Financial Analyst - Operations

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 seven 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. Seven of the company's hospitals were recognized by Modern Healthcare as "Best Places to Work" in 2017 – more than any other system in the country. 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 Financial Operations team as a Financial Operations Analyst.

This is a newly created position reporting to the Director, Revenue Quality & Analytics, the Financial Analyst will be responsible for conducting financial analysis with respect to the Company’s AR Reserve and Revenue recognition procedures. The Analyst will also work on ad hoc analytical projects primarily related revenue, cash collection reporting, statistical reporting, and forecasting monthly results. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the analysis of month-end AR contractual and bad debt reserves and coordination with Hospital/Division Finance teams.
  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of periodic hindsight review procedures required to review the Company’s position.
  • Assist in the analysis of cash collection activity and tracking to established collection goals.
  • Review of monthly projected operating and statistical results.
  • Assists with monthly consolidation of borrowing limits associated with outstanding AR in accordance with letter of credit agreements.
  • Perform a variety of complicated tasks, including financial modeling, projections, monitoring, and tracking.
  • Complete all tasks in a timely manner with accurate documentation.
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues and across teams to achieve the completion of tasks.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field is required.
  • Three to Five years of experience in accounting and finance is required.
  • Healthcare experience strongly preferred.
  • Must be familiar with standard accounting and finance concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Should possess experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals with the ability to prioritize assignments, deal with interruptions, meet deadlines, and multi-task in a fast paced and growth-oriented environment.
  • Must have strong financial analytical and computer skills with heavy emphasis on MS Excel.

Additional Requirements

  • An analytical nature with a high level of attention to detail.
  • An ability to provide accurate and efficient work product under deadlines.
  • A team attitude to work and interact with departments throughout the company
  • The ability to deliver concise summaries of detailed analysis.
  • Initiative and desire to take ownership of projects.

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.