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University of Utah Health Financial Analyst in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for preparing financial reports, conducting special projects, and providing financial analysis to all levels of management. Strong preference to candidates with Accounting degree and/or Accounting background/skills.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares and interprets management information and other financial reports.

  • Analyzes financial documents, statistical data, historical data, and presents to and interprets for management.

  • Participates in the establishment and maintenance of cost accounting systems.

  • Audits accounting systems, reconciles data, and resolves technical problems or recommends solutions when appropriate.

  • Analyzes trends and possible consequences.

  • Recommends and implements improvements that affect accounting systems and departmental operations.

  • May prepare and monitor departmental budget.

  • May provide training on financial issues or procedures or provide guidance to more junior staff.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Thorough knowledge of established accounting principles and practices.

  • Spreadsheet and database skills.

  • Knowledge of statistics and demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Effective communication and human relation skills.

  • Ability to independently determine the type and nature of analysis to be used to obtain the desired information or results, including data to be collected, analysis methods, presentation, and format and report structure.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects, determining the best course of action or appropriate resources needed to complete a project or address a problem, obtain valid data, and create clear and understandable reports that reflect the data being sought.

  • The Financial Analyst must correctly interpret regulations to ensure the University is in compliance with Federal, State and other requirements.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting , Healthcare Administration, a related field, or the equivalency.

  • Two years of related experience, or equivalency.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Strong prefernce to Accounting degree and/or strong Accounting skills.

  • Advanced degree, such as a Master's degree in Business Administration.

  • Some positions may prefer familiarity with hospital billing systems, Medicare and insurance reimbursement regulations, etc.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Non Indicated

EEO Statement

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number 47885
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type Full-Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule 8-5
Location Name Business Services Building
Patient Care? No
City SALT LAKE CITY
State UT
Department COR ISC 10M FINANCE OPERATIONS
Category Accounting/Finance

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.