Sr. Financial Analyst

Cedars-Sinai - Los Angeles, CA4.2

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai.

Our Finance team is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join their department!

The Senior Financial Analyst provides detailed, advanced financial and analytical support and helps improve the effectiveness of reporting, planning and forecasting activities to streamline processes and improve information to drive value. In addition to day to day activities such as performing analyses of financial reports, making recommendations based on findings, and assisting with budgeting, forecasting and projections, the Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for complex/special assignments.
Serves as liaison to management between other financial service areas.
Handles a full range of project components in an independent and autonomous manner, independently trouble-shoots problems and recommends or implements corrective action.
Applies detailed knowledge of the areas of assigned responsibility, and an extensive knowledge of the department functions and its interrelation with the larger organization.
Works in close collaboration with all levels of management.

Other duties included:
Generates and creates financial reports on a regular and ad-hoc basis.
Analyzes and interprets data, identifies trends, and provide recommendations based on findings.
Summarizes information, data, and recommendation, and prepares presentation materials. May present findings to management.
Completes complex/special assignments.
Researches and resolves inquiries for assigned functional areas.
Coordinates with other members of finance and/or management to review financial information and forecasts.
Routinely communicates with supervisors relating to issues and deliverables.
Applies federal and state regulatory and licensing requirements, as well as organizational by-laws, rules and regulations, and policies and procedures to all assigned projects.
Helps maintain key Finance business systems regarding data loads, query writing, system support, troubleshooting, and controls testing and balancing

Education required:
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or relevant field, or comparable level of education or experience. Master's degree preferred.

Experience required:
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, analytical abilities and communication skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of financial analysis preferable in a hospital environment.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of report writing and database manipulation (Business Objects, SQL, MS Access, etc.)
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of Excel programming including pivot tables, charts, macros, etc.
Experience with EPIC, Axiom, Concur, Crowe Horwath RCA, and other healthcare related business systems a plus
What other skills are we looking for?
Strong knowledge of hospital operations
Experience with patient accounting including both physician and hospital sides
Experience with transactional accounting
Strong analytics skills
You're a rock star using tools including: SQL, Advanced Excel skills, Microsoft Access, and Oracle

Physical demands:
Vision sufficient to work at a computer, hearing sufficient for telephone transactions
Light lifting (10-20 pounds) may occasionally be required