University of Washington
Seattle, Washington, United States
Competitive salary
23 Oct 2020
26 Oct 2020
Experience level
A Higher Degree of Healthcare.

UW Medicine Finance has an outstanding opportunity for a Health System Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, UW Medicine. This individual will direct and organize the strategic planning, budgeting, costing and financial analytic/decision support activities for UW Medicine, a nearly $4.8B a year clinical enterprise. The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis will direct an experienced professional staff team composed of directors, managers, analysts, and technical resources with a span of accountabilities that encompass long-range financial planning, development / deployment of the annual operating and capital budgets, budget-to-actual management reporting, development of and measurement against multi-year annual and monthly key financial and operating metrics, industry benchmarking, regulatory agency reporting, decision support, cost accounting, and provider compensation. This position reports directly to the Enterprise Finance Officer, UW Medicine and Associate Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Washington.


  • Financial Planning & Budgeting

  • Financial Performance Analytics


  • At least ten (10) years as a senior financial management professional in a large hospital or health system. Academic Medical Center experience is desired.

  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Health Administration, or related degree.

  • In-depth knowledge of hospital accounting and reimbursement; current in new regulations and trends.

  • CPA preferred.

  • Strong skill level in using Budgeting and General Ledger applications as well as supporting software programs, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business AND additional progressively increasing finance team leadership experience may substitute for stated Master's degree requirement.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.


  • Effective communicator; strong written and verbal skills; comfortable presenting at Board level.

  • Record of strong analytical and critical thinking skills being practically applied.

  • Effective communication with internal as well as external customers.

  • Personal philosophy of continuous improvement.

  • Credible presence with a professional image; develops trust quickly.

  • History of successful interaction with all levels of an organization.

  • Strong developer of people.

  • History of making effective decisions; sound judgement.

  • Proactive; anticipates problems and seeks solutions.

  • Effectively manages diversity in the workplace.

  • Highest integrity.

  • Values UW Medicine's mission.


  • CPA preferred.

  • Healthcare Finance experience.

  • UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center (HMC), UW Medical Center (UWMC), Valley Medical Center (VMC), a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate.

    Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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