Finance Director • CMHAM - Community Mental Health Association of Michigan
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Finance Director

Agency Name: Monroe CMH Authority

Agency Contact: James Brown

  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • County: Monroe
  • Salary Range: $70 - $91k per Hour
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The Finance Director has responsibility for administering, monitoring, and evaluating all aspects of the Finance department. This includes fiscal operations, functions, and activities associated with the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, contract management, inventory, and purchasing.  The Finance Director oversees the negotiation and preparation of contracts and leases, including the General Fund contract with the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) and the Medicaid Comprehensive Specialty Services Network (CSSN) contract with the PIHP for the Board’s review and approval.  He/she prepares or oversees the preparation of all monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports as required by the Board and all financial reports and documents required by the Department of Community Health, the PIHP, and other funding bodies.  The Finance Director supervises staff assigned to the Finance, Contract Management and Facilities.   

The primary duties of this position are:

Develops and oversees implementation of mechanisms for fiscal planning, including revenue determinations, cost determinations and cost containment for agency programs and contractors. Including budgets, fiscal and contract reporting, Fiscal audits both external and internal, and fiscal evaluation.
Direct the budget process, prepare and submit an annual budget to The Executive Director and the Board.
Oversees the negotiation and preparation of contracts and leases for Board review and approval. Directs organizational contracting process and contract evaluation functions.
Ensure the effective collaboration with the service network team in developing and executing contracts. Implementation of the contracts and evaluating the performance of the contract vendor.
Education, Training and Licensing Credentials:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration, and 7+ years of progressively responsible experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position.  CPA, Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or MBA preferred.


Experience in strategic planning and execution. Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management.
Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
Knowledge of federal and state, Medicare, and Medicaid financial regulations.    
Experience developing rates for third party reimbursement. 
Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections.
Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects. Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings. 
Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule.

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