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AVP, Accounting & Finance Physician Enterprise

Brentwood, Tennessee


Success within a company doesn’t just happen. It requires committed teams of talented people who understand and embrace an organization’s goals and work together at the highest level to achieve them. As a member of the Health Support Center (HSC) team, you’ll work collaboratively with a great group of people to serve Lifepoint’s diversified healthcare delivery network of hospitals and care sites across the nation. We know that providing high-quality care depends on our ability to find, keep and empower creative and determined people who share in our commitment to our mission: Making communities healthier.

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Success Profile

What do you need to be successful at Lifepoint Health? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Analytical
  • Compassionate
  • Problem-solver
  • Collaborative
  • Goal-oriented
  • Thoughtful

“I have been with Lifepoint for 3 years and have been fortunate to grow within this great company. I feel valued, I work with amazing colleagues, and I enjoy coming to work every day!”

MikeManager, HITS Information Security


  • Competitive pay

    We offer competitive pay for all employees based on the market, role, skill set and experience.

  • Growth opportunities and succession planning

    Our succession planning initiatives identify an internal bench of top talent and offer development opportunities to prepare them to fill crucial roles in the organization as they become available.

  • Insurance (for eligible employees)

    We’re committed to you and your family feeling supported and secure – our benefits include medical, eye, prescription, life insurance, and more.

  • Collaborative work environment

    We know that providing high-quality care depends on our ability to find, keep and empower creative and determined people who work together to advance our mission – making communities healthier.

  • Paid time off (for eligible employees)

    At Lifepoint, we believe in a strong work-life balance and offer competitive paid time off.

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    As a Lifepoint employee, you and your family will have access to counseling and relationship support, legal services, financial services and more.

AVP, Accounting & Finance Physician Enterprise

Brentwood, Tennessee

Job ID 7410-7016 Date posted 10/10/2023

Lifepoint Health is a leader in community-based care and driven by a mission of Making Communities Healthier. Our diversified healthcare delivery network spans 29 states and includes 63 community hospital campuses, 32 rehabilitation and behavioral health hospitals, and more than 170 additional sites of care across the healthcare continuum, such as acute rehabilitation units, outpatient centers and post-acute care facilities. We believe that success is achieved through talented people. We want to create places where employees want to work, with opportunities to pursue meaningful and satisfying careers that truly make a difference in communities across the country.

We are always looking for people inspired to help us in our mission. If you are someone who wants to change the lives of patients, drive success for our partners and be part of a team driven to improve care, we may have your next opportunity.

The AVP of Accounting and Financial Reporting leads, organizes and directs all aspects of financial and operational reporting for Physician Services to create consistency and standard practices across Physician Services while maintaining adherence with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and compliance with section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Highly collaborative with the RVP’s of Operations in leading the development of standard, consistent processes and reporting that align with the Strategic Priorities of Physician Services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Plan, lead, analyze and execute all financial reporting activities of finance, operating, and recruiting functions for Physician Services. This includes developing relationships and being highly collaborative with local and HSC leadership, including Division and Hospital CFOs and Controllers and Physician Services RVP’s and AVPs. This role requires the individual to have the ability to customize written and oral communications for diverse levels across the organization.
  •  Lead the analysis of current practice operating costs to identify areas for potential reduction.
  • Explore and assess market trends to identify opportunities for optimizing revenue generation.
  •  Utilize financial reporting data to identify cost-saving strategies and revenue-enhancing initiatives.,
  • Collaborate with operational teams to review and enhance existing operating procedures for greater efficiency and cost effectiveness.
  • Leads the development, oversight, and analysis of comprehensive standardized financial tools and resources, including financial models, dashboards, and data analytics, that provide strategic insight and guidance to make actionable recommendations. Implement and manage the standard operating metrics, reports, and dashboards for Physician Services ensuring scalability and alignment to overall strategic priorities: quality and service, growth, operations excellence, and talent.
  • Leads the development of all Return on Investment (ROI)’s associated with strategic initiatives.
  • Leads the development and deployment of the centralized vs. decentralized plan of accounting for Physician Services, which in-depth analysis of factors including operational efficiency, resource allocation, timely reporting, and compliance to determine the most optimal accounting structure that aligns with the broader strategic priorities of Physician Services.
  • Lead the cash flow analyses and budget variance analyses and recommend budget modifications as required.
  • Ensure processes are in place to verify adherence to policies and procedures, internal controls, and operational initiatives that align with the Company’s strategic priorities. Oversee Physician Services accounting activities to ensure adherence with Company Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements.
  • Assist with implementation of SOX controls for acquired entities or Coordinate and assist with internal and external audit requirements.
  • Serve as point person for all internal and external audit requirements, including resolution of audit and internal control findings.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Masters Degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting/financial experience, including 2 years of supervisory experience preferred. Experience in Public Accounting preferred.

Certifications and Licenses: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) strongly preferred.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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