Financial Analyst - Dept. of Surgery

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Financial Analyst - Dept. of Surgery

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Accounting/Finance

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 240000XC

UTHealth Houston Department of Surgery is hiring a Financial Analyst to join their team. The ideal candidate will have Previous financial experience in a Healthcare environment, advanced/expert skills in Excel, previous experience working with financial reports and being able to prepare, analyze and report information either written or in person.

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 financial analysis for the institution. Completes financial analysis and develops financial forecasts to ensure the institution’s assets are completely maximized.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Analyzes and prepares financial documents and specialized cost studies.

  2. Examines historical and projected financial data to provide senior management with valuable data upon which to make relevant financial decisions.

  3. Assists in the preparation and submission of the annual financial statements to UT System.

  4. Prepares specialized cost studies of operational units within the institution.

  5. Completes financial statements, which compare actual and budgeted expenditures and revenues.

  6. Calculates and analyzes investment performance.

  7. Prepares reports summarizing financial activity.

  8. Prepares long term financing plans and reports for senior management.

  9. Assists in obtaining approvals for the spending of the Physical Plant’s funded monies.

  10. Assists in coordinating payments to all parties involved with the construction of new buildings and renovations.

  11. Performs other duties as assigned.



Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.

Minimum Experience:

Three (3) years of related experience in a financial or accounting area.

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

Veteran Information:

Military occupations that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include but are not limited to: 65F1, 65F3, 65F4, 65FX, 36A, 36B, 020, 3451, 3400, 3401, 8844.

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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.