Sutter Health Chief Financial Officer (CFO), SDMC/SMCCV, East Bay in Antioch, California

Position Overview:


Provides financial leadership and direction to the management and leadership teams, physicians, and Joint Ventures with a key focus on driving affordability to meet long term goals for the Sutter Health Acute Care Hospital(s). Accountable for directing all activities associated with the financial management, budgeting, forecasting, business analysis and financial planning. Partner with Sutter Shared Services in the areas of accounting and revenue cycle to ensure reporting accurate financial results to the system and other relevant stakeholders. Develop financial and operational strategy, in line with standards, processes, and metrics set by the system. Provide strategic and operational oversight for all financial implications stemming from operating unit and system wide integration.



  • Provide overall oversight and accountability for meeting short- and long-term strategic financial objectives

  • Oversee all financial-related activities, including, but not limited to, financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and business analysis

  • Manages and implements the capital and operational budgeting process in conjunction with operating unit decision support resources

  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-term plans (including both organic and inorganic growth), and relevant regulatory action

  • Develop, recommend, and implement strategies to improve financial performance and affordability

  • Provide executives across the hospitals and the operating unit advice on the financial implications of business activities

  • Provide strategic oversight for all financial effects of hospital consolidation and integration

  • Establishes key financial goals, operational performance ratios, productivity measures, and other metrics against which the hospital’s financial performance can be monitored and measured

  • Ensure implementation of all strategies, standards, processes, and metrics set by the system

  • Report accurate financial results to the system and other relevant stakeholders

  • Monitor and support the Revenue Cycle Process in partnership with Sutter Shared Services

  • Member of Hospital senior management team

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with executives across the operating unit to identify needs and seek business solutions

  • Ensure implementation of internal controls and financial risk management policies and ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial accounting and reporting


  • Demonstrate strong financial performance (EBITDA, cash flow, ROI, etc.) and affordability (cost per discharge, Medicare margin, etc.)

  • Ensure successful financial integration of hospitals and programs across the operating unit and system wide



  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferred in Accounting or Finance

  • CPA or MBA strongly preferred; if no CPA or MBA, Bachelor’s must be in Accounting or Finance

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in accounting management as a Controller or CFO

  • Experience in healthcare or related field required

Organization: Sutter Health System Office

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.