Financial Analyst

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Ardent Health Services invests in people, technology, facilities and communities, producing high-quality care and extraordinary results. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Ardent’s subsidiaries own and operate 30 hospitals in six states with more than 25,000 employees including 1,150 employed providers. Ardent facilities exceed national averages in Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating as ranked by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; 89 percent of its hospitals received a three-star rating or above in comparison with 73 percent of all hospitals ranked. Five of the company's hospitals were recognized by Modern Healthcare as "Best Places to Work" in 2018 - the eleventh consecutive year an Ardent facility made this list. Ardent's corporate office was named "Top Work Places" for Nashville based companies in 2017 and 2018.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Financial Analyst.


Reporting to the Controller of Ardent's Information Technology Department, the Financial Analyst is responsible for conducting financial analysis projects and statistical studies. You will perform a variety of complicated tasks, including financial modeling, projections, monitoring, and tracking.


Financial Analysis

  • Review and update actual results in contracts file.
  • Update contract file for projections for new agreements.
  • Provide monthly department budget variances.
  • Coordinate and obtain monthly cost trackers for strategic and capital projects.
  • PO's / Invoices Provide input on coding questions for POs and Invoices.
  • Capital Forecasting / Budgeting for IT.
  • Provide direct input for project owners to prepare CER's.
  • Validation of cost offsets within the CER documentation.
  • Prepare initial forecast schedule using monthly cost trackers for Controller review

Month End

  • Prepare month RNI, accruals, account reclasses, and prepaid expense entries.
  • Review IT departmental financials for accuracy versus budget and forecast.
  • Complete assigned account reconciliations.
  • Prepare monthly JV billing and necessary journal entries.
  • Prepare and remit sales taxes for JVs.



  • Bachelor's degree required
  • CPA preferred


  • 3+ years of experience in a Financial Planning and Analysis or Accounting role.
  • Healthcare experience strongly preferred.
  • Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Should possess experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Must have strong financial modeling/projection experience.
  • Lawson experience is preferred.
  • Hyperion experience is preferred.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to provide accurate and efficient service under the stress of constant deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Ability to work on different projects at one time.
  • Ability to work and interact with departments throughout the Company.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills.
  • Exceptional problem solving abilities.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.