Senior Finance Analyst: Serves as a liaison with financial administrators within operational units on financial, budget, and accounting issues. Leads efforts to assess, modify and/ or develop and implement more timely and consistent processes/systems to increase efficiency, accuracy and meaningfulness of information. Prepares and/or advises others on operational budgets for departments or other operational units. Provides analytical support for more complex budget projects. Analyzes budget estimates and proposals for completeness; accuracy; and conformance with established procedures, regulations, and organizational objectives. May employ cost-benefit analyses to review financial requests, assess program tradeoffs, and explore alternative funding methods. Consolidates individual budgets into operating and capital budget summaries which argue for or against funding requests. Submits budget summaries to management. Assists managers in analyzing the proposed plan and devising possible alternatives if the projected results are unsatisfactory. Maintains and tracks key business drivers, such as volume, capacity, payor mix, rate increases, clinical expense ratios and other expenses. Prepares and deploys status reports to key users, providing meaningful information on projects, budgets and budget variances, statistics and productivity. Assists in monitoring Faculty effort and incentive plans. Develops and maintains clinical dashboards. Works with all levels of organization (including all levels of management) to answer inquiries and provide information, assist with financial improvement action plans and complete various financial analysis projects. Uses benchmark data for planning and incorporates it into analysis and presentations. Assesses the efficiency and effectiveness of programs before new programs begin or existing programs are changed. Recommends changes to systems and procedures to ensure conformance with budgetary provisions. Provide training and education, as needed to management and staff outside of Finance.
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