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Lead Financial Analyst

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Requisition # HRC1378452

Align yourself with an organization that has a reputation for excellence. Cedars-Sinai was awarded the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 19 years in a row for providing the highest-quality medical care in Los Angeles. We were also awarded the Advisory Board Company’s Workplace of the Year. This recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement. We offer an amazing benefits package that include health care, generous time off and a 403(b). Join us! Discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals.

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The Lead Department Financial Analyst is responsible for leading the work-flow of the team, and providing financial consultation to management and staff, in addition to handling a full range of project components in an independent and autonomous manner. Provides high-level expertise in the tracking and reporting of various financial and statistical data on a recurring basis, as well as ad-hoc projects in a high-paced environment. Ensures compliance with any organizational, departmental, and regulatory policies and procedures. Independently troubleshoots problems and implements corrective action. Provides detailed, advanced financial and analytical support to the business and makes recommendations to improve the effectiveness of reporting, planning and forecasting activities to streamline processes and improve value. Applies detailed knowledge of the areas of assigned responsibility, and an extensive knowledge of the department functions and its interrelation with the larger organization. Works closely with all levels of management. This team member:

  • Establishes, delegates, and monitors the workflow for a team of financial analysts. May also lead the work of other department staff.
  • Provides ongoing training, mentorship, and work direction to other analysts.
  • Develops sophisticated financial documents, recommends improvements to existing procedures, and provides both high-level and detailed reports to management.
  • Summarizes information, data, and recommendations, and prepares presentation materials. May present findings to management.
  • Researches and resolves complex inquiries, troubleshoots, and implements resolution.
  • Coordinates with other members of finance and management to review financial information and forecasts.
  • Applies federal and state regulatory and licensing requirements, as well as organizational by-laws, rules and regulations, and policies and procedures to all assigned projects.
  • Establishes effective working relationships with cross-functional teams. Assists other team members by sharing knowledge, time, and expertise. Acts as a team lead to include overseeing the work of others, assigning or allocating work to the team, and ensuring tasks are completed according to deadlines and quality standards.


Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or related field required. Master's in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related major preferred.

Minimum of 5 years' financial analysis or financial auditing experience required (preferably in a hospital or healthcare setting)

Why work here?

Beyond outstanding employee benefits including health and dental insurance, vacation, and a 403(b) we take pride in hiring the best, most passionate employees. Our accomplished staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation.

Working Title: Lead Financial Analyst
Department: Finance Decision Support
Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category: Finance
Job Specialty: Financial Planning
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
Base Pay:$102,100.00 - $163,100.00

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision (PDF) (opens in new window)

Diversity and Inclusion at Cedars-Sinai

We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All (opens in new window).

Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy. Cedars-Sinai’s AA Policy Statement (PDF) (opens in new window)

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