The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is the nation’s largest membership organization for providers and professionals who care for people affected by serious and life-limiting illness. As the respected authority on hospice and palliative care, NHPCO is a leader in advancing public policy and quality programs that improve access to high quality, person-centered interdisciplinary care when and where people need it.
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and serving as an integral member of the leadership team, NHPCO is seeking a Vice President of Finance to join our mission-driven team. In this role, you will direct and oversee the financial activities of NHPCO and its affiliates ensuring accurate and thorough preparation of financial reporting while creating forecasts and budgets to predict and shape future growth. You will champion a culture of fiscal responsibility, prudence and accountability while providing the financial tools and reporting that shapes great decisions and organizational growth. The ideal candidate will be a strategic, results-driven finance and accounting leader who embodies NHPCO’s culture through their leadership and the execution of outcomes.
This role is based in the Washington, DC area and is eligible to work a hybrid telework arrangement. Supervises three or more direct reports and may occasionally supervise interns or temporary employees.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Partners and collaborates with the CFO, CEO, and leadership team on operational and strategic issues; provides strategic recommendations based on financial analysis and projections, cost identification and allocation, and revenue/expense analysis.
As staff liaison to the Board of Directors’ Finance Committee, engages with committee members around issues, trends, and changes in the operating model and operational delivery; develops agenda and schedule for committee meetings.
Oversees long-term budgetary planning and cost management to align with the strategic plan.
Prepares and presents financial reports including monthly profit and loss by division, forecast vs. budget by division and weekly cash for NHPCO and affiliates. Reviews all formal financial-related procedures and processes, recommends improvements, and manages the systems going forward.
Ensures timely reconciliation of general ledger accounts to sub-ledgers and schedules to include cash accounts (bank reconciliations), investment accounts, grants payable/receivable, accounts payable/receivable, intercompany balances, fixed assets, etc.
Conducts reviews of annual vendor information; reviews 1099 reports to ensure accurate and timely annual 1099 issuance.
Coordinates with Education team to supply financial metrics for the Annual Financial Reporting for CE/CME Accreditation, webinars, and annual conferences.
Manages the organization’s audit process and serves as primary contact to external auditor.
Optimizes the handling of bank and deposit relationships and initiates appropriate strategies to enhance cash position.
Oversees financial administration of grants; prepares and submits grant reports, assisting program staff through submission process and management of grants; reviews educational grant support requirements for educational programs.
Oversees inventory and fulfillment functions tied to the NHPCO Marketplace and all aspects of the on-site Marketplace at conferences; develops and reviews Marketplace budget; directs contractual relationships with vendors; partners with Marketing team to develop a marketing plan.
In conjunction with the NHPCO State Associations Manager and State Executive Directors, leads, oversees, and directs state hospice association management services and day-to-day operations.
Business or accounting degree required; Certified Public Accountant (CPA) strongly preferred.
A minimum of 7-10 years of experience in an accounting/finance role ideally with in-house financial management experience at a non-profit, trade, or educational association.
Exceptional leader and people manager with the ability to influence, engage, motivate, and guide their staff and others.
Familiar with nonprofit finance and accounting regulations.
Financial experience with hospice provider(s) is a plus.
A passion for NHPCO’s mission, vision, and values.
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), practices, standards, and requirements, as well as reviewing and validating financial data; Knowledge of banking and accounts management.
Entrepreneurial collaborator who can multitask, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills with the ability to effectively partner with internal and external stakeholders.
Exhibits integrity, discretion, and independent judgment in areas that have substantial impact upon operations and successes of the organization.
Self-reliant, good problem solver and results oriented, always striving to exceed expectations, and apply keen negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
Flexible, collaborative, and proactive; a team leader who can positively and productively impact both strategic and tactical finance and administration initiatives.
Takes personal responsibility for their actions and the actions of others.
Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Dynamics GP.
Proficiency in the use of database membership systems as related to accounting, netFORUM experience preferred; familiar with and able to coordinate financial data among various databases/integrations.
This position is classified as a full-time, exempt salaried position with a starting base salary at $168,116 - $252,175 annually (commensurate with related experience) plus an opportunity to earn annual merit increases and potential, but not guaranteed, performance bonuses. NHPCO offers an excellent total compensation package, which includes medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, short- and long-term disability plans, retirement, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation/sick leave, twelve paid holidays, twelve weeks paid parental leave, wellness programs, and more!
NHPCO requires all employees to be up-to-date and fully vaccinated from the COVID-19 virus as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation. If hired, you will be required to show proof that you’ve received the COVID-19 vaccine(s) or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.
To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume.
About National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Who We Represent
Founded in 1978, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is the nation’s largest membership organization for providers and professionals who care for people affected by serious and life-limiting illness. Its broad community of members includes local hospice and palliative care providers, networks serving large regions of the United States, and individual professionals.
Based in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, NHPCO represents the interests of its members and the general public with legislative advocacy that helps to enhance and expand access to care that addresses holistic health and the well-being of communities. With a staff of experts available to personally guide members through nearly every consideration or business challenge—NHPCO’s team is always there with timely and pragmatic support.
How We Serve & Lead
NHPCO gives ongoing inspiration, practical guidance, and legislative representation to hospice and palliative care providers so they can enrich experiences for patients and ease caregiving responsibilities and emotional stress for families. By providing its members with the essential tools they need to stay current with leading... practices, understand policy changes, and improve their quality of care, NHPCO addresses the challenges that providers navigate on a daily basis and offers a wealth of expert knowledge and step-by-step solutions to fill the gaps.
Thousands of healthcare professionals and volunteers in the NHPCO community choose to dedicate themselves to caring for people with serious and life-limiting illnesses because they are skilled in offering compassion and support, are called to serve the whole person, and believe in care without barriers. NHPCO champions these shared values and advances the mission-driven, person-centered and community-oriented model that its members use. By continually demonstrating how this integrated model works and improving on its efficacy, NHPCO positions the field of hospice and palliative care to serve as a beacon for other areas of medicine and caregiving.
Mission – To lead and mobilize social change for improved care at the end of life.
Vision – A world where individuals and families facing serious illness, death, and grief will experience the best that humankind can offer.
Values – NHPCO Believes in:
Service: Engaging Customers
Respect: Honoring Others
Excellence: Exceeding Expectations
Collaboration: Fostering Partnerships
Stewardship: Managing Resources