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Sanford Health Manager, Finance in Fargo, North Dakota

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Annex Building
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 415 3rd Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Manages finance activities for a broad range of service lines and facilities within the Sanford Health enterprise. Facilitates organization-wide financial planning, budgeting, and process support for the full spectrum of services offered throughout Sanford Health. Produces thorough, accurate and timely budget, expense management, and variance reports for the healthcare organization. Provides effective financial forecasting, planning and control mechanisms for the healthcare organization. Involved in candidate selection and onboarding, including scheduling training and integration into team. Evaluates employee performance and supports continuous professional development for employees. Provides leadership and support for financial services initiatives and projects; has ownership of project outcomes and ensures deadlines are met while providing guidance and support to staff on individual contributions to projects.

The Manager is a professional role and must demonstrate leadership abilities, including: the ability to make work assignments and adjust as needed, manage competing priorities while meeting deadlines, coaching employees and taking corrective action when needed, supporting employee development, and taking the initiative in own professional development. Advanced understanding of accounting principles and standards is required. Able to demonstrate use of knowledge in making forecasts based on statistical analysis and provide accurate, complex analysis of financial data. Ability to interpret complex financial and accounting data. Must be self directed, autonomous and yet be able to work in an interdependent role. Must have excellent critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills, and the ability to work with others across the organization at all levels. Work must be well documented. Must be able to communicate with all levels of management and employees, both orally and in writing.


Bachelor's degree required in accounting, finance, business, healthcare administration, or related field; master's degree desired, but not required.

In lieu of Bachelor's degree, leadership may potentially consider minimum six years equivalent work experience.

Minimum of five years' experience in financial analysis or related accounting fields. Healthcare experience would be helpful.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or other professional certification is preferred, but not required.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0103587
Job Function: Finance
Featured: No