Mount Sinai Careers

Finacial Analyst I - Geriatrics and Palliative Care

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative

Job Description


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Financial Analyst I- Geriatrics and Palliative Care, 2394118


The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the availability of quality palliative care services for people facing serious, complex illness. CAPC provides the essential tools, training, technical assistance, and metrics to build and sustain palliative care in all health care settings.


CAPC is seeking a full-time Finance Associate who will play a key role in supporting the operations of the finance team.  The ideal candidate is a professional with 1-2 years of experience with a finance or accounting background. The candidate must be a strong self-starter who is excited about operating within a finance function in a fast-paced environment. The candidate must be a dynamic individual who has a customer service mindset, strong analytical problem solving skills, and a commitment to continuous improvement and innovation.


The Finance Associate will be primarily responsible for processing financial transactions within the MSHS accounting system and Salesforce (SF) CRM, financial reporting, and tackling ad hoc analytical projects to support the needs of the finance team.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of financial transactions in the MSHS accounting system (Sinai Central) including: PO's, check requests, traveler requests/vouchers, employee reimbursement, contracts, and deposits.
  • Manage and process the reconciliation of the corporate credit card.  
  • Maintain hard copy/electronic records of all financial transactions.
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of financial transactions in Salesforce (SF) CRM including: outlier invoices, recording of membership/seminar payment information, processing of membership vendor forms, and payment reporting.
  • Follow appropriate institutional financial controls, systems, and department procedures.
  • Process monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to meet the needs of management. 
  • Perform other analyses as necessary to track and assess the operations and overall performance of the finance department.
  • Be a resource for financial transaction questions from team members.
  • Work with both internal and external departments on outstanding financial transactions, and provide day-by-day support on financial transaction questions.
  • Build and maintain strong working relationship with MSHS finance team.
  • Performs other related duties as is needed.
  • Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in Economics, Accounting, Finance, or Business).
  • 2-3 years’ administrative experience required.
  • Proficient in MS office, specifically MS Excel and MS Access.
  • Prior experience in a finance, accounting, or analytics role.
  • Prior experience at a large complex health system, academic or financial institution preferred.

Additional Skills and Qualities

  • Self-Starter - highly motivated individual with strong work ethic and desire to learn.
  • Professional demeanor – able to interface with senior leaders.
  • Problem solver - responds to problems with suggested solutions; sound judgment and decision-making abilities.
  • Effective communicator in written and verbal communication; able to summarize information in a way that simplifies complex ideas and synthesize information into insights.
  • Organized, meticulous, and detail-oriented.
  • Reliable – delivers high-quality work and accurate analyses; proactively addresses questions or concerns in a timely manner.
  • Ability to prioritize and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment - Consistently meets timelines and objectives.

Required Competencies include:

  • Adaptability: maintains effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusts effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Applies learning: assimilates and applies new job-related information in a timely manner.
  • Develops and uses collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Decision-making: identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; compares data from different sources to draw conclusions; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
  • Initiates action, is proactive.
  • Time management: Effectively manages one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Quality orientation: accomplishes tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; shows concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checks processes and tasks.
  • Stress tolerance: maintains stable performance under pressure; handles stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization.

Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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