WittKieffer and Lifespan have partnered in the national search for a Senior Vice President of Finance (SVP, Finance). Lifespan is Rhode Island's first health system, and was founded in 1994 by Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. A comprehensive, integrated, academic health system affiliated with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Lifespan's present partners also include Rhode Island Hospital's pediatric division, Hasbro Children's Hospital; Bradley Hospital; Newport Hospital; and Gateway Healthcare.
The SVP, Finance is accountable for operating/financial performance and the adherence to established and approved budgets and targets. The SVP, Finance will provide financial oversight and direction for Lifespan’s hospital entities and other significant Lifespan affiliates such as, physician group practices and retail and specialty pharmacy providers as required. The SVP’s focus will be on creating best in class financial operations, financial reporting and enabling financial policies, processes, and technology across the Lifespan enterprise in a manner, which supports Lifespan’s strategic priorities. Reporting to the Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer (EVP, CFO), the SVP of Finance will lead a team of member institution Finance VPs.
The qualified candidate will possess a minimum of 10 years of professional finance experience; five or more years must be in a top leadership role within finance. Experience within an academic health system is highly desired. Additional experience in areas such as real estate, operations, revenue cycle, supply chain, provider contracting, and population health is strongly desired. Master’s degree in Business, Healthcare Administration or similar is preferred. CPA is desirable.
Expressions of interest, nominations, and applications are welcome and can be made via the WittKieffer Candidate Portal HERE. The Candidate Portal is a secure, easy way to nominate a colleague, express interest, or apply for a position.
If you have questions about this opportunity, please contact Thomas Quinn and Paul Bohne through the office of Stephanie Odorisio Arriviello, preferably via email at email@example.com.
All inquiries, applications and nominations will be held in the highest confidence.