The purpose of this job is to serve our Members, Customers and Co-workers.
The Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting the development of accurate, timely and insightful analyses, metrics, models, and forecasts to aid the management team in making informed decisions. This role will provide support for the annual budget and forecast processes, provide ad-hoc, trend and benchmarking analysis support, perform monthly account reconciliations, and contribute to risk management activities.
Financial Planning and Analysis Responsibilities 40% of Time
Prepares and analyzes operational & performance metrics and financial reports and variance analyses.
Provides ad hoc reports on both financial and non-financial data on an as needed basis.
Queries existing systems to extract data and develop reports.
Coordinates and supports the preparation of the annual budget and other financial forecasts.
Provides training and support to Vena (internal financial planning software) users.
Finance Responsibilities 40% of Time
Prepares monthly reconciliation of NetForum data to source systems.
Contributes to the preparation and analysis of monthly financial close.
Validates the accounting set-up of all NetForum product additions or changes.
Assists with external financial audits, taxes, and compliance issues.
Risk Management Activities 10% of Time
Coordinates insurance renewal process and fulfills associated reporting needs.
Identifies process improvements and provides recommendations for implementation.
Identifies anomalies in NetForum accounting transactions and reports findings to finance management.
Performs specific internal audit reviews as directed by CFO and Director.
Other Responsibilities 10% of Time
Cross-trained on financial processes (AP/AR).
Responsible for other tasks or duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Baccalaureate degree preferred.
Minimum five years of experience in accounting or a related field.
Proficient in MS Excel, intermediate level preferred.
Data extraction and analysis skills preferred.
Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Must have strong customer service orientation.
Must have strong team orientation.
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
Must exhibit a high degree of attention to detail.
Must be able to organize and prioritize workload.
Must be able to work independently.
Must possess sound judgment, discretion, and a high degree of professionalism.
Must have regular and predictable attendance.
About American College of Healthcare Executives
The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE is known for its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management, and its educational programs including the annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,000 participants each year. ACHE's established network of more than 80 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level. In addition, ACHE is known for its periodicals, the Journal of Healthcare Management and Frontiers of Health Services Management, as well as groundbreaking research, career development and public policy programs. ACHE's publishing division, Health Administration Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on all aspects of health services management including textbooks for use in college and university courses. Through such efforts, ACHE works toward its goal of being the premier professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving healthcare delivery.
Located in downt...own Chicago, the association has a staff of 100, a budget of $24MM and total assets of $49MM. Values of the organization include integrity, lifelong learning, leadership and diversity. The organization is governed by a 15-person Board of Governors.
Professionalism and educational advancement are core staff beliefs, with ongoing career development and enhancement. Several senior staff have been in their positions for more than 10 years, representing significant continuity and organizational commitment. ACHE staff members are recognized both nationally and locally within the association community as role models for the profession. For additional information, please see www.ache.org.