Senior Finance Analyst/ 60% Telecommute

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POST DATE 10/10/2017
END DATE 2/22/2018

Partners HealthCare(PHS) Somerville, MA

Somerville, MA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Womens Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners HealthCare supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.

Were focused on a people-first culture for our systems patients and our professional family. Thats why we provide our employees with more ways to achieve their potential. Partners HealthCare is committed to aligning our employees personal aspirations with projects that match their capabilities and creating a culture that empowers our managers to become trusted mentors. We support each member of our team to own their personal developmentand we recognize success at every step.

Our employees use the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk, and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.
Partners Finance manages all finance functions, excluding Treasury, and provides business experience and financial expertise to strategy formulation and decision-making. Today there are over 1,000 Finance employees at 21 locations providing transactional and analytic services to their entities and to the system.

This position supports the Budget Manager of the Brigham and Womens Hospital. The Senior Financial Analyst will:

Provide high level and in-depth budget and monthly variance analysis for Clinical and Non-Clinical areas.
Present monthly budget updates to assigned Hospital Vice Presidents.
Work with Budget Manager in the development, maintenance and enhancement of the departmental month, quarterly and annual reporting packages for various levels of Hospital leadership and BWH Finance Committee.
Work closely with various levels of hospital management and local finance staff on issues surrounding budget development, reporting and analytical special projects.
Assist in the coordination and development of the annual operating budget process.
Analyze proposed operating budget requests, coordinate questions for discussion and participate in negotiation of budget issues with management, make recommendations to management regarding proposed spending.
Analyze proposed operating budget requests and ensure compliance with established hospital operating targets.
Work with product-line analysts, Accounting, other Management and Budget staff, to understand and evaluate financial performance and major financial issues facing the organization.
Develop, analyze and prepare variety of regular and ad hoc operational reporting analyses and projects for issues related to management inquiries and initiatives. Compile financial schedules and participate in special projects as requested.
Evaluate the relationships between hospital volume activity and the impact on department operations and monthly operating expenses.
For areas of responsibility, prepare monthly variance analysis, cost per unit analysis, and periodically assist in the review of reports on budget related issues and special projects.
Work on various monthly, quarterly and annual budget presentations.
Leverage access to multiple systems such as Hyperion, EPIC, Balanced Scorecard, EPSI, Position Control, PeopleSoft Financials and Human Resources Management System to enhance Hospital financial analytics.
Design and maintain accurate records and databases.
Work with operational managers on quarterly forecasts as part of annual budget process and month end closing account analysis.
Identify opportunities for system development with strategies for new system implementation such as expense reallocations, position control, and ad hoc reporting.
Assist in other management and budget assignments as assigned.
Minimum of a Bachelors degree in finance, accounting, economics or related field. Masters degree a plus.
Use of Hyperion Financial Planning, Hyperion Financial Reporting, Essbase and Smartview reporting or creation of Excel macros a plus.
Three to five years experience in healthcare or hospital finance preferred.

Excellent analytical and customer problem resolution skills.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Exceptional research and organizational skills.
Must be extremely well organized to handle multiple tasks simultaneously under sometimes tight deadlines
Take-charge ability and excellent judgment in determining and leveraging resources.
Exceptional judgment and discretion in interacting with management on sensitive fiscal and confidential issues.
Strong financial and Revenue analysis skills.
Strong Excel, PowerPoint and Access skills including the ability to write macros.
Ability to work effectively in teams.
Ability to work independently with operating managers on issues such as cost per unit analysis, periodic product-line analysis, forecasting and variance analysis.

Partners HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer & by embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law.