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Sanford Health Senior Financial Analyst - Finance - Clinic Administration in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Senior Financial Analyst | Finance - Clinic Administration | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Finance - Clinic Administration

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


The overall function of the Senior 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. Maintain and report management systems, reviewing all financial data for accuracy. Maintains various departmental statistical and financial data. Projects may include evaluation of the financial impact of new programs, formulating financial forecasts and modeling, preparing projections for new building projects, rate analysis, and other projects. This role frequently serves as a project coordinator and provides support and training to team members. The Senior Financial Analyst works on projects that contribute to the financial functioning of Sanford Health as a whole and also provides support to complex areas within Sanford. Foundational understanding of accounting principles and standards is required. The Senior Financial Analyst is a professional role and must demonstrate leadership abilities, including: the ability to manage competing priorities while meeting deadlines, the ability to mentor, as well as taking the initiative in own professional development. Able to demonstrate use of knowledge in making forecasts based on statistical analysis and provide accurate, complex analysis of financial data. 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 levels of management and employees, both orally and in writing.


Reviews and verifies data and reports for accuracy. Helps solve business problems and meet business goals through collaborative processes. Works with such functions as task splitting and project merging. Mentors others to prepare them for responsibilities. Analyzes and documents errors or inaccuracies in financial records. Gathers information necessary to run a forecasting model. Explains the fundamentals of financial forecasting and modeling. Determines specific financial performance measurements for a specific business unit. Implements valid financial analysis aligned with key criteria. Interprets major types of financial statements issued by the organization.



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

Three years of experience required. Healthcare experience is helpful.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or other professional certification is preferred, but not required.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Finance

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD16461