The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting departmental activities related to analyzing operational and financial data required for decision-making of the senior leadership team. The position works closely with the operations team on projects related to performance improvement and benchmarking. Supports development of learning programs, methods, and tools to facilitate understanding of financial, statistical, and productivity information. Supports all decision support activities related to cost management in concert with Financial Systems Integrity, Financial Planning and Budgeting, and other Fiscal Operations departments. Acts as a team lead for Financial Analysts. This position works independently but will receive guidance, strategic direction, training and coaching from Director and other team members.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelors degree in accounting or finance, economics, business administration (major in finance), or related discipline. Work Experience (Years and Area): Five (5) years experience in financial analysis and decision support required, preferably in a healthcare environment
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) Bilingual Skills Preferred - Languages: Spanish preferred. Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports) Other Skills: Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Research, Statistical, P.C., MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access Work Schedule: Weekdays
Other Requirements: Knowledge of JCAHO, State, Medicare/ Medicaid, and other external regulatory agencies. Data analytics and manipulation of multiple databases is required. .Knowledge of decision sciences, cost accounting, finance, benchmark analysis, productivity reporting and delivery of healthcare services. Demonstrated detailed understanding of data and processing of data. Ability to analyze, report, and develop recommendations. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to include presentation skills. Proficient in all MS Office applications; demonstrated advanced functionality of Excel and Access. Reasoning skills and ability to articulate logic behind decisions. Attention to detail. Ability to multi-task and meet deliverables. Problem solving skills. Demonstrated organizational and time management skills. Customer service skills.
Internal Number: 142560
About Harris Health System
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.