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Decision Support Analyst

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Vancouver
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Decision Support Analyst for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 178213


Supports standard financial reporting and software applications across PeaceHealth Finance business operations. Assesses current and future reporting needs and works with IT and finance business units to define requirements, design, test and support financial reports and applications using established policies, procedures, protocol and standards. Serves as subject matter expert and educator regarding system functionality for implementations, modification and day to day support.


1.Translates business needs into systems process changes and reporting requirements and specifications while ensuring that the changes reflect the expected outcomes and source data.
2.Performs complex data queries and mapping. Understands data modeling concepts (e.g., the entity-relation model) and their application: entities and tables, relations and constraints, attribute data types and column data types.
3.Performs system assessment, process analysis, identification of system requirements and functional definition of planned system changes.

4.Acts independently or as a member of a project team responsible for providing technical guidance concerning the business implications of system implementation and creates detailed specifications from which programs will be written.
5.Presents research analysis, statistical and database concepts to a variety of levels within the organization.
6.Uses MS Excel, Access, SQL and Crystal Reports to extract and manipulate data.

7.Designs, validates and troubleshoots standard financial reporting and analytic systems. Maintains knowledge of general ledger, payroll, budgeting, month end, reconciliation, account consolidation and board reporting.

8.Performs other duties as assigned.


•Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, and or business administration or equivalent experience
•MBA preferred.

•3 years of finance/accounting experience within the Healthcare industry
•Significant experience with ERP and reporting analyst experience with relational database structures and tools
•Strong analytical skills with the ability to detect and report on data errors and anomalies
•Preferred working experience and knowledge of the Lawson ERP financial systems

•Ability to act in a consulting capacity
•Ability to formulate and operationalize new concepts and ideas for improvement
•Ability to work collaboratively with multiple demands and short time frames
•Detailed oriented, with strong verbal and written communication skills







Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About PeaceHealth


PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.


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Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.


Location: Vancouver, Shared Services Center (802)
Job Category:  Business, Administrative & Facilities 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $29.97, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: None


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


Posting Notes: Vancouver || Business, Administrative & Facilities || Other - Administrative || Full Time || QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

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