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), Northwest Hospital & Medical Center (NWH), Valley Medical Center (VMC), UW Medical Center (UWMC), 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. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children’s University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children’s.
UW Medicine (UWM) Finance has an outstanding opportunity for a Productivity Financial Analyst. Under the direction of the UWM Manager for Productivity Analytics, you will support cost reduction and cost management activities across the UW Medicine enterprise through provision of benchmarking and productivity analysis. Be accountable for maintaining timely and accurate submittal of Operational Benchmarks and providing analytical support for the UWM Financial Improvement Transformation (Project FIT), including dissemination and interpretation of useful reports for Medical Center management.
You will be an integral member of the UW Medicine Finance team. With a focus on supporting the efficient and accurate provision of financial information to improve financial performance, you will regularly interact closely with entity management, department leaders, and Finance colleagues.
Benchmarking & Surveys: You will ensure the timely and accurate submittal of Operational Benchmarks and dissemination of relevant reports for Medical Center management. You will support Medical Center directors and managers with interpretation and analysis of benchmarking results. Work with targeted departments across the enterprise to improve and standardize data content as well as to streamline quarterly benchmarking submissions.
Financial Performance & Process Improvement: You will provide analytics to UW Medicine in support of decision-making and cost management. Focus on productivity monitoring by improving and maintaining reporting and metrics. Work with departments to determine causes of financial performance variation.
Other: You will establish effective, collaborative working relationships throughout the organization with staff, peers, supervisors and customers. You will represent UW Medicine Finance on committees or task forces as needed.
Minimum of 4-5 years of professional experience in financial and operational analysis is required.
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business is required
Healthcare industry experience is required; Experience with hospital workload units such as HCPCS/CPT codes, MS DRGs, APCs and census data is strongly preferred.
Experience with financial planning, budget, cost management, productivity improvement and resource optimization is preferred.
Experience with forecasting, predictive analysis, statistics, business intelligence tools and relational databases is preferred.
Strong skill level with financial systems such as General Ledger and supporting software programs, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access is required.
MBA, MHA, CPA, CMA is preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Ability to prepare complex financial analysis and interpretations with high degree of accuracy.
Effective analytical, verbal and written communications skills.
Ability to summarize complex financial data into graphical and presentation-quality formats.
Ability to extract and reconcile data from multiple systems and ensure data integrity.
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.
Ability to formulate recommendations and interpret financial information.
Ability to work independently with a minimum level of supervision.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.