Chief Financial Officer (CFO) / Finance Leadership Role, Professional

COPE Health Solutions
New York
12 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time


The Chief Financial Officer at COPE Health Solutions is responsible for providing finance leadership to our firm and its leaders, as well as for functional leadership of the Finance team. The successful candidate will have experience leading a Finance team at a professional services firm, ideally within the consulting sector.

Position Description:

  • Leads the essential financial operations, strategy and processes of the organization
  • Oversee all aspects of the Finance department, including payroll, client invoicing, monitoring accounts receivable and month–close and year–end processes
  • Responsible for the oversight of the fiscal year–end audit
  • Communicate financial results, key financial metrics and variance analysis to stakeholders, including members of our firm board of directors, and the finance committee of the board
  • Identify and adjust for evolving business needs, and seek opportunities for continuous improvement in finance processes
  • Ensure appropriate policies are in place to comply with all internal and regulatory requirements, including preparation of all official documents and filings
  • Assist in client negotiations and contracting directly or by leveraging appropriate experts
  • Assist Senior Financial Analyst with various areas of the budget and forecast development, including variance analysis of actual versus budget, tax provision calculations, balance sheet and cash flow statement development
  • Provide strong leadership in hiring, and developing talent to support a fast growth, diverse and competitive business
  • Ensure confidentiality and reliability of all company data and proprietary information
  • Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Accounting or MBA preferred
  • Active CPA strongly preferred
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible related experience with a demonstrated track record of success in growing businesses
  • Experience in a corporate finance role within a professional service firm, ideally a consulting firm strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP and technical accounting knowledge
  • Strong understanding of forecasting and budgeting, and proven ability to hold others accountable to meet budget goals
  • Strong problem–solving capabilities, both in ideation and execution
  • Strong interpersonal skills; experience in managing senior key stakeholder relationships
  • High level of written and oral communication skills
  • High level of proficiency of Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as necessary
  • Able to travel up to 10%
  • Benefits:

    As a firm passionate about health care, we're deeply committed to the health and wellness of our own team members. We offer comprehensive, affordable insurance plans for our team and their families, and a host of other unique benefits, such as a yearly stipend for wellness–related activities, gym reimbursements and a paid parental leave program. You can learn more about our benefits offerings here:

    What We Do:

    COPE Health Solutions is a national mission–driven consulting firm that partners with health system and payor clients and provides them with the tools, services and advice they need to be leaders in the health care industry. We are passionate about health care, with roots as a non–profit organization dedicated to providing health education to the underprivileged and underinsured. Today, we are the partner of choice for providers and payors across the United States who are committed to success in the new value–based payment environment. We also develop the diverse talent needed to fill future health care roles.

    COPE Health Solutions maintains corporate offices in downtown Los Angeles and midtown Manhattan with teams across the country in major markets including Texas, the Northwest, Florida and the Northeast. Our firm currently has over 100 employees partnering with health systems and health plans across several states and enrolls over 4,000 students annually in our educational programs, with a growing national and global presence. COPE Health Solutions has a proven track record in all aspects of strategy, population health management, Medicare/Medicaid transformation and workforce training across the continuum.