Director, Financial Operations

  • Location FRANKLIN, TN (CHS Corporate)
    Full Time
  • Department Regional Support
  • Field Finance and Accounting
  • Location FRANKLIN, TN (CHS Corporate)

  • Department Regional Support

  • Field Finance and Accounting

  • Full Time

Job Description

Community Health Systems is one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers. Developing and operating healthcare delivery systems in 40 distinct markets across 15 states, CHS is committed to helping people get well and live healthier. CHS operates 71 acute-care hospitals and more than 1,000 other sites of care, including physician practices, urgent care centers, freestanding emergency departments, occupational medicine clinics, imaging centers, cancer centers and ambulatory surgery centers.



This position is intended to assist Division VPs in oversight of hospital operations.  The position is expected to assist hospital Chief Financial Officers and Chief Executive Officers with corporate policies and procedures and any other areas needing assistance or direction on a daily basis.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the completion of all financial reporting in the Division.  These items include Run Rate Analysis, Mid-month Projection, Flash, and special request items from different areas of the corporation.
  • Heavy involvement in preparation of Quarterly Projections, Mid-month projections and Final Month-end numbers.  This can include contractual package review, working with reimbursement on month-end exhibits, assisting CFO’s with explanations on variances, impromptu site visits to explore month-end discrepancies where needed. 
  • Responsible for going onsite to complete and/or assist a hospital with month-end close.
  • Contact person for the Division on questions related to corporate reporting for the corporation and the Division.
  • Financial Analysis
  • Trending Reports
  • Responsible for updating Monthly Operating Review formats with Division input.
  • Participation in Monthly Operating Review conference calls.
  • Monitor and assist hospitals on Margin Improvement and Revenue Enhancement Plans.
  • Responsible for the Division Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Hospital Visits (Visit Reports/Recommendations).
  • Responsible for verification of hospital budget input.
  • Monitor staffing and PMR productivity standards.
  • Periodic audits as deemed necessary.
  • Service line analysis/facility evaluations.



  • Bachelors in Accounting/Finance
  • Chief Financial Officer experience required, preferably in a for-profit setting.
  • Essbase, Excel, and Access
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Certificates/licenses: none required
  • Requires the ability to multi task, meet deadlines, and have the flexibility to accommodate special events/projects as they arise.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


Physical Demands:
In order to successfully perform this job, with or without a reasonable accommodation, the following are outlined below.

  • The Employee is required to read, review, prepare and analyze written data and figures, using a PC or similar, and should possess visual acuity.
  • The Employee may be required to occasionally climb, push, stand, walk, reach, grasp, kneel, stoop, and/or perform repetitive motions.
  • The Employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions and; therefore, job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found within general office or administrative work.
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