Sr Financial Analyst II - Special Funds - Brookline


: $96,013.33 - $166,700.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance

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Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

Responsible for various aspects of financial analysis within Financial Planning, which includes Budget & Financial Analysis, Revenue & Reimbursement, and Decision Support areas. Responsible for a wide range of tasks related to use, development and maintenance of computer applications in these various areas including MPC, PeopleSoft, and TSI. Provides assistance to management and administrative personnel through the extrapolation, interpretation and summarization of data for strategic business purposes.


This position plays a key role in the development, monitoring and maintenance of the Institute s financial plans and processes.

  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc reports and furnishes data on an as needed basis.
  • Prepares analyses and journal entries, as required, to support the monthly general ledger closing process and annual budget development process.
  • Works with IT and other pertinent departments to research and resolve data discrepancies.
  • Assists with the development of the annual financial and statistical operating budget for the Institute, preparation of regulatory reports, and procedure cost development updates.
  • Assists with the development, implementation and operation of systems and processes to support the activities and goals of the Financial Planning (FP) department.
  • Participates in the business process redesign and improvement of key functions and tasks within the Financial Planning department.
  • Works closely with management in converting Institute-wide and departmental goals and objectives into financial plans.
  • Prepares complex analyses and executive summaries and initiates reviews as needed for data validation.
  • Provides training to Institute personnel on applications, reports and tools available.
  • Serves as a resource for other junior level staff within the department, acts as project leader and provides workflow direction to junior staff.
  • Triages problems that occur during absence of senior management and raises issues to next highest level.
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or related field is required; Master's preferred.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of related work experience in the health care industry.
  • Requires superior computer skills in MS Office applications, automated general ledger system, etc. PeopleSoft experience strongly preferred. MPC, IDX, Harvest and/or TSI experience, along with experience with data mining, relational databases, and SQL query tools is a plus.
  • Must have superior judgment, discretion, interpersonal skills and communication skills to effectively work and communicate on sensitive political and confidential issues with clinical staff and senior management.
  • Must be able to function independently in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities.
  • Must pay particular attention to understanding the detail by performing reconciliations, implementing controls, and reviewing work completed.
  • Must be committed to a customer service philosophy.
  • Must be committed to working closely with others in a team-oriented approach.

  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

    Associated topics: bi, business systems analyst, examiner, government, guidance, inspect, investment analyst, investment banking, investment fund, law * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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