Sr Financial Analyst

Under the direction of the Financial Planning Manager prepare the budgeting forecasting and financial/operational analyses for Lifespan and affiliates. Provide functional supervision of financial analysts on a project basis. Cross train and participate in the preparation of third party and government reimbursement reports.


Participates coordinates and guides the development and implementation of Lifespan and affiliates annual operating budget and capital budget programs. Assist in the planning and directing the timely and accurate completion of the operating and capital budget. Prepares short and long-range financial planning analysis/forecasts for administration and department managers.

Coordinates special studies regarding finance and reimbursement of new programs. Serves as project leader of large complex projects providing functional supervision of assigned financial analysts including assigning work scheduling providing guidance and counsel and input for performance evaluations. Cross trains Financial Planning staff in budgeting forecasting and financial/operational analyses for Lifespan and affiliates.

Keeps Financial Planning Manager informed on conditions which affect the financial planning/budgeting process.

Analyzes financial and statistical data used in forecasting and financial operations. Compiles reviews monitors evaluates reconciles and reports monthly the budget to actual variance performance templates.

Prepares various hospital surveys for outside parties such as AHS Panel Survey Annual AHA Survey HARI Survey etc.

Under the guidance of the Reimbursement senior staff understands and participates in preparation of financial and statistical individual affiliates and consolidated Lifespan reports required by third party and government agencies for reimbursement.

Plans coordinates monitors verifies and analyzes special projects and activities in the financial planning department for budgeting forecasting and product line development. Ensures accuracy efficiency and integrity of all manual and automated planning information systems pertaining to budgeting forecasting and product line development.

Refines budget process for the operating and capital budget program for both staff and management (i.e. user friendly time efficient).

Participates in administrative staff meetings councils quality improvement teams and other such committees and meetings as required.

Designs and develops educational materials interpreting and communicating results of financial analysis to department heads and senior management. Contributes to development of departmental procedures manual.

Develops and maintains working relationship with Lifespan departments and Lifespan CPA firm as needed to ensure full data exchange.

Troubleshoots existing and/or potential problems in financial planning process recommending changes as appropriate.

Maintains quality assurance safety environmental and infection control in accordance with established policies procedures and objectives of the system and affiliates.

Performs other related duties as required.


Other information:

Equivalent to a Bachelor�s Degree in Accounting Finance or related field.

Comprehensive knowledge of accounting procedures technical and professional accounting skills financial and other operation systems to control data collection and reporting activities and understanding of the data processing procedures and capabilities.


Three years progressively responsible experience in health care with a heavy emphasis in one or more of the following areas: operating and capital budget reimbursement forecast financial reporting and/or product line development.

Comprehensive experience in microcomputer spreadsheet use and database management.

Experience in the use of mainframe computer systems to derive information needed for required financial and reimbursement analyses.


Functional supervision for up to three (3) full-time equivalent personnel.

Supervision is limited to assigning work scheduling providing guidance and counsel and input for performance evaluation.

Work is performed in a typical office environment requiring extended periods of sitting.


Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Location: Corporate Headquarters USA:RI:Providence


Work Type: Full Time


Shift: 1


Union: Non-Union

Work Schedule M-F 8 AM -4:30 PM