The Wendt Center for Loss and Healing, a non-profit, outpatient mental health center specializing in grief and trauma, is currently seeking an experienced director to join our senior leadership team as Director of Finance.
Primary Function: Responsible for the financial management of the organization including medical insurance billing. Oversees finance and billing department, risk mitigation and compliance, and as a member of the senior team, provides leadership and financial strategy to the organization.
Financial Oversight and Reporting
Maintains accounting department in accordance with established internal controls, policies and procedures and GAAP
Supervises Senior Accountant and Billing Coordinator
Leads the preparation and implementation of organization’s annual operating budget
Develops and manages accounting policies and procedures
Monitors spending in accordance with budget, working closely with department and program directors of burn rate, spending patters, etc.
Tracks agency expenditures and receipts
Manages cost accounting and allocations for multiple programs and funders
Prepares cash flow projections and recommendations
Manages payroll service to assure accuracy/ reliability of payroll and related tax obligations and reporting such as quarterly Tax Form 941
Manages preparation of all DC and federal agency returns as required
Develops, prepares, and delivers all financial and managerial reports including monthly actual to budget, detail and analysis, board, funder, proposal and payables reports
Prepares for and manages the annual audit and federal grant audits when required (A-133)
Works closely with front desk administrative staff as well as other Department and Program Directors and managers
Financial Grants Management
Works with department and program heads to prepare and implement all budgets for grants and funding proposals
Tracks financial reporting requirements for funders and ensures accurate financial reporting and funder compliance
Submits monthly and quarterly financial grant reports, back up materials, invoices, etc.
Utilizes and leads work with EMR/ billing software to track and provide useful reports, increase/grow collections, and assist in configuring billing software for maximized utilization
Oversees client and insurance billing, maximizing revenue and minimizing claim denials, and improving processes for collections and statements
Oversees and maintains contracts and compliance with insurance companies and provider credentialing, negotiates fee for service contracts, manages CAQH and other payer credentialing requirements
Provides leadership to the organization as an active member of the senior management team
Engages in the development and implementation of the Center’s strategic plan
Engages in learning and growth activities to improve job and department performance
Understands/develops and/or implements policies pertaining to Department functions and effective, ethical financial management
Represents Department before Board of Directors
Attends Finance Committee and Board meetings and provides status reports
Advises Leadership Team and Board on financial issues and ways to maximize financial position
Minimum 10 years non-profit finance experience in the areas of budgeting, managerial financial reporting, and grant reporting and administration required
Ability to manage extreme amounts of detail while being strategic required
Experience supervising staff required
Proficiency with accounting software and spreadsheets required
Experience with Blackbaud Financial Edge preferred
Experience with insurance and fee for service billing preferred
Experience on a leadership team preferred
Ability to demonstrate the Wendt Center values;
We believe that healing from life’s worst moments is possible;
We express kindness to all; caring and compassion are at the heart of all we do;
We practice collaboration and teamwork, recognizing that none of us can do it alone;
We strive to be lifelong learners, and actively seek opportunities to expand our personal and professional knowledge.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and uphold the Center’s philosophy and mission
Compensation and Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience; benefits include paid holiday, vacation and sick time, flexible schedule, 403b, health insurance contribution, life insurance and parking.
About Wendt Center for Loss and Healing
We help children, youth and adults rebuild their emotional lives after loss, illness, violence and trauma. The Wendt Center is a not-for-profit organization that receives donations and grant support to sustain its services.