Galileo Search

Published: February 11, 2020


Chief Financial Officer (CFO) | Acute Care Hospital | Illinois | CPA Required

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program | Relocation Assistance

Galileo is conducting a search for a Chief Financial Officer for our award-winning healthcare client in Illinois.




The Chief Financial Officer will be a strategic partner and a key member of our client’s executive leadership team. This high-profile position will have responsibility for both strategic and day-to-day financial management and oversight for the organization. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of aligning financial and operational strategies while leading complex change necessary to sustain organizational growth and development.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

•Oversees and manages all financial activities of the hospital
•Manages various department heads
•Implements financial policies and procedures. Monitors compliance with policies relating to receipt of revenue, disbursement of funds, and safeguarding of assets for the Hospital
•Reviews, interprets, analyzes and communicates key financial information to administration and the Board of Trustees through the Finance Committee of the Board
•Develops and maintains all Hospital accounting systems to provide complete and accurate records of Hospital Assets, liabilities, and financial transactions
•Collects, maintains, and disburses funds in the name of the Hospital
•Conducts ongoing financial analysis and coordinates financial services of the organization
•Ensures maintenance of appropriate financial records and prepares required financial and operating reports; quarterly and annual tax related reports; and governmental reports as required
•Monitors current and long-range performance plans for the organization
•Develops recommendation for decreasing use of resources and increasing efficiencies
•Invests the hospital s funds in appropriate investments
•Coordinates annual audit and financial reporting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principals


• Bachelor’s required; Master’s preferred
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required
• Five (5) plus years of progressive healthcare financial leadership, or a satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience and training
• Extensive working knowledge of hospital administration, medical procedures, laws and regulations pertaining to hospital operations with special reference to revenue cycle procedures
• Proven ability to successfully direct and lead teams, manage productivity, and resolve conflicts when necessary
• Able to quickly understand, analyze and communicate complex healthcare financial issues
• Strong financial understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles especially as they relate to not-for-profit organizations
• Strong analytical, customer service, and interpersonal skills


Acute Care Hospital System

About Galileo Search:

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