Business Intelligence Analyst in I.T. Finance Office

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Business Intelligence Analyst in I.T. Finance Office

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

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Category: Accounting/Finance

UTHealth Houston General Administration

Requisition #: 230003P4

The office of our Chief Information Officer is looking for a business intelligence analyst to help with the financial reporting and analysis in their area. You will need to be able to analyze data and reports, help make policies, and assist in planning programs. You must review all of this information and give guidance and advice. You will be handling accessibility, performing data management duties, and creating guidelines. We are a clinical and State of Texas-run organization, so the data could revolve around revenue cycle from clinics, and guidance could be asked to follow financial reporting adhering to standards of Senate Bill 475. The core of your role will be to figure out where monies are and where they are going. You will sometimes be working with Epic software, so any exposure to that technology is helpful. You should bring a good mix of knowledge in finance and software.

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 days, 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’ well-being 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 include entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus, there are many more!

Position Summary:

Apply a user-centered approach to transform raw data into meaningful and useful information, which will enable more effective, strategic, tactical, and operational insight and decision-making.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Analyze and make recommendations for project implementations and maintenance. Must understand the data available in applicable business systems and be able to write queries. Deliver recommendations, improvement plans, as well as training materials.

  2. Assist in developing and ongoing reporting of performance metrics and benchmarking, keeping our business leaders and key constituents informed of our progress towards business goals.

  3. Supports users' timely flow of business intelligence information by meeting deadlines and responding to requests.

  4. Provide technical support for existing reports, dashboards, or other tools. In addition, you will maintain excellent documentation of systems and report methodologies. Support the maintenance of a library of model documents, templates, or other reusable knowledge assets.

  5. Communicate with internal customers, suppliers, and others to stay abreast of industry or business trends. In addition, use effective communication and problem-solving techniques to facilitate team performance.

  6. Conduct quality testing to ensure the accuracy of the data reported.

  7. Serves as a liaison between Management and Technology project teams.

  8. Other duties as needed.

Certification/Skills:

Experience defining metrics, dimensions, and KPIs on Business Intelligence projects

Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Access

Strong critical thinking, analytic, and problem-solving skills

Ability to always work independently and effectively with prudent judgment and discretion.

Experience with Cognos, Oracle, and SQL database reporting tools

Experience in working with large volumes of data is preferred.

Minimum Education:

A bachelor’s degree in science, business, or a related field is required.

Minimum Experience:

Three (3) years of system analysis, technical design, development, and/or implementation experience, which includes one year of experience working with healthcare operations, is strongly preferred. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

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.

If you are looking for a great healthcare career in Houston, visithttp://go.uth.edu/careers!

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.

https://www.uth.edu/benefits/

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.