Inter/Associate Financial Analyst Reimbursement

Michigan, United States
30 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Michigan Medicine Finance is seeking a financial analyst to join the reimbursement team. The Reimbursement group plays a key role in helping leadership understand net patient service revenue, while also representing the organization in communication with external health insurance companies both governmental and commercial. The primary customers for this role include Michigan Medicine financial leadership and Health System-wide leadership.

Is This Job Right for You? This job might be right for you if you…

  • Want the challenge of learning and applying financial skills in the healthcare industry
  • Want to work in a collaborative environment and experience the value of being part of a strong team
  • Enjoy working with large sets of data to identify opportunities for management to consider as well as find solutions to known issues
  • Have a natural curiosity for investigation of operational performance variances and the ability to translate the analyses into actionable information for decision making at all levels within the organization


  • Work with large data sets, synthesize and summarize financial findings effectively, allowing for the identification of key issues and decision-making criteria.
  • Work with customers and the team to gather, define and document requirements, conduct analysis, and document findings.
  • Demonstrate a curiosity to obtain details from operational partners regarding proposed business decisions that can be translated into increased net revenue opportunities.
  • Design, develop, and recommend new approaches, methodologies and tools for data-driven decision-making and planning.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams evaluating financial aspects of the clinical enterprise and segment level reporting.
  • Support and defend third party cost report audits.
  • Participate in special projects to improve reporting, analysis, and internal processes to achieve productivity improvements and customer service delivery.
  • Identification of reports and analysis that can be produced and accessed more broadly.
  • Prepare ad hoc analyses and other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with emphasis in accounting, finance, healthcare informatics, computer science, or information science
  • Problem solving capabilities including root cause analysis, development of alternative solutions, and recommended course of action
  • Strong communication skills – both oral and written. Ability to analyze large amounts of data to present simple and concise material to the appropriate audience
  • Financial systems acumen, including experience with MS Excel (Pivot tables, VLookups, etc.), statistical packages, and PowerPoint as tools for analytics and communication
  • Ability to manage workflow and meet operational deadline

Intermediate Level:

  • 2 - 5 years of professional experience

Associate Level:

  • 0 - 2 years of professional experience

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience with external audits
  • Ability to translate analyses into actionable information for decision making
  • Experience in a healthcare, higher education and/or academic medical center setting

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Additional Information

The mission of Michigan Medicine is to improve the health of patients, populations, and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research, and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally, and internationally. With annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion, Michigan Medicine ranks as one of the top academic health centers in the country, and is committed to providing exceptional patient care, facilitating groundbreaking research and developing the next generation of physicians and scientists. Michigan Medicine consists of the University of Michigan Hospitals, the University of Michigan Medical School and its Medical Group, Michigan Health Corporation, and affiliated health systems.

Michigan Medicine Finance serves as the central finance group for the organization and is comprised of five functional areas: Clinical Financial Planning & Analysis, Enterprise Financial Reporting, Reimbursement, Medical School Finance, and Financial Systems.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.