Director - Financial & Accounting Services

Why Mayo Clinic
This position serves all of the MCHS SE-MN Region, including sites such as Austin, Albert Lea, Red Wing, Owatonna, and others. The Director’s office will be located in Rochester which is central to the region.
Position description
The Directors help coordinate all Finance functions (FAS, Rev Cycle, SCM, etc.) within the MCHS regions, in collaboration with the state CFO and the respective shared service teams, to support the achievement of each region’s financial and strategic objectives. The Director is viewed as the “go to” Finance leader in the region for key operational matters. Proactively advise physician, administrative and operational leaders in the assigned region so as to create insight and understanding of business performance – to thoroughly know the story behind the numbers. Build lasting business relationships that allow the organization to achieve its objectives. Establish an environment leading to sound data-driven decisions in cooperation with departmental and institutional leaders. Team directly with departmental or service line leaders on performance analyses and identify financial improvement opportunities while promoting Mayo Clinic standards and minimizing financial and legal risks. Identify emerging operational and financial issues in a timely fashion and continuously stay aware of the external environment. Provider leadership over critical turnaround strategies. Understand the local markets and priorities to identify significant changes in demand or emerging risks. Cultivate action plans that drive quick decision making and ensure the sustainable success of the business. Assures the integrity of financial and statistical data and provides direction for complex report and analysis content. Identifies, establishes and implements internal controls to ensure a compliant environment. Provides leadership in a team environment and participates in establishing the strategic direction of the department. Participates in establishing the strategic direction of work teams or service lines incorporating an awareness of the external environment. Actively communicates and presents information to various audiences including institutional leadership. Provides direction and interprets management financial information with significant institutional impact. Is recognized and relied upon to synthesize various subject matter expert inputs to formulate solutions and implement change for multi-disciplinary or complex technical issues. Coordinates the development of programs and tools for financial reporting for complex activities. Interprets and implements accounting rules, fiscal compliance, policies and regulations. Stays abreast of emerging issues and risks and plans accordingly. Identify strategies that lead to improved financial performance and follow through on their implementation while preserving Mayo standards and minimizing the financial and legal risks to Mayo. Directs managers, reviews and interprets results of variable-sensitive business models and/or compliance or fiscal management tools. Participates in establishing an environment that leads to sound analytical, financial, accounting, and compliance support to department and institutional leadership. Responsible for development and performance management within areas of responsibility, translating the departmental vision into meaningful and effective results. Identifies and develops a pool of potential future managers. Spearheads change and leads others in implementation. Promotes effective change management practices. Initiates, leads and facilitates institutional workgroups or complex projects. Manages and prioritizes limited resources across multi-disciplinary, multi-site teams to maximize efficiency. Handles ambiguous situations in a productive and professional manner and leads others through such situations successfully. Travel required as assignments warrant.
Bachelor's degree with twelve years of applicable accounting or finance experience is required. A bachelor's degree in accounting or finance is preferred.

Seven years of management or leadership experience is required. Masters degree in business related field or, a CPA (active or inactive), is required.
Additional qualifications
Has an expert understanding of accounting and finance principles and practices and the ability to lead others in application. Possesses and applies knowledge of institutional, clinical, financial and administrative systems and processes to achieve organizational priorities. Has solid knowledge of Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Possess ability to apply broad knowledge to new circumstances to add value and perspective. Exhibits a customer-service orientation; anticipates, understands and addresses customer needs in a timely manner. Working knowledge of large accounting and/or grant management systems. Ability to establish a productive team-based work environment and collaborate effectively across multiple sites and functions. Demonstrable communication and presentation skills. Ability to lead or direct multiple complex projects and activities in an ambiguous environment. Participates in establishing an environment that promotes initiative, creativity and a high level of productivity.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $4,414.40, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Administration, Business, Finance
Career profile
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David Binder
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).