What if you were hired as a comptroller, and within 60 days landed in the CFO office? Join us as Chris recalls his surprise as he was named CFO of a fast-growing medical billing services company Global Healthcare Alliance.
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“We believe in leadership through service. And this is about serving employees and giving them the right tools. You can remove any roadblocks for them, but you let the employee do their job. Do not micromanage them.”
“Being in the revenue cycle management industry, it’s important to really look at the daily billings as well as the daily collections that we make on behalf of our clients. I always watch our daily cash positions to make sure our cash on hand is where we need it to be. ”
“Don’t be afraid to make mistakes. In the beginning when you have less experience you fear that mistakes could have a very negative impact, but the fact is everyone makes mistakes. And I think many people within an organization recognize that mistakes are really learning experiences.”
“Our organization is based in the cloud and the software that we serve (our customers) with is based in the cloud. We’re still using a traditional tool from a financial accounting standpoint, but we’re using Adaptive Planning, which is a cloud based tool for our budgeting. ”
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