Senior Financial Analyst
Position SummaryThe incumbent will work directly with the Senior Director of FP and will have hands-on responsibility for an array of functions including but not limited to departmental budgets, forecasts, variance analysis, monthly accruals, faculty effort allocation across missions. The incumbent will also serve as a business advisor to the Executive Director(s) of Clinical Operations, and as a liaison between central finance and the clinical departments.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.Other duties may be assigned.Leads the development of strong planning and forecasting capabilities by taking the existing infrastructure, tools, and reports, to the next level.Develops simulation models using statistical analyses before arriving at practical solutions.Guides cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures, providing trends and forecasts, explaining processes and techniques, and recommending actions.Leads efforts to improve financial performance by analyzing results, monitoring variances, identifying trends, and recommending actions.Leads the development of Pro-forma financial and operational models in support of new service lines in collaboration with the department leadership.Collaborates with department leadership to develop standardized business processes in support of key operational initiatives.Oversees physician dashboard enhancements to drive strategic and operational decision-making.Key liaison/support with quarterly performance management reporting requirements for key constituents.Improves decision support analysis. Analyze company performance against targets as well as comparisons to relevant competitors or peers.Works with key stakeholders in Operations and Finance to develop budget and contingency plans.Leads strategic initiatives and projects such as competitor analysis, product line profitability, and cost improvement initiatives as required.Ensures satisfactory internal controls are being adhered to and take proactive action as necessary.Partakes in long-range planning of at least one year in advance.Effectively communicate with all stakeholders, eg, chairs, administrators, faculty, and staff.Ad hoc financial analyses, including the building of Excel models and the presentation of results.Knowledge of or ability to quickly become adept at using our various systems: Cognos, Epic, Oracle.Knowledge of advanced Microsoft Excel and Power features: Query, BI, Pivot, Automate, SharePoint, and Box. Some knowledge of Tableau is desirable.Works closely with Central Accounting and department on quarterly physician productivity incentive calculations.QualificationsEducationA Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is required.Graduate degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Management, or a related field is preferred.Experience5+ years of related experience in performing and leading financial data analysis, as well as communicating its results, preferably in a clinical setting.Proficiency with Microsoft software, Excel in particular, is required.Experience with Cognos TM1/Analytics, Hyperion, Strata, KH, or similar financial systems is strongly preferred, as is any experience with data analysis and visualization applications such as Microsoft BI or Tableau. Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.