Job Description

Job Title: Lead, Financial Analyst (Erie)
Job ID: 728797
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: HSD Hamot/Northwest Pod
Location: 300 State St, Erie PA 16507


UPMC Hamot is hiring a Lead, Financial Analyst. This is a wonderful opporunity to take the next steps in your Finance Career! Take leadership role in the enhancement, development, documentation, and communication of identified variances by managing comprehensive analysis of data. Understand the causes of financial & clinical trends and anomalies. Oversee other Financial Analysts on a day-to-day basis and provides guidance, assistance, supervision. Articulate opportunities to internal and external audiences, including senior executives. Implement solutions and track and monitor progress. Partner with operating personnel and substitute for senior leaders in various forums. Weigh practical considerations and potential barriers that need to be overcome to successfully implement new programs and processes.

  • Identify trends in expenses, utilization, medical quality, and other areas.
  • Implement and monitor effectiveness of these solutions.
  • Investigate variances and derive solutions to cost increases and quality issues.
  • Mentor and supervise day to day responsibilities of a minimum of two finance staff.
  • Must use their knowledge and expert understanding of financial, clinical and other information generated by numerous sources to identify opportunities to improve clinical and financial performance.
  • Perform cost/benefit analysis.
  • Perform statistical analyses, and then be able to explain this analysis to a non-technical audience of both internal and external customers and, at times, senior management.
  • Responsible for the distribution of work assignments for their team as well as workflow management within their team.
  • Serve as a process expert and provide training and support to other Financial Analysts.


  • Bachelors degree in finance or related business field is required.
  • Minimum of five years of related work experience required.
  • CPA/MBA preferred.
  • Experience in the health care industry preferred.
  • Prior experience leading/supervising staff preferred. 
  • Microsoft office with emphasis on spreadsheet application required and PeopleSoft General Ledger proficiency preferred. 
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism, enthusiasm and initiative on a daily basis.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment a must. Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, and forge strong interpersonal relationships within the department, with other departments, and with external audiences. 
  • Attention to detail is critical to the success of this position, with demonstrated competency in customer orientation and the ability to deal with ambiguity. Excellent planning, communication, documentation, organizational, analytical, and problem solving abilities.
  • Advanced mathematical skills. Ability to interpret and summarize results of various analyses in a timely and meaningful way.
  • Ability to effectively approach problem solving.
  • Ability to re-engineer processes to positively impact productivity in terms of timeliness and accuracy.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $24.29 to $40.38 / hour

Union Position: No

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