Director Financial Operations

Location US-NJ-Camden
Job ID
Full Time
Department Name
Administration Specialty Care 1 Cooper Plaza

About Us

At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to our employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.


Discover why Cooper University Health Care is the employer of choice in South Jersey.


Short Description


This position will serve as a key resource to Executive Leadership of the Adult Health Specialty Care and Heart Institutes.     


Responsibilities include:


Administration and maintenance of physician compensation plans, including contract request forms (CRFs), goal setting and reporting and the point person for physician requests and appeals. 


Works directly with Corporate Finance to review/perform financial forecasting, feasibility and/or sensitivity analysis by analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations


Development, submission and analysis of capital, operating and statistical budgets. 


Manages the processing and accuracy of payroll submissions including fee for service forms, employee/provider reimbursements, other accounts payable requests, purchasing contract request forms and professional services agreements.  


Fiscal management of grants


Responsible for data accessing, reporting and analysis related to financial software systems, including Strata, I Cooper and Webi. 


Supports the institute business planning process, acting as the liaison between the institutes and the Financial Planning departments, prepares proposals or presentations demonstrating the potential value of new business opportunities.  Coordinates and facilitate operational and financial efficiency and improvement with appropriate corporate area. 


An understanding of how to achieve results in a complex environment; ability to think critically and make decisions.


Strong interpersonal skills to allow for development of collaborative relationships with leadership within a highly matrixed organization, team oriented.


Excellent written communication skills.


Strong computer and IT system capabilities; MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).


Advanced knowledge of budgetary principles and practices. (i.e. developing capital/operational budgets, inpatient and outpatient revenue cycle management, expense management, physician compensation plans)


Negotiation and financial analysis skills.


Ability to use and interpret industry benchmark data reports and surveys for use in operational analyses (i.e. MGMA, AAMC and others.)

Experience Required

Minimum of 10 years’ experience in financial/operational management and analysis of an academic practice plan at the administrative leadership level.


Experience in physician practice management, compensation plans, revenue cycle and budget.

Education Requirements

BA or BS preferably in hospital or business administration or finance/accounting

MBA preferred


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