Financial Analyst - System Finance & Planning

Sanford Health Sioux Falls , SD 57101

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Title: Financial Analyst | System Finance & Planning | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : System Finance & Planning - Finance

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

The overall function of the Financial Analyst role is the collaboration with managers, directors, and senior leadership on monthly productivity and remediation of variances, along with coordination on and completion of annual operating budgets. Responsible for month end closing cycle, including reviewing financial information, journal entries, and reviewing for accuracy.

Other responsibilities within role include, but are not limited to: maintaining and reporting of management systems, reviewing all financial data for accuracy. Collaborates with accounting staff for fair financial representation. Maintains various departmental statistical and financial data.

Projects may include evaluating the financial impact of new programs, preparing projections for new building projects, and other projects. Basic understanding of accounting principles and standards is required. The Financial Analyst is a professional role and must demonstrate the ability to manage competing priorities while meeting deadlines, as well as taking the initiative in own professional development.

Ability to interpret complex financial and accounting data. Must be self directed, autonomous and yet be able to work in an interdependent role. Must have excellent critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills to collaborate with managers.

Attention to detail is essential. Work must be well documented. Must be able to communicate with all level of management and employees, both orally and in writing. Must demonstrate computer skills, especially Excel.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Explains basic concepts of time and priority management. Identifies key sources of needed information.

Locates and interprets application documentation of a specific accounting system. Lists the applications of the accounting system's major functions, features and capabilities. Describes basic methods for financial report writing.

Identifies tools commonly used to document financial processes. Identifies basic financial record keeping tools. Describes the concepts behind financial analysis and implications of financial data. Explains how financial statements are organized and the type of information they provide.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, healthcare administration, or related field required.

Two years of experience required.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or other professional certification is preferred, but not required.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,

please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Finance

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD09707



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