The Financial Analyst reports to the Director of Business Administration.. The Financial Analyst (FA) supports the business management of Nursing and Patient Care Services (NPCS) through financial and operational analyses as well as various administrative responsibilities, such as purchasing, contract management, general departmental administration. The Financial Analyst will assist in the development and monitoring of budgets and all departmental accounts. The Financial Analyst is responsible for financial projections, producing routine reports, and analytical projects to support the department.
A key focus of the FA will be the development, refinement, and maintenance of key department metrics and performance indicators and the dissemination these metrics in the form of dashboards and reports. Using knowledge of business practices, data availability, and reporting applications, provide meaningful operational and performance metrics related to operations. Daily work is a combination of new analytics requests, maintaining existing reporting, and administrative or business management responsibilities.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
Information and Data Analysis
Works with stakeholders to identify and document business requirements.
Evaluates potential solutions that meet business needs
Participates in the creation of presentations, data flow diagrams, tools analysis and process flow diagrams
Query data and create reports and dashboards using business intelligence tools such as Tableau
Assist NPCS leaders with the creation of their annual operating budget
Coordinate capital budget planning process
Coordinate quarterly budget variance reporting
Support position control process with analysis and narratives that describe business needs for new positions
Draft budgets for new initiatives, build models, and develop analyses to support business needs
Manage invoices, create purchase orders, and coordinate payment with accounts payable
Develop tools to monitor progress against key metrics/targets and work with the various departments to confirm gaps and identify closure plans
Meeting support, including agenda development, managing meeting participants and invitations, development of committee charters, and recording of meeting minutes. Identify, elevate and drive important issues, initiatives and discussions.
Perform duties of Responsible Administrator, a role that includes position tracking, approval of new hires in PeopleSoft, updating personnel records in PeopleSoft, and coordinating with HR and Financial Planning as needed
Perform other activities as directed by department management
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum 1-3 years of related work experience, preferably in Finance or Health Care Administration
BA/BS degree in a related field such as Management or Finance
Strong personal computing skills, knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
Data analysis skills; Tableau experience preferred
Excellent organizational, customer service, analytical and problem-solving skills.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Able to function independently in fast paced environment
Superior judgment, interpersonal skills and communications skills to work on sensitive political and confidential issues with clinical staff and senior management
Exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving skills
High standards of accuracy in data analysis and presentation preparation
Able to work collaboratively and cooperatively as a team member, fostering an atmosphere of trust and respect
Demonstrate skills in estimating time required to complete assigned initiatives
Strong customer service orientation
Must be a flexible proponent of change
The ability to handle complex and multi-part analysis and prepare summaries of important points
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.
Internal Number: 2020-20307
About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to under-served members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.