Surgical Care Affiliates

Finance Director

Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham
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Today, SCA Health has grown to 11,000 teammates who care for 1 million patients each year and support physician specialists holistically in many aspects of patient care. Together, our teammates create value in specialty care by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering on the quadruple aim of high-quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care.


As part of Optum, we participate in an integrated care delivery system that enables us to support our partners as they navigate a complex healthcare environment, Only SCA Health has a dynamic group of physician-driven, specialty care businesses that allows us to customize solutions, no matter the need or challenge:

  • We connect patients to physicians in new and differentiated ways as part of Optum and with our new Specialty Management Solutions business.
  • We have pioneered a physician-led, multi-site model of practice solutions that restores physician agency by aligning incentives to support growth and transition to value-based care.
  • We lead the industry in value-based payment solutions through our Global 1 bundled payment convener, that provides easy predictable billing to patients.
  • We help physicians address everything beyond surgical procedures, including anesthesia and ancillary service lines.


The new SCA Health represents who we are today and where we are going—and the growing career opportunities for YOU.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

Reporting to the Group Vice President of Finance with a dotted line to the Regional Vice President of Operations, the Director of Financial Operations will have full financial responsibility for a growing, and highly profitable geography within SCA Health.


This role will flex to meet the dynamic needs of our changing landscape by supporting multiple regions within SCA Health Operations Groups, supporting our ASC partnerships.


The successful candidate is responsible for all financial aspects of a regional portfolio of centers including, but not limited to:

  • Support consistently growing EBITDA through leading profitable top-line growth initiatives, developing new partnerships, effectively managing expenses, and supporting development process (M&A)
  • Acting as a strategic business partner with the Regional Vice President of Operations to transform the value proposition in regional markets to achieve and sustain competitive advantage
  • Speaking with authority on behalf of the Regional Vice President of Operations and representing him/her at health system, partnership, or board meetings
  • Creating, implementing and pulling through opportunities which drive financial growth and operational performance
  • Build positive relationships with key health system partners and work closely with them as a business partner


  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics or related field is required
  • A minimum of five years of financial experience is required with healthcare experience being desirable
  • Ability to digest financial information, render judgment, create context, pattern recognition
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage conflicting priorities
  • Executive presence to deliver financial results and provide financial advice with confidence
  • Ability to collaborate within other support service departments (revenue cycle, legal, supply chain, development, etc.) and with Operations
  • Build relationships and collaborate with physician partners, health system partners, and health plan partners
  • Travel requirements: 25%


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