Manager - Financial Planning & Reporting

Category: Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Location:  Menlo Park CA 94025
Req: 19553
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.

Assists departmental leadership in organizational development, benchmarking, operational reporting, management reporting, performance management, measuring trends, budgeting, analysis and other financial activities with a limited functional or organizational scope. Assist the director in managing the financial activities and services of the department as they relate to accounting, budgeting, financial reporting and other finance functions and implementing financial and accounting policies, procedures and programs for the hospital. Prepares statistical reports and financial information.

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.

  • Analyzes business operations and identifies improvements; monitors and measures the trends in an operational or functional area. Assists in compiling and analyzing key performance indicators for the entity in relations to comparable organizations and annual targets.

  • Assists in managing the department to ensure achievement of functional and budget/financial goals. Prepares the department's annual budget requests by determining priorities among requests from reporting staff.

  • Coordinates with Information Technology (IT) department on projects and transmission of data.

  • Ensures financial records systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards. Assists with the gathering of support documentation for cost reports and other regulatory reports/audits.

  • Implements policies and procedures for the preparation, maintenance and control of hospital's budgetary, accounting and related fiscal activities to ensure compliance with current legislation and regulations; maintains liaison with State and Federal agencies regarding pending or recently enacted legislation or regulations.

  • Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals.

  • Performs supervisory functions by interviewing, selecting and providing training for new staff; by approving or disapproving recommendations from subordinate staff on personnel actions; by evaluating subordinates' performance; by hearing and resolving employee grievances; and by determining the need for and initiating disciplinary action in order to ensure adequate and competent staffing for the agency, program, division or institution.

  • Prepares financial transaction analysis for management review providing financial adjustments required to resolve outstanding financial transactions, if any; provides support in the development of financial/operational analysis of hospital/clinical programs; prepares complex financial reports and analyses. Coordinates adhoc analysis and reporting.

  • Provides assistance in the development of business plans and provides financial analysis associated with business plans and any other capital requests.

  • Provides variance explanations for business cycle transactions. Develops and reviews trend analysis to highlight unusual transactions.

  • Records, reviews, approves and transmits financial transactions in accordance to regulatory and internal controls.

  • Works closely with operational personnel to understand and document operational financial issues (i.e.,physical inventory counts, flow of transactions and effect on financial results). Assists in review of other departmental processes. Identifies areas of improvement across and within processes. Responds in a timely fashion to operational requests for information and issue resolution.

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 a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university

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. 

  • 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 develop financial analyses and provide strategic direction for the organization.

  • Ability to develop financial budgets and manage expenses.

  • Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus.

  • Ability to manage, organize, prioritize, multi-task and adapt to changing priorities.

  • Ability to mediate and resolve complex problems and issues.

  • Ability to provide leadership and influence others.

  • Knowledge of accounting/financial principles and practices.

  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.

  • Knowledge of financial statement, balance sheet, statement of operations and cash flow.

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirement related to the functional area.

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, administration, fiscal and personnel management.

Additional Information:

Accounting positions: Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); Knowledge of regulatory requirements for GAAP, tax issues, and financial reporting

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): $137,592.00 to $182,447.20

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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