Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under general supervision the Senior Financial Liaison serves as the principal finance person of the assigned department(s) and business unit(s), providing direct and proactive support with budget development, performance analyses, and operation and strategic financial analyses. The Senior Financial Liaison ultimately reports to PSH Finance leadership, but has accountabilities to the operational leaders of the assigned department(s) and business unit(s) (inclusive of, but not limited to department chairs, vice presidents of operations, or operations directors). It is general practice that the senior financial liaison has assignments that are more complex and/or higher volume, serving departments with complex finances. The Senior Financial Liaison serves as finance leader, consultant, and educator, and is the finance representative at meetings or on teams and committees. Provides guidance to other staff members on complex financial matters
Bachelors Degree in finance, accounting, or related field from an accredited college or university is required.
7 years functional experience providing financial analysis of operations required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Advanced understanding of accounting, including the unique accounting practices of health care organizations.
Ability to assemble managerial financial reports from multiple sources that are consistent with and reconcile to audited financial statements and officially released financial statements.
Ability to analyze data, draw meaningful conclusions and provide appropriate level of thoughtful recommendations to finance leadership, as well as other operational leaders.
Ability to communicate clearly with leadership and internal customers, to understand incoming requests, and be able to translate and draw on the appropriate data sources to ultimately provide useful, relevant insights and conclusions.
An understanding of the nature of patient care operations, including (if applicable) the complexities of academic medical centers.
Proficiency in analyzing financial outcomes in a multi-variate manner, explaining the several operational drivers of results and outcomes.
Capable of clearly communicating information formally and informally to staff and senior leaders.
Ability to form constructive working relationships with various constituencies, customers, colleagues, and supervisors.
Capacity to work in a highly matrixed organization.
Ability to manage multiple requests concurrently.
Skills in organizing multiple assignments and meeting deadlines.
Ability to manage multiple requests and projects concurrently.
Creativity to address unprecedented circumstances, access multiple data sources, and discover ways to improve existing processes.
Demonstrate continued willingness to learn, while developing business acumen to achieve ongoing growth within the position and within the organization.
MBA, MPH or CPA preferred
Advanced knowledge and proficiency in use of Excel for data aggregation, manipulation and analysis is preferred
Experience in clinical or hospital department operations is preferred
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