The Finance Team in the Department of Medicine is seeking a qualified Financial Analyst (FA) candidate to perform complex finance functions and/or activities in support of 15 Clinical and Research Divisions, the Director of Finance, the Department Leadership team and the functional areas (Administration, HR, Facilities, Faculty Affairs, etc). With a focus on efficient business operations and client support, the FA will own, maintain, and optimize annual processes, fund and commitment management, financial reporting, and actively work to resolve detailed expense, revenue, and funding issues. The FA will lead process improvements, design Business Intelligence queries and dashboards, solve operational challenges, manage effective financial control, and represent the Finance team at all levels within the university.
Create, maintain and publish faculty productivity performance reporting using excel or other systems. This will require engaged and clear communication with senior management and faculty across the division to understand business drivers.
Provide productivity performance subject matter expertise to support achievement of the division's goal.
Periodically review and analyze division financial results, become a division revenue and expense subject matter expert, troubleshoot issues or problems.
Design and perform ad hoc analyses of large complex data sets. Identify and resolve complex issues which may span multiple areas.
Construct and assemble data or business cases to facilitate decision making for new initiatives; develop conclusions, and present high level summary of recommendations.
Conduct analysis and recognize exceptions. Participate in developing solutions that may require policy changes or the development of new processes; maintain broader division and department perspective in decision making.
Develop reports and presentations of complex financial data and metrics for management and third parties.
Participate as a member of a project team; support new initiatives. Make decisions determining approach to managing and completing processes.
Contribute to division and department strategy; assist in the development of change management plans and materials as needed.
Develop and maintain desktop procedures and process documentation for area of responsibility.
Participate in critical analysis of existing systems and processes, and identify opportunities for process improvement.
Review and approve department expenses, manage purchase orders and administer invoicing
Lead finance contact supporting third party educational consortium; works directly with senior staff managing this program.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Working knowledge of University systems and reporting tools and processes.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and four years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree in business, finance or accounting preferred.
Knowledge of medical billing concepts and systems, with previous experience in the health care industry or related field preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of financial systems; internet and computer literacy.
Advanced proficiency in business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel.
Ability to perform complex analysis using excel.
Experience using the following systems preferred: Epic, Hyperion, Oracle, Tidemark, Oracle Business Intelligence
Knowledge of GAAP.
Strong communication skills, including ability to prepare materials and clearly communicate information to internal and external audiences.
Must be comfortable with presenting productivity and financial using tables, charts and other data presentation methods.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work as part of a team and support peers as necessary.
Ability to prioritize workload, set deadlines independently and complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
Ability to think critically, and articulate complex concepts in a simple, meaningful fashion.
Ability to utilize internal/external resources and interact with faculty, clinic chiefs and all levels of the organization with a cooperative and service-oriented attitude and demeanor
Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Routine extended working hours during peak cycles; travel to school/unit sites across university.
WORK STANDARDS (from JDL)
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine Schedule: Full-time Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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