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Sanford Health Financial Analyst - Sanford Health Plan in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Cherapa Place Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 300 N Cherapa Pl, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

The Sanford Health Plan Financial Analyst position supports the finance department through financial reporting, data analysis, financial planning, and financial audit support.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Extract and validate data from various information sources to produce clear, well-formatted reports that communicate a clear, compelling message for management

• Prepare and post various monthly journal entries

• Complete and maintain monthly account reconciliations

• Research and analyze financial variances during the month end close process

• Assist with annual budget and forecasting processes

• Assist with quarterly financial filings

• Prepare various ad-hoc reporting requests

You’ll be recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for career advancement.

The overall function of the Financial Analyst role is the collaboration with managers, directors, and senior leadership on monthly productivity and remediation of variances, along with coordination on and completion of annual operating budgets. Responsible for month end closing cycle, including reviewing financial information, journal entries, and reviewing for accuracy. Other responsibilities within role include, but are not limited to: maintaining and reporting of management systems, reviewing all financial data for accuracy. Collaborates with accounting staff for fair financial representation. Maintains various departmental statistical and financial data. Projects may include evaluating the financial impact of new programs, preparing projections for new building projects, and other projects. Basic understanding of accounting principles and standards is required.

The Financial Analyst is a professional role and must demonstrate the ability to manage competing priorities while meeting deadlines, as well as taking the initiative in own professional development. Ability to interpret complex financial and accounting data. Must be self directed, autonomous and yet be able to work in an interdependent role. Must have excellent critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills to collaborate with managers. Attention to detail is essential. Work must be well documented. Must be able to communicate with all level of management and employees, both orally and in writing. Must demonstrate computer skills, especially Excel.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, healthcare administration, or related field required.

Two years of experience required.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Finance
Req Number: R-51291
Featured: No