JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for analyzing financial and business data and offering detailed analysis and solutions that can be acted upon. Partner with others in the organization to interpret and manage financial and business reports in an effort to identify areas for improvement and document recommended changes. Monitor and maintain both budget and process data and provide updates to senior management on current trends and projections. Understand business problems and opportunities in the context of requirements and recommend solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals.
Develop communications such as PowerPoint presentations, proposals, policies and procedures, and business summaries to enhance and support strategic or operational plans.
Perform financial and business process analysis, draws conclusions, and makes recommendations to leadership.
Apply process improvement methods applicable to the field and designs plans for implementation.
Analyze trends affecting budget/accounting needs and recommend procedural changes as needed.
Analyze and review financial data and prepare financial statements and reports.
Participate in calculation, validation and updating of cost saving initiatives.
Develop budget and forecasting models that analyze the overall business plan. Manage and prepare budgets based upon current standards and provide regular updates.
Research current challenges and trends in the field and brings information and recommendations back to leadership for consideration.
Researches business problems and quickly understands the issues and data challenges of organization.
Inform and advise managers and other key stakeholders of financial issues and matters as appropriate.
Analyze proposed plans and policies, as well as new programs, to determine costs. Makes appropriate recommendations to management in order to strengthen business controls, improve operations, and/or reduce costs.
Develop programs or queries to retrieve and analyze data for projects, program, or reports.
Apply statistically sound analytic methods within program and projects.
Gather data using data mining techniques and tools, analyze information, develop conclusions, communicate recommendations clearly and work effectively with others on a team.
Effectively translate complex data and analyses to all levels within the organization.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period.Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As th...e largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.