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Financial Planning Manager

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support I 
Requisition #:  59384



The Financial Planning Manager serves as the connection amongst finance, strategy, and operations for the applicable assigned areas. This role develops and maintains business plans and pro formas and leads development of summaries and presentations for decision-making. The Financial Planning Manager ensures that linkages/interdependencies between strategic initiatives in his/her assigned area are holistically understood and analyzed. Identifies opportunities and develops solutions to improve operations and financial performance.

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, healthcare administration or related field required
  • No professional certifications required
  • 6+ years’ experience in a role performing financial analysis and developing financial plans required
  • Advanced experience using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Proficiency with Microsoft Word
  • Master’s degree in above fields
  • Certified Public Accountant or Chartered Financial Analyst certifications
  • Thorough understanding of emerging health care issues, health system models, and trends
  • Demonstrates ability to interpret data into actionable insights and communicate to stakeholders to influence a business decision
  • Strong presentation and written communication skills
  • Proactive self-starter, autonomous yet highly collaborative and resourceful
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Must be able to function in a dynamic environment subject to impromptu changes in schedules, priorities and project scope and be able to effectively communicate changes to team and stakeholders in a meaningful way
  • Identifies issues in a timely manner, develops solutions and works with stakeholders to address in an appropriate manner
  • Demonstrates ability to be a reliable finance partner with operational leaders (Vice Presidents and Directors)
  1. Gathers/ensures applicable financial and benchmark information and data is used to perform analysis to identify key trends, establish baseline and determine present and future financial performance.
  2. Develops thorough understanding of key historical and benchmark data.
  3. Ensures development of consistent and standardized financial plans and reports for assigned areas
  4. Ensures financial models and standard templates are consistently used and updated during the planning processes.
  5. Leads development and implementation of financial models for assigned areas that are part of system-wide strategic initiatives.
  6. Develops executive-level financial plan summaries and presentations.
  7. Works with Financial Operations and Physician Practice Finance to provide inputs for annual operating and capital budgets based on financial models developed for strategic plans.
  8. Provides/ensures  timely, relevant and accurate analysis and reporting of organization’s performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic plan figures.
  9. Integrates budget and multi-year planning inputs and assumptions into long range financial plan including development of sensitivities to baseline performance.
  10. Provides financial education to operations leaders and managers.
  11. Protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.

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 - Not Present
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Not Present
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more 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


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, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 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 60 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 recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  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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Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 1, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Finance/Accounting - Finance

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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