Financial Specialist, Sr.

WakeMed Health & Hospitals   •  

Raleigh, NC

Industry: Patient Care


5 - 7 years

Posted 339 days ago

About WakeMed
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated Magnet by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children’s Hospital, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children’s Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed’s team of more than 8,200 employees, 250 employed physicians, 1,500 volunteers, 1,200 affiliated physicians use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit<="" span="">

Position Information
The Senior Financial Specialist will report to the director of finance and performs a full range of advanced professional financial duties requiring the application accounting / and or auditing theory, principles and practices. This rule will be a key contributor in the Financial Planning & Analysis function for Wake Med Physician Practices. This position requires extensive work on various financial planning and analysis tasks, including but not limited to management reporting, physician compensation modeling, budgeting and forecasting, and business analysis. This position will also assist the operational areas with developing and monitoring business units' performance indicators as general financial analysis and support. This position performs various projects as assigned and assists the director of finance on projects. Works directly with certain executives on special assignments as requested.

Experience Requirements:
At least 5 years of experience with financial statement preparation, financial statement analysis, technical accounting research, budget preparation and contract analysis with at least five years of related experience, and including financialreport preparation, use of financial applications and/or various software packages to include problem analysis required and a good understanding of financial operations required. Experience in training or providing education to departmental operations managers and directors for financialreporting is preferred. Two - three years problem analysis and understanding of financial operations within a healthcare environment preferred.

Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field with a minimum of twelve semester hours in Accounting courses required. Accounting degreepreferred. Advanced experience in data mining, report-writing, and upgrade coordination in accounting systems preferred.

Licensure/Certification Requirements:
CPA or MBA Preferred

Job ID 26290