Skagit Regional Healthcare
Business Analyst III (Financial)
Decision Support Team
The decision support team (DST) at Skagit Regional Health uses financial, statistical and clinical data to provide leadership with analysis and tools needed to support the organization’s decision making and financial planning. In addition, the DST is responsible for; managing the annual operating and capital budgets, maintaining and managing the productivity, decision support, cost accounting, and budgeting software solutions, and assisting in the monthly and annual financial close through reserve calculations, advanced analytics, and financial statement preparation.
Financial Analyst Role Responsibilities:
Uses industry and financial knowledge to assist department managers and directors in preparation of annual operating and capital budgets.
Prepares analysis to support the preparation and review of the annual budgets and forecasts by the senior executive team.
Preforms complex data analysis to identify trends, risks, issues, and opportunities and assists in the preparation of action plans to address them.
Designs, builds, and distributes reports in support of leadership needs.
Assists leaders in preparing monthly actual to budget variance analysis and identifying issues and corrective action.
Decision Support Systems:
Assist in maintaining decision support software solutions, including EPSi decision support application and Premier’s benchmarking and productivity solution.
Prepares and reviews calculation of various reserves in support of the monthly and year end close.
Prepares and reviews audit schedules and answers inquiries from external auditors.
Minimum BS in Finance or Accounting.
Minimum 3 years in advanced accounting, auditing, or financial analyst roles.
Thorough knowledge of accounting practices and systems and ability to prepare financial statements.
Expert in Microsoft Excel,
Understanding of advanced accounting topics and methodologies including cost accounting, reserve analysis, GAAP, benchmarking, productivity, modeling and forecasting.
Most importantly, we are looking for someone who takes initiative and “owns” the processes and projects that they are assigned and has the critical thinking and problem solving skills to address issues as they arise.