• Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    Location US-NE-Lincoln
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/7/2018 2:40 PM)
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours Per Week
  • Overview

    Tabitha’s Mission and Vision:  Motivated by Christian compassion, Tabitha delivers a continuum of exceptional and innovative Senior Care services that promote the dignity, independence and well-being of older adults.  Tabitha’s love embraces a society where everyone is valued and empowered to live life to the fullest.  Each Tabitha TEAMember upholds the mission and standards of Tabitha.


    Position Summary:

    The CFO provides leadership to the organization, to peers in management, and in support of Tabitha TEAMembers by overseeing matters pertaining to overall financial activities, strategic business development, policies, and accounting practices of the organization.  This leader serves as a strategic partner to the CEO and other key Tabitha Leaders to position Tabitha for sustainable and successful future performance. This position investigates and advises Tabitha on new opportunities for growth and development, both within current and future markets. This TEAMember establishes and administers the financial reporting system with controls and standards to safeguard the organizations assets.    This position directs and coordinates a variety of support services including Accounting/Finance, Supply Chain Operations, and Information Technology.  Each of these areas is vitally important to Tabitha’s ability to meet the goal of providing optimum care to Tabitha’s seniors/residents/clients (hereinafter, “seniors/clients”).  This TEAMember strives to uphold Tabitha’s LIVE2Care Culture, and actively embraces Tabitha’s Core Values.   As a result, the TEAMember supports Tabitha goals related to dignity, respect, independence, competence, autonomy, personal comfort, safety and security of seniors/clients.   In addition, the TEAMember contributes to the success of Tabitha through ongoing collaboration with, coworkers, management, volunteers and others in the organization.


    Essential Functions

    1. Provides strategic financial leadership and decision making on issues affecting Tabitha.
    2. Develops and directs overall financial strategy and regularly evaluates organization’s fiscal function and performance based on past, current, and predicted future performance.
    3. Conducts research to determine viability of current and future projects which will include: market analysis, portfolio evaluation/development, and internal capacity study.
    4. Meets with the Tabitha Executive Team and business unit administrators on a regular basis to ensure alignment, understanding and to create accountability for key financial metrics. Provides technical financial advice and knowledge to guide accountability and fiscal responsibility.
    5. Explores new market and business opportunities presented to Tabitha, and helps evaluate to make recommendations on which opportunities to pursue.
    6. Develops and maintains long-range planning resources to help effectively maximize the resources of Tabitha.
    7. Collaborates with other key Tabitha leaders to initiate and develop new business strategic plans and leads strategy for execution.
    8. Provides financial management and oversight to ensure compliance with appropriate regulations and accepted accounting principles.
    9. Helps guide appropriate fiscal decision making for business units, and provides expertise and key influence to advise on decision-making.
    10. In partnership with management of the Finance/Accounting team, directs preparation of reports, financial analysis, budget proposals, projections, pro-formas and special financial information as necessary.
    11. Collaborates to develop strategies for forecasting and controlling costs related to key risk areas for Tabitha (i.e. TEAMember benefits, workers compensation, etc.).
    12. Establishes and maintains credibility with the organization and the Board of Directors as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges, and effective developer of new ventures.
    13. Establishes systems and procedures to manage and monitor income, disbursements, capitol assets, gifts receivables and Foundation assets.
    14. Directs preparation of comparative analysis depicting historical and projected data to inform Tabitha decision making.
    15. Optimizes the handling of bank relationships and initiates appropriate strategies to enhance cash position.
    16. Oversees budgeting process through education of key financial issues.
    17. Develops reliable financial projection process and reporting mechanisms that include minimum thresholds to meet operating needs.
    18. Demonstrates proficiency in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement regulations and the related cost reports.
    19. Maintains a close relationship with contracted service providers for auditing and consultation.
    20. Responsible for overall structure and functions related to the staff of the Finance/Accounting, Supply Chain and Information Technology departments to meet financial and operational needs of Tabitha.
    21. Be a key stakeholder in all ‘Request for Proposal’ engagements, and advise on any contracts that Tabitha may enter into.
    22. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned by the President/CEO.
    23. Acts appropriately as a key member of management, informing appropriate parties of problems or circumstances which may impact Tabitha, and maintaining confidentiality regarding such issues.
    24. Maintains a cooperative attitude with the other administrators of Tabitha. in achieving common objectives.
    25. Serves on appropriate boards and committees within the community. Works independently in identifying and resolving issues, concerns and problems. Acquires subject matter expertise in the functions and activities of the department.
    26. Fosters and maintains an effective working relationship with coworkers, TEAMembers, managers, vendors, others who contribute to the success of Tabitha. Acts as a representative of Tabitha—being professional at all times.  This TEAMember identifies and studies problems and needs, develops solutions, and implements solutions to assist in providing outstanding service to each TEAMember and department at Tabitha.  Maintains courteous relationship with members of management, direct reports, peers, members of other departments and volunteers, providing leadership, support and assistance as needed to ensure achievement of departmental and corporate goals.  Volunteers to assist others and seeks opportunities to serve Tabitha. Ensures that all direct reports do so as well.
    27. Prioritizes work load to ensure that all essential functions are addressed effectively, making appropriate adjustments throughout each shift and each work week to meet changing and/or competing priorities when necessary. Utilizes strength and stamina to carry out all essential functions safely and effectively.
    28. Uses good judgement, discretion and integrity to review, research and resolve problems or complaints in area of expertise.
    29. Reports all broken and malfunctioning equipment immediately. Follows disaster plans and uses strength and agility during participation in preparedness drills and actual emergencies.  Maintains a neat and orderly work environment.   Assures that all direct reports do so as well.
    30. Complies with HIPAA regulations regarding privacy by insuring that Protected Health Information (PHI) is safeguarded at all times. In addition, maintains a high level of confidentiality regarding any matter pertaining to any Tabitha seniors/clients, as well as Tabitha TEAMembers and TEAMember records.  Takes steps to ensure that all direct reports do so as well. 
    31. Considers all factors and takes appropriate action, making good decisions that contribute to the welfare of the Corporate Administration department, the success of Tabitha TEAMembers, and the achievement of Tabitha objectives. Make decision regarding matters of importance, including decisions regarding complex issues that have been elevated by direct reports.
    32. Prepares for, participates in and/or conducts meetings, both on a departmental level and on a company level. Participates in and/or conducts educational in-services as well as formal and informal training sessions for staff. Ensures that all direct reports attend and participate in such meetings.
    33. Completes required training and in-services promptly. Attends and participates in continuing education programs designed to keep abreast of changes in the profession, as well as to maintain current license. Demonstrates understanding of the course content and implements training in daily activities. Takes steps to ensure that all direct reports do so as well.
    34. Is a role model for staff by maintaining an exemplary record of attendance and punctuality as defined by Tabitha’s policy pertaining to attendance/punctuality. Records all time worked accurately and consistently using the timekeeping method provided by Tabitha.  Ensures that all direct reports meet Tabitha standards in this area as well.
    35. Consistently uses strength, agility and good body mechanics when performing essential functions, develops, implement and follows appropriate safety and infection control policies and procedures of Tabitha and/or community and regulatory agencies. Ensures that all direct reports do so as well.
    36. Complies with Tabitha policies and procedures as published by Tabitha and which may be modified at Tabitha’s discretion. Contributes to quality assurance and performance improvement activities by identifying instances of non-compliance and taking appropriate action, including reporting violations of Tabitha policy or regulations as appropriate.  Ensures that all direct reports do so as well.
    37. Controls preventable staff turnover related to supervisory responsibilities.
    38. Follows Tabitha protocol for submission of completed documentation as it pertains to TEAMember time records, performance evaluation, performance improvement, attendance records, etc. with particular attention to accuracy and timeliness.
    39. Carefully and consistently ensures that department protocol is followed regarding documentation pertaining to on-boarding, transfers and terminations. This includes completing TEAMember change forms promptly so that equipment can be issued, badges can be created, orientation can begin, and paychecks can be prepared.  Ensures that direct reports do so as well.     
    40. Behaves as a leader, fostering staff satisfaction through effective and consistent leadership. Establishes good relationships with staff, listens to staff concerns, takes appropriate action, communicates expectations, holds TEAMembers accountable, manages consistently, identifying and removing barriers to TEAMember success.  Contributes to the success of Tabitha TEAMembers by coaching, developing, encouraging, nurturing, mentoring, challenging, and setting an example for direct reports.  This will include working with TEAMembers on correcting performance deficiencies, policy violations, or any other area of concern. 
    41. Responds appropriately to emergencies. Implements appropriate safety and disaster measures for the protection of residents, visitors and staff. Ensures that all direct reports do so as well.
    42. Makes decisions regarding matters of importance. Acts with integrity and in the best interest of Tabitha. Business relationships are conducted in the best interest of Tabitha, free of gifts, cash inducements, gratuities, favors, or other perceived improper inducements.
    43. Willingly takes on additional duties and/or assignments, assisting with projects and responding to requests as assigned or as necessary.




    Core Values
    As a member of the Tabitha team, I will…



    …extend unwavering Christian compassion



    …build relationships rooted in love, because love matters



    …identify, clarify and anticipate needs to exceed expectations



    …create an atmosphere of teamwork



    …nurture an environment of innovation and growth



    …demonstrate confidence, boldness and determination



    …devote our time, talent and treasures



    …recognize and encourage all accomplishments big and small






    COMMUNICATION:  Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the English language as well as terminology and jargon specific to the job. Understands written and verbal instructions. Sufficient fluency to be able to train coworkers/TEAMembers, explain complex problems to vendors, hold a conversation, conduct or participate in meetings, compose professional e-mails or other written communication, complete documentation requirements of the job and interact with management, vendors, state officials, TEAMembers, peer coworkers, customers, vendors, volunteers, managers effectively.  Ability to recognize and interpret non-verbal cues.  Ability to respond calmly and clearly to emergencies and emotional situations.  Able to communicate expectations with those he/she supervises, including the ability to conduct performance appraisals and establish performance improvement plans.  Ability to work with spreadsheets, write formulas and perform complex mental tasks.  Facilitates departmental meetings as needed to keep TEAMembers informed of business and department changes.  Participates in or leads meetings related to complex topics such as budget, strategic concepts, and Tabitha goals.  Teaches classes and conducts training for TEAMembers. 


    WORKSITE CONDITIONS: Works indoors in a facility maintained by Tabitha that will typically be in good repair, clean, well ventilated and well lit.  Work is performed in a standard office setting.  Works under daily and hourly deadlines, requiring uninterrupted periods of intense activity.   Frequent exposure to interruptions and changes in priorities.  Frequent involvement with managers and TEAMembers, working with difficult issues that can become stressful.  Works beyond normal scheduled hours and on weekends and holidays when assigned.  Is subject to extended hours or callback during emergency conditions or based upon needs of the organization.


    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to gain access to the work area and then safely perform the duties of the job while utilizing standard and specialized equipment, including but not limited to the equipment described below.  Ability to move about the work area.  Ability to work at a computer for hours at a time.  Frequent periods of intense activity, but rare need for physical strength or physical exertion. Must have the ability to spot errors or to sense when data output contains an error.  Vision and hearing within normal limits (with or without correction).


    EQUIPMENT USAGE: Standard and specialized equipment including laptop, PC, tablet, photocopier, scanner, fax machine, elevator, projector, telephone, television. 


    AGE REQUIREMENT:   At least age 18.


    EDUCATION:                 Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field (MBA highly desirable)        


    EXPERIENCE:               Five years of experience in an applicable administrative capacity required.

                                           Working knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid regulations preferred.

                                           Post-Acute experience desired but not required.

                                           Experience in the following areas will be considered an asset:

    • Growth and industry disruption
    • Business and portfolio development
    • Bond issues and capital leases
    • Debt structure and management
    • Financial Modeling
    • Investment portfolio management
    • Insurance and Risk Management
    • Medicare and Medicaid cost reporting
    • Home health and SNF billing systems
    • Tax return preparation
    • Audit experience
    • Contract language

    CREDENTIALS: Valid Nebraska Driver’s license (unless otherwise allowed by law) and a good driving record required.  Must possess auto insurance at or above Nebraska statutory requirements.




    Tabitha Health Care Services is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, creed, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.  This policy applies to all employment practices and decisions including recruitment, selection, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefits, and the termination of employment. 

     Furthermore, Tabitha Health Care Services will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship, safety, and/or health risk.  Please contact Tabitha Health Care Services Human Resources Department to request an accommodation.

     As a government contractor, the organization has adopted written Affirmative Action Plans for women and minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. These plans will be revised on an annual basis. Tabitha Health Care Services is committed to making a good-faith effort toward achieving the objectives of the Plans. Any employee who would like to review the Plans may do so by scheduling an appointment with the Human Resources Department during normal business hours.



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