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Job Summary

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

We are seeking a Financial Analyst join the Medical School Finance Team, a vital financial contact and business advisor for customers within the school’s executive administration departments, academic departments, and operating units. You will work with administrative and financial data sets, including research, facilities, tuition/enrollment, financial and human resource systems, to support analyses of business operations, strategic initiatives, and leadership support. This position will involve multiple interactions with Michigan Medicine leadership, departmental customers and peer analysts on a broad array of projects.

You will solve resource issues and propose options when there are conflicts. Ideal candidates are adaptable and willing to take on a variety of additional tasks to improve operational efficiency, make or prepare presentations to internal or external groups, and other duties as assigned, functioning with a high degree of independence and minimal day-to-day supervision to deliver projects in a timely and effective manner.

This job might be right for you if…

  • Using data and analytics to support business decisions and financial analysis sounds exciting
  • You are skilled in identifying, analyzing, and interpreting trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • You love problem solving and making new discoveries
  • You thrive in dynamic working environments
  • Working in ambiguity and crafting business solutions that are novel to the organization sounds stimulating
  • You pay very close attention to detail
  • You can thrive while working in both team and individual settings
  • You are adaptable to changing conditions and you maintain a high level of focus/energy
  • You feel confident offering support and expressing ideas to leadership
  • You make the customer your number one priority in any situation

Responsibilities*

  • Preparing reports, presentations and correspondence related to financial project work, financial analysis, and department, unit, and center or institute performance assessment
     
  • Participating in multidisciplinary teams evaluating strategic, operational and financial aspects of the academic enterprise
  • Delivering excellent customer service to departmental and leadership contacts
  • Participating in special projects to improve reporting, analysis, and internal processes to achieve productivity improvements and enhanced delivery of customer service
  • Working with data sets, synthesizing and summarizing results to allow for the identification of key issues, decision-making criteria, and the determination of strategies
  • Analyzing data to support strategic financials, business case development, and provide leadership support through ad hoc and recurring reporting and communication
  • Designing, developing and recommending new approaches, methodologies and tools for data driven decision-making and planning

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field
  • Ability to build client relationships, function as a member of a team, and demonstrate initiative
  • Experience in financial reporting, analysis, and management
  • Ability to adapt knowledge, learn quickly, and handle multiple work streams simultaneously
  • Ability to assess competing priorities, manage workflow and meet operational deadlines
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel)
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written), and the ability to analyze large amounts of complex information to present simple and concise material to the appropriate audience

Associate Level

  • 0-2 years professional experience

Intermediate Level

  • 2-5 years professional experience

Senior Level

  • 5-8 years professional experience

 

Desired Qualifications*

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience in an analytical role
  • Experience in healthcare, higher education and/or academic medical center setting
  • Experience in Business Objects, PeopleSoft, Oracle, and/or Hyperion
  • Experience working across multiple functions (finance, IT, HR, Student, Research, etc.) and demonstrated success in quickly developing appropriate domain knowledge from each to support more robust solutions
  • Ability to complete complex analytical, consultative and information support through analysis and report preparation
  • Ability in problem analyses, methodology development, technical execution, and development of recommendations

Work Schedule

This is a full-time, 40 hour/week exempt position. Your schedule will typically be 8:00AM-5:00PM, Monday through Friday.

Work Locations

Commonwealth Building
2101 Commonwealth Blvd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Additional Information

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

 

Health System Finance serves as the central finance group for Michigan Medicine and is comprised of six functional areas:  Clinical Financial Planning & Analysis, Enterprise Financial Reporting & Forecasting, Academic Financial Planning & Analysis, Medical School Administration Finance, Reimbursement, and Financial Systems.

 

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.