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 organization-wide activities related to analyzing operational and financial data required for decision making of the senior leadership team. Assists Harris Health System leadership in the development of the annual operating budget for approval by the Board of Trustees and County Commissioner's Courts as well as the long range strategic plan. Prepares routine and adhoc reports and provides in-depth analysis of primary drivers of volume, revenue and expenses. Provides benchmarking and database management support as well as managing the Position Control for the organization. Develops learning programs, methods, and tools to facilitate understanding of financial, statistical, and productivity information. Acts as a team lead for other Financial Analysts. This position works independently but will receive guidance, strategic direction, training and coaching from management and other Finance team members. The ideal candidate will have the necessary analytical, verbal, and written skills to communicate findings to management and departmental leaders and escalate issues as needed and appropriate.


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/or decision support required, preferably in a healthcare


Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)
Other Skills:
Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Statistical, P.C.,
MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook
Work Schedule:
Flexible, Eligible for Telecommute

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