The Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University is dedicated to excellence in clinical care, education, research and administration. The Department is a dynamic, stimulating place to work and because we are focused on growth and improved excellence, our staff have particularly challenging and rewarding roles. With more than 350 pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists and more than 300 operational, program specialist and research staff, our department is one of the largest at the School of Medicine.
The Financial Analyst will perform complex finance functions and/or activities requiring advanced knowledge and application of internal policies, external regulations, precedents, and systems. Complete work independently, and manage a key area within a finance operation, as needed.
The Financial Analyst with the rest of the finance group will be responsible for the majority of the financial reporting in the department including P&L (Dept./Division/individual faculty), clinical productivity, and clinical dashboards. He/she will perform mostly analysis of clinical revenues and expenses and help identify and resolve related issues. The Financial Analyst will need to be involved in every finance function and be the backup for other team members. The individual in this position will work with Division Managers/ Finance team to prepare ad hoc financial analysis on potential margin/operational enhancement opportunities.
Duties include: Perform and design ad hoc analyses of large complex data sets: reconcile complex accounts. Identify and resolve complex issues which may span multiple areas. Construct and assemble data for budgeting and decision making; develop conclusions, and present high level summary of recommendations. May develop annual budget for individual department/unit. Conduct analysis and resolution, and recognize exceptions. Participate in developing solutions that may require policy changes or the development of new processes; maintain broader organizational perspective in decision making. Execute internal control programs established by management, research new regulations, and recommend and implement approved changes. May manage compliance program for area of responsibility, and create complex compliance reports. Develop reports and presentations of complex financial data and metrics for management and third parties. Participate as a member of a project team; support new initiatives. Make decisions determining approach to managing and completing processes. Contribute to unit and organization strategy; assist in the development of change management plans and materials as needed. Develop and maintain desktop procedures and process documentation for area of responsibility. Define requirements, develop and implement complex test cases, perform system testing and analyze results. Participate in critical analysis of existing systems and processes, and identify opportunities for process improvement.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelors degree and four years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED): Advanced proficiency in business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel. Demonstrated knowledge of financial systems; internet and computer literacy. Knowledge of GAAP. Strong communication skills, including ability to prepare materials for and clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences and client groups. Demonstrated project management skills and ability to contribute to or lead part of a multi-functional team.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Routine extended working hours during peak cycles; travel to school/unit sites across university.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.