Yale New Haven Health System

  • SR COST ACCOUNTING FINANCIAL ANALYST

    Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
    Job ID
    65190
    Department
    FINANCIAL PLANNING & BUDGET
    Category
    FINANCE
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    MONDAY - FRIDAY
    Work Hours
    8:00 - 4:30
    Work Shift
    NA
    Requisition ID
    2018-18499
  • Overview

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    Coordinates all Strata related processing for Financial Planning. Performs monthly processing of GL and Payroll in Strata. Provides technical support to the Director of Financial Planning, the Manager of Financial Planning and the Sr. Financial Analysts on all aspects of Strata. Maintains flex for all of YNHH including the Indirect departments, provides data analysis and data interpretation and education to both internal finance customers as well as Clinical, Operational and Financial Management at all levels of the organization. Acts as departmental liaison to JDAT department.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Performs monthly processing of GL and Payroll data according to monthly close schedule. Ensures data integrity by auditing work. Prepares reconciliation of data feeds to the Strata output. Maintains appropriate workpapers related to monthly processing. Recommends and implements improvements in processes. Collaborates with the Joint Data Analytics (JDAT) Department and MIS on Strata issues. Attends weekly Strata technical meetings.
    • 2. Performs monthly processing of reclasses according to monthly schedule. Ensures data integrity by auditing work. Develops flex budget worksheet according to the monthly close schedule. Maintains appropriate workpapers related to monthly processing.
    • 3. Collaborates with the Financial Planning and Analysis group on the Strata system, assisting in the development of Strata analysis and reports that meet users needs and are consistent, in support of and complimentary to the goals of the Hospital Business Plan where possible, provides comparable benchmarking information of Strata information to other institutions and networks.
    • 4. Provides departmental mangers and all customers with orientation of Strata concepts. Makes and implements effective recommendations to financial and operational management on Strata structure issues relative to RVU's, etc.
    • 5. Responsible to meet with indirect area management, develop flex models and deliver flex budget results for certain indirect departments such as DR Transport, Coding and Environmental Services. Works directly with indirect area management and Financial Planning management to establish flex criteria for those areas.
    • 6. Develops in-depth working knowledge of the technical operations of Strata to include the detailed calculations for product costing, the indirect allocation structure as well as the flex budgeting calculations and model. Identifies issues of data integrity that require research and follow-up. Recommend resolution of such issues to the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis as well as the Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis. Implement the resolution of such issues. Participates in departmental task forces and committees to provide financial input. Makes effective recommendations relative to the processing of financial data in Strata and implements recommendations.
    • 7. Coordinates the annual preparation of the new fiscal year process in Strata. Including the worksheets required for departmental annual review of RVU's , job code split and fixed/variable assignment.
    • 8. Coordinates the annual review and development of the Indirect Allocation Structure with the Financial Planning and Budget departments. Makes effective recommendations on the structure and implements them.
    • 9. Prepare analysis for the Monthly volume reporting for timely distribution to the System Director of Budget and Financial Planning.
    • 10. Responsible for data integrity related to management of RVU and data costing maintenance and the cost to charge initiatives ensuring consistency between subsystems at the product level.
    • 11. Works with the System Director of Financial Planning and others to spread budgeted volume, expense and revenue at the service line level.
    • 12. Actively participate on the Strata education committee and assist as necessary with education committee course offerings, technical set up, etc.
    • 13. Collaborates with the JDAT group and other hospitals in the Health System on processing issues and timeframes where appropriate.
    • 14. Participates and supports Hospital and Finance customer relations policy and programs.
    • 15. Performs other related duties as required by Director, Financial Planning and Analysis and the Manager of Cost Accounting and Analytics including special revenue analysis and information requested by the contracting department.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION

     

    Bachelor's or Masters degree in Accounting or Finance required

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    Three to five years experience in accounting, hospital operations and/or experience in a managed care environment. Technical knowledge of Cost Accounting systems.

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to exercise creativity and initiative in making recommendations, ability to influence the thinking of others. Knowledge of clinical departments, the hospital industry and the health care environment desirable. Knowledge of Cost Accounting systems.

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