• Financial Analyst/ Senior Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/6/2019 9:26 AM)
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  • About DrFirst

    This is a great opportunity to be a part of a successful Healthcare IT company experiencing significant growth. We have a proven product, brand-name customers, significant revenue and growth, and are backed by leading investors. Here you'll get to work with some of the smartest and most interesting people around; solving unique and complex challenges in healthcare on a scale matched by few companies.

    Over 220,000 healthcare professionals, 67,000 pharmacies and 60% of the healthcare IT vendors in the market depend on us every day to manage medication safety and efficiency, reduce clinical errors, and improve patient outcomes.

    Our culture is entrepreneurial, team oriented, collaborative, and fast-paced. If you get excited about stretching yourself in new ways, developing yourself to your fullest potential, and care about working with smart colleagues; we want to talk to you!

    Position Overview

    You will assist the Vice President of FP&A in partnering with the business to understand trends, separate relevant from non-relevant information and articulate the financial impact(s) to DrFirst. If you are a proven self-starter with innovative ideas who can problem solve on the fly, enjoys analyzing and evaluating operational metrics, and thrives on working cross-functionally in a rapidly changing environment, then keep reading!

    You will be responsible for robust modeling, analytics and techniques that will allow us to describe realities, build scenarios, and predict performance. As a result, we will make better data-driven business and financial decisions. You will be responsible for deliverables that properly address departmental finances, which must be done to the complete satisfaction of the Department Head, VP of FP&A, CFO and other Senior Management. You will be considered a financial/technology/healthcare professional who will help DrFirst better understand strategic investment for new platforms, new products, and provide operational support to the various business systems.

    You will also be aligned with operations and fully engaged in providing insight into costs and functional value. As a result, the business will be able to make operations more efficient and develop optimal organizational decisions. You will also work closely with the department teams to develop financial budgets, projections and forecasts based on commercial growth, historical data and market analysis. In addition, the role will provide critical analysis of and insights into the operational expense, headcount management and actual results versus plan. The successful candidate will be detail-orientated with strong organizational and communication skills.

    Who will love this job?

    • A Creative Thinker – who has a proven ability to solve problems and meet marketplace challenges using traditional and non-traditional methods
    • An Effective Influencer – who relies on their good ideas and collaborative style, not their title, to influence and direct internal and external teams to achieve desired outcomes
    • A Self-starter – who exhibits a can-do, team-oriented demeanor. Well organized and able to work effectively on multiple projects and project types, in a timely manner, with limited management oversight.
    • A Curious Mind –  who strongly believes in continuous education and relentlessly pursues knowledge and excellence both in subjects of professional and personal interest

    What you will work on

    What you'll do

    • Partner with key stakeholders to develop financial models in support of strategic initiatives and business objectives
    • Provide pricing guidance, modeling, and strategic analysis
    • Perform market research, customer and competitor analysis
    • Manage relevant financial matters from start to finish
    • Create and maintain KPIs on business operations and trends, proactively identifying and analyzing issues and opportunities, making data-based recommendations
    • Develop an understanding of expected revenue growth to ensure appropriate drivers are incorporated into the expense forecasting process
    • Prepare and present monthly P&L reports, presentations, and variance analysis
    • Work on a variety of special projects that may include M&A, financings, new business initiatives, etc.
    • Assist in preparation of financial materials for Board of Director meetings
    • Drive process enhancements and improvements in financial planning
    • Assist in developing and managing departmental annual budgets/quarterly forecasts


    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or Accounting required; MBA and/ or CPA preferred
    • 2-5 years progressive work experience in the area of financial analysis
    • Investment banking, M&A or corporate finance experience preferred
    • Experience with Adaptive Insights or similar financial modeling software a plus
    • Familiar with Relational Database concepts and SQL experience *preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to own and streamline processes, exceptional attention to detail
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, high level of initiative and critical thinking
    • Strong interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills
    • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, lookup and logical functions) and Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Positive outlook and commitment to team success

    Physical Requirements

    • 80% Desk and computer work
    • 20% standing and moving throughout the office


    We offer comprehensive benefits to keep you healthy as you grow in your life and career. Your merit-based compensation will reflect the impact your work has on the company and our customers. 


    Learn more about our benefits and professional development opportunities here.


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