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Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
The Financial Specialist coordinates the preparation of operational and capital budgets, financial statements, statistical reports, financial analyses and other financial information; reviews and analyzes departmental budget requests and advises regarding changes in budgets to meet hospital requirements. Performs one or more specialized or complex financial analysis, budget analysis, and related fiscal functions in support of a department, service line or hospital-wide financial/business activities. Work is performed under intermittent supervision.

Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Analyzes and forecast revenue and expenditure trends. Analyzes expenditures against budget projections and revenues to monitor fiscal performance.
  • Analyzes and prepares various financial reports for both internal use and as required for external purposes.
  • Maintains various financial databases and records for reporting of financial data.
  • Completes analyses of financial transactions, budget variances and trends for assigned department(s)/business cycle.
  • Designs and implements procedural improvements to automated systems. Recommends procedures for processing financial transactions.
  • Develops budgetary needs of existing and new activities, including analysis and projections of appropriations and limitations. Prepares budget deviations and contingency plans.
  • Examines historical and projected financial data to provide management with valuable data upon which to make relevant financial decisions.
  • Maintains complete files and records; maintains various computer files and records; inputs and retrieves a variety of fiscal and statistical information for assigned department(s)/business cycle.
  • Maintains liaison with other departments in the preparation and analysis of financial reports, to provide information and to resolve problems concerning variances from approved budget.
  • Monitors budget expenditures and prepares written reports and analyses to management setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
  • Prepares and coordinates distribution of various financial reports and analyses for management and external agencies to include financial analysis of individual department operations
  • Prepares federal, state and other regulatory reports, ensuring compliance with established guidelines, as assigned.
  • Prepares financial transactions and/or reports for assigned department(s)/business cycle.

Education Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university

Experience Qualifications
  • Four (4) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to analyze and develop solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to analyze information, reach valid conclusions and make sound recommendation
  • Ability to apply judgment and informed decisions
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in simple form to non-finance users to understand the appropriate use and limits of the information provided
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats including summarizing data, presenting results
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to manage, organize, prioritize, multi-task and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to work effectively both as a team player and leader
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
  • Knowledge of financial forecasting techniques
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirement related to the functional area
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of budgeting and finance including the analysis and reporting of financial data

Licenses and Certifications
  • None

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.