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Assistant Department Financial Officer

Job ID REQ-2023-1644 Omaha, Nebraska

Boys Town is seeking an individual to fill the role of Assistant Department Financial Officer. This role plays an integral role in overseeing the financial responsibilities of assigned departments. In this role, you have responsibility for the preparation of budget reports and analysis, financial reviews for the day-to-day operations of specific departments across the Boys Town enterprise. We are looking for that individual who is a self-starter, detail oriented and can work independently, but in a team environment, and possesses solid communication skills.


Oversees, trains, and supports financial and administrative responsibilities for assigned sites.

  • Assists with the development and implementation of comprehensive plans with long- and short-term objectives.

  • Participates in the administration and monitoring of department financial activities, including budgeting, budget analysis, invoices, purchasing, and disbursements.

  • Prepares and presents financial reports.

  • Designs and coordinates special studies, analyses, and ad hoc reporting.

  • Participates in the development, administration, monitoring, and evaluation of departmental procedures; develops, recommends, and pilots new procedures.

  • Works with management to develop annual capital and operating budgets and presents to senior management.

  • Assists with the coordination of the record keeping process for central administration, programs, and sites

  • Ensures departmental compliance with local laws, site policies, and contracts

  • Hires, supervises, and evaluates staff.

  • Participates in negotiations of provider and other agreements for Boys Town sites, agreements for programs, other service provisions, and reimbursements.

  • Visits sites regularly, conducts formal reviews, ratings, and gives feedback on the business operation of assigned sites or departments.


  • Knowledge of financial practices, principles, and regulatory requirements.

  • Knowledge of organizational strategies and ability to apply those strategies in practice.

  • High level of professionalism and interpersonal skills. Excellent critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills.

  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels in the organization and with external business contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.

  • Ability to successfully lead a team of associates.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in fiscal planning, budgetary analysis, and management required.

  • Available to travel as required.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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