Decision Support Analyst

Accounting & FinanceFinancial Services Dalton, Georgia


Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards

Title:  Decision Support Analyst 559045631

Department:  Financial Services

Reports To:  Director, Financial Planning and Reimbursement

Shift:  8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Friday

Status:  Full Time


Duties include financial analysis and decision support functions to recognize opportunities and implement best practices.  Manage cost accounting system including updating cost information and reporting.  Manage the decision support system including designing reports and dashboards.  Remains current with cutting-edge data management tools.  Participate in quarterly financial planning process to assure accuracy of plan.  Creates functional analytics models for improved organizational operation and is involved in decision making.  Position may lead and/or participate in organizational projects or teams to support organizational strategies.


Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field.  (Master’s Degree preferred)

Licensure:  N/A

Experience:  3-5+ years of experience in Business, Finance or Accounting, Statistics and Operational Research.  (Healthcare setting preferred)

Skills:  Advanced analytical, organizational, and computer skills including database/sql management and data enrichment techniques.  Must be able to communicate (verbal and written) effectively with department director, senior management and third party intermediaries.

Technical:  Microsoft office applications (particularly Excel), Kaufman Hall Axiom – data manipulation tools.

Office setting; may require evening and weekend hours to meet deadlines.  Some travel seldom overnight.  May require long periods of sitting at computer.  Mental stress might occur due to demanding deadlines.  Significant mental effort required in most analytical/problem solving assignments.