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Sanford Health Senior Director, Finance - GSS Finance in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Senior Director, Finance | GSS Finance | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : GSS Finance

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Manage and apply resources to general enterprise financial operations, guided by experience, organizational goals and operational strategies. Also responsible for the management of cyclical projects.

Work on complex financial matters where analysis of issues, data and process require advanced specialist knowledge and in-depth industry and technical knowledge.

Lead financial activities resulting in accurate and complete accounting and financial reporting. Lead employees and leverage subject matter experts for more detailed information and expertise on complex issues. Must understand all financial results and forecasts, and act as a strategic partner to leadership and function as an integral member of the senior leadership team.

Review and approve operating plans and financial forecasts. Execute insightful scenario planning and sensitivity analytics, and advise leadership of potential issues and opportunities. Oversee compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), local statutory requirements, enterprise policies, procedures and risk management resulting in an appropriate compliance environment.

Proactively deliver comprehensive advice to leaders relevant to strategic decisions in the areas of cost management, cash flow analysis and margin improvement. Actively contribute to the creation of strategic plans and set performance targets in alignment with business objectives.

Encourage others to consider innovative alternatives and contribute to moving the enterprise forward in operational efficiency and effectiveness, while driving profitable business growth. Operationalize global systems and processes. Fully exploit available technology and provide meaningful analytics to assist leaders in making business decisions.

Lead through both influence and credibility, provide accurate and timely feedback to team members, and be comfortable receiving feedback. Engage and challenge the status quo for processes, technology and models, and explore ways to develop team members through direct and indirect mentoring.

Direct the daily finance activities for development and research, support services and administration.


Champions staff development programs and initiatives in general. Creates a knowledge sharing environment to implement mutual development initiatives within the organization. Champions the use of new techniques and models in statistical analysis for risk management, measurement, and investment business problems. Approves requirements analyses based on sound business cases. Leads discussions on industry-specific and state-of-the-art risk management methods and models. Leads in designing and implementing GAAP policies and procedures. Provides leadership in selecting and implementing forecasting strategies and practices. Engages appropriate subject matter resources to effectively resolve technical issues. Champions behaviors that inspire cohesiveness and move the organization to reach a vision.


Additional department details are not required at this time.


Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, business management or a related field required. Master in Finance (MiF), Master of Accounting (MAcct), Master of Business Administration (MBA) or a master's degree in a related field preferred.

Five years of management experience required. Experience ina healthcare industry preferred.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Finance

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD04735