Senior Budget Analyst in the Dean's Office

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Senior Budget Analyst in the Dean's Office

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Category: Accounting/Finance

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230002T3

UTHealth Houston is looking for a financial analyst to work with our Dean's Office area. You will be looking at a lot of data, and creating spreadsheets which generate specific reports that are needed by our leadership. You must have advanced Excel skills, strong critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving ability. Successful candidates will have experience working with large volumes of data. Ability to work independently and effectively with prudent judgement and discretion. Able to meet deadlines and prioritize competing demands.

You will be working on projects such as preparing a physician productivity report which analyzes revenues generated by specific clinicians in our operation. Another report will be one that we provide to the department of Health and Human Services which covers any uncompensated care we provide. You will also be looking at clinical budgets, and other projects that require a lot of interpretation and report generation.

Your work location will be at our Binz Building which is near Park Plaza hospital and the Museum of Fine Art. The role will be hybrid with several days in the office a week, but also a mix of remote days as well. During training you may be in the office more frequently than the period after. At the start you can expect three days in the office with two at home, and that reversing as you get more assured in your role.

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides professional level skills in performing simple to moderate complex financial analysis for the institution. Completes financial analysis and assists in the development of various institution wide and operating unit specific financial reports.

  1. Manages the Time Study for the institution, utilizes time study data, and various internal reporting systems and internal financial reports to gather, interpret, and create complex data sets in order to build a complex annual cost report.

  2. Responsible for the report development and preparation detailing complex collection guarantee models for clinical departments as a subset of the annual affiliation agreement. Monitors, reconciles, and reports on monthly financial details of the affiliation agreement.

  3. May analyze, prepare, and/or review various financial reporting activities. Prepares ad hoc reports and specific financial analyses as requested by senior leadership for special projects. Participates in the development and implementation of new budget processes and reporting templates.

  4. Prepare monthly HHS ASA invoice. Serve as a liaison between HHS and Departments to address invoice related questions.

  5. Prepares monthly reports related to staffing trends and productivity by service line. Must be able to analyze/interpret report data for compliance with contract requirements. Present summary of findings to UT Administration on a quarterly basis.

  6. Maintain current staffing plan. Oversee amendment process and submit draft staffing plan annually. Assist in developing new templates and processes on an as needed basis.

  7. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting; or, relevant experience in lieu of degree.

Minimum Experience:

Four (4) years of accounting, budgeting, or finance.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.