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Orthopaedic & Rehabilitation Medicine Director of Finance, Data & Analytics

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Local Title: Orthopaedic & Rehabilitation Medicine Director of Finance, Data & Analytics
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Supervising Financial Analyst
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Management and Professional, Administrative, Finance


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Director of Finance, Data and Analytics / TH Supervising Financial Analyst.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight, management, analysis, and projections of financial and operational data in the department, across all clinical settings, divisions, and services. The incumbent will be responsible for building appropriate business intelligence dashboards from various data sources and legal entities in order to increase the transparency and accountability of department operations. Incumbent will be responsible for managing department vendor, affiliate, and physician payment operations, and ensuring timely and accurate payment.

The incumbent will report to the Executive Administrator for the department, who is the business partner to the Chairman of the department. The incumbent's position will be dual-funded by SUNY Downstate University Hospital at Downstate (UHD) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine and University Physicians of Brooklyn (UPB) D/B/A University Orthopaedic Associates (UOA) budgets. The incumbent will be a key partner to the Executive Administrator and Chairman in building the department's new strategic plan as part of the evolving and new enterprise strategic plan. Incumbent will be responsible for all financial and compliance audits of the department.

Additional duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Executive Administrator, Chairman, Division Administrators, and Director of Outpatient Operations in the financial management and operational data management of the department's UHD, College of Medicine (COM), Health Science Center of Brooklyn Foundation (HSCBF), and UPB-UOA accounts.
  • Analyze, monitor, and review expenditure and payroll reports and compare with budgeted amounts to perform financial forecasting and improvement plans. Assist management in comparing operational metrics to benchmarks and expectations.
  • Perform statistical analyses and write narrative reports explaining findings and offering potential solutions and courses of action.
  • Implement department processes and procedures for controlling, monitoring, and reporting on account expenditures and annual budgets.
  • Monitor and verify all income and expenses to the department's financial reporting accounts.
  • Responsible for the accurate reporting of physician productivity metrics (OR cases, outpatient visits, case types, RVUs) and maintenance of physician and patient data relating to visit, demographic, and referral trends.
  • Prepare quarterly reports and analyses for hospital administration for RVU-based incentive compensation.
  • Build infrastructure to monitor and analyze clinical staff productivity and maximize operational efficiencies and revenue capture.
  • Be a service driven leader, team player, and model the WE CARE values of the organization.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required; preferably with a concentration in finance or business.
  • 3+ years of experience in accounting or financial management, ideally in a healthcare organization.
  • Proficiency in budget and payroll oversight, data analysis, forecasting, and strategic planning.
  • Proficiency in multiple financial and operations data. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in finance or business preferred.
  • 5+ years of related work experience preferred. 

Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday; Variable Hours (Full-Time)

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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