Senior Financial Business Systems Analyst - Controller's Office (1.0 FTE, Days)

Category: Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Req: 18617
FTE: 1

Finance & Accounting

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift

At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

Job Summary

This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.

The Senior Finance Business Systems Analyst supports core functions of the health system's business and financial applications to enable cost-effective, high quality, efficient, and safe patient care. This position will implement, administer, and support assigned systems under the minimal guidance of senior members of the team. The position will have a thorough understanding of managing business and financial operations within a healthcare environment. This position independently addresses issues and design decisions of moderate to high complexity with little or no supervision and delivers clear communication and documentation of complex concepts and issues related to applications, interfaces, data structures, and workflows across the organization. Act as a liaison between business teams, application vendors and IT for system integration, enhancements, and issue fixes. This position will be responsible for translating complex business needs and making recommendations. This role will provide guidance to the project team and facilitate key project meetings, communications, and working sessions.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification.  They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the hospital’s policies and procedures, including its Service Standards and its Code of Conduct.

  • Act as a technology subject matter expert and clearly communicate technical concepts in business terms between and across the different groups while influencing outcomes.

  • Lead ERP upgrade initiatives that include technical details, user expectations, project goals, work effort, accountability, and deliverables.

  • Coordinate efforts of project estimation for review with cross organization technical as well as business teams.

  • Assist preparation of detailed system requirements documents incorporating system impact analysis as well as use cases.

  • Proactively identify system optimization and enhancements in order to design and implement effective solutions.

  • Proactively identify trends and detect/anticipate problems early.

  • Perform ongoing review of system configuration and design options in order to make appropriate recommendations for system maintenance requests.

  • Lead issue resolution and update Functional Specification document as required.

  • Research issues and use independent analysis and judgment to produce solution options including pros, cons, risks, benefits, costs, and unintended consequences.

  • Lead change control process from procedures, issue tracking, development of training materials, communicating changes, and delivering training to end users.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Computer Science, Business Management, Accounting, or other related field/discipline from an accredited college or university or equivalent combination of education/work experience.

Experience:  Five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & 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. 

  • Knowledge of Workday and its implementation

  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in health care and clinical operations in a health care system

  • Knowledge of core business and financial applications as well as other information systems and computer applications used in a health care setting

  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze highly complex systems and workflows and implement solutions to simplify, streamline, and automate transactions

  • Ability to conceptualize, plan, organize, coordinate, and manage the work of a major program or function within the department

  • Demonstrated ability to engage actively in complex discussions, often on challenging and/or controversial subjects

  • Ability to collaborate and build consensus with stakeholders

  • Ability to negotiate on behalf of others to achieve best outcomes for the department and the organization as a whole

  • Ability to handle confrontation with appropriate grace, professionalism, cordiality, and firmness, and manages/resolves disputes appropriately

  • Ability to communicate concepts in concise and eloquent form to management and to cross-functional departments or teams verbally, in writing, and through pictures or diagrams when appropriate

  • Ability to establish a set of tasks and activities associated with an intended outcome and timeline.

  • Ability to take action consistent with available facts, constraints, and anticipated consequences

  • Ability to understand and adhere to operational standards, policies, and procedures

  • Ability to identify risks or issues, and propose solutions

  • Ability to develop new skills and teach others

  • Ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and interpret results

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. 

Pay Range

Compensation is based on the level and requirements of the role.

Salary within our ranges may also be determined by your education, experience, knowledge, skills, location, and abilities, as required by the role, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Typically, new team members join at the minimum to mid salary range.

Minimum to Midpoint Range (1.0 FTE): $121,763.20 to $161,449.60

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford 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, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, 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, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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