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Financial Analyst- Research

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support II 
Requisition #:  53124



Uses organizational defined solutions and strategies to support the delivery of financial performance analytics, cost accounting, and budgeting in support of Strategy, Business Planning, Operational Performance, and other decision-making opportunities. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promotes a safe environment at Children's by participating in the development of metrics and systems of measurement in Quality and Outcome.

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field
  • No professional certifications required
  • Three years of experience in business intelligence, decision support, accounting, cost accounting budgeting, finance, or strategic planning
  • One year of experience using database systems such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and Essbase
  • Experience in research strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and efficiently complete multiple task at the same time
  • Must be team oriented, with the ability to collaborate and effectively communicate at the staff, manager, and director level across the organization
  • Must possess excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Requires strong analytical skills and an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
  1. Works with the system tools, architecture, and data to support the delivery of evidence based financial decision-making deliverables using the defined strategy and end user requirements.
  2. Participates in the aspects of data integration, retrieval, processing, and validation.
  3. Performs data validation/verification processes and procedures to ensure accurate and timely system balancing between source and destination data.
  4. Supports the development of actionable plans to prepare and develop achievable/sustainable information deliverables.
  5. Participates in project teams that implement and configure financial performance analytic, budgeting, and cost accounting solutions.
  6. Implements financial performance analytics to include creation of innovative ideas that enable profitable growth potential at a strategic and tactical level.
  7. Provides training and functions as a knowledge resource to end users of the budgeting, cost accounting, and business intelligence tools.
  8. May maintain, monitor, and run one or more financial systems.

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 2, Atlanta, GA  30329 
Function:  Finance/Accounting - Finance