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FP&A Analyst II

Company: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Location: Brookline
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals. The Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst supports Institute-wide financial forecasting, business modelling, profitability analysis, and special projects. Responsibilities * Assists in development of financial reports and planning tools to evaluate Institute-wide and business unit financial performance to support decision making within Finance as well as at the department level. * Uses discretion and independent judgment to prepare trend analyses, profitability analytics and ad hoc financial reports. Investigates drivers of change and communicates key findings to Budget leadership. * Supports the development of business plans, scenario analyses and pro forma analyses to facilitate business partners' decisions around new projects and Institute initiatives. * Gathers data and prepares analysis to address business partner requests and summarizes data analysis for Finance leadership. * Assists in the production of monthly and quarterly reporting by line of business, disease center, service type, and location that are distributed and presented to executives and key stakeholders. Qualifications MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Education:Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business. Experience in accounting or finance may substitute for degree. Minimum Experience:2 years of experience in accounting, finance, or business modelling, preferably in the health care industry. Understanding of financial statements and financial forecasting required. Automated GL system, budget and planning system experience preferred. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: * Advanced understanding of financial statements and financial forecasting. * Skilled at complex financial analysis, aggregating, manipulating and summarizing large data sets. * Superior MS suite skills including advanced excel functions like pivot tables, vlookups, hlookups. * Ability to adapt to new technologies as needed. * Strong verbal and written communication skills and customer service skills. * Knowledge of automated GL system, budget and planning system and basic Strata experience. * Ability to communicate effectively with Finance teams and key stakeholders and escalate identified issues to Finance leadership. * Ability to handle complex and multi-part analyses. * Ability to exercise superior judgment, discretion, interpersonal skills to effectively work and communicate on sensitive political and confidential issues. At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong. As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff. Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.

Keywords: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brookline , FP&A Analyst II, Professions , Brookline, Massachusetts

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