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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Sr. Financial Analyst (Finance Research) in Nashville, Tennessee

Sr. Financial Analyst (Finance Research) - 2108382

Job : Accounting and Finance

Primary Location : TN-Nashville-Crystal Terrace

Organization : Finance-Research 108335

Shift: : First Shift


Senior Financial Analyst


Develops, analyzes, and conducts complex financial analyses to assess the viability of strategic and financial plans and programs, independently. Integrates financial principles, theories, and concepts to develop reports. Monitors results from program and project implementation.


  • Develops projections to model the financial impact of programs and projects. Supports efforts of customers to sustain results from program and project implementation.

  • Investigates and analyzes financial transactions and/or regulations in support of programs and projects, and/or reviews monthly results and budget variances.

  • Designs, develops, and modifies financial forecasting models and simulations for programs. Accumulates and analyzes data from existing or established databases.

  • Presents financial, statistical, and operational reports. Analyzes budget impact of implemented programs/projects and provides input for financial projections.

  • Analyzes and reports on the effects of proposed federal and state statutes and regulatory actions which may impact financial planning.

  • Analyzes future trends and indicators in related areas of interest. Reviews data to analyze trends affecting budget needs.

  • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.


FINANCIAL ANALYSIS (ADVANCED): - The process of evaluating businesses, projects, budgets, etc. to determine their performance, stability and profitability.

COMMUNICATION OF RESULTS (ADVANCED): - Communicates results and recommendations to customers in a concise and non-technical format. Clearly states implications and potential next steps. Presents analysis, ideas, and findings using the appropriate data visualization and presentation tools [such as Word, Excel, Tableau, and PowerPoint].

PROBLEM SOLVING (ADVANCED): - Uses critical thinking and process improvement i.e. coaches and mentors development of problem statement, describes current state, identifies root causes, creates future state, coaches and mentors development of solutions and action plans with a sustainability plan. Applies appropriate tools to address issues.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT (ADVANCED): - Planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION (ADVANCED): - Demonstrates the ability to write clear, detailed, and comprehensive status reports, memos and documentation. Demonstrates an understanding of effective composition, such as having first line in a paragraph state the subject.

PEER LEADERSHIP (NOVICE): - The ability to show leadership and influence people of equal rank in an effort to accomplish team goals.


  • Organizational Impact: Independently delivers on objectives with understanding of how they impact the results of own area/team and other related teams.

  • Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes multiple sources of data to analyze and resolve complex problems; may take a new perspective on existing solution.

  • Breadth of Knowledge: Has advanced knowledge within a professional area and basic knowledge across related areas.

  • Team Interaction: Acts as a go-to resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small project teams.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 4 years relevant experience

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

  • Sedentary category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.


  • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

  • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

  • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

  • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

  • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

  • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

  • Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

  • Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

  • Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.

  • Occasional: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.

  • Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

  • Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.


  • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

  • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information

  • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

Environmental Conditions

Req ID: 2108382

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