It is the obligation of each employee of Esperanza Health Centers to abide by and promote the missions and values of the Health Center to ensure excellent services are delivered with compassion.
To promote healthy lifestyles and improve health status through the provision of high quality health care and wellness services in the communities of Chicago’s southwest side.
Hope – eliminating barriers that restrict access to quality health care
Health – impacting the community by providing quality integrated primary care and behavioral health services
Family – building our communities by helping families with prevention and self-care education
The Financial Analyst is responsible for analyzing information from Esperanza’s accounting records, electronic health records, and other sources, and providing reports and recommendations to management.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Consolidate and analyze financial data (budget, financial statements, forecasts and revenue sources) taking into account company’s goals and financial standing
Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
Assemble and summarize data to structure sophisticated reports
Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis
Track and determine financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison to budget and forecasts
Identify trends and recommend actions to senior management based on sound analysis
Gain and update job knowledge to remain current in the field
Drive process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the job function
Assist the Controller in analyzing new payer contracts and providing recommendations.
Analyze existing payer contracts, including net revenue, costs, revenue per encounter and costs per encounter to determine net revenue potential and make recommendations to keep, re-negotiate, or terminate the contract
Analyze costs for each provider, including revenue per visit, annual visits, cost per slot, break-even slots and cost of non-billed slots.
Assist the Controller in preparing grant budgets and reports.
Monitor existing grants by comparing budget vs actual expenditures, identifying potential grant under-spending, and recommending solutions
Assist the Controller in preparing annual budgets.
Preparation of ad hoc reports
Competencies and Behaviors:
Proficiency in downloading and manipulating large data sets
Analytical and critical thinking skills
Able to anticipate problems and implement mitigation strategies
Must be open to feedback and mentoring
Self-motivated with ability to work independently and as part of a larger team
Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
Must be detail conscious and organized
Must possess excellent time management skills
Efficient, driven and willing to go the extra mile
Flexible and independent
General Job Requirements
1 to 2 years of related experience, preferably in a non-profit or healthcare environment
Bachelor degree in Finance preferred
Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
Knowledge in Microsoft Access, PowerPoint, Financial Edge, or Athena Health is a plus.
Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills
Additional Salary Information: Compensation based on experience
Esperanza Health Centers serves an area that is in great need of quality healthcare. Families in Esperanza's service area experience significant economic, educational, and health disparities. More than 53 percent of residents live below twice the poverty level. Large portions of Esperanza's service area have been designated as a Medically Underserved Area and a Health Professional Shortage Area by... the Health Resources and Services Administration.
All of our full-time providers and all of our clinical staff are bilingual and bicultural. Our services and programs are carefully tailored to the needs and culture of the communities we serve.
Esperanza Health Centers is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).
To promote healthy lifestyles & improve our patients’ health through the provision of high quality health care and wellness services in the communities of Chicago’s southwest side.
Esperanza means hope in Spanish. In living up to its name, Esperanza Health Centers envisions healthy communities where resources are woven together, allowing community residents to realize their full potential through optimum health regardless of immigration status, race/ethnicity, income or ability to obtain insurance.
HOPE: eliminating barriers that restrict access to quality health care.
HEALTH: impacting the community by providing quality integrated primary care and behavioral health services.
FAMILY: building our communities by helping families with prevention and self-care education.