The Finance and Business Analyst works under the direction of the Director of Finance. The position will work in collaboration with various department leaders for services related to implement and maintain the financial and business goals and objectives to ensure fiscally viable and optimal service delivery in the assigned areas. The position is instrumental in driving performance metrics. The position will maintain a working knowledge of current information technology utilized in the hospital. This knowledge will allow the incumbent to incorporate data across systems for the use and support of program improvement and long-range strategic planning. The position will have the responsibility for the capture, development and maintenance of performance metrics and statistics. The role will oversee the financial reporting system which will include data loads, table updates, report writing and data structure. The incumbent will plan and coordinate data collection and analysis activities for selected services and projects. The position is responsible for providing management with operational and financial data analysis, working with department leaders to monitor bi-weekly productivity and monthly financial performance, design and implement selected projects that will impact business operations and other analysis as required. The position may assist department leaders in developing and updating capital assets, opportunities for improving capital asset management, including but not limited to capital asset needs, capital planning, and review and processing of capital requests. This position is also responsible for the planning, coordinating, and developing the rolling forecast process. The position will review and ensure patient reimbursement process and procedures are set up and reviewed.
Advanced excel skills and database management which includes experience with SQL is a plus. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with diverse groups and individuals. Work effectively with administration, employees and medical staff. Identify and analyze complex departmental (and patient care) issues. Make independent decisions and provide recommendations to Administration, Director, employees and medical staff. Exercise good judgment and tact in providing leadership, guidance and assistance. The position must be able to work independently with minimal supervision while consistently demonstrating the core values of Enloe Medical Center and serves as a role model to other employees.
EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related OR MBA or graduate degree OR CPA or CMA
- Three years experience in finance, business analysis, information technology, healthcare or a related field.
- MBA or graduate degree
- Healthcare experience
- Understanding of procedures and clinical service lines. Familiar with industry standards related to best practices, and associated metrics that drive efficiency. Process mapping, workflow design, and Project management skills.
- Experience with relational databases – SQL
- Advanced excel skills and data management
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:
The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must possesses analytical skills necessary to gather and interpret quantitative and qualitative data relevant to the effective and efficient operation of the Emergency and Ancillary services departments. Understanding of operative procedures and clinical service lines. Familiar with industry standards, and associated metrics that drive efficiency in the clinical setting. Process mapping, workflow design, and Project management skills. Strong formal and informal presentation skills are required in order to communicate complex financial concepts and information to non-financial constituents. Strong analytical skills are required to provide assistance with departmental financial performance review, budget preparations, and other special projects. The ideal candidate will collaborate with multiple departments to develop initiatives and strategies that optimize costs and improve overall efficiency and profitability of the hospital. Must be knowledgeable and have the ability to develop and interpret financial, statistical and operational data. Must have strong computer skills and experienced with spreadsheet, word processing, and data base applications. Behavior should be reflective of Enloe Medical Center’s core values. Must be able to fulfill the essential functions of the position.
Must display the following abilities:
Take Ownership: Knowledge of the current situation or issue at hand; ability to take full personal responsibility or ownership for assignments, activities, decisions and results.
Interpersonal Relationships: Knowledge of the techniques and the ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
Accuracy and Attention to Detail: Understanding of the necessity and value of accuracy and attention to detail; ability to process information with high levels of accuracy.
Analytical Thinking: Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis and the ability to meet the customer needs. Design reports that are easy to use.
Business Analytics: Knowledge of technologies, techniques and practices for the evaluation of business and financial performance data; ability to analyze financial data to help justify and drive future business planning decisions.
Effective Communications: Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
Managing Multiple Priorities: Knowledge of effective self-management practices and ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities, making effective judgments as to prioritizing and time allocation.