Senior Financial Analyst, Operations Finance

LifePoint Health Support Center
20 Oct 2019
24 Oct 2019
Contract type
Full time



The Senior Financial Analyst, Operations Finance will support and, in many cases, lead efforts in providing financial and analytical support to the Operations Finance team, including Physicians Services and other Shared Service / Cost Centers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. The following activities are representative of the key responsibilities that this role would be responsible for.

  • Develop and analyze financial reporting related to the key operational indicators for the Operations Finance, Physician Services and Shared Services groups and ensure standardized processes and internal controls are in place and operating effectively. This would include managing data and certain systems related to financial reporting, budgets, and monthly financial analysis.
  • Lead the preparation, financial analysis, and presentation of the Physician Services and Shared Services Monthly Operating Reports (MOR), or Monthly Financial Review (MFR) Reports. This would also entail recording journal entries, preparing account reconciliations and analyzing and articulating variances between actual and expected results.
  • Partner with the Practice Operations, Shared Service Center, and Operations Finance Local and Leadership Teams to provide financial support, budgeting assistance, and financial analysis.
  • Organize and lead the Company–wide efforts in preparation and communication of budget directives.
  • Assist in the preparation of the Physician Services and other HSC departmental budgets and provide assistance to the local teams with the overall budget process to include system enhancements and modifications, testing of the budget system, training, reporting, review, etc.
  • Complete monthly revenue reconciliation and annual revenue (AR) valuation process (ARMAPs) at the Health Support Center (HSC) for Physician Services.
  • Train and support the Operations Finance team and market leadership on applicable financial systems.
  • Lead departmental accounting improvement, COID Consolidation projects and ongoing standardization of ac–counting practices, training end users, and ensuring adherence to standard operating procedures.
  • Assist with providing support to the external and internal auditors, which would include Sarbanes–Oxley Act (SOX) requirements.
  • Assist in the ongoing development of operational efficiencies for all financial systems used by the Operations Finance department by providing ad hoc reporting, participating in special projects, as well as the preparation of ad hoc financial analysis and modeling.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Additional Information:

  • Position serves both internal co–workers and external customers, clients, patients, contractors, and vendors.
  • Access to and/or works with sensitive and/or confidential information.
  • Exhibit a basic understanding of healthcare regulatory and compliance (e.g., HIPAA). Skilled in the application of policies and procedures. Knowledge of Business Office Standards and Recommended Practices.

  • Qualifications

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

    Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field

    Experience: Minimum of 5 years of industry, internal audit, or public accounting experience. Experience at a Big 4 Accounting Firm a plus.

    Certifications: CPA a plus


    Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.


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