Consultant, Finance Education and Reporting (Hybrid remote)

Company University of Chicago Medical Center
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(5/14/2024 4:55 PM)
Job ID
New Position Type
FT Regular
CBA Code

Job Description

Be a part of a world-class academic healthcare system at UChicago Medicine as a Consultant, Finance Education and Reporting for the Financial Planning department.This position is a hybrid remote opportunity with occasional requirements to come in off at our Hyde Park, IL locations.


The analytics team supports various financial functions across the enterprise, including budgeting, forecasting, data analysis, business strategy, reporting, controls, accounting, financial systems, tax, investments, and oversight of the internal and external audit functions. The Consultant will partner with stakeholders to build reports and dashboards using industry best practices to aid in decision-making. The Consultant will combine technical and business knowledge to lead work on core assignments in financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting, business intelligence, and other duties as assigned. The Consultant will be responsible for educating staff throughout the organization on financial processes and tools; onboarding and mentoring new team members, fellows and interns; and utilizing StrataJazz for data analysis and reporting. The Consultant will serve as a subject matter expert on the organization’s financial systems and tools including Management Reporting, Productivity Reporting, Decision Support, Capital, Strategic Planning, and Episode Analytics. Ideal candidates will have an understanding of healthcare economics, a strong foundation in academic medical center financials and associated strategic business data reporting and decision making.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Collaborates with finance stakeholders to build analytic reports and/or tools that help drive system insights, provide actionable information and support decision-making.
  • Develops curriculum and training materials and oversees the education of staff on financial concepts, processes, and tools to enhance financial literacy
  • Mentors and onboards new team members, providing supplemental training and support as needed
  • Manages project timelines and deliverables. Ensures timely completion of work and meets stakeholder expectations of all deliverables.
  • As part of a team, participates in the prioritization and routing of stakeholder requests for financial reporting, dashboard development, and ad hoc requests

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors’ Degree required in Business, Computer Science, Finance or equivalent education/ work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in a hospital/healthcare setting
  • Experience building healthcare financial analytic reports and tools for end users
  • Deep understanding of healthcare financial practices and healthcare financial business acumen, with knowledge of core terminology (MSDRG, ICD10, revenue cycle, professional vs. hospital billing, etc.)
  • Past experience mentoring staff and colleagues
  • Past experience building curriculum and training materials for finance decision support
  • Past experience working on data integration projects in a business end user role or similar
  • Experience with decision support tools (Strata, Premier, etc.)
  • Experience working with data visualization tools, with basic to intermediate understanding (Tableau or similar)
  • Basic understanding of SQL and data warehousing concepts
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Project Management

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Understanding of cost accounting principles
  • EMR experience
  • Absorb LMS
  • Sharepoint
  • ServiceNow


Position Details:

  • Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0FTE)
  • Shift: Days Monday-Friday 8a - 5p
  • Location: Hyde Park, IL when requred to come onsite (as needed - Wednesday's weekly)
  • Unit/Department: Finance/ Financial Planning
  • CBA Code: Non-Union

Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

Why Join Us

We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.

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The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


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