Financial Analyst II
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Skills / Requirements
The Financial Analyst II participates in all aspects of operational and capital budgets, assists senior management in the long-term financial planning process, develops proformas for proposed ventures, and provides in-depth analysis of primary drivers of volume, revenue, and expense. Duties also include routine and ad hoc reporting, as well as various benchmarking, database management support. The ideal candidate will have excellent analytical, verbal, and written skills and be capable of communicating with various levels of management.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor‘s degree in Business, Finance or Accounting preferred
Work Experience (Years and Area): 3+ years financial analysis experience required, preferably in a healthcare environment.
Communication Skills: Writing /Composing (Correspondence /Reports)
Other Skills: Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Statistical, P.C. , MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access
Other Requirements: Knowledge of JCAHO, State, Medicare/ Medicaid, and other external regulatory agencies. Proficient with financial accounting, budgeting, cost accounting/reporting, and financial statistical reporting. Data analytics and manipulation of multiple databases is required. Knowledge of benchmark analysis, productivity reporting and delivery of healthcare services. Ability to analyze, report, and develop recommendations. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to include presentation skills. Reasoning skills and ability to articulate logic behind decisions. Attention to detail. Ability to multi-task and meet deliverables. Problem solving skills. Demonstrated organizational and time management skills. Customer service skills. Proficient in all MS Office applications; demonstrated advanced functionality of Excel and Access. Knowledge of Allscripts EPSi Budget Manager and Kaufman Hall ENUFF Advisor software packages highly preferred.