Financial Analyst Job

Children's Health - Finance Careers

Job Number: 50729

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 12-8-2016


Position Summary

The Financial Analyst role will include a variety of duties including: data analysis, preparation of pro formas, assistance with budget preparations and variance explanation preparation. The goal of this position is to support the organization in financial, operational and strategic planning goals. This position will be expected to use their financial background in the completion of job duties and problem solving. Persons in this position function in a consultative role, serving as a partner in decision making and problem solving by employing self-initiated and proactive assessments of leadership information needs.

Job Profile

  • Requires experience in own professional discipline to appropriately apply own knowledge; broadens own professional expertise and acquires higher level skills
  • Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work
  • No supervisory responsibilities but may provide informal guidance to new team members
  • Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using professional/technical experience, judgment and precedents
  • Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies
  • Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction
  • Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations

Job Specific Responsibilities

  • Provides comprehensive market research for evaluation of new business opportunities that can include, but not limited to the following data points:
    • Demographic trends
    • Market segmentation
    • Payor analysis
    • Potential clients
    • Competition
    • Physician trends
  • Performs financial analysis and collaborates with business development to create proposals, client materials, etc for internal/external presentations
  • Supports business development team throughout multiple transactions at any one time
  • Assists business development in coordinating due diligence and data collection for potential transactions
  • Works with operational leaders to advance hospital-wide initiatives (5-year plan, budgetary recovery efforts,etc.). Develops internal analytical tools in support of leaders' information requests
  • Run simulation analyses on scenarios to evaluate proposed business plans
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of the internal and external data systems that are utilized in the Finance area (currently: Alliance, Kaufman Hall, Kronos, Lawson)
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of Excel and Macros that are utilized in the Finance area
  • Participate in the financial liaison program by acting as a key resource for assigned operational areas
  • Prepare strategic financial analyses including trending data, demographics, market share, product lines and physician information



Four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience


Minimum 1-2 years of related experience

Previous healthcare financial analysis experience preferred

Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures
  • Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions
  • Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals
  • Identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions; use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences
  • Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals
  • Take prompt action to accomplish objectives; take action to achieve goals beyond what is required; be proactive
  • Deal effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people
  • Effectively manage one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently
  • Accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time
  • Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed
  • Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner

Physical Demands

Sedentary - Exerting up to 10lbs. occasionally or negligible weights frequently; sitting most of the time

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