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Manager of Strategy and Finance

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Position Description

DaVita is currently seeking a Manager, Finance & Strategy to join Team Galaxy, which is DaVita’s field organization for all dialysis operations in Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico.  For each of his/her 1-2 assigned operating divisions, the successful Manager will serve on the divisional leadership team as the:
  • Highest level strategy and finance leader
  • Strategic advisor and thought partner to the Division Vice President
  • Division Vice President’s trusted partner to drive accountability on committed actions and results
The Manager will report directly to the Sr. Group Finance Director of Team Galaxy and indirectly to the Division Vice President for each of his/her 1-2 assigned divisions (each with approximately 50 clinics and $200 million annual revenue).  The role will be based in the Team Galaxy headquarters in Houston, TX.  The following is a brief overview of the expected roles and responsibilities of this position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overall:  Act as the strategic leader and CFO for assigned divisions
    • Thought leader:  Interpret data, develop solutions, and effectively communicate recommendations to senior leadership
    • Process leader:  Drive accountability to action plans committed by the Divisional Vice President and divisional leadership team
    • Coach less quantitatively oriented leaders and teammates on how to manage a P&L and leverage data to drive growth and achieve operational excellence
  • Growth Strategy & Management:  In partnership with the Division Vice President, develop and lead strategic analyses to drive growth and profitability across the division, including:
    • Develop multi-year forecast for divisional growth
    • Analyze existing and whitespace markets to identify opportunities to expand DaVita’s presence
    • Recommend multi-million dollar capital expenditures for new clinics to serve future patient needs
    • Partner with business development, legal, real estate, and other teams to manage execution of growth plans (including build-out and launch of new clinics)
  • Operations Analytics:  In partnership with the clinical and operational leadership team, drive improvements in key performance metrics across the division, including:
    • Prepare detailed analyses and make recommendations to manage ongoing performance
    • Identify, validate and launch innovative methods to enhance operational efficiency
  • Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A):
    • Proactively identify trends in financial results through analyses of financial results, variance to budget, tracking to forecast, etc. on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
    • Lead annual budgeting process across the division
    • Communicate financial results of joint venture facilities to DaVita’s physician partners
  • Other strategic, operational, financial or special projects as needed
  • Supervisory responsibilities:  no
  • Expected to travel up to 15% of the time
Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.    


Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree; MBA preferred
  • 2 years minimum, 3+ years preferred in strategy or corporate finance roles such as consulting, investment banking, private equity, or corporate development (M&A)
    • Demonstrable knowledge of financial statements, the relationships among them and the underlying business operations they represent
    • Experience with quantitative modeling and analytical methods, such as operations analytics, financial forecasting, valuation analyses, etc.
  • Project management experience
    • Simultaneously manage and prioritize multiple projects for competing internal clients
    • Assume ownership and accountability for projects, including the timely delivery of analyses and the quality of the final work product
    • Stretch "up" and "down" in responsibilities as needed
  • Superior communication skills
    • Successful track record of presenting to executive leadership preferred
  • Superior judgment and decision making skills
  • Expert level computer skills with proficiency with Microsoft Office:  Excel (expert), PowerPoint (advanced), Word and Outlook (intermediate)
Essential Behaviors, Skills and Attitudes Required for Success in this Position
  • Personal values aligned with DaVita's Core Values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun
  • Have empathy, consideration and respect for other teammates with the ability to work alongside individuals from diverse cultural, educational and professional backgrounds
  • Self-starter with commitment to learning and strong work ethic
  • Superior communication skills and analytical abilities combined with a high tolerance for ambiguity
Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply. 
To learn more about our Village and the world of dialysis, click here.

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Position Summary

  • Job Title: Manager of Strategy and Finance
  • Job Function: Accounting / Finance
  • Location: 2800 N Loop West, Suite 800, Houston, Texas