The San Francisco Community Health Center (SFCHC) is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) functioning as a critical lifeline empowering some of the most stigmatized populations, including the unhoused, marginally-housed and LGBTQ community by addressing their healthcare and other needs.
In recognition of SFCHC as one of a handful of organizations, nationwide, innovating while making a major impact serving the most vulnerable populations, in June 2021, two of the world’s most prominent philanthropists awarded a transformative gift in the tens of millions of dollars to the clinic. For more information: https://sfcommunityhealth.org/announcement/philanthropists-mackenzie-scott-and-dan-jewett-award-san-francisco-community-health-center-major-gift-to-advance-community-impact/
In collaboration with the CEO, Board of Directors and other major stakeholders, the CFO will steward an era of accelerated expansion. In mid-2021, the health center had a budget of $10M.
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THE POSITION AND PERSON
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a key strategic leader of San Francisco Community Health Center (SFCHC), contributing to the strength, growth and long-term development of the organization. Reporting to the CEO, the CFO shares responsibility with the Chief Medical Officer for clinical and financial performance measures. This key executive oversees a team directly responsible for all financial systems and functions of the organization and ensures legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial reporting functions. This leader is knowledgeable about best practices in the FQHC accounting and finance arena. The CFO reports to the CEO and participates as a member of the organization’s Leadership and Executive Teams.
In collaboration with the CEO, Board of Directors and other major stakeholders, the CFO will provide key counsel and steward major expansion of SFCHC’s services to the community.
The successful CFO Candidate has an innovative, collaborative and humane mindset that infuses their approach towards their work with the Board of Directors, Leadership, Executive and Accounting/Finance teams, other staff and external partners.
The CFO believes everyone deserves to be healthy and needs access to the highest quality health care, especially the most vulnerable, marginalized, and stigmatized communities, including LGBTQ, people of color and the unhoused. This key executive is not afraid of challenges and readily contributes to team problem?solving and has a “roll-up-your-sleeves” attitude when facing complex problems.
The CFO grasps the complexity of how health care is financed in a community health center, the tensions that often exist between provider productivity expectations and quality, and the finetuning required when government contracts are also a significant proportion of total revenues. This key leader enjoys educating clinic colleagues on accounting/finance best practices and investing in and developing members of their staff team.
Completion of an undergraduate degree required, ideally, in Business, Accounting, Finance or a related area.
MBA, MHA, MPH preferred.
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A stable and growing Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), the San Francisco Community Health Center, has pioneered many innovative healthcare and advocacy programs serving, perhaps, the most vulnerable and stigmatized populations in the US, including the unhoused, LGBTQ community and other medically underserved groups.The organization is growing in scope of services to the community, funding and recognition from key regional and national leaders and philanthropic organizations. The SFCHC recently received a major, transformative gift from one of the world’s most prominent philanthropists.