Stanford Health Care Financial Analyst (Fixed Term - 9 months) (45624) in Palo Alto, California
Financial Analyst (Fixed Term - 9 months) (45624)
Job Type:Full Time
Hours in Shift:8
Location:Palo Alto, CA
THIS IS A FIXED TERM, BENEFITTED POSITION FOR 9 MONTHS.
This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.
Performs a wide variety of regular and recurring moderately complex financial analysis, budget analysis, and related fiscal functions requiring full professional competency. Work is performed under general supervision following established policies and procedures. Non-routine problems/issues are referred to a higher level.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification, and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Assists with analysis and preparation of various financial reports for both internal use and as required for external agencies.
Assists in participating in multi-disciplinary teams addressing complex, high visibility process redesign and innovation projects.
Communicates with customers, vendors or departments regarding business cycle transactions.
Maintains liaison with departmental business managers and administrative staff in the preparation and analysis of financial reports to provide information and to resolve problems concerning variances from approved budget.
Prepares and coordinates distribution of various financial reports and analyses for management and financial analysis of individual departments.
Reviews and analyzes invoices for required documentation and authorizations before payments are made.
Reconciles financial transactions and assists in issues resolution of transactions for assigned department(s)/business cycle
Understands, implements and maintains the department policies and procedures along with the specific policies and procedures for the business cycle and completes routine business cycle procedure and research projects.
Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.
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Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university
Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of accounting, internal controls, policies and regulations, including ability to research and interpret new regulations and policies, applicable to accounts payable.
Ability to analyze and develop solutions to complex problems.
Ability to analyze information, reach valid conclusions and make sound recommendation.
Ability to apply judgment and informed decisions.
Ability to communicate complex concepts in simple form to non-finance users to understand the appropriate use and limits of the information provided.
Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats including summarizing data and presenting results.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to manage, organize, prioritize, multi-task and adapt to changing priorities.
Ability to work effectively both as a team player and leader.
Ability to think on a macro level while working on a micro level.
Ability to provide excellent customer service.
Ability to apply strong analytical and reconciliation skills.
Ability to strive and work independently or within a team environment.
Knowledge of analytical research procedures and methods.
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.
SHC does not discriminate on the basis of Ancestry, Age, Color, Disability, Genetic information, Gender, gender identity, or gender expression, Marital status, Medical condition, Military or veteran status, National origin, Race, Religion, Sex, and Sexual orientation.