Vice President, Finance

Nebraska Medicine

Job Description:
Omaha, NE- Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska is seeking an experienced finance executive with strong strategic, business and customer service orientation to serve as the system’s first Vice President, Finance. In addition to providing leadership in the areas of budgeting, decision support, the controllership function, treasury, purchasing and reimbursement, the Vice President, Finance will support and lead organizational efforts toward systemness and serve as a key strategic partner to the Chief Financial Officer and other system leaders.

Nebraska Medicine is a $1.6 billion academic and community-based health system with nearly 7,400 FTEs. In addition to the 718-bed academic medical center and a 91-bed community hospital, the organization includes an integrated faculty practice plan of over 1,000 physicians and a large ambulatory platform. Nebraska Medicine enjoys strong philanthropic support, boasts top decile safety outcomes and is embarking upon a nearly $2 billion campus renovation. To ensure the organization can be successful long term, more focused efforts around standardization and efficiency will be required to drive down the overall cost of care.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Vice President, Finance is a newly-created position that will function as a number-two finance executive for the organization. The successful candidate will bring solid expertise in all areas of finance and accounting; a system mindset developed within complex, multi-faceted organizations; an understanding of clinical operations in addition to finance; experience with portfolio management, capital allocation and creative financial strategies; a strong commitment to team and talent development and the ability to effectively translate and present information to board members, providers, leadership and other key stakeholders to ensure an appropriate level of understanding and financial acumen across the organization.

The ideal candidate will bring experience in complex integrated delivery systems with large employed or closely-affiliated physician networks, along with an understanding of academic funds flow, grants management and physician compensation arrangements. Other backgrounds will also be seriously considered.

Instructions for Resume Submission:
If you have interest or a recommendation of others, please contact Michelle Johnson, Karen Otto, or Megan Welch at 630-575-6904 or NebraskaMedVPFinance@wittkieffer.com.