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Financial Operations Analyst

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Requisition #:  30616

JOB SUMMARY

Assists the Director of Financial Operations or Financial Operations Manager with the day–to–day financial functions and analysis in accordance with Children’s policies. Continuously performs facility-level financial analysis to ensure achievement of system financial objectives and support of Children’s mission. Works closely with the Corporate Finance Department, campus leadership team, and financial operations managers in developing, implementing and monitoring the annual operating and capital budgets, productivity, and business plans. Identifies and implements opportunities to improve financial operations and performance. Proactively supports the efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and to promote a safe environment at Children's.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or finance

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • No professional certifications required

EXPERIENCE*

  • 3 years experience in the accounting and/or finance field
  • Minimum 2 years Experience in financial analysis and reporting required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • 2 + years of healthcare financial operations analysis experience
  • 2+ years of experience monitoring and analyzing programs such as Graduate Medical Education Programs

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Must possess excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills
  • Requires strong analytical skills and an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Must be able to work with confidential information. Accuracy is essential. Must be detail-oriented
  • Must be a progressive thinker and be able to conceptualize optimal operating and reporting structures
  • Thorough understanding of the general ledger, budgeting systems, and all financial systems required

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Works directly with the Director, Financial Operations and/or Financial Operations Manager to understand and analyze facility-level variances and interpret the results of operations, focused specifically on areas without a Financial Operations Manager.
  2. Conducts daily and monthly revenue, expense and volume monitoring. Produces and distributes standard daily and monthly reports to leaders.
  3. Creates and presents pertinent reports that identify facility-level productivity, utilization trends and any other analyses necessary. Identifies red flags and reports to Director, Financial Operations.
  4. Analyzes facility-level historical trends and assists in the coordination of the campus annual budget (operating and capital) process, including providing support in making budget changes for areas without a Financial Operations Manager and monitoring impact of daily budget changes.
  5. Analyzes productivity trends and assists in preparation of periodic reporting to assist campus leaders in understanding staff utilization relative to actual performance and budget.
  6. Educates departments, specifically departments without a Financial Operations manager, on key business policies, processes and guidelines of Children’s.
  7. Performs facility-level analysis to support quarterly forecasting.
  8. Performs general analysis of revenue cycle processes as directed by the Director, Financial Operations and/or Financial Operations Managers.
  9. Assists as needed with the management of spending policy funds and grants.
  10. Monitors usage of restricted funds and follow-up monthly with departments.
  11. Provides regular updates and analysis throughout the capital budget process as well as leading up to the beginning of the process with a current summary of spending versus requests.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

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.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

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)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 28 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for thirteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Location:  Office Park (1687)  -  1687 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Finance/Accounting - Finance


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Medical, Patient Care, Pediatric, Healthcare