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Position Details

Department: CORP | Finance Admin
Category: Director/Management
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 747223
Date Posted: 5/8/2023
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Director of Financial Decision Support is responsible for the annual capital budget process, assisting in the internal financial reporting, cost accounting, and product line profitability reporting. Assumes primary responsibility for developing proforma financial evaluations of proposed new capital projects on areas of service for the organization. This position is expected to have an emphasis on superior customer service for both internal and external customers, high quality of work product measured in terms of timeliness and accuracy, and staff development and fiscal responsibility.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Cost Accounting
    • Develops proforma financial evaluations of proposed new services and major projects, working closely with appropriate internal and external resources to develop key assumptions. Administers ongoing cost accounting analyses, and supports the operating budget and reporting processes as it relates to cost accounting.
  2. Capital Budget
    • Administers annual capital budget process in its entirety, preparing proforma analyses when appropriate.
  3. Financial and Clinical Operations Data
    • Analyzes, interprets, and communicates financial and clinical operations data effectively, verbally and written.
  4. Data Preparation and Distribution
    • Assumes overall responsibility for timeliness and accuracy of data prepared and distributed by the Decision Support Department.
  5. Financial Management Reports and Analyses
    • Coordinates the preparation of various capital and operational financial management reports and analyses for use by senior and middle management.
  6. Long Range Financial Plan
    • Assists in the development of the long range (five year) financial plan, as well as the planning systems and processes to develop and support it. Assists in the development of a monthly financial forecast and annual development of five year financial and capital planning processes. Along with the Director, Budget & Finance, assists in the review of all financial plans and compares to actual results to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate.
  7. Staff Leadership
    • Coaches and develops analyst staff providing ongoing feedback to individuals and department. Guides individuals and groups toward desired outcomes with minimal supervision, sets high performance standards and delivers high quality services. Mentors finance team to leverage strengths and increase skill set, with a focus on training staff to develop capital and strategic analyses and communicate effectively with operations leaders throughout the organization. Develops and implements training to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals. Provides leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels of the organization. Creates and promotes a positive and supportive work culture, which is forward facing with our customers.
  8. Annual Operating Budget
    • Assists in the annual operating budget process as requested.
  9. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or equivalent Required
2. Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or equivalent Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Five (5) years of experience in a senior-level position with responsibility for preparation and coordination of budget, cost accounting and forecasting. Required
2. Ten (10) years of Finance and/or Accounting experience. Required
3. Experience in a hospital/physician organization providing tertiary and quaternary services. Preferred
4. Experience with enterprise level decision support and client/server based financial application
systems in a hospital setting.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. CPA, CHFP, FHFMA Preferred
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Frequently
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Frequently
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Frequently
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
I have reviewed the qualifications, physical requirements and occupational exposure/risk potential for this position and wish to apply