Health Care Financial Manager

September 22, 2022
San Jose, CA
Job Type


Under general direction, to manage and coordinate complex financial management activities or functions within the Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System, for large departments or functions within the County health services system.

COVID-19 Risk Level: Lower Risk

Typical Tasks

  • Supervises the work of staff engaged in finance-based analytical activities and projects including but not limited to budget preparation and monitoring, revenue and expense forecasting, cost and feasibility studies, grant and/or cost reimbursement claiming for government, other payors and agencies, general accounting, contract payment reconciliations, and other financial activities and projects for departments or functions;
  • Provides financial direction to insure conformance with departmental and other policies and procedures;
  • Defines financial reporting and information needs and directs staff in preparation of periodic reports addressing those needs, utilizing a variety of information technology applications and databases;
  • Analyzes and interprets existing, new or proposed legislation for cost and program implications;
  • Reviews, analyzes, recommends and implements procedural changes in departmental financial management activities;
  • Manages personnel related areas of labor relations, recruitment, hiring, goal setting, evaluation, orientation, team building and mentoring;
  • Conducts a variety of studies to determine best financial practices;
  • Negotiates and monitors financial contracts with outside service providers and business partners;
  • Prepares and presents a variety of budgetary, informational and statistical reports and makes recommendations in writing, graphic and oral presentations;
  • May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;
  • Performs related work as required.

Employment Standards

Sufficient training and experience to demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and the attainment of the knowledge and abilities listed below.

Experience Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform this function are acquired through possession of a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or a closely related field and five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional financial analytical experience, three (3) years of which were in a health care finance setting.

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of financial management in the health care field, including both expense and reimbursement requirements and management;
  • Strategic planning concepts in the health care field;
  • Statistical analysis and techniques, procedures, advanced computer skills, complex financial analyses, spreadsheets and database software;
  • Principles and practices of supervision, staff development, organization, administration, fiscal and program management;
  • Laws and regulations governing the health care industry and the financial operation of the County;
  • Work effectively as a member of a management team in a large health and hospital system.

Ability to:

  • Administer, coordinate, supervise and analyze the work of assigned staff engaged in complex financial, informational and statistical analyses;
  • Analyze and evaluate complex health services and financial issues, programs and activities and reach sound cost effective conclusions;
  • Interpret and apply rules and regulations governing health care financial operations;
  • Make recommendations for program and procedural modifications based on financial performance, regulatory and/or legislative changes;
  • Select, train, supervise, develop, evaluate and motivate staff;
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Closing Date/Time: 10/3/2022 11:59 PM Pacific

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