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Job Title:
SENIOR FINANCIAL CONSULTANT

Posted Date:
8/8/2014
Closing Date:
9/2/2014
Functional Discipline:
Finance
Languages:
-   -   -

Job Description
POSITION:
Senior Financial Consultant - Case Costing - One (1) Full-Time

DEPARTMENT/CAMPUS:
Finance - Corporate (All locations)

POSTING NUMBER:
141160

HOURS:
Currently Monday to Friday, Days
(subject to change in accordance with operational requirements)

JOB SUMMARY
Reporting to the Manager, Finance Case Costing, the successful candidate will assume the role of a senior consultant for case costing and related reporting, providing consultative and analytical support to specific client programs.

RESPONSIBLITIES
" Maintenance of the case costing data dictionaries, cost model development, cost reconciliations, cost analysis, and cost reporting, including monitoring of regular case costing data and supporting submissions to the Ontario Case Costing (OCC) database.
" Act as an internal consultant for reporting requirements and quality improvement monitoring.
" Help provide analysis of historical and current patient costing, patient resource utilization, departmental performance, and activity data to assist in the development of comprehensive clinical pathways and other clinical-focused costing reports.
" Work with various team members in Finance, Decision Support, Coding and IT to ensure data integrity across source systems, and reconciling case costing with the quarterly MIS Trial Balance submissions and OCDM.
" Monitor changes in OCC's Reporting Standards for Case Costing, Ontario Hospital Reporting Standards (OHRS), Management Information Systems (MIS) Guidelines, the CICA Handbook, and Government Regulations, as well as provide leadership in the planning and implementation of any necessary changes which may impact information systems and data holdings.
" Participate in monthly/quarterly variance analysis and compliance reporting; participate in all applicable analyses to achieve accurate and timely case costing and financial/statistical reports; ensure all monthly statistical account reconciliations are completed; participate in the implementation of software modeling to effectively conduct cost benefits studies and "what if" scenarios as required
" Participate in other special projects and ad hoc analyses as periodically assigned.
" Work with various clinical teams to ensure the data quality for case costing and recommend appropriate changes/updates to current practices.
" Support a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable and regulatory requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS
" Bachelor's degree in Health Care Administration, Business Administration, or Information Technology preferably with a Professional Accounting designation or enrolment in the latter stages of a Professional Accounting designation program.
" Minimum of 3 years of related experience in a health care environment.
" Working knowledge of Activity-Based Costing, Case Costing methodology, MIS/OHRS, and hospital funding methodology are required.
" Knowledge of Clinical Informatics is an asset.
" Excellent knowledge and understanding of financial reporting requirements; experience with information technology, control processes and procedures in a multi-divisional organization; excellent analytical, problem recognition and problem solving skills are required.
" Demonstrated ability to work in a consultative, facilitative role with clinical programs is essential, as are well developed interpersonal and communication skills (verbal/written), sound judgment, discretion, tact, and courtesy.
" A commitment to high quality work along with the ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks while responding to a multiplicity of demands in a dynamic environment is essential.
" Flexible and a self-motivated team player who is able to work independently under minimum supervision.
" Proficiency in data manipulation, analysis of major databases, and understanding of relational databases is required.
" Working knowledge of computerized accounting systems, patient information systems, HR applications, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and software applications, with an aptitude for learning new computer applications quickly is essential.
" Ability to work accurately under stressful conditions and to meet tight deadlines, as well as the ability to work effectively in a wide range of settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds.


INTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Friday, August 15, 2014

DATE POSTED:
Friday, August 8, 2014

In order to be considered for this position, you must include a current resume
or detailed qualifications summary with your application.
*Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted*

Please apply online at: www.williamoslerhs.ca