Mount Carmel Health System

About Mount Carmel Health System


Job Category:

Leadership, Financial Services



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Director, Financial Planning & Business Intelligence

Mount Carmel Health System - Columbus, Ohio

Posted: 12/10/2018


OH1HS_69002_000 Finance Planning & Operations

Expected Weekly Hours:



Day Shift

Position Purpose:

At Mount Carmel, we work to continuously inspire one another. Here, all are welcome. It is this culture of humility and compassion that sets Mount Carmel apart. We see the big picture and do the right thing. That means a dedication to the well-being our both our colleagues and the patients they serve.

Job Description Details:

This Director of Financial Planning and Business Intelligence is responsible for a broad range of strategic planning, financial modeling and analytical reporting that support MCHS. They're success is based on the quality of analytics and support provided in the following high-visibility areas: strategic initiatives, long range financial planning, budgets and forecasts, and analysis of major projects. This position provides guidance; mentoring and management support to department managers/colleagues and requires strong analytical and conceptual skills, as well as possess a thorough understanding of external, regulatory, payor and other forces impacting health care financial operations.


  • Oversees the development and interpretation of complex financial information and financial plan (budget) in a manner that is informative to organizational leaders for decision making processes.
  • Analyze various strategic projects and incorporate into the financial plan.
  • Provides analytics for monthly financial review of operating results as compared to the budget for the organization.
  • Develops and manages the organization's key performance indicators as compared to the budget (i.e., critical success factors).
  • Maintains in-depth understanding of the organization's financial systems and utilizes these systems to develop reports / information for financial related decision making.
  • Identifies areas in need to improved data/information accuracy and oversees the implementation of processes to maintain and improve data accuracy and quality within the applications utilized by the Finance team for operations related to the department.
  • Establishes department and/or team goals and monitors development and implementation of strategies designed to meet objective.
  • Anticipates future trends, threats and opportunities affecting financial results for the organization.
  • Prepares financial projections and proformas for new projects, major capital expenditures or proposed changes in the organizations operations (designs and prepares ad hoc reports).
  • Participates in professional activities and maintains professional affiliations to keep abreast of trends, changes, regulations and legislation in the field.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Financial Planning and Operations and/or the Senior Vice President of Finance / CFO.
  • Directs and manages the performance of the Senior System Administrator of Financial Planning and Analysis and other team members in accordance with Human Resources policies and procedures.
  • Leads and mentors staff in a positive and constructive manner and proactively plans, creates and participates in staff development activities to enhance technical, analytical and professional skills of the staff.
  • Motivates associates and brings about the best efforts of the department through encouragement and support through regular use of praise and recognition.
  • Serves as the lead and the financial liaison to the Trinity Home office in all financial planning matters.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field required; Master's Degree in Business required.
  • Administration and/or Health Administration preferred, or equivalent work experience
  • Licensure / Certification: CPA preferred
  • Experience: Seven or more years of experience in healthcare with demonstrable organizational experience in the hospital finance setting related to analysis, accounting, and operations. Supervisory experience required with a minimum of five years of progressively challenging management experience in effectively exercising supervisory responsibilities in a complex healthcare organization.
  • Strong communication skills with proven executive presence.
  • Thorough understanding of external, regulatory, payor and other forces impacting health care financial operations and thorough understanding of healthcare finance applications.
  • Ability to organize, plan and direct staff and manage the financial activities of a large financial services department while maintaining a strategic perspective.
  • Ability to mentor staff and to provide leadership in a team building environment to enhance cooperation with our internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrates strong project management skills with proven success at managing large- scale projects working independently and leading projects through to completion in required, tightened timeframes while maintaining a strategic perspective.
  • Ability to create/design and present information in a presentation format that translates technical financial terminology into terms understandable to leadership, associates, and external customers.

Discovering opportunities, support and excellence – all while making a real difference in patients’ lives – begins at Mount Carmel. Find a new beginning and advance your career with us.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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