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Senior Financial Analyst

Location Chicago, Illinois Business Unit Northwestern Medical Group Job REQID 128112 Job Function Accounting/Finance Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now


  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Annual Employee Salary Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Pay Starting at: $34.16+ per hour based on experience

Northwestern Medicine is powered by a community of colleagues who are purpose-driven and committed to our mission to deliver world-class care. Here, you'll work alongside some of the best clinical talent in the nation leading the way in medical innovation and breakthrough research with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

We recognize where you've been, and we support where you're headed. We celebrate diverse perspectives and experiences, which fuel our commitment to equity and culture of service.

Grow your career with comprehensive training and development opportunities, mentorship programs, educational support and student loan repayment.

  • Create the life you envision for yourself with flexible work options, a Reimbursable Well-Being Fund and a Total Rewards package that support your physical, mental, emotional and financial well-being.
  • Make a difference through volunteer opportunities we offer in local communities and drive inclusive change through our workforce-led resource groups.

From discovery to delivery, come help us shape the future of medicine.


The Senior Financial Analyst reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

This position is responsible for retrieving, researching, and organizing financial data into financial reports and must be able set up and organize spreadsheets and databases, and recognize financial trends and drivers. The Senior Financial Analyst will determine if the analysis is reasonable and, if not, be able to correct issues. This position is responsible for meeting deadlines, scheduling meetings, setting priorities, coordinating simultaneously occurring projects, and communicating effectively in both written and oral formats.

The Senior Financial Analyst will establish and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues and consultancies. This individual must understand complex financial concepts and accounting rules and be able to interpret and explain these concepts. The Senior Financial Analyst must be able to critical think critically, even in high-stress situations and still make timely decisions.


  • Support monthly review and analysis of operational performance relative to NM Medical Group financial and productivity goals.
  • Monitor budget performance by reviewing and analyzing actual expenditures and budget variances.
  • Prepare financial reports and interpret financial data to inform decision making. 
  • Support coordination across financial systems to ensure consistency across multiple platforms and process owners.
  • Support finance and operational leadership during the annual budget planning process, helping to create accurate, realistic and optimized fiscal year budgets.
  • Conduct financial analysis to support decision making related to physician, advanced practice provider and staff requests.
  • Completes special projects as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, particularly Microsoft Excel.
  • Three or more years of financial analysis experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Health Administration (MHA) or Master’s degree in a relevant analytical field
  • Five years of accounting/finance experience
  • Previous healthcare experience

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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