Director - Budget & Decision Support

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 74504

Job Description:

Under the general direction of the Vice President-Financial Planning and Professional Services, and in conjunction with objectives set by the Senior Vice President-Finance, supports budgeting and analytics for the WellSpan system overall.  The director will build relationships with partners across the system to understand the needs of system leaders.   The Director of Budget and Decision Support will execute substantial technical and managerial efforts with a system wide focus supporting the WellSpan mission. Perform advanced project and analytical work in a wide range of business intelligence activities that ensure the uniformity, accuracy and consistency of enterprise data through the application of effective data management, security, stewardship and governess process.


Duties and Responsibilities


Assists in developing, overseeing and review of the operating budget process including, Timeline, Design, Financial target development, Implementation/Enhancements, Evaluate results for compliance, Reporting

Prepares financial documents and support for senior management review and presentation

Develops and implements tools and reporting used for planning, forecasting, monitoring and decision support. 

Creates procedures and guidelines for operating budget and decision support systems and processes

Evaluates and assess metrics and program effectiveness for both operating budget and decision support

Troubleshoots problems and seek opportunities for improvement; coordinate with application teams to resolve application bottlenecks and performance issues

Lead, hire, coach and evaluate performance of staff.  This position currently supervises a team of five people.




  • Minimum Experience:
    • Minimum 8 years progressive experience in health care finance
    • Healthcare Leadership
    • Background in Budget and Decision Support


  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's preferred
    • CPA
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)