Job Summary As a member of the Budget team you will work with departments across the hospital and learn about many aspects of the organization. This is an exciting time to join our growing team as we have new leadership, and a strategy and timeline to implement meaningful changes to our systems and processes. Our focus will be on systems and process improvement and innovation as we work to support the work of the country's #1 Pediatric Hospital by U.S. News & World Report, eight years running.
This Budget Analyst II will be responsible to:
Participate in the development and maintenance of the annual budget process. Maintain the Position Control Reporting System to confirm with pre-established guidelines as determined in the operating budget for salaries and wages. Complete reconciliations with the legacy budget system and the budget ledger; utilize a personal computer and programming software to extract budget information for ad hoc reporting and variance analyses. Prepare financial analyses and special projects
Input and review dept budgets for accuracy and appropriateness. Work with managers in resolving any submitted information which does not meet the established guidelines and offers assistance to resolve areas of concern
Maintain databases in Microsoft Access or Foxpro and various analytical and statistical reports to provide explanations and interpretations of all aspects of the budget process. Maintain hierarchy for GL and Budget systems
Maintain the Position Control Reporting System to confirm with pre-established guidelines outlined by the current operating salary and wage budget. Control manager requests and changes by ensuring compliance with system.
Monitor and approve Manager Self Service and Employment Requisitioning processes according to established departmental policies and procedures.
Reconcile legacy budget system with GL system at department and account levels
Perform ad hoc reporting, financial and statistical comparative analyses, variance analyses, trend information, new program review, financial projections and financial and statistical models for Finance and for dept managers
Work with dept managers to educate, advise, interpret the relationship of processes to reports; troubleshoot, resolve problems, and reconcile balances, including providing written analyses, explanations and interpretations of all aspects of financial and budgeting processes
Prepare and distribute various analytical reports for financial statement processing
Provide customer service that supports department and hospital operations
Maintain all budget supporting back up in various media for review. This includes budget journal entries with documentation, and various report reconciliations
To qualify, you must have:
A Bachelor's Degree in Business or a closely related field and 3 years of related experience in budgetary analysis or similar role required
Strong technical skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office, advanced Excel, and advanced database skills
Knowledge of budgetary systems, reporting programs and networks, with the ability to identify opportunities for enhanced practices
Knowledge of existing and emerging budgetary technologies and industry best practices
Skilled at evaluating budgetary analytics and understanding content within the data
Strong business acumen with understanding of the organization and various functions
Ability to provide viable solutions and recommendations with framework of successful implementation
Ability to lead a project team to implement budget process improvements within the dept
Remote is an option if you live in MA, RI, NH or ME
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best. #CB
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.