Accounting Analyst

Ascension Health Saint Louis, MO
Job ID: 242666Accounting AnalystSt Louis, MissouriRegular / Day

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Additional Job Information

Title: Financial Analyst

City, State: St Louis, MO

Location: Woodlands Plaza IV

Department: Healthcare Accounting - Medical Group

Additional Job Details: FT, Days

About Us

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2016, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 150,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers. Ascension's Healthcare Division operates 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Financial Analyst performs accounting, analysis, and reporting regarding financial operations and information.


* Prepares general ledger entries in conjunction with monthly closing processes and reconciles general ledger accounts.

* Develops analytical / departmental reports as required or requested. Assists with the development and administration of the organization's annual budget.

* Ensures departmental and organizational compliance with current accounting standards, hospital policies

and applicable laws and regulations.

* Performs statistical, cost and financial analysis of data extracted from various internal sources.

* Prepares reports based on findings, including health care costs, provider contracts, debt capacity, revenue and profitability.

* Assists with budget preparation and financial planning processes.

* Assists with budget review for compliance and identification of cost-saving opportunities.

* Serves as consultant to all levels of management to provide decision support for initiatives, policies and procedures.

* Performs special projects and duties as assigned, including research, forecasting and exploring viable alternatives.



* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience required.

* Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.

Work Experience:

* Two years of experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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