Senior Finance Analyst

Corporate Services & Purchasing

Responsible for financial oversight of communities as assigned, with emphasis on budgeting, forecasting, analysis and bench marking. Analyst will partner with community accounting staff and operations leadership to analyze community performance, aid in business decision support, and provide other training and support as needed.

Analyst must be capable of managing and prioritizing individual workload to ensure delivery of appropriate information regarding clients’ needs, issues, recommendations and opportunities by relevant date.

Together, We’re Greater

At LCS, we provide you the opportunity to use your talents in a progressive, growing organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of the seniors we serve. If you are seeking an organization that gives back, you’ll love working here. Our principles and hospitality promises define our company culture. LCS employees can be found participating in volunteer activities, getting involved in our committees or collaborating with team members in our innovative work space. You’ll find lots of opportunities to grow as a professional, serve the community, and enhance the lives of the seniors. Our culture of partnership is truly we feel what makes us unique.


Ready to make a difference? Then join us as a Senior Finance Analyst. We think it’s time for you to begin your #lifeatLCS.   


What You Need To Know

  • Prepares analysis, comparisons and forecasts
    • Analyzes financial results and operating impact
    • Prepares comparisons of financial results across periods and/or between communities
    • Prepares financial forecasts for statutory or regulatory filings
    • Prepares financial budgets, projections or comparisons as requested for new projects
    • Leads and directs monthly forecasting of future results with the operations team
    • Utilizes bench-marking and comparisons to evaluate community performance
    • Participates in the community budgeting process, including review and analysis of assumptions and budgeted results, and completion of a multi-year cash flow
    • Prepares calculations for the future service obligation test as applicable
    • Assists, as appropriate, with the on-boarding of new clients
    • Travels to the community to provide financial planning assistance and support as needed
    • Provides feedback to community leadership regarding the status of the on-site accounting staff
    • Assists community leadership with preparing presentations to Board and Owners, as requested
    • Utilizes various financial models to assist with pro forma cash flows, pricing analysis, cash reserve adequacy studies, and other needs
    • Supports financing/refinancing activities and related feasibility studies
  • Contributes as an active member to the Community Finance team
    • Performs as a department team member by assisting co-workers with overloads as time permits, training new co-workers, and contributing to team projects
    • Assists with policy and procedure and best practice documentation
    • Trains LCS and community employees on financial systems and other financial topics as needed
    • Assists with the design, development, and roll-out of new or enhanced financial systems including updates to instructions, enhancements to models and testing changes
    • Updates and/or creates Community Finance models and reporting tools
    • Presents at conferences and trainings
  • Completes special projects, as requested or assigned

What We Are Looking For

  • Four year degree in accounting/finance and minimum two years of related experience. 
  • Familiarity with CCRC and/or long-term care industries a plus.

Even Better 

  • Flexible and able to handle changing priorities and interruptions
  • Ability to interact with a wide range of people including field personnel and all levels of LCS home office personnel
  • Must possess analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft products (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of customer service principles, and the ability to apply them
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with willingness to work additional hours as needed to meet organizational deadlines
  • Experience with database systems preferred (e.g. Access, PowerPivot)
  • Hyperion/Oracle financial systems experience a plus

Sound like a good fit? Let’s talk about how together we can be greater!


Why LCS?  

Industry leader. We have been in the business of Senior Living for over 40 years. Nearly 90% of Life Care Services-managed health centers have a 4- or 5-star rating.

Competitive pay, great benefits and vacation time.  We are an equal opportunity employer with benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, disability, 401(k) with company match.

Family oriented culture. We provide a positive and supportive work environment which our employees value. Flex-time, work from home, and social activities with employees and their families add to our family centric approach.

Charity and community involvement. We are recognized as a national team for the Alzheimer’s Association and consistently a top contributor to United Way. We also support our employee’s individual community contributions and provide opportunities to get involved at our corporate locations and in our communities.

Outstanding advancement opportunities. 650 and counting; LCS is growing and we think you should too. Our company growth allows for internal growth opportunities across all of our business lines.

Professional development. Ongoing, onsite education opportunities, education assistance, and continuing education credits allow LCS employees to keep their knowledge of current industry changes relevant.

Fun companywide events. Leadership Summit, SHOE, and our annual company holiday party; just to name a few.

Top Iowa Workplace. We’ve created an environment where LCS employees enjoy coming to work. LCS has been named a top Iowa Workplace, an award that recognizes the top workplaces based on employee survey results each year.


LCS creates living experiences that enhance the lives of seniors. You’ll see this commitment in our people. They’re talented, dedicated professionals who truly care about residents, with each conducting his or her work with integrity, honesty and transparency according to the principles of LCS. We strive to help every community succeed—strengthening available resources, establishing proven practices that lead to long-term growth and creating lasting value for those living in, working for and affiliated with the community. Check us out on our website:


Travel Frequency: Up to 15%




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