Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Director of Financial Operations

    Job Location US
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Reporting to the Senior Director of Finance with a dotted line to the Regional Operations Leader, the Director of Financial Operations will have full financial responsibility for a critical geography of Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA).



    Position Description:


    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 Operations Leader to transform the value proposition in regional markets to achieve and sustain competitive advantage
    • Speaking with authority on behalf of the Operations Leader 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


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Assess and evaluate financial performance of the regional team with regard to long and short term financial goals, budgets, and forecasts
    • Perform operational variance analyses to identify favorable or unfavorable business trends
    • Partner with accounting team to ensure accuracy of monthly financial statements
    • Coach facility leaders on financial matters and areas of improvement
    • Participate in pivotal decisions as they relate to strategic initiatives and operational models
    • Prepare and present monthly financial results by region & facility to internal and external leaders
    • Review and analyze monthly financial results and provide insight and recommendations on trajectory of business
    • Review and analyze revenue cycle details each month to assess accuracy of reported revenue
    • Oversee cash, investments, lending and leasing needs, and asset management for the region
    • Manage special transactions including equity changes, debt arrangements, and relocations
    • Perform proforma analysis of growth opportunities within existing centers
    • Working closely with the SCA Development Team to pull through acquisitions and joint venture partnerships across the region
    • Identify areas of opportunity to standardize, simplify, and streamline to drive our value of Continuous Improvement


    • An undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics is required
    • A minimum of five years of financial experience is required with healthcare experience being desirable
    • Ability to digest financial information in general ledger and patient accounting systems, 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 – up to 25%

    Please send resumes to: Michael Harward


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