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Financial Analyst

Company:
Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri
Location:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Posted:
June 07, 2019

Description:

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF THE ST. LOUIS REGION AND SOUTHWEST MISSOURI

POSITION: Financial Analyst

STATUS: Salaried/Exempt

REPORTS TO: Senior Vice President, Finance & Operations

POSITION SUMMARY

Under general direction of the SVP of Finance & Operations, the Financial Analyst is responsible for accurately performing complex planning and analytical functions supporting strategic planning and programmatic decision making. Conduct financial, statistical, and analytical studies; designing, developing and utilizing financial monitoring tools; and performing related duties as assigned.

PRIMARY DUTIES PERFORMED

Budgetary

Estimate all revenue for annual budgets in concert with the wider Finance and Senior Management Teams.

Review estimation semi-annually to ensure most accurate projections and reforecast as needed.

Review and make recommendations regarding potential new revenue sources.

Management reporting

Develop and implement management reports that blend financial and quantitative data to create performance measures.

Create monthly and/or quarterly summary data to be integrated with key performance indicators.

Compare quarterly measures to budget and prior periods; conduct trend analyses.

Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Analysis[ES1]

Study revenue and costs by key payors (financial class), cost center, site and RVU.

Provide support for ad hoc questions and guidance to management for areas that require further analysis.

Provide analytical support to other departments, primarily Patient Services, to inform major decisions with significant financial impact on the organization.

Work closely with Patient Services to calculate the cost of service provision to ensure peak operating efficiency.

Provide analytical support for health center expansions, large capital purchases and other business operations as needed.

Review and analyze denial trends on a quarterly basis.

Other

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents.

Respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.

Make effective and persuasive presentations to Senior Management and the Board of Directors.

Keep up-to-date on relevant analytical methods through continuing education.

Supervise and direct the work of any analytical interns related to finance.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration or other related fields.

Advanced degree in Finance, Business or Health Care Administration (preferred).

Five (5) years’ of related experience, preferably in health care industry.

Experience in financial modeling (preferred).

Advanced mathematical reasoning and analytical skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, phone and computer skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

RISK MANAGEMENT AND QUALITY ASSURANCE

Protects the confidentiality of PPSLRSWMO clients, donors, board and all areas of operations

Adherence to PPSLRSWMO and department policies that ensure for the highest quality and most professional services for PPSLRSWMO clients

Protect PPSLRSWMO’s assets from liability, assure the physical safety of PPSLRSWMO clients and employees

PPSLRSWMO is an equal opportunity employer.