Job Description

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 two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.

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 hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Skills / Requirements


The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting departmental activities related to analyzing operational and financial data required for decision-making of the senior leadership team. The position works closely with the operations team on projects related to performance improvement and benchmarking. Supports development of learning programs, methods, and tools to facilitate understanding of financial, statistical, and productivity information. Supports all decision support activities related to cost management in concert with Financial Systems Integrity, Financial Planning and Budgeting, and other Fiscal Operations departments. Acts as a team lead for Financial Analysts. This position works independently but will receive guidance, strategic direction, training and coaching from Director and other team members.


Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:
Bachelors degree in accounting or finance, economics, business administration (major in finance), or
related discipline.
Work Experience (Years and Area):
Five (5) years experience in financial analysis and decision support required, preferably in a healthcare


Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Bilingual Skills Preferred - Languages: Spanish preferred.
Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)
Other Skills:
Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Research, Statistical, P.C.,
MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access
Work Schedule:
Weekdays, Eligible for Telecommute

Other Requirements:
Knowledge of JCAHO, State, Medicare/ Medicaid, and other external regulatory agencies. Data analytics
and manipulation of multiple databases is required. .Knowledge of decision sciences, cost accounting,
finance, benchmark analysis, productivity reporting and delivery of healthcare services. Demonstrated
detailed understanding of data and processing of data. Ability to analyze, report, and develop
recommendations. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to include presentation skills.
Proficient in all MS Office applications; demonstrated advanced functionality of Excel and Access.
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.

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