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Financial Analyst 2, General Surgery (Hybrid Opportunity)

Company: Stanford University
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Financial Analyst 2, General Surgery (Hybrid Opportunity)This position will be based on the Stanford campus and is a hybrid of working on-site and working from home, subject to operational need.Are you interested in being part of a dynamic financial team that is growing? Then please apply for our open Financial Analyst 2 position! -The Division of General Surgery within the Department of Surgery is seeking a Financial Analyst 2 to support and enable the Assistant Division Manager with core clinical financial responsibilities. This position will be producing timely and accurate monthly financial reports using Python and Power BI in Excel, auditing P&L and fund statements, explaining variances, assisting managing faculty compensation, preparing budgets, forecasts, and establishing clinical productivity targets for faculty, among other interesting financial tasks. This newly created position will report to the Assistant Division Manager, Finance. This position will help prepare our business strategy ensuring financial compliance with university policy. Experience with clinical billing reporting and analysis of wRVUs, CPT codes, coding trends is highly desirable.The Division of General Surgery is fast-paced, team-oriented, and forward-thinking composed of over 50 renown faculty. Our staff run toward challenges, and you should have a demonstrated history of doing the same, with a high degree of professionalism, critical analytical thinking, and initiative.

  • 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.
  • Ensure that invoicing against each project is accurate and allowable. Reclass expenses for appropriate accounts ensuring charges to awards are reasonable, allowable, and allocable. -
  • 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.* - Other duties may also be assigned.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Proficiency with Excel Power Query and Python is highly desirable.
    • Must be highly organized and demonstrate exceptional communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
    • Previous work experience in an academic institution, or academic hospital setting preferred. -EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):Bachelor's 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.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
        • Constantly sitting. -
        • Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork.
        • Occasionally stand/walk, lift/carry objects weighing 11-20 pounds.
        • Rarely reach/work above shoulder.* - 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.WORKING CONDITIONS:Routine extended working hours during peak cycles; travel to school/unit sites across university.WORK STANDARDS:
          • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
          • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
          • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, .The expected pay range for this position is $89,000 to $118,000 per annum.
            Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United StatesSchool of Medicine, Stanford, California, United StatesSchool of Medicine, Stanford, California, United StatesWe're always looking for people who can bring new perspectives and life experiences to our team. Found the perfect role and ready to apply? Learn more on what to expect next.

Keywords: Stanford University, Palo Alto , Financial Analyst 2, General Surgery (Hybrid Opportunity), Healthcare , Palo Alto, California

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