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FINANCIAL ANALYST

University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on December 3, 2019
Req #: 174450
Department: UW MEDICINE
Job Location: Health Sciences Center
Posting Date: 12/02/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. 
For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
 

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for six consecutive years.

UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network for UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine (SoM), Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's).

UW Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a Financial Analyst (Program Operations Analyst).

The Financial Analyst will play an integral role in managing operational details of the clinical departmental funding process. Under the general direction of the Director of Planning and Analysis, Office of Faculty Business Planning, this position will be responsible for detailed reporting and providing analyses related to the UW Medicine Clinical Departmental Funding Process.

The Analyst will be required to work independently in seeking information from a variety of internal UW medicine resources, and external entities for on-going assignments and special projects.

This position involves multiple and rapidly changing daily work priorities/deadlines in a dynamic environment. The Financial Analyst will work closely with the SoM clinical departments, medical center staff, and other UW Medicine staff.

The Financial Analyst will perform the following job duties:

Departmental Funding Process Operational Reporting:
  • Manage operational aspects of clinical departmental funding database.
  • Manage day-to-day programmatic details of the clinical departmental funding process including tracking and trending reports and analysis.
  • Create ad hoc operational reports for the unit based on cyclical reporting needs.
  • Collaborate with clinical departments, UWP, SoM IT team, and medical center finance staff during annual budgeting process.
  • Provide quality assurance for reports/information submitted by Departments regarding CFTE reporting.
  • Prepare Clinical Full-Time Equivalence (CFTE) reporting to internal stakeholders and CPSC (Clinical Practice Solutions Center).

    SOM Programs Financial Planning and Analysis:
  • Design, develop, and manage financial tracking, and reporting.
  • Provide comprehensive, as well as targeted and specific, financial analyses and reporting for decision-making.
  • Create reporting processes to support continuous processes improvements as requested.
  • Provide quality assurance reviews of programmatic reviews and reporting.
  • Respond to ad hoc data requests.

    Project Management:
  • Perform other financial analysis and reporting as assigned.


    CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Exhibits a professional work ethic.
  • Demonstrates personal integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Precision and thoroughness of approach in all tasks.
  • Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in partnership.
  • Ability to manage stressful situations and changing priorities effectively.
  • Provides work products on time and with accuracy.
  • Expert in advanced use of Excel.
  • Knowledge and skill in producing user-friendly reports.
  • Experience handling sensitive data appropriately.


    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    Bachelor's degree in business or related field and at least three years' experience in financial analysis and project management.

  • Strong data mining skills.
  • High degree of professionalism, customer-committed, and results-oriented.
  • Flexibility, multi-tasking ability, detail-oriented and ability to work under pressure.

    Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.

    DESIRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous work in an academic medical center.
  • Previous experience with clinical funds.
  • Understanding of compliance issues in healthcare environment.
  • Working knowledge of enterprise-wide relational databases, multi-dimensional cubes, scripting languages, SQL server (including SQL Server Analysis Services), and Business Intelligence reporting tools.
  • Familiarity with a variety of UW and UWP systems and policies (BOE, Workday, MyFD, UWHires, EDW & Financial Cubes).

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.