Business Analyst - Dept. of Surgery

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma, OK

ID: 7116677 (Ref.No. ta223230)
Posted: November 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description


Come join the staff at OU HSC and become a part of Oklahoma's premier research university which leads the state in education and career opportunities. OU HSC is one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges. We are currently building world-class institutes for the treatment of diabetes and cancer. We are looking for a Business Analyst to join our team. This position is responsible for evaluating business, operational, and technology practices and processes to enhance the quality and delivery of services to the University. Also, Develops and implements specific functions to include comparative and analytical report production and preparation.


  • Performs analysis of operations management information and transactions and provides interpretation of trends
  • Identifies opportunities and explores new approaches for process improvement and innovation, operational efficiencies and savings, which may include re-engineering existing business processes, re-designs workflow and recommends feasible IT solutions
  • Integrates processes and the roles people play within the organization to maximize operating results
  • Launches and manages process optimization and redesigns projects and other performance enhancement initiatives
  • Aligns business strategies with processes so that strategies are more quickly implemented, and objectives achieved
  • Creates viable process transitions plans that detail how the organization will effectively move from the present to the revised state
  • Coordinates cross-functional efforts to focus on core process performance, strategic objectives, and customer satisfaction
  • Prepares analytical and statistical reports including budget data analysis, comparative studies, FTE reports, budget data projections, and State Regents reports for internal and external use
  • Prepares and produces the Annual Needs Request document for presentation to the University and State Regents through the design and use of customized electronic spreadsheets
  • Coordinates and oversees the guideline preparation, scheduling, on-line data entry and verification, and production of the Annual Operating Budget and associated increase Analysis reports
  • Assumes responsibility for verifying and approving funding on appointment and change of status forms as well as budgetary transfers
  • Interfaces with Budget Unit Heads and Deans Offices to communicate procedures, problems, or provide assistance which can be rendered by the budget Office
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position

Job Requirements


Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance.


Experience: 36 months experience in analyzing data, maintaining data bases, process improvement, or business related experience. 


Equivalency/Substitution: Will accept 48 months experience in lieu of Degree for a total of 84 months of experience.



  • Proficient navigating and maintaining databases
  • Advanced computer skills with wide knowledge of business software
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information.
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, decision making, interpersonal, communication and project management skills
  • Significant exposure to various operational and managerial workplace models
  • Well-developed numerical skills, including the ability to perform complex financial analyses.
  • Sound understanding of the principles of finance, valuation techniques, and financial statement analysis
  • Working knowledge of the technology marketplace and of available technology products and business solutions
  • Fluent PC skills, including the ability to utilize basic office and various other analytical software applications.

Working Conditions:

  • Physical: Sitting for prolonged periods. Speaking and listening. Manual dexterity and engage in repetitive motion. Use of a computer and answers telephones.
  • Environmental: Standard Office Environment
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