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Health Finance Officer (D62)

Company: Benton County Oregon
Location: Corvallis
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity to work as a leader in health finance for the Benton County Financial Services Department, and operate as a key business and strategic partner with the Benton and Linn County Health Centers and County Health Department.
Job SummaryThe Health Finance Officer for the Financial Services Department (FSD) is responsible for managing and leading the Health Finance Management (HFM) function. The HFM function includes direct services provided to the Health Department (HD) and Community Health Centers (CHC) related to financial oversight and reporting; coordination and administration of health care grants; and implementing and/or maintaining effective internal controls for both business and financial management. The Health Finance Officer plays a strategic role for the HD and CHC related to both policy development and budget planning. The position participates as leader in formulating policy and budget strategies that work to meet the goal and objectives of each Department, as well as the County.

Click here (Download PDF reader) for a complete list of the duties, responsibilities and physical requirements of this position.

This position provides flexibility to work as a hybrid (combination of remote and on-site) as long as it does not interfere with the ability to build strong working relationships and attend required on-site meetings. The initial training period may require a period of on-site presence to gain understanding of job expectation and responsibilities.

Your Total Compensation/Benefits

  • Spend more time with your family, friends and get back to doing what you love!
    • 10 Paid Holidays + 64 Personal Leave Hours + 2 Floating Holidays + 8 hours of vacation accrual every month + sick leave! Vacation accrual increases with years of service.
    • $0 Health Insurance Premium!
      • Medical, Dental and Vision - cover your whole family without paying a dime.
      • The county currently pays up to $10.28 per hour to cover your health benefits ($1,781 a month for a family plan, $21,372 a year).
      • In addition, the county contributes up to $1,400 per year to your Health Savings or Retirement account!
        • Apart from your deductible you can use this money for things that aren't traditionally paid by insurance - i.e. Ibuprofen, Tylenol and other preventative type medications.
        • You never lose your Health Savings Account funds as it rolls over from year to year.
        • Dependents up to age 26 are covered!
        • Get ready for retirement. Save money without putting in money!
          • After 6 months of employment:
          • The county makes a retirement contribution of 6% of your salary towards Oregon PERS!
          • The county makes a deferred compensation 457b plan contribution of 3% of your salary! You can add more if you wish.
          • A free wellness and assistance program that pays YOU!
            • We want to help you be your best self. Join county groups and competitions and get money added to your paycheck for taking care of yourself! Earn up to $240 a year in quarterly and yearly health incentives!
            • Participate in drawings for fun prizes like exercise equipment, smart watches, and more!
            • Get free legal and financial counseling sessions through our Employee Assistance Program, Canopy.
            • 100% employer-paid coverage for AD&D ($100,000), Life ($10,000), and Long Term Disability coverage.
              • Supplemental plans are available at reasonable rates!
              • Advance, learn and grow your career with a team committed to your professional development.
                • This position is eligible for educational assistance for 3 courses per school year.
                • Annual salary range of:
                  • $82,415 - $127,743.
                  • This position guarantees two salary raises within your first year as long as your performance is in good standing!
                  • As of June 7, 2022, the Benton County Board of Commissioners gave advanced approval to implement the Employment Cost Index (ECI) for the period ending June 30, 2022. The ECI is a quarterly economic series published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) that details the growth of total employee compensation. The ECI for the period ending March 31, 2022 was 4.7% and the ECI for June 2022 is scheduled to be released on July 29, 2022 by the BLS. Benton County observes this index to make appropriate adjustments in pay and benefits over time. We expect that the June announcement to be similar if not greater than the March 2022 ECI. Benton County will be adjusting individual pay as well as the salary ranges for all non-represented positions retroactively to July 1, 2022 to reflect the announced ECI.
                  • For most employees who take advantage of health benefits the salary only makes up 60% of their total compensation. The County invests in you and your family!
                  • Have benefits questions?
                    • Reach out to us anytime: recruiting@co.benton.or.usPlease ensure you have provided a thorough and updated application as it pertains to the position for which you are applying. Your application materials will be used to determine salary based on a pay equity assessment. For further information, please click on the link: Oregon Pay Equity Law
                      Minimum QualificationsThe following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
                      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field; AND
                      • 7 years of work experience in Public Sector or Non-Profit Budgeting, Financial Analysis, or Accounting that includes at least 3 years of supervisory work experience.
                        • Supervisory experience includes the authority to hire, terminate, assign, reward and discipline other employees.An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. Please note there is no equivalency for the 3 years of supervisory work experience.
                          We encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQIA+ community members. The strength of our organization lies in the diversity of our workforce and the perspectives our employees bring to their work at Benton County.
                          Special Requirements
                          • A resume and cover letter highlighting relevant work experiences are required for this job posting.
                          • Hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.The Ideal Candidate
                            Preference will be given to candidates with major coursework in accounting, business or finance, along with direct finance or business experience in a health related field (i.e hospital, community health center, behavioral health clinic).

                            Candidates with the following knowledge, skills, and abilities are preferred:
                            • Compile and analyze financial data related to health care programs and craft recommendations to management regarding funding strategies, program effectiveness, future directions, etc.
                            • Apply principles, practices, and procedures of program development, program coordination, and program management; specifically with moderately sized programs with public involvement and a high degree of visibility
                            • Good skills in business writing and report preparation methods
                            • Communicate clearly verbally and in writing
                            • Prepare, read, and interpret policy documents, complex financial reports, and statements
                            • Demonstrate a high attention to detail
                              Please ensure you have provided a thorough and updated application as it pertains to the position for which you are applying. Your application materials will be used to determine salary based on a pay equity assessment. For further information, please click on the link: Oregon Pay Equity Law
                              Questions regarding this position can be directed toRick Crager, Chief Financial OfficerBenton County Finance DepartmentTelephone: (541) 766-6246richard.crager@co.benton.or.us
                              Working & Living in Benton County
                              Perfectly placed in the Willamette Valley, 90 miles south of Portland and 40 miles north of Eugene, Benton County has easy access to urban areas with ample opportunities for cultural activities. Combined with outdoor recreation galore in the Cascade Range 80 miles to the east and the Coastal Range and Pacific Ocean 50 miles west, the county's 90,000 residents like to say they "have it all."
                              Working at Benton County
                              Living in Benton County
                              How to Apply
                              • To apply for this position, click on the "Apply" button to fill out all information in the online application and complete the questionnaire. Failure to do so may result in your application being removed from consideration.
                              • Only complete applications received by the posted application deadline date, or the first review date will be considered.
                              • Answer all supplemental questions.
                              • A Cover Letter & Resume are required for your application to be considered.After you Apply
                                • You will get an email stating your application has been submitted. Log in to your NeoGov account before the job announcement closes to see if you have any pending tasks or notifications, and make sure to complete these tasks before the job announcement closes. These can be found under the "My Applications" section.
                                • Be sure to check both your email and NeoGov account for updates regarding this recruitment.Additional information
                                  • This is a FLSA exempt position.
                                  • Please save a copy of this job announcement for your reference, as it may not be available for you to view after the job closes.
                                  • Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. For further information, please see the following website: Veterans Resources. NOTE: If claiming veterans' preference please be sure to attach your DD214 or Disability letter from the VA.
                                  • Benton County does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States. Benton County will review these documents to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States.
                                  • If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and will be requesting accommodation, please contact the Benton County Human Resources Department by calling 541-766-6081.
                                    Benton County is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to work force diversity, fair employment practices and non-discrimination, including pay equity for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income.

                                    Helpful links and contact information
                                    Learn more about Benton County
                                    Understanding the County Application Process
                                    Job Interest Cards webpage

                                    For more information you may contact us by e-mail at recruiting@co.benton.or.us or by phone at 541-766-6081.

Keywords: Benton County Oregon, Corvallis , Health Finance Officer (D62), Accounting, Auditing , Corvallis, Oregon

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