Senior Financial Analyst

Requisition ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
Facility / Process Level : Name
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center



CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Job Summary: The Senior Financial Analyst serves MercyOne’s vision and mission by overseeing and developing an environment of effective decision making, forecasting and sound business planning, relating to decision support, service line analysis, dashboard reporting, financial analysis, productivity processing, long-range financial planning, operating and capital budgeting.  Works closely with all levels of management in order to develop and package services catered to meet the specific needs of customers.  Provides timely delivery of quality financial products and services to customers.  Effectively develops, executes and oversees the processes and systems that deliver financial services. Keeps management informed of progress and key steps. Creates a forward-focused guiding vision and environment of “no surprises” and exceptional customer service.


Essential Position Expectations:


  1. Ensure accuracy, automation and understanding of system-wide, key statistics that drive revenue and costs. Increases opportunities for adoption and usage of key statistics in reporting and accountability.


  1. Support MercyOne’s system-wide strategies and operational planning activities with the routine operation of all financial systems.


  1. Develop and produce routine reports from financial systems, ensuring accuracy of data.


  1. Audit and reconcile budget, cost accounting, productivity and general ledger systems to assure accurate and consistent data.


  1. Responsible for designing tools, forms, worksheets, manuals and other materials as necessary to facilitate the financial planning and analysis activity.


  1. Conduct financial forecasting for the MercyOne, each business unit, and related joint ventures, including financial statement analysis, preparation of pro forma financial statements, break even analyses, cash flow projections, ratio analyses, cash planning, capital planning, and evaluation of financing options, as applicable.


  1. Develop customized executive dashboards including, reporting compliance with key income statement and balance sheet ratios and indicators agreed upon in the budgeting and strategic planning process, as applicable. (i.e. operating EBIDA %, net income %, days cash & investments outstanding, etc.)


  1. Perform other responsibilities and projects, as justified by the needs of MercyOne operations, such as ad-hoc reports, feasibility studies, trend analyses, and special projects.


  1. Demonstrate behavior consistent with our Core Values: Reverence, Integrity, Compassion, Excellence, Commitment to the Poor, Justice and Stewardship.



Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or a closely related field is required. Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association or Master’s degree is preferred.


Experience:  Minimum 5 years of experience as a Financial Analyst preferably in Healthcare  


Certifications & Licenses: None required; CPA certification is preferred.


  1. Must possess and demonstrate a strong knowledge of financial management and accounting theory and practice.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to lead projects, meetings and presentations with minimal oversight required.
  3. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of computer operations and PC utilization, including database software, spreadsheet software, and Windows operating systems.
  4. Demonstrate a keen understanding of hospital and other general health care operations
  5. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  6. Notable problem solving and planning skills


Mental & Physical Demands:


  1. Must be able to pass a pre-employment health and drug screening at time of hire.
  2. Work onsite with regular and predictable attendance
  3. Frequently required to carry or lift items weighing up to 10 pounds. Occasionally required to carry or lift items weighing up to 25 pounds for short distances
  4. Occasionally required to stand or walk. Frequently required to sit in a stationary position.
  5. Occasionally performs activities that require stooping, bending and reaching, squatting, balancing, and trunk twisting throughout the day
  6. Frequently able to detect and discern both loud and soft sounds such as phone calls and customer questions
  7. Constantly able to use hands and fingers to type, write, and file. Frequently able to use near vision for viewing computer monitor and written materials. Occasionally required to detect unusual odors that could indicate environmental issues.




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