Senior Financial Analyst- Global (Medical Center)

Houston Methodist
18 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
Contract type
Full time
Houston Methodist Global Health Care Services
6560 Fannin St., Scurlock Tower, Suite 570
Houston, TX

Category: Professional

Job Type: Full–Time
Work Shift: DAY
Work Week: M – F

Job Summary
At Houston Methodist, the Sr. Financial Analyst is responsible for maintaining and analyzing data related to the financial performance of the organization and individual departments. The Analyst is also responsible for compiling and reporting information as requested by Financial Accounting, Internal Audit and management. Other responsibilities include the assistance with annual operating budgets and maintenance of a monthly dashboard of key indicators and external benchmarks.

Refer to departmental ""Scope of Service"" and ""Provision of Care"" plans, as applicable, for description of primary age groups and populations served by this job for the respective HM entity.

o Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:
– INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.
– COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.
– ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.
– RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.
– EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.
o Focuses on patient/customer safety
o Delivers personalized service using HM Service Standards
o Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)
o Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met
o Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job


PEOPLE – 10 %
1. Interacts with all levels of personnel within the department, other institutional departments, as well as outside companies to resolve problems/errors or questions regarding basic accounting reconciliation items.

1. Produces monthly financial reports for chairman and administrator or grant manager, to include montly report of expenditures, transfer of funds from various support centers. Provides other necessary reports to individual physicians or faculty as requested.
2. Trains and monitors administrative staff on account reconciliation process and procedures.
3. Assists department administrator and faculty members in developing and managing the clinical/research departmental budget and provides related budgetary and financial reports.
4. For Research: Prepares grant and contract budget proposals as needed. Oversees the department??s financial files for all grant and donor funding.
5. For Research: verifies all faculty, staff and research personnel are charged to the correct grant sources.

1. Reviews revenue projections, budget revisions, etc. for physician practice and/or for academic department.

FINANCE – 40 %
1. Assists in the preparation of the annual budget for the department.
2. Prepares profit and loss statements for clinical departmental divisions utilizing information from departmental billing system and hospital accounting system.
3. Provides monthly financial reports on clinical operations or research grants, including preparation of monthly spreadsheets, budget variance reports and reconciliation reports for departmental cost centers. Reviews monthly expenditures across all departmental divisions.
4. For Physician Organization: Review contracts/calculate provider productivity bonuses/compensation models.
5. For Research: Performs audit review of grant payment status as requested.

1. Develops and maintains procedures for reconciliation process.

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

o Graduate of education program approved by the credentialing body for the required credential(s) indicated below in the Certificates, Licenses and Registrations section.
o BBA, BS or BA with a major in Accounting, or related degree is required.

o Minimum 5 years of financial analysis experience in health care environment.

o N/A

o Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on–going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations.
o Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security.
o Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co–workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles.


Work Attire Yes/No
Uniform No
Scrubs No
Business professional Yes
Other (dept approved) No

On–Call* No (for Non–Exempt or Exempt jobs)

*Note that employees may be required to be on–call during emergencies (ie. Disaster, Severe Weather Event, etc) regardless of selection above.

May require travel within No
Houston Metropolitan area

May require travel outside No
of Houston Metropolitan area

**Travel specifications may vary by department.

Please note any other special considerations to this job: __________________________

Equal Employment Opportunity
Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Company Profile
With its clinical excellence, compassionate care and world–class physicians, every year Houston Methodist and its physicians treat more than 7,200 international patients from more than 90 countries. In addition to international patient care, Houston Methodist Global Health Care Services' consulting and education divisions provide advisory services and training and development to health care organizations around the world.

Company Description:

At Houston Methodist, we take our responsibility as the region's premier health care system seriously.

With a national reputation for excellence in patient care, education and research, we hold ourselves – and the careers we build – to a higher standard. We invite you to find your place among the best of the best, and to stand with us in earning the trust of millions of people across the Houston Metro area every day.

Houston Methodist is comprised of a nationally recognized academic medical center and six community hospitals with a history of health care innovation. For the tenth straight year we have been named to FORTUNE's list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" and have also been ranked the no.1 hospital in Texas by U.S. News & World Report.

Discover the difference for yourself and join Houston Methodist.