Chief Financial Officer

Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Finance
Posted on September 9, 2022
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The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides executive-level responsibility, accountable leadership, management, and oversight. Directs all agency business and financial functions and services, which support the agency's public healthcare service delivery system.

Reports directly to and works in close collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  This position is responsible for providing leadership, structure, and strategic decision making, and is responsible for direct management of the following agency functions:  finance, preparation and monitoring of budgets, accounting, accounts receivable and payable, payroll, procurement and contracts, revenue cycle management, information management and analysis, information technology, capital, facilities, fleet management, and risk of insurance management.

The CFO provides direct management of business/administrative staff as well as horizontal accountability with other agency divisions. Ensures accurate, responsive, and collaborative support functions that further the agency's mission of providing quality services to individuals and families with mental illness, substance use disorders, and developmental disabilities.  Works closely with the CEO and in close partnership with the Chief Clinical Officer (CCO).  Provides key strategic input and ensures sound implementation of agency mission and initiatives. Develops and coordinates changes necessary to adapt to the changing healthcare and behavioral healthcare environments.

This position serves as a vital agency leader and participates on the Executive Management Team, demonstrates and models the highest level of professional judgment, discernment, confidentiality, and collaboration across departmental boundaries and with various internal and external communities served by the agency.

Pay Range: $90,000-$135,000/annually; Relocation assistance is available upon hire. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor's in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting is required. Master's in Business Administration (MBA) or Masters of Science in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting is preferred. CPA is preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of experience in successful senior management experience of financial and business functions with governmental, nonprofit entities, or healthcare organizations, or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and practical skill level that demonstrates an ability to competently perform the functions of the position.  Experience at a senior leadership level in a similar-sized public behavioral health, private provider, healthcare, nonprofit, or managed care organization is desirable, as is management experience with integration of behavioral health and primary health services and systems.  Knowledge of Virginia regulatory and public behavioral health environment is helpful.  In addition to Finance, Budget, and Accounting experience, management experience of the following functional areas is also preferred:  Information Technology, Capital and Facilities Management, Contract Management, Payroll, Electronic Healthcare Records systems, Data Analysis and Information Management, and Revenue Cycle Management.
  • Driving Record: Candidates must have a good driving record (no more than two moving violations in the last three years AND no criminal violations in the last five years).
  • Background Check: Candidates who are offered a position must undergo a background check and drug screen.  

About Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare:

Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare (BRBH) is the public community services board, established under the Code of Virginia, to provide services to children, adults, and families with mental illness, substance use disorders, and intellectual disabilities.  BRBH serves over 8,000 individuals and families annually in the cities of Roanoke and Salem and the counties of Botetourt, Craig, and Roanoke, comprising a population base of approximately of 255,683 over an area of 1,181.0 square miles in urban, rural, and suburban communities in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia. 

The Roanoke Valley of Virginia is known for its stunning scenery, friendly people, and tremendous recreational opportunities in the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains, as well as a thriving arts and performing arts community, excellent restaurants, and attractive quality of life.

BRBH operates multiple programs throughout the Roanoke Valley with over 385 employees working to provide or support our services.  We are proud to have served our community for over forty years. Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare maintains a drug-free workplace and equal opportunity employment. This position is located in Roanoke, VA.

Why work at BRBH?

  • Opportunity to facilitate positive change: This leadership position is responsible for key business functions during a time of new initiatives in national behavioral healthcare practices.  The CFO will assist the CEO and Executive Management Team in continuing best financial practices for our community-based organization and to ensure provision of quality programs, services and supports to children and adults with mental illness, substance use disorders, and intellectual disabilities. 
  • Strong Team: Our Business & Finance team has experience and work hard to support each other in a team atmosphere.
  • Work/Life Balance: We have a great Paid Time Off policy - 29 days annually, which starts accruing on the first day of employment.
  • We offer great benefits, including VRS (Virginia Retirement System)!