UW Medicine Finance has an outstanding opportunity for a Health System Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, UW Medicine. This individual will direct and organize the strategic planning, budgeting, costing and financial analytic/decision support activities for UW Medicine, a nearly $4.8B a year clinical enterprise. The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis will direct an experienced professional staff team composed of directors, managers, analysts, and technical resources with a span of accountabilities that encompass long-range financial planning, development / deployment of the annual operating and capital budgets, budget-to-actual management reporting, development of and measurement against multi-year annual and monthly key financial and operating metrics, industry benchmarking, regulatory agency reporting, decision support, cost accounting, and provider compensation. This position reports directly to the Enterprise Finance Officer, UW Medicine and Associate Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Washington.
Financial Planning & Budgeting
Financial Performance Analytics
At least ten (10) years as a senior financial management professional in a large hospital or health system. Academic Medical Center experience is desired.
Master's degree in Business Administration, Health Administration, or related degree.
In-depth knowledge of hospital accounting and reimbursement; current in new regulations and trends.
Strong skill level in using Budgeting and General Ledger applications as well as supporting software programs, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business AND additional progressively increasing finance team leadership experience may substitute for stated Master's degree requirement.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.
STRENGTHS & SKILLS:
Effective communicator; strong written and verbal skills; comfortable presenting at Board level.
Record of strong analytical and critical thinking skills being practically applied.
Effective communication with internal as well as external customers.
Personal philosophy of continuous improvement.
Credible presence with a professional image; develops trust quickly.
History of successful interaction with all levels of an organization.
Strong developer of people.
History of making effective decisions; sound judgement.
Proactive; anticipates problems and seeks solutions.
Effectively manages diversity in the workplace.
Values UW Medicine’s mission.
Healthcare Finance experience.
UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center (HMC), UW Medical Center (UWMC), Valley Medical Center (VMC), a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.