Oregon Health & Science University

Systems Application Analyst, Entry

Job Locations US-OR-Portland | US-Telecommuting
Requisition ID
Position Category
Information Systems
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
Central Financial Services
Salary Range
$34.10 - $46.82 per hour
Monday - Friday, telecommute with occasional requirements to be on campus
8:00am - 5:00 pm, with occasional evening and weekend work
HR Mission
Central Services
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Central Financial Services (CFS) is the division within Oregon Health & Science University charged with the overall responsibility of accurately processing, reporting and interpreting the University’s financial transactions.  Departments within CFS include Budgeting, Accounts Payable, Finance & Accounting, Payroll, Capital Accounting, Treasury, and Financial Systems.


CFS selects and retains individuals who value cultural competency and inclusion as part of their lifelong learning journey. Creating a culture “diverse in people and ideas” aligns with both OHSU’s Strategic Vision and one of OHSU’s core competencies, diversity.


This position is within our CFS Financial System department and is dedicated to supporting the transactional flow of our financial applications, including driving systems projects for process improvement, compliance, enhancements, participating on system integration project teams, lead testing for financial application upgrades, interfacing with our IT business partners to solve and prioritize issues, problem solving with our user community, and supporting our accounting and budgeting teams.  This position requires a broad knowledge of financial transactions and procurement, demonstrated process improvement experience, knowledge of project management techniques, and the ability to create consensus and appropriately manage change.

Function/Duties of Position

System Maintenance & Issues Provide production support, follow-up and maintenance to existing financial applications, systems, and workflows. Act as a Super User.  Troubleshoot and assist in resolution of issues with CFS financial systems/applications, including, but not limited to, form functionality, report validation, data integrity within Oracle, data integrity within reporting tools, internal and external interfaces.  Analyze errors utilizing Oracle and other analytic tools, working with departments to correct the errors quickly and in line with accepted accounting procedures. Trouble-shoot problems working with end-users, ITG, vendor(s), and staff in multiple departments to obtain solutions through technical fixes and/or changes in business process. 


System Upgrades, Improvements, Integrations: Analyze and document existing new financial applications and systems for simplification or enhancement and develop test plans and conduct testing to ensure overall system integrity.  Analyzes present and future financial process related to Central Financial Services’ Oracle financial modules (i.e. General Ledger, Internal Billing System, Sub Ledger Accounting, Accounts Receivable, Assets, Projects, etc.) and financial reporting tools (i.e. Cognos/TM1, Orbits, etc) to maintain/improve financial data integrity and controls with a focus on process improvement, simplification, and accuracy.  Support integration of third party tools into the financials modules.


Technical Communication: Maintain internal and external departmental web sites. This position will be the Super User for applications within the department, interfacing with the appropriate ITG departments to ensure compliance with technical and branding standards.  Maintain communication list serves used across organization to communicate with user community. 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science or a related field, and one years’ work related experience in the information technology field; OR
  • Associate’s degree in information systems, computer science or a related field and two years’ work related experience in the information technology field; OR
  • Three years work related experience in the information technology field or a combination of clinical or operational healthcare environments; OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience where one year of experience will be substituted for an Associate’s degree and two years of experience will be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • IBM Planning Analytics / Cognos Analytics experience.
  • Experience with Oracle SLA.
  • Content Management System Experience.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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