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CFO- Chief Financial Officer

Company: Upstate Cerebral Palsy
Location: Utica
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

At Upstate Cerebral Palsy, we provide innovative programs and services that support people and create opportunities to fulfill life choices...one person at a time, through everyday miracles. We have various opportunities within the Greater Utica/Oneida County area and are looking to hire compassionate, professional, and versatile staff. Our ideal candidate would have the ability to work independently, think quickly, and problem solve.


The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will play a critical role in developing and implementing a financial strategy for the agency. As a member of the senior leadership team, the CFO will work collaboratively with other team members and serve as advisor on all financial affairs of the agency. The CFO will oversee the day to day operations and financial affairs and will not only provide oversite, but must have a roll-up your-sleeves approach to engage in routine responsibilities that may involve evaluation and monitoring of fiscal activities such as accounting, auditing, billing, budgeting, payroll, compliance, contract management and risk management.

Coordinates and monitors staff performance. Optimizes patient and cash flow and promotes fiscal performance. Implements and ensures accountability and quality systems. Supports revenue cycle operations and is responsible for assessment of front end operation, subsequent recommendations to improve revenue outcomes. Reviews, monitors and assists in explanation of monthly revenue performance against budget and benchmark criteria, prepares revenue analysis to maximize reimbursement and responsible for development of annual budget. Communicates revenue performance to point out trends and influence decision making on identification of improvement opportunities and help leadership with strategies within the agency.


Activities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversees development of annual staffing, operating expense and capital budget.
  • Performs ROI analysis to monitor profitability of additional and existing services.
  • Manages and oversees quality of service, including functioning as the Administrative facilitator for quality initiatives, serving on operations and compliance committees, serving on committees for the implementation of new finance software or forming design committees, and working with regulatory and auditing entities to resolve negative impacts to workflow and impediments to utilization.
  • Supports and promotes good community relations through participation on committees, projects, etc.
  • Facilitates meetings, works collaboratively with the implementation of new initiatives, and assists leadership in the development of the strategic plan for the agency.
  • Ensures compliance with all pertinent government and agency regulations and operating standards.
  • Demonstrates clear understanding of finance operations, including contract rate negotiations and outcomes management. Demonstrates clear understanding of billing practices and effective A/R practices.


  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Management/Finance or related field (Master's Degree Preferred) and five (5) years of experience in Finance leadership.
  • Basic Computer Skills (Windows, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Word, Excel) and experience with Microsoft GP Dynamics and Millen preferred.
  • Travel is required. Must have a valid New York State Driver's License.

Our work environment provides the opportunity to grow and learn in a fast-paced atmosphere. We offer competitive benefits and salary to include a low-cost individual health insurance plan, dollar for dollar retirement match, life insurance, voluntary benefits, tuition reimbursement, and generous paid time off.

Keywords: Upstate Cerebral Palsy, Utica , CFO- Chief Financial Officer, Other , Utica, New York

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