vice president cfo corporate compliance officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Executive Profile
Proactive and results-oriented leader with 15+ years of experience in a broad range of accounting and financial management aspects in healthcare-related organizations. A proponent of a hands-on management style in the implementation of strategic plans to ensure company growth. Solid planning and organizational skills in coordinating all phases of each project from beginning to end. Well-disciplined with the proven ability to manage multiple assignments efficiently using problem solving techniques for process improvement. Strong team builder and facilitator, fostering an atmosphere that encourages talented professionals to attain maximum production. Highly proficient in computer applications including CPSI, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and QuickBooks. Strong understanding of regulatory aspects of healthcare finance and reporting. Proficient public speaker, providing numerous presentations on financial aspects of the business of healthcare. Involvement in numerous community events and organizations.
Skill Highlights
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Core Accomplishments
Professional Experience
09/2013 to Current Vice President & CFO, Corporate Compliance Officer City Of Tulare | Tulare, CA,
  • Executive financial leader for 125 bed, 501(C)(3), sole community hospital with comprehensive services including primary care clinics, specialty surgery clinic, home health services, cardiac cath lab and extensive ancillary and surgical services.
  • Collaborated to increase net revenues by over 27% in one year through charge-analysis, CDM management, volume growth and proper billing practices Project manager for building design process for phase I (outpatient) replacement hospital Secured financing for $8.1MM IT transition project Secured financing for $13MM of owner related items replacement hospital Implemented contract review system, reducing missed renewals and improving Transition of auditor Correction of cost report Fix of CDM - codes, charge capture, billing accuracy and pricing corrections Iniated finance education through implementation of "lunch and learn" program.
06/2008 to 09/2013 V.P. & Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Compliance Officer Apache Corporation | Wildfire - Midland, TX,
  • Leader of financial operations for a 48 bed, 501(c)(3), sole community rural hospital with services including 2 specialty surgery clinics, 4 rural health clinics, home health agency and a 51 bed skilled nursing home.
  • PRMC has 460 employees with annual net revenues of $40 million.
  • Direct supervision of approximately 50 employees including finance/accounting department, business office, admitting, switchboard, health information management, materials management and the foundation.
  • Accomplishments thus far: Managed financial turnaround of $3.5 million in net income during first 3 years of employment.
  • Increase of 70+ days cash on hand over 4 years through financial management and expense reduction.
  • Increased financial-based decision making by department managers through education and process improvement.
  • Reduction of accounts receivable days by 13 (to 52) in 3 years by review of processes and implementation of updated collection policies.
  • Managed financial aspects of EMR Stage 1 attestation.
  • Implemented new contract review and filing process, ensuring no missed renewals and all renewals being advantageous to facility.
  • Worked under management contract with neighboring hospital, overseeing financial turnaround over an 18 month period, accomplished by expense reduction, no-fund warrants approval, and increased hospital exposure in community resulting in increase in patient activity.
  • Monthly reporting to PRMC Board of Directors and Pratt County Hospital Board, as well as quarterly reporting to the County Commissioners.
  • Managed refinancing of taxable and tax exempt bonds to a lower interest rate resulting in lower interest expense over the life of the bonds.
  • Secured $26 million in new bond financing for building project.
  • Project Manager overseeing design and construction for a $31 million major addition and renovation of entire hospital facility through "lean-led" design.
  • Owner representative for all aspects of construction project including contract negotiation, design review and budget management.
  • Facilitator of design meetings to ensure most efficient use of space, process and dollars available.
  • Management of all furniture, fixture and equipment purchases, delivery and installation coordination.
  • Financial negotiations and contract management with new physicians hired.
  • Medicare RAC coordinator.
09/2005 to 06/2008 Chief Financial Officer The Hertz Corporation | Grapevine, TX,
  • Fiduciary responsibility for financial operations of Hospital District including a 22 bed critical access hospital, 32 bed living center, home health agency and physician clinic, with gross revenues of $8 million.
  • Provided financial and strategic leadership for the organization and established and implemented financial policies, plans and procedures in support of the strategic direction of the District.
  • Direct supervision of 10 employees in patient financial services, information technology, materials management, health information management and finance departments.
  • Implemented budget process ensuring department manager integration and control.
  • Implemented monthly review of budget with department heads.
  • Implemented alignment of revenue and expense for maximization of cost report reimbursement.
  • Managed startup of new provider based physician clinic.
  • Implemented charge-master committee, leading to increased reimbursement from accurate capture of charges and a decrease in charging errors.
  • Implemented new contract review and filing process, ensuring no missed renewals and all renewals being advantageous to facility.
  • Transitioned to new collection agency improving collections of past accounts by 150%.
  • Review and transition to new insurance policies for facility leading to increased coverage and reduced expenses.
  • A savings of 10% was seen the first year.
  • Implemented monthly accounts receivable reviews leading to net AR days of 35, a reduction from 60 days, in 15 months.
  • Implemented investment policies and procedures to increase investment income by 200% and preserve cash flow.
  • Information provided to auditors resulted in smallest number of audit adjustments and smallest management letter ever received.
  • Instituted programs for refinement and implementation of policies and procedures related to equipment and supply purchasing.
  • Implemented new policies and procedures for charity care, bad debts and accounts payable.
05/2001 to 09/2005 Accountant Senior Adult Management, Inc Planned Health Services, Inc | City, STATE,
  • Overall authority and responsibility for the financial operations of 3 nursing homes and 4 assisted living facilities including budget preparation and administration, cash management, forecasting and planning, monthly closing of books of record, account reconciliation, and journal entry adjustments.
  • Prepared monthly, quarterly, and annual reports summarizing company activities.
  • Prepared financial data for annual cost report filings.
  • Direct supervision over accounting staff of 3.
  • Total net revenues of $5 million.
  • Member of turnaround team bringing facilities out of financial distress.
  • Reduced accounts receivable by $1.6 million in 9 months.
  • Reduced outstanding accounts payable by $1.6 million in 12 months.
  • Oversaw Medicare and Medicaid billing actions.
  • Developed and implemented cash forecasting and planning tools.
  • Monitored and managed cash flow and all banking activities for all facilities.
  • Developed business office and accounts payable operating procedures.
  • Developed and implemented training and education of office staff on accounting issues at all facilities and business office, established re-occurring training program.
  • Developed and implemented an internal audit plan for resident trust records.
  • Conducted internal audits on all active accounts.
  • Managed payrolls and benefits for 200 employees.
  • Implementation director for ADP payroll for 7 facilities.
02/1999 to 05/2001 Staff Accountant Myers & Stauffer, LLC | City, STATE,
  • responsible for desk-reviews and field audits of hospitals, home health agencies and federally qualified health clinics cost reports for the States of New Mexico, Colorado, Arkansas and North Carolina.
  • Gained a thorough knowledge of cost report preparation and analysis.
  • Developed an understanding of compliance with federal regulations pertaining to Medicare and state regulations associated with Medicaid.
  • Experience with Medicare cost reporting software and fluent with spreadsheet usage and analysis using Excel.
Expected in December 2004 Masters of Business Administration | Baker University, , GPA:
Expected in December 1998 Bachelor of Science | Business Kansas State University, , GPA:
Expected in Majors in Accounting, Financial Management, and Financial Controllership.) | , , GPA:
Additional Information
  • Personal and professional references available upon request.
account reconciliation, Accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, ADP payroll, AR, agency, banking, benefits, billing, bonds, budget management, budget preparation, budget, C, cash flow, cash management, closing, community hospital, contract management, contract negotiation, decision making, delivery, direction, filing, finance, financing, Financial, Financial Management, forecasting, information technology, insurance, leadership, director, materials management, meetings, access, Excel, office, negotiations, nursing, policies, pricing, process improvement, processes, purchasing, reporting, spreadsheet, strategic, supervision, switchboard, tax, warrants, annual reports
Professional Affiliations
Member: Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) HFMA Certifications: Fellow Healthcare Financial Management Association (FHFMA) and Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP). Board Member Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce Board Member and Officer Rotation: Sunflower (Kansas) Chapter of HFMA. Pratt Chamber of Commerce, Board Member and President. Pratt Community College Foundation, Board Member and Chairperson. Pratt Young Professionals, Founding Member and Board Vice-Chair. United Methodist Health Ministry Fund, Finance Committee Member and Board Member. Treasurer: Agape Health Clinic, Pratt, KS. (Founding member and organizer.)

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School Attended

  • Baker University
  • Kansas State University

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  • Vice President & CFO, Corporate Compliance Officer
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  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Accountant
  • Staff Accountant


  • Masters of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Majors in Accounting, Financial Management, and Financial Controllership.)

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