Dignity Health Senior Financial Analyst in Rancho Cordova, California


Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems, is a 22-state network of more than 9,000 physicians, 63,000 employees, and 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. In FY17, Dignity Health provided $2.6 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unpaid cost of government programs. For more information, please visit our website at. You can also follow us on and.


Position Summary:

Dignity Health, the nation’s fifth largest healthcare system, is currently looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join their General Accounting team. This position is responsible for providing financial analytical review and reporting to various Dignity Health hospitals and related facilities.


  • The incumbent in this position accumulates information to prepare accurate and timely journal entries for the general ledger monthly close in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Dignity Health’s processes and procedures

  • Prepares monthly balance sheet account reconciliations and account analysis that requires an advanced knowledge of accounting

  • The incumbent generates financial reports that require intermediate to advanced computer skills

  • Works with department supervisors, managers, directors, administrative, and other staff to identify and recommend solutions to issues that arise

  • Approved solutions are implemented and monitored by the incumbent on an ongoing basis

  • The incumbent gathers, compiles, and reports complex financial information for various reporting purposes, both internal and external. This does include regulatory filings and audit information

  • This position is responsible for the financial close of an assigned hospital, including accruals, variation analysis, communication with the facility, and final reporting;

  • The Senior Financial Analyst is expected to function effectively within a team and participate constructively to produce results in a cooperative way

  • Major challenges to this position are identifying and resolving problems that arise by understanding the way business is done and opportunities for improving the efficiency of the general ledger department or the department under review

  • This position has the authority to post routine journal entries without supervisor approval, prioritize assigned work load to most efficiently meet deadlines, and to evaluate best practices for analytical review

  • Incumbent continually seeks to make suggestions, offer solutions and act upon both internal and external customer needs, concerns and priorities


Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 5+ years of experience

  • GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)

  • High-level analytical and review skills

  • Accounting concepts and theory

  • Ability to work with and encourage others

  • Ability to work independently while maintaining proactive communication with direct supervisor

  • Knowledgeable in personal computer applications, including intermediate to advanced Excel and general ledger processing software (e.g. Lawson, SAP, etc.)

  • Occasionally may need to travel to supported facilities - Travel would be during normal work hours

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with emphasis in Accounting or Finance

  • CPA or MBA highly preferred

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Job ID 2018-47974

Employment Type Full Time

Department Accounting

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Corporate Service Center

Shift Day

Location Rancho Cordova

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Mon-Fri (8-5PM)