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Manager Financial Planning

Req #:  125427
Facility:  Condell Medical Center
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Libertyville
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Condell Medical Center has been providing high quality care to residents in the north suburbs for more than 85 years. It is the largest health care provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County, Illinois. Advocate Condell is a non-profit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services. This includes everything from obstetrics, radiology services and rehabilitation to open heart surgery, neurosurgery and oncology.

Advocate Condell has been named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics three times, and was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) prestigious Magnet designation.  This designation is the highest honor and level of recognition ANCC awards to nursing services in national and international health care.  Magnet designation is the gold standard by which nursing and patient care is measured. 

Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center and also features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children’s Hospital.”

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or related field.
  • BS in Accounting, Finance or Business, or equiv experience

    and  5 years accounting/ finance experience, 3 in healthcare preferred

  • CPA preferred 

  • Experience Required:

  •  5 years of experience in finance or accounting. Includes 1 year of supervisory experience in budgeting, financial forecasting, modeling, and planning.
  • Excellent communication skills essential in order to interact effectively with all levels of management and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to explain complex financial issues to non financial staff and leadership.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) or similar products.
  • Ability to use accounting and financial software, systems, and data retrieval techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities. None Required Must be able to operate all equipment essential in performing the job.
  • Generally will be exposed to a normal office environment.
  • This position requires some travel so will be exposed to weather and road conditions.

Manages financial and business functions activities related to coordinating budget activities, forecasting processes, financial modeling, and benchmarking as well as defining operating performance measures. Assists leadership in the financial oversight and implementation of operations improvements, and provides education on financial implications.


  • Coordinates, compiles and reviews the operating and capital expenditure budgets, both annually and for long range planning to achieve desired goals and objectives. Develops and refines budgeting techniques to provide leadership with optimum financial control and planning tools.
  • Provides consultation to operating departments on financial modeling and forecasting to establish and maintain financial and budgetary accountability.
  • Analyzes data and offers recommendations to senior leadership, which are in line with Advocate Aurora Health's strategic vision and objectives. Educates leadership on potential implications, identifies key issues, and assists with the interpretation of data and information.
  • Identifies and benchmarks financial opportunities and trends using business and industry as well as competitive analysis. Works with operational leadership to implement operational improvements.
  • Manages the preparation of financial reporting used to assess and present operational and financial performance. Completes and presents reporting for senior leadership through original work and consolidation of other analyses.
  • Serves as a liaison between operations leadership and financial services for the following: system financial services system accounting regarding preparation of the financial statements and resolution of issues system patient financial services regarding patient billing issues and corporate compliance.
  • Ensures compliance with financial regulatory and payer requirements.
  • Interprets and enforces system, region, and entity policies and procedures to ensure the smooth operation of financial functions and department operations.
  • Performs human resources responsibilities for staff which include interviewing and selection of new employees, promotions, staff development, performance evaluations, compensation changes, resolution of employee concerns, corrective actions, terminations, and overall employee morale.
  • Develops and recommends operating and capital budgets and controls expenditures within approved budget objectives.
  • Responsible for understanding and adhering to the organization's Code of Ethical Conduct and for ensuring that personal actions, and the actions of employees supervised, comply with the policies, regulations and laws applicable to the organization's business.

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago