•Travel Required: 75% or more.
•When not travelling, person can work remote.
•Work is regularly performed in a combination of office, home office, and client settings, and routinely uses standard office equipment.
•It may require the maintenance of a home office and proximity to an airport for work related travel.
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
We help society’s foundational institutions—healthcare and higher education—to achieve their full potential in service to others.
We are our clients’ trusted partners in ever-changing times. For more than 30 years, Kaufman Hall has provided independent, objective insights grounded in sound data and analysis to help clients fulfill their missions, achieve their goals, and tackle their toughest problems.
Kaufman Hall provides world-class management consulting in strategic financial planning (a concept we created); performance improvement; partnerships, mergers, and acquisitions; and treasury and capital markets. Kaufman Hall’s consulting is supported by a deep foundation of benchmarking and software tools.
At Kaufman Hall, we believe that sustained success is never an accident. It is the result of sound decision making, based on data-driven analysis and disciplined thinking, and guided by the fundamental principles of corporate finance.
Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC, is seeking an Assistant Vice President who will be a significant contributor to our workforce workstream within Kaufman Hall’s Performance Improvement practice. The position demands a strong workforce background and experiencing leading process improvement initiatives. In short order, the successful candidate will be expected to lead workforce/ labor client engagements with minimal oversight. The Assistant Vice President will be fully capable of presenting to senior management teams and boards and be able to drive the organization to decisions around critical issues, simultaneously managing multiple client engagements with a variety of staff. The ideal candidate will possess a strong ability to collaborate with and facilitate workforce discussions among providers across the care spectrum, including physicians, nurses, and other allied providers. The Assistant Vice President is expected to develop new business opportunities and create cross selling opportunities for Kaufman Hall’s other practices.
The essential functions of the position are:
Oversight and or/delivery of data management activities the encompass client data requests, collecting data from clients and other sources, clarifying and resolving data issues, maintaining source data and maintaining version control.
Leadership related to Data Analysis including creating client profiles, inserting data into proprietary tools and using tools to analyze data and identify idiosyncrasies and trends in data.
Ensuring quality control of:
Variance analyses on overall cost and productivity, incorporating a wide variety of key metrics, at both the global and departmental level
Expense trend analyses at the financial statement and general ledger level of detail
Drawing conclusions from the analysis and making inferences/suggestions as it relates to overall operating expense.
Researching and interpreting appropriate benchmarks compared to client performance
Client data files and deliverables
Creating reports for assessments and client deliverables, specifically including the interpretation of data and the translation of detailed analysis into consequential summary hypotheses and findings via draft internal and client PowerPoint presentations
Assisting in the development and management of key engagement project management tools, templates and reports
Maintaining business development data in Salesforce
Assisting in the day-to-day requirements of multiple engagements
Delivering high quality work with integrity
Affinity for mentoring and developing junior staff in the pursuit of building the practice team
Interfacing and oversight of client and or KHA resources in delivery of above
75% travel to client sites required.
5+ years of progressive experience in a healthcare provider or consulting role with a strong understanding of healthcare industry and physician/hospital finance and operations with a specific focus on workforce
Familiarity or competencies in change and project management preferred
Excellent quantitative skills and strong knowledge of accounting and finance and the link to healthcare operations
A good understanding of workforce productivity and premium pay
Strong familiarity with span of control and position control
Experience working with large data sets including payroll and timekeeping data
Understanding of hospital staffing and scheduling practices across the organization, including inpatient, emergency department, perioperative services, and ancillary and support functions
Experience collaborating with data scientists to advance methodology through the standardization and automation of analytics and tools
Ability to interpret data and provide relevant conclusions and recommendations
Ability to learn in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects with competing priorities
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Attention to detail and a commitment to excellence
Willingness and ability to travel, at times on short notice
Current Permanent US Work Authorization Required
Ability to thrive and excel in a matrixed or multi-priority environment with proven ability to collaborate and contribute to the development of strong project teams
We are our clients’ trusted partners in ever-changing times. For more than 30 years, Kaufman Hall has provided independent, objective insights grounded in sound data and analysis to help clients fulfill their missions, achieve their goals, and tackle their toughest problems. Our Mission is to help society’s foundational institutions improve financial performance, make effective strategy decisions, and achieve transformative outcomes.