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Senior Financial Analyst - Payroll Analyst (Anesthesiology)

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Requisition # 3729

Job Description

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 also were awarded the Advisory Board Company’s Workplace of the Year. This annual award recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement. We provide an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off, health care and a 403(b). Join us! Discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals.

What will you be doing in this role?

The Senior Financial Analyst provides detailed, advanced financial and analytical support and helps improve the effectiveness of reporting, planning and forecasting activities to streamline processes and improve information to drive value. In addition to day-to-day activities such as performing analyses of financial reports, making recommendations based on findings, and assisting with budgeting, forecasting and projections, the Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for complex/special assignments. Serves as liaison to management between other financial service areas. Handles a full range of project components in an independent and autonomous manner, independently trouble-shoots problems and recommends or implements corrective action. Applies detailed knowledge of the areas of the organization, and extensive knowledge of the department/service line function(s) and its interrelation with the larger organization. Works in close collaboration with all levels of management. Primary duties and responsibilities include:

  • Annual budget preparation and monthly budget review. Analyzes and interprets data, identifies trends, and provide recommendations based on findings.
  • Summarizes information, data, and recommendation, and prepares presentation materials. May present findings to management.
  • Completes complex/special assignments.
  • Researches and resolves inquiries for assigned functional areas.
  • Coordinates with other members of finance and/or management to review financial information and forecasts.
  • Routinely communicates with supervisors relating to issues and deliverables.
  • 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.

This role will support multiple cost centers, budgeting and analyzing variances to budget. Additionally, you will be processing payroll for one business unit and analyzing labor cost variances to budget and trends. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance or another relevant field required. Master’s Degree in relevant field preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of financial analysis or financial auditing experience required, preferable within healthcare.
  • Payroll experience a plus.

Why work here?

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

Req ID : 3729
Working Title : Senior Financial Analyst - Payroll Analyst (Anesthesiology)
Department : Anesthesiology Academics
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Finance
Job Specialty : Financial Planning
Overtime Status : EXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $42.83 - $68.53

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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