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Financial Analyst, Senior - Harrisburg

  • Job ID: 398802274
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
  • Department: Surgical Srvs-Bus Office
  • Location: 2601 North Third Street, Harrisburg PA 17110
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $27.17 to $42.45 / hour

Description

Purpose:
Responsible for assisting the Financial Planning and Reimbursement department in fulfilling its functions and duties including forecast/budget preparation, data analysis collection/submission, Budget Advisor system maintenance, management reporting, maintenance and quarterly submission of Benchmarking data, and labor productivity and benchmarking reports to management.

Responsibilities:

  • Daily contact and communication with all levels of management within Pinnacle Health. Requires regular interaction and the ability to work effectively with peers, financial and operational leaders, department directors, managers, and staff to facilitate the duties and responsibilities of this position.
  • Collaborates with others to complete job duties as appropriate.
  • Communicates clearly, directly and in a professional manner. Provides information accurately and completely.
  • Organizes work-time to respond to established priorities. Uses time effectively and productively.
  • Attends and regularly participates on committees and in meetings.
  • Assures confidentiality is maintained, when appropriate.
  • Analyzes and resolves problems independently and seeks assistance at appropriate times. Keeps Director informed of pertinent information in a timely manner.
  • Prioritizes activities and responsibilities appropriately to ensure completion of projects and assignments within deadlines.
  • Meets goals and objectives within specific target dates.
  • Updates and creates procedure manuals
  • Creates weekly Business Driver report for the Operations group, requiring utilization of the decision support system and financial accounting database, as well as collection of data from various sources across the organization.
  • Creates and distributes all monthly financial management reports, including general ledger detail, accounts payable detail, income statements, FTE details, inventory, etc. The process entails data collection from other systems, interfacing, reconciliation and analysis of data.
  • Provides training to management on how to read and understand their financial reports.  Various ad hoc report writing as requested by management or needed for data analysis, which requires extensive knowledge of the system to query the data fields and format appropriately.
  • Independent decision making is expected and needed when working with management and making recommendations or possible changes in regard to their financial data or with reports that are requested.
  • Participates in special projects and prepares special analyses, reports, downloads, uploads and reconciliation as assigned
  • Processes daily & bi-weekly interfaces of departmental volume and payroll data into the productivity system, as well as collecting manual statistics needed.
  • Assists departments in researching discrepancies or issues related to their productivity and makes changes or adjustments for improvement where appropriate.
  • Responsible for creating and distributing daily and bi-weekly productivity trend reports for all levels of management.
  • Conducts training for management on how to understand their reports and interpret what is happening in regards to their productivity.
  • Responsible for the quarterly submissions of data to the benchmarking system used by Pinnacle Health System.
  • Works with various departments to collect and verify data for quarterly submissions.
  • Conducts audits to validate data submission to benchmarking system.
  • Reviews as needed but at a minimum annually the departmental profiles and benchmarking database system set up to ensure accuracy.
  •  Analyzes data to identify trends and assist in the prioritization of process improvement efforts.
  • Assists in communicating quarterly benchmarking results to the department managers.
  • Assists in the proving consultation to various business units and departments within Pinnacle Health System to provide understanding of and the use of benchmarking data to improve departmental performance.
  • Creates operational and benchmarking data reports.
  • Participates in other committees, taskforces, and forums as identified.
  • Performs data collection, data entry, data analysis and other functions as required to prepare the various segments of the forecast/budget: capital, revenue, statistics and operating expense.
  • Prepares uploads, downloads, reconciliation, reports and analyses.
  • Conducts on-going educational/training on the forecast/budget process and software for operational management.
  • Assists with process improvement initiatives related to the forecast/budget process.
  • Performs continuous maintenance to budget advisor software, including annual updates, security, adding new or changing accounts, departments, job codes, management, etc.
  • Creates forecast/budget reports for VP analysis and reports used in the financial package submitted to the PHS Board of Directors
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related area.
  • Accounting knowledge required through experience or post-secondary course work.
  • Minimum of three years accounting/budgeting/financial analyst/benchmarking experience.
  • Well organized with strong managerial skills.  Ability to grasp technical information.
  • Advanced Excel skills, and strong working knowledge of Word and PowerPoint applications.
  • Effective and professional communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to approach and focus on situations in an imaginative, innovative, interpretive and analytical manner.
  • Able to make effective business decisions in challenging situations.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Clearances must be dated within 90 days

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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