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Business Manager

Hiawatha, IA

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REM Iowa, a partner of The MENTOR Network, is currently seeking a Business Manager to join our team. This hands-on role will strategically partner with local and regional leadership in the achievement of financial and operational objectives through the implementation and administration of financial plans.

The Business Manager assists in the annual budget process and forecasting and analysis of operations’ performance, provides financial analysis to support business decision making and ensures the accuracy and integrity of financial reporting.  This role directs and supervises assigned staff.

- Performs monthly and quarterly analysis of operations’ results    for all state and regional centers vs. plan(s).
- Prepares financial plans in accordance with annual budgets, quarterly revenue and profit targets, headcount authorizations and recurring forecasts.
- Serves as primary liaison to corporate finance and accounting; articulates field operations’ needs for support and assistance.
- Provides assistance to corporate finance and accounting staff with the development of systems and approaches that address company requirements and are responsive and sensitive to field needs.
- Analyzes and presents financial information to business partners to better understand the financial and operational performance of the business lines and make recommendations
- Builds and maintains strong relationships with local business partners and members of the finance team that we support
- Uses professional financial concepts to achieve company objectives and addresses complex business issues in imaginative and practical ways.
- Oversees Accounts Receivable for state and coordinates with Shared Service Center when applicable.
- Prepares internal and external financial reports, including cost reports required by regulatory agencies.
- Performs other related duties and activities as required.

Education and Knowledge:
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
- Solid accounting knowledge
Experience and Technical Skills:
- Five - seven years’ experience in accounting/financial management
- Previous experience with Managed Care Organizations (MCO) desired
- Background in Human Services or Medicaid reimbursement preferred
- Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite;  Strong Excel skills required
- Strong analytical skills
- Experience with Hyperion Planning & Reporting or similar packages
- Experience with Oracle or other large ERP system and report writing
Personal Skills:
- Ability to lead a team as well as be a team member
- Strong customer service orientation
- Ability to work under pressure and time deadlines
- Ability to explain financial information to non-financial team members
- Demonstrated attention to detail and strong follow through
- Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

- Competitive compensation/benefits package including 401(k), PTO and Holiday Pay
- Annual performance-based bonus plan
- Dynamic work environment, no day is ever the same as the next
- Family friendly culture

Founded in 1979, REM Iowa offers residential living options and continued support for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. REM Iowa also provides a growing array of rehabilitation services and community-based supports to assist individuals with brain injury. Through a range of individualized services, REM Iowa strives to help individuals of all abilities live life to the fullest in the communities they call home.

REM Iowa is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.

We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. Our organization is driven by the power of relationships. As an organization of people serving people, positive and productive relationships are vital to the work that we do.
Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!

Posted 03/07/18

Job ID: 37636643