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Decision Support Financial Analyst


Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

2532 BI-Analytics

Supervisory Organization





This position is located in Lancaster, PA

HOURS: Full Time


Financial Decision Support (FDS) is the primary strategic financial analysis resource for Lancaster General Health.  FDS serves as an internal consultant and information provider on a wide range of strategic, programmatic and operational projects including hospital, service line and department performance as well as proforma development, ROI and break even analyses.

  • FDS Analysts work as an integrated, cross-trained team delivering support across all entities and service lines based on organizational priorities.  Summary responsibilities include:

·         Working with stakeholders to gather analysis requirements and develop work plans to address them.

·         Performing analysis and identifying, synthesizing and framing key insights.

·         Preparing and delivering analyses to key stakeholders and leaders.

·         Building consensus around key actions arising from analysis

  • Executes structured, insightful and data-driven strategic and financial analyses with moderate to minimal input.
  • Translates the business need into data questions, builds reports/queries, and validates data as part of the analysis process.
  • Identifies key takeaways from analyses and communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing, with various levels of the organization.
  • Determines appropriate scale for analyses to meet required timelines and/or the decision to be made.
  • Manages multiple project assignments simultaneously.
  • Develops an understanding of business processes and how to connect them with data.
  • Researches major initiatives impacting healthcare delivery and finances (governmental, payer, technology changes) and modifies modeling techniques to incorporate upcoming changes.
  • Maintains knowledge of regulatory, payer and social issues impacting healthcare delivery and finances.
  • Ensures the accuracy of data by collaborating with various internal departments and external organizations to identify, communicate and develop solutions around data integrity issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Four years of relevant experience in data mining of large datasets and the subsequent development of financial and/or clinical analyses. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel and computer literacy and aptitude for word processing.


  • Six years of relevant experience in data mining of large datasets and the subsequent development of financial and/or clinical analyses, ideally in the healthcare setting. 
  • Experience in business and/or strategic planning including the development of ROIs, proformas, breakeven analyses and other financial modeling.
  • Understanding of clinical care delivery, provider financials and major industry trends impacting health care.
  • Advanced skillsets in the utilization of Microsoft Excel/PowerPivot and SQL.

LGH Full Time Posted on 01/07/2020