Wolters Kluwer Sr. Director, Finance in Denver, Colorado

Clinical Software Solutions (CSS), a part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a division of Wolters Kluwer, develops and sells drug and medical information tools that are integrated into the pharmacy, hospital, insurer or healthcare vendor's information systems, or used as stand-alone products. From diagnosis to documentation, our clinician-designed software solutions deliver best practices, clinical evidence and workflow tools to advance the practice of evidence-based medicine. Built upon industry-leading informatics technologies and backed by award-winning customer service, our solutions integrate seamlessly into CPOE and EMR systems and deliver point of care solutions that clinicians embrace.

With more than 200 years of medical publishing experience, a team of clinical experts, best-in-class brands and a network of more than 100 in-house clinicians partnering with over 4,000 of the world's top physician specialists, Wolters Kluwer Health's Clinical Software Solutions group leverages the industry's most trusted clinical content, advanced clinical decision support, and deep clinical and informatics expertise, to drive better outcomes and accelerate a return on investment from healthcare IT investments.

The Sr. Director, Finance functions as the General Manager's business partner, working directly with him/her to drive growth both organically and through acquisitions, to plan the Operating Unit's future strategic direction, and to operate the $60M unit on a day-to-day basis.

Works in conjunction with Division and Corporate finance organizations to ensure accurate and appropriate treatment of all financial activities related to the business.

Acts in a fiduciary capacity for the maintenance of accurate accounting records. Analyzes and interprets statistical and accounting data and reports trends. Directs company financial organization.

Essential Duties and Responsiblities:

  • Serves as the analytical right hand to the General Manager, provides objective and accurate information on the operation and forecasts of the business, enabling the best decision making by the General Manager and the General Manager's direct reports.

  • The Sr. Director, Finance will lead the Budgeting and forecast process for each operating unit within CSS in collaboration with the general managers and other business stakeholders.

  • Prepares well crafted PowerPoint presentations that succinctly convey financial performance and projections for Budget, latest estimates, 3-year strategy projections and ad hoc business performance deep dives.

  • Works with the North American Accounting Center to ensure that the companies adhere to current accounting standards and are compliant with IFRS for revenue recognition, expenses and balance sheet items.

  • Analyzes and interprets financial information pertaining to the company's performance. Makes recommendations concerning business policy, resource allocation, and business operations to improve company financial performance. Alerts General Manager and other key executives and managers to trends in the financial performance of various segments of the business that may require management action.

  • Helps to steer the overall strategy and culture of the business as a member of the CSS Senior Executive Team.

  • Determines company requirements for financial analysis, planning, control, and reporting systems that adequately monitor and provide financial insight into the operation of company business and develops appropriate systems.

  • Forecasts capital requirements. Identifies and analyzes capital sources. Helps the organization make resource allocation decision using classic financial analyses such as ROI and DCF/NPV.

  • Provides analysis and leadership to ensure that we use pricing to our best advantage to drive revenue and profit

  • Ensures all other senior executives receive financial support as required for them to successfully manage their functions, including, budgeting support, expense analysis, financial modeling, and scenario planning and analysis, and other decision making support as needed.

  • Participates in the financial evaluation of acquisition/divestiture opportunities and develops recommendations concerning them.

  • Work with Project Management function to ensure alignment (on time/on budget) with business strategies. Analysis and evaluation of measures, metrics, thresholds, targets, status and results to drive performance in alignment with business strategies and initiatives.

  • Oversees plan design and execution/fulfillment of sales incentive compensation.

  • The Sr. Director, Finance is responsible for reviewing and signing all customer agreements. Their primary responsibility is to safeguard the company and to ensure that the business stays within company set guidelines for commercial and business terms.

  • Takes responsibility for all financial matters related to the Operating Unit, either managing them directly or by working closely with the Division finance staff.

  • Represents Wolters Kluwer Health in a positive, professional, and customer focused manner. Treats fellow employees and carries out all tasks in demonstrating the Wolters Kluwer Corporate Values: Accountability, Customer Focus, Innovation, Integrity, Teamwork and Value Creation.

  • Develops and maintains appropriate financial organization. Establishes standards for performance and assure that financial personnel are properly directed and qualified to fulfill their job responsibilities. Develops staff through continued learning and development and cross training of personnel to ensure growth in capability of the finance resources and a solid succession plan for the finance organization

Other Duties:

  • Sr. Director, Finance position may include other duties as assigned

  • Will also include substantial involvement and responsibility for building communication to Division and Corporate such as three year development plans, quarterly forecasts, the annual Budget, and other monthly Division meeting presentations.


  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, related field or equivalent experience required

  • MBA, preferred

  • CPA, preferred

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years' experience in senior financial role in a subscription based business model.

  • Strong team building abilities and skills; commitment to continuous quality improvement.

  • Proficient in Microsoft suite including Excel and Word. Proficiency in ERP accounting software such as Oracle, SAP, or NetSuite preferred.

Preferred Experience:

  • Management of remotely located employees and teams residing in regional markets.

  • Experience working at an Operating Unit level within Corporation.

  • Experience working with Shared Service Accounting Structure.

Travel Requirements:

Occasional travel as needed

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.


Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions, and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at 888 (495) 4771.

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