Job Description

Steward Health Care System LLC ("Steward") is a fully integrated, physician-led national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the most cost-efficient manner in the communities where our patients live. Steward - the largest privately held health care company in the U.S. - owns and operates 35 community hospitals across nine states, serves over 1,000 distinct communities and employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. In addition to our hospitals, the Steward provider network includes 4,800 providers, 25 urgent care centers, 87 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health offerings, over 7,300 hospital beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.

Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year. For more information, please visit our website at: https://steward.org/

At Steward, we believe in honesty, integrity and the importance of community care. More importantly, we believe in our people. We offer competitive salaries and benefits. All inquiries will remain confidential. Steward Health Care System is an equal opportunity employer.

Summary:

The Financial Business Analyst is responsible for creating, analyzing and maintaining multiple practice and provider financial statements to support SMG's strategic initiatives and overall performance. The optimal candidate for this role is a deadline-oriented person who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. The Financial Business Analyst is a key member of SMG's corporate team, and is a significant contributor to achieving all of its financial performance goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own financials for multiple hospital markets; be the subject matter expert on market activity.
  • Produce accurate and timely financial reports and analysis, meeting organizational and departmental deadlines.
  • Participate in monthly financial performance review with senior leadership and practice directors; possess clear and effective communication skills
  • Develop financial models for productivity, compensation, and expense management control.
  • Drive productivity and efficiency through collaborating with practice directors to develop and publish both financial and operational dashboards.
  • Partner with practice directors to create annual operating budgets, exercise critical thinking in identifying variances to plan and determining solutions to those variances.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Respond timely to emails and phone messages within a 24 hour period.
  • Use tact, sensitivity and professionalism in communicating effectively and respectfully with the leadership team, physicians, co-workers and others.
  • Possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Maintain confidentiality of restricted records and communications.
  • Maintain the values and philosophy of the mission statement of the company.
  • Perform other duties as required for this job.

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Strong analytical, trouble-shooting and communication skills are required.
  • Strong understanding of financial concepts, with modeling experience a plus.
  • Confidentiality is required.

Education/Experience/Etc.:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, information systems, or business management.
  • 1-3 years work experience, healthcare experience preferred but not required.
  • Experience in working with and analyzing budget variances.
  • Advanced user experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Other Microsoft application experience is a plus.

Experience with Axiom, Meditech financial modules or Athena not required, but very helpful.

Application Instructions

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