As a member of the Advanced Planning (AP) Consulting team, you will have the opportunity to work directly with key financial team members at the largest health care organizations in the world. You will gain a deep understanding on a variety of cutting-edge technologies and Strata’s software, StrataJazz®. In addition, you will collaborate with our product management and technical practice teams to ensure that the product is aligned with client needs and meets Strata’s high quality of standards. In a role on the AP team, you will:
Help clients define their business and technical requirements for our software. Over time, gain the experience necessary to work with clients as a trusted advisor to implement best practices in their financial management processes.
Work with an experienced team of client service professionals who have deep technical expertise in Strata software solutions and who are well-versed in the financial management processes of healthcare providers, including capital planning, strategic planning, operating budgeting, and management reporting.
Implement significant components of Strata software at multiple clients across the country. Implementation includes configuring the user requirements, validating its functionality, and testing key features of the software.
Configure and test users and security, develop complex financial models, build reports, develop workflows, and set up administrative screens.
Use SQL and Strata implementation tools to deliver on client expectations for software implementation and optimization projects
Assess clients’ training needs for specific features and functions; lead onsite and web-based client training.
Communicate complex analyses and system functionality to clients.
Collaborate with Strata's Technical and Engineering Teams to ensure the product is aligned with client needs.
Communicate proactively with team members, managers, and project managers on issues and risks that may arise during the project life cycle. Develop and execute action plans to mitigate risks proactively.
Meaningfully contribute to operational improvement and strategic growth projects to enable Strata to continue to scale operations and continually improve our level of service to clients.
Work in an Agile environment and learn one of the most widely used and effective methodologies for building and implementing high quality, feature-rich software.
To be successful in this role, you'll need:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field (e.g. Finance, Accounting, Business, or Healthcare Administration)
An understanding of financial concepts, including financial statement analysis and how data impacts the General Ledger
An understanding of forecasting and budgeting for a department or organization
Exposure to financial modeling or business case development
Experience using SQL or relational database concepts will help, but advanced excel skills are a good start
Experience leading clients through complex projects with a focus on timelines and budget
Willingness to travel 35-50%, ensuring an excellent level of client service
You’d really wow us if you have:
Experience in healthcare finance or healthcare consulting
Exposure to capital investment projects
About Strata Decision Technology
Our mission and our passion is to help heal healthcare. Our work helps bend the cost curve and make healthcare more affordable, one of the biggest socio-economic problems and opportunities of our time. Our people have a true sense of that purpose. Our halls are filled with smart, talented, committed, fun, giving and really good people who truly love helping our customers and solving big problems. Join us as we learn, grow, serve and make a difference…together.
Here @ Strata, we provide an innovative cloud-based financial analytics and performance platform that is used by healthcare providers for financial planning, decision support and continuous cost improvement. Since our founding in 1996, our customer base has grown to over 1,000 hospitals and many of the largest and most influential healthcare delivery systems in the U.S.
For more information, please visit us at www.stratadecision.com.