Finance Budget Analyst

Location: Wenatchee, WA
Facility: Confluence Health
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift

Job Description
Position Summary:
  • Allocating financial resources is vital to the health of every business. The Budget Analyst I helps reach objectives by analyzing, testing and implementing requirements and changes to business processes, policies and information systems. Duties often include developing budgets and forecasting financial needs, as well as processing and validating data within the budget information system. Other duties may include tracking, monitoring and analyzing data to ensure proper allocation, and reconciling and resolving data discrepancies.
Essential Functions:
  • Essential Functions:
    • Review proposed budget submissions from department managers for accuracy and completeness.
    • Examine whether budget submissions can be achieved based on known capacity constraints and inform management of potential problem areas.
    • Propose enhancements to the budget model.
    • Examine capital budget requests.
    • Coordinate capital budgeting approvals.
    • Review the budget model for calculation errors.
    • Update the budget model as requested to account for significant changes in the business environment.
    • Analyzes current and past spending patterns and forecasts revenue in order to make recommendations.
    • Produce periodic and ad hoc revenue and expense reports as needed.
    • Provides additional support for special projects as needed.
    • Provides technical assistance to staff in departments engaged in the preparation of the budget.
    • Develop a budgeting policies and procedures manual.
  • Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times.
  • Required:
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably related to business or accounting or
    • Associate degree with comparable professional experience.
    • 5+ years professional experience related to accounting or budgeting.
    • Ability to attend classes/seminars and complete certification(s) as assigned.
    • May require occasional travel.
    • Detail oriented, organized team player with strong ability to understand and document processes.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects in fast-paced environment with a strong sense of meeting deadlines and follow-up essential.
    • Intermediate understanding of general accounting principles.
    • Recommend implementation and support strategies based on industry best practices.
    • Ability to keep professional demeanor in stressful circumstances.
    • Possess excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
    • Ability to identify key users/staff and development strong working relationships.
  • Desired:
    • Knowledge of health care organizations and clinic work flow.
Additional Information

About Confluence Health: Confluence Health was formed in 2013 as an affiliation between the Wenatchee Valley Medical Center and Central Washington Hospital to create an integrated, rural healthcare delivery system with 2 hospitals, multi-specialty care in 30+ service lines and primary care in ten communities across North Central Washington state. Over 225 physicians and 100 advanced practice clinicians serve an area of approximately 12,000 square miles and cover nearly every corner of this region through specialty outreach. Our Mission: We are dedicated to improving our patients' health by providing safe, high-quality care in a compassionate and cost effective manner. Our Setting and Lifestyle: We are located in the heart of Washington State and just 2.5 hours east of Seattle. Our region offers a diversity of recreational opportunities in breathtaking landscapes, from alpine country to the high desert, orchards to vineyards, cross country skiing to fly fishing and everything in between. Cycling, mountain biking, rafting, hiking; it is all right here. The region also offers a family friendly environment with good schools and opportunities for the entire family to be involved in culture and arts.