interaction and problem identification and resolution.

  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the trends and changes taking place in health care

  • Understanding of local integrated delivery systems of a large, multi-site health system

  • Ability to represent the company with external customers/clients

  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure

  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis.

  • Ability to work within tight time frames and meet strict deadlines

  • Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion

  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and to organize workload to ensure that time frames are met and the work is successfully completed within deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to define, develop, and analyze performance measures and metrics.

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Demonstrated planning and project oversight/management skills

  • Demonstrated skills in project plan design and implementation; directing projects, coordinating the work of operational teams, and managing project budgets

  • Effectively manages to project deadlines and escalates issues as appropriate

  • Working knowledge of desktop software applications (e.g., MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Internet, Email)

  • Knowledge of basic office practices, procedures, machines and equipment

  • Demonstrable working knowledge of spreadsheet, database, word processing and desktop publishing software

  • Knowledge of the use of health information technology to improve care (e.g.: electronic medical records, disease registries, websites, IVR)

  • High visibility throughout the organization with an approachable, personable, charismatic, and optimistic demeanor

  • A detail-oriented leader with a project management mindset; the ability to see the big picture and think strategically combined with a deep understanding of the day-to-day operations

  • Embodies Servant Leadership is driven by our Mission and inspires all those around them

  • Honest, has integrity, and ensures accountability for themselves and others

  • Continuous learner and lets their curiosity and courageousness drive them to creative and innovative solutions

  • Strategic thinker and executor, taking calculated risks and making difficult decisions to move the organization forward

  • Navigate and influence in a highly complex, matrixed organization, utilizing the right resources at the right time to get results, particularly during times of change and ambiguity

  • Strong business and financial acumen, who understands healthcare economics, performance and quality metrics, and is able to identify disruptive market forces and seize opportunities

  • Strong communicator with high emotional intelligence, that builds relationships and trust and collaborates with all stakeholders

  • Understands their role as a Talent Steward and has a successful track record of developing, coaching, and growing their team

  • Advocates for the patients and the communities we serve

  • A sense of humor and positive attitude.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Requsition ID: 221575
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Fundraising
Job Function: Marketing/Public Relations/Community Affairs
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Leadership
Address: CA Burbank 501 S Buena Vista St
Work Location: Providence Saint Joseph Medical Ctr-Burbank
Pay Range: $82.24 - $147.01
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.