Sr. Director Financial Planning & Analysis (HomeCare) in Louisville, KY at ResCare

Date Posted: 8/26/2018

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Title: Sr. Director Financial Planning & Analysis (HomeCare)

Job Category: Corporate Services

Line of Business: Resource Center Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Sr. Director Financial Planning & Analysis (HomeCare).

About this Line of Business

Since 1974, ResCare, Inc., has been dedicated to impacting communities for the better with a mission to help people live their best life. As the largest diversified health and human services provider in the U.S., ResCare makes a difference in people's lives and communities by providing home and community-based health services to complex populations.

With more than 45,000 dedicated employees serving over 60,000 people daily across the country, ResCare offers daily living, behavioral health and other health-related support services, pharmacy, remote monitoring solutions, neurorehab therapy, along with vocational training and job placement for people of all ages and skill level.

ResCare is changing the industry through our commitment to continuous quality and safety improvements, and we're investing in technology to connect homes and people. We're also working with federal and state government agencies to educate and advocate for the use of those needed care solutions to improve quality outcomes and reduce costs.

As a(n) Sr. Director Financial Planning & Analysis (HomeCare) you will: 

The Director/Senior Director of Operations Finance will serve as the senior finance leader over the HomeCare Division, will be a key partner to the operational leaders, and own, define, and drive all financial analysis and reporting for their assigned business.  The successful candidate will be seen as a driver of results within their business, across disciplines (e.g., census growth, utilization, revenue rate, labor management and overhead staffing) – truly a financial leader. This function acts as the analytical engine of the HomeCare Division to provide insights, support and optimal business decision making. The direct reports to this role include one Financial Analyst. The position reports to the Senior Vice President of FP&A. HomeCare Division includes a national footprint and delivers services including: Senior and I/DD HomeCare and daily living support, neuro rehabilitation therapy, outpatient therapy (PT, OT, SLP), pediatric autism support and therapy, home health, hospice, and ancillary services.

  • Forecast – Develop monthly and quarterly forecasts, driven by key operational metrics analyzed in partnership with operations leaders, and present forecast to senior leadership regularly.  Provide flash updates on metrics and corresponding revenue and EBITDA weekly.
  • Budget – In concert with operations teams, develop strategic plans and growth strategies, including de novo development plans and organic census growth / cost containment.  Create annual operational budgets for each site/branch within the assigned business, assessing run rates, growth plans, staffing needs/requests, and regulatory impacts.  Present budgets to senior leadership within operating segment and to company executives.
  • Financial reviews – Complete detailed reviews of individual branches.  Each branch will be reviewed monthly, with particular attention being paid to branches with significant variances to monthly budgets / forecast and/or with material changes to their run rates.
  • Drive Business Performance – More than reporting the numbers, the Director / Senior Director of Operations Finance is responsible for monitoring key performance metrics and taking action to improve operational performance across many areas.  Specifically:
    • Daily served hours management/analysis – Daily review of served hours compared to budget and trend to identify areas where utilization needs to be addressed, determine impact and implement changes with operators.
    • Gross Profit – Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances.  Partner with operations management to effect positive change to results. 
    • Monthly overhead management, position, and pay control – Monitor overhead staffing and all position and pay control.  Drive an environment of fiscal management across every level of the organization and ensure all agencies are in line with approved overhead staffing plans and field pay is in line with budgets.
  • Standardized Reporting – To support their businesses, work with the business intelligence tool and dashboard reports/data to ensure all reporting is produced timely and provides valuable information to understand current business trends, and utilizes reporting to identify focus areas – addressing with operations and other functions as needed.  Reporting drives performance and this position is to ensure that performance is in line with expectations.
  • Ad hoc analysis / projects – As a valuable resource to a business unit, various analytical initiatives will be assigned.  These include rate/volume variance analyses, wage increase valuation, union negotiation impacts, ROI for investment positions (e.g., sales managers), incentive calculations, support field and other operational projects that may arise.

Position Requirements

Education, Experience and Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or account required
  • CPA/CFA or MBA highly desirable
  • 7+ years of relevant experience 
  • 2-3 years of leadership or management experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to use and manage complex reporting processes, systems, and report writing tools
  • High attention to detail, timeliness, and accuracy
  • Experience in budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning 
  • Experience with development of variance and trend financial analysis 
  • Advanced Excel and MS Office tools, spreadsheet, and database usage
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate (verbal and written) with all levels of personnel both internal and external to the company
  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity

Additional Information


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

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