Job Description

Job Category:
Administrative Position

Financial Analyst

AZ-Phoenix-Administration Building

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is a large and growing, non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services with locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We are a well-established voice in the community with more than 115 sites, over one thousand employees, and 40 years’ experience.

Join Southwest Behavioral & Health for exceptional growth opportunities driven by our promote-from-within philosophy. We provide an EXCELLENT compensation and benefits package, including immediate participation in our 403(b) program with 20% company match after 1 year of service. Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) includes 3 weeks of time-off your 1st year (available after 6 months) and increased vacation accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service! We offer low cost medical insurance and offer 100% company-paid dental, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Life coverage for employees. Other great benefits include 10 paid holidays, vision, licensure/certification reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, prescription drug discounts, chiropractic services, 100% paid Employee Assistance Program, and much more!

We are seeking a motivated, experienced Financial Analyst to join our Finance Department in the heart of Phoenix, AZ!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and monitor, on a monthly basis, major variances between actual and budgeted financial results on a company and program basis.

  • Work with all departments, as necessary, to provide analytic and monitoring needs.

  • Calculate monthly financial ratios that are relevant to the company’s operations.

  • Design and implement cost control analysis.

  • Conduct comparative analysis on organizational revenue and expenses.

  • Assist in short and long term cash flow projections.

  • Assist in the development of the annual organizational budget.

  • Analyze data to ensure proper accounting procedures have been followed

  • Prepare financial reports, charts, tables and other exhibits as requested

  • Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting and analysis of the results of the company’s performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic planning results to facilitate decision-making toward the achievement of the budget and strategic plan.

  • Maintain and develop various financial models and standard templates distributed for use by all of Finance during the planning processes, ensuring quality, accuracy and focused analytic review.

  • Demonstrate appropriate understanding/working knowledge of accounting principles and internal controls, and apply them.

  • Describe an insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts, to provide practical counsel to management to drive business results.

  • Understand and facilitate the integration of business processes, people, and relevant technology, in order to identify, configure, and communicate useful information, and to provide practical business leadership to drive business decision making across the company.

  • Identify non-value added processes and seek solutions.

  • Design and implement new or revised methods that effectively meet the needs of the company.

  • Assist in the collection, reporting and analysis of financial data.

  • Assist in special projects and perform other related duties as needed and assigned.

  • Conducts all aspects of the job in an ethical manner.

  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


    Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field, plus 3 to 5 years experience in accounting, business, mathematics, and finance preferably in the healthcare field. CPA or MBA preferred. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Experience with Great Plains highly preferred.

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