Penn State Health Shared Services
Location: US:PA:Camp Hill
Work Type: Full Time
Under minimal supervision, the Lead Financial Liaison serves as the principal finance person of the assigned department(s) and business unit(s), providing direct and proactive support with budget development, performance analyses, and operation and strategic financial analyses. The Lead Financial Liaison ultimately reports to PSH Finance leadership, but has accountabilities to the operational leaders of the assigned department(s) and business unit(s) (inclusive of, but not limited to department chairs, vice presidents of operations, or operations directors). It is general practice that the lead financial liaison has assignments that are the most complex in nature and higher volume. The Lead Financial Liaison serves as finance leader, consultant, and educator, and is the finance representative at meetings or on teams and committees. The Lead Financial Liaison provides mentoring and training for other staff as needed, serving as expert on financial matters.
Bachelors Degree in finance, accounting, or related field from an accredited college or university is required.
10 years functional experience providing financial analysis of operations which includes 5+ years of healthcare experience required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Advanced understanding of accounting, including the unique accounting practices of health care organizations.
Ability to assemble managerial financial reports from multiple sources that are consistent with and reconcile to audited financial statements and officially released financial statements.
Ability to analyze data, draw meaningful conclusions and provide appropriate level of thoughtful recommendations to finance leadership, as well as other operational leaders.
Ability to communicate clearly with leadership and internal customers, to understand incoming requests, and be able to translate and draw on the appropriate data sources to ultimately provide useful, relevant insights and conclusions.
An advanced understanding of the nature of patient care operations, including (if applicable) the complexities of academic medical centers.
Proficiency in analyzing financial outcomes in a multi-variate manner, explaining the several operational drivers of results and outcomes.
Capable of clearly communicating information formally and informally to staff and senior leaders.
Ability to form constructive working relationships with various constituencies, customers, colleagues, and supervisors.
Capacity to work in a highly matrixed organization.
Ability to manage multiple requests and complex projects concurrently.
Skills in organizing multiple assignments and meeting deadlines.
Creativity to address unprecedented circumstances, access multiple data sources, and discover ways to improve existing processes.
Demonstrate continued willingness to learn, while developing business acumen to achieve ongoing growth within the position and within the organization.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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