SERV Behavioral Health System (SBHS) is an award-winning, private statewide not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization serving adults and children working to recover from serious mental illness or to cope with a developmental disability.
Remaining focused on personal dignity and quality of care, SBHS utilizes a continuum of services tailored to meet individual needs, with the goal of assisting consumers to live and work successfully in their communities.
Housing and supportive services are integrated into a broad-based approach that addresses the most basic needs of each individual (food, shelter, clothing) while allowing them to safely adjust to living in the community and gradually build a more independent life.
Comprised of five companies - with a sixth newly added this year - SHBS is among the largest agencies of its kind in the country. With a focus on both mental health and developmental disabilities, SBHS provides myriad services to adults, children and families to help them live and work successfully in their communities.
SERV Behavioral Health Systems has a total budget of $69M and over 800 staff. SBHS serves approximately 1500 consumers in 10 counties in New Jersey, with its corporate headquarters in Ewing, NJ. For more information, please visit www.servbhs.net.
Reporting to the President and CEO, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for all aspects of the financial planning and accounting practices of SERV Behavioral Health System Inc., all its affiliated companies and its Foundation, including but not limited to accounting and financial reporting, regulatory compliance, budgeting, financial analysis and audit activities.
The CFO will build and manage effective and streamlined financial systems and infrastructure to support substantial growth of the organization.
SBHS prides itself on having a strong and collaborative management team that is mission-driven. The CFO must likewise be collaborative in approach and believe strongly in the mission and values of the organization. S/he will be asked to serve as a financial mentor to the management and program teams in helping others better understand how to use financial tools/reports in their respective work.
As a member of the senior management team, the CFO is involved in strategic planning, evaluation, and professional development initiatives.
Working closely with the CEO and board, the CFO must be strategic in uncovering business opportunities as well as assessing business risks. The CFO will be pro-active in leveraging the organization's resources to take advantage of opportunities to grow revenue, expand programs, and reduce expenses.
In addition to strategic finance, the CFO must also have an aptitude for building financial scenarios, coordinating compliance audits, and enhancing and implementing financial reporting, processes, tools and control systems.
The CFO has 2 direct reports and the finance team totals 26 individuals. S/he will manage and direct the finance team and ensure that the team is properly staffed and developed and that they are appropriately resourced to manage their work.
The CFO will be a seasoned and mature leader with at least 12-15 years of broad finance experience, including exposure to the revenue cycle, extensive experience gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable recommendations to senior leadership. S/he will ideally have experience managing finance (accounting, budgeting, control, reporting and auditing) and revenue cycle for a nonprofit in a fee-for-service environment.
For more information, to refer a candidate or to apply in confidence, please contact:
David Hinsley Cheng, Managing Partner
Jennifer Thorne, Search Consultant
Internal Number: 6742340
About SERV Behavioral Health
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