The Director of Finance and Clinic Administration, CDM combines
financial and analytical acumen, management expertise, problem
solving skills, administrative experience and vision to assist the
University in managing and optimizing the financial operations of
the College of Dental Medicine. The Director is responsible for the
financial aspects of the clinical practice, including clinical
revenue cycle and expense management, CDM budget development and
ensuring regulatory compliance. This position reports to the Vice
President of Finance, with indirect reporting to the Dean of the
College of Dental Medicine.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work collaboratively with the Dean and the Finance budget team
to plan and coordinate the CDM budget within the University’s
annual budget process, including assisting with both operating and
capital budget development.
- Responsible for the day to day financial operations of the Oral
Health Center, including revenue cycle, expense management, and
asset tracking and management.
- Develop and maintain the policies and procedures within the
Oral Health Center to ensure regulatory compliance and fiscal
soundness, with particular focus on procedures surrounding patient
billing, collections and asset management.
- Work with Dean, Associate Dean and other relevant individuals
to develop and maintain efficient, patient-centered and fiscally
sustainable operations within the Oral Health Clinic.
- Work with the Associate Dean and the Dean to identify and
measure key performance metrics for the evaluation of the Oral
Health Center and the College of Dental Medicine and ensure timely
and accurate reporting thereof,
- Lead the implementation of the Financial component of the
Electronic Health Records system for the Oral Health Center,
working collaboratively with all impacted departments to ensure
requirements and timelines are met.
- Assist with the development of the financial reporting
framework for the CDM, working collaboratively with relevant users
to identify optimal structure for internal and external financial
- Work with relevant CDM department leaders to understand and
manage budgets. Provide financial expertise and training as needed
to CDM faculty and staff.
- Primary point of contact for financial and regulatory reviews
as related to CDM, including but not limited to the annual single
audit, Department of Education and other governmental reviews and
- Other projects and duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
- Experience with financial management of a clinical practice,
preferably in a dental clinic environment.
- Understanding of legal and regulatory requirements surrounding
the operation and management of a dental clinic, including
requirements related to private and public patient insurance
- Excellent analytical skills with attention to accuracy.
- Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence.
- Commitment to teamwork and collaboration. Able to work
effectively with other departments and build relationships
throughout the University.
- Prior experience with system implementations a plus.
- CPA or MBA preferred.
- Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders
repetitively to operate a keyboard and other office equipment, use
a telephone, access file cabinets and other items stored at various
levels, including overhead
- Ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly
and understandably with sufficient volume to ensure an accurate
exchange of information in normal conversational distance, over the
telephone, and in a group setting
- Ability to continuously operate a personal computer for
extended periods of time (4 or more hours)
- Mental acuity sufficient to collect and interpret data,
evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid
conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions
The essential physical and mental requirements described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
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