Finance Manager - HEALTH

Date: Jun 27, 2024

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Health Dept. 

Pay:  $61,774.00 annually.  

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm  


Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.


The Finance Manager for the Health Department ensures accurate accounting of County funds and provides oversight to Health Department revenue collection to support the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) in their mission to prevent disease, promote wellness, and protect the public from health threats. The Finance Manager ensures compliance with department policies and procedures. Oversees planning and management of programs and services within the Health Department, which include Financial Management, Contract Management and Grant reporting. This position is also a key member of the Leadership Team of the Health Department.


Provide leadership in the general Financial Management for the Health Department.

  • Ensure program performance, growth, effectiveness, and efficiency.  
  • Oversee and/or act as an all Health Department budget developments and management.
  • Monitor all grant reporting and management.
  • Ensure Health Department staff comply with financial and purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Ensure Health Department contracts are current.
  • Ensure all agenda items are processed for approval.
  • Review all health department program budgets and ensure appropriate and timely expenditures.
  • Ensure all Health Department positions are funded appropriately.
  • Oversee Health Department Billing operations, including supervision of Patient Billing Representative team.
  • Oversee Health Department Accounts Receivable.
  • Collaborate with County Division of Finance to ensure success of Health Department’s financial management.


Participate in the ongoing process of departmental strategic planning and community health improvement.

  • Member of the Health Department’s Leadership Team.
  • Lead and or assist with a quality improvement process within the agency.  
  • Collaborate with state agencies and regional county health departments toward common public health goals.
  • Actively participate in meetings and projects with internal and external partners.


Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or Public Administration, or related field. Three years’ experience preparing and analyzing financial or grant reports. Two years of accounting experience. Two years of professional management/supervisory experience. Per Sedgwick County Policy, this is a driving level position that requires a valid US driver’s license without restrictions and current proof of automobile insurance. Must complete Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) IS 100, 200, 700, and 800 courses within 30 days of employment.


Preferred Qualifications: Four years’ experience preparing and analyzing financial or grant reports, experience, and three years management/supervisory experience. Three years of experience in accounting. Master’s degree in Public Administration, MBA, or related field.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services, including employment, on the basis of race, color, sex, including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, marital status, religious or political affiliation, genetic information, disability, status as a member of the uniformed services or any other similarly protected status.

Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to qualified persons with disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please contact the Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Please do not use this phone number for employment questions. Applicants are contacted only if they are determined to be qualified candidates. 


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