Cook Children's Senior Strategic Business and Financial Analyst is responsible for reporting and analysis to the leadership and management of the corporate accounting and finance function for a 12-company pediatric health system in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
As the Senior Strategic Business and Financial Analyst, you would be responsible for performing financial, operational, revenue cycle, and statistical analysis, in order to drive operational and financial improvement initiatives by providing recommendations to achieve outcomes that support Cook Children's organization and strategic initiatives.
You will be develop and disseminate key operational & financial benchmarks. This dissemination of data includes presentations to different stakeholder groups and senior executive leadership which will require strong written and oral communication skills. Our Senior Strategic Business and Financial Analyst is expected to show initiative and the ability to work independently. You have to be able to lead large projects and be comfortable coordinating with, and communicating to, all levels of the organization.
You, as the Senior Strategic Business and Financial Analyst, will lead the organizations effort to understand and benchmark against PROSPECT, the Children's Hospital Association's financial and operational data tool. You work closely with Cook Children's Senior Vice President of Finance, and Chief Financial Officer.
You must be able to translate highly technical results to both technical and non-technical customers. You will be expected to demonstrate ability to navigate complex data and be able to consistently validate data for timeliness, reliability, and usefulness.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration (or similar degree) is required.
Masters' degree, preferably Masters' of Business Administration (experience in lieu of degree may be considered)
Minimum of 5-7 years in healthcare experience is required with, at least, two (2) years providing presentations/recommendations to organizational leaders
Previous supervisory experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Extensive analytical ability required to evaluate and interpret financial, statistical, revenue cycle, and operational data in order to make sound and objective recommendations for strategic options
Ability to evaluate highly complex performance data and determine if objectives are being met. If not, develop and recommend strategic options to improve stated objectives
Advance financial acumen and ability to recognize operational deficiencies through data and effectively translate/communicate outcomes and value driven opportunities to leadership
hrough understanding of challenges in an integrated healthcare organization including knowledge of operations, legislation, regulatory, and reimbursement
Advance knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and SQL with strong written and verbal communication skills.
Requires a fundamental knowledge of software that supports business and should be proficient within 90 days. Examples include, Lawson, Epic, Strata and other data repositories
Cook Children's is an EOE/AA - Minority/Females/Disability/Vet
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