Financial Analyst

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular
Ardent Health Services is a national healthcare company headquartered in Nashville, TN. Our subsidiaries own and operate hospitals and multispecialty physician practices in seven states. Ardent includes 31 hospitals, 4,840 patient beds, 25,000 employees, and 1,150 employed physicians. Within the industry we are noted for recognizing that every hospital is as unique as the community it serves. This in-depth understanding of how healthcare works at the local level is one of our great strengths. We are currently recruiting for a Financial Analyst to support our Nashville corporate office and Americas Division.

The Financial Analyst will be responsible for tracking capital budgets/forecasts, prepare division reports and perform analytics on market level data.  The Analyst will also work on ad hoc projects that are supporting the Division’s CEO, CFO, Controller and VP of Physician Services.


Examples of Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the preparation and documentation of monthly Division MORs (Monthly Operating Reports)

  • Responsible for the following related to capital expenditures for the Division:

    • Initial review of Capital Expenditure Requests (CERs), tracking against budget and review of market forecasts

    • Preparation of reports and other financial results for fixed assets and capital. 

    • Assist with completion of the annual capital budget along with input from market personnel.

  • Assists with reporting and analysis of intercompany charges

  • Conceive, design and distribute standard and ad hoc reports/analysis for Division and markets

  • Complete all tasks in a timely manner with accurate documentation

  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues and across teams to achieve the completion of tasks

  • Interact with and assist individual market teams to provide high level end user experience

Education and Experience:

  • 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; experience with EPIC and Lawson a plus
  • Experience with Business Objects and Essbase/Smartview preferred
  • Experience in Microsoft tools required:  Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint


  • Must be familiar with standard accounting and finance concepts, practices and procedures
  • Intermediate to advanced experience in MS Excel and Powerpoint required
  • 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.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of time.

Behavior Standards:

  • Service – Patient Centered Customer Service

  • Quality – Clinical and Operational Excellence

  • People – Promotes a Collaborative Environment

  • Financial – Business Acumen

  • Growth – Fosters Innovation