Mercy Medical Center Clinton Finance Applications Consultant in Livonia, Michigan


IN309_75500 SCM Finance and Management

Expected Weekly Hours:



Day Shift

Position Purpose:


Performs a leadership advisory role assisting System Office and RHM management teams and colleagues in identification, definition, analysis and support of assigned programs, projects and/or initiatives to achieve optimal outcomes. Responsible for ongoing support of the ERP Finance applications for the System Office and the RHMs. Serves as an expert in all facets of the ERP Finance modules, system development life cycle (SDLC), and resource for on-going knowledge transfer and problem resolution. Participates in the development and execution of the Finance strategic plan and is responsible for any future upgrades and/or implementations. Serves as a mentor and project lead providing guidance to less experienced staff members. Establishes and maintains a collaborative relationship with end users providing operational and functional knowledge supporting the development of new/improved capabilities and translating business requirements to functional requirements. Possesses an extensive understanding of the business operation in order to analyze finance work flow and recommend alternate approaches in developing process improvement. Serves in a leadership role providing direction to other team members integrating possible solutions across operational/functional areas; works with enterprise applications and users that may be deployed across multiple RHMs and geographic locations.

Job Description Details:


Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Trinity Health Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions Works with the System Office Supply Chain and Financial Reporting teams on ongoing central maintenance of the General Ledger and submodules: Inventory, PO, and Accounts Payable. ePro Peoplesoft application, various Supply Chain interfaces maintenance, Project Costing and Grants interfaces with Account Payable, and miscellaneous financial applications. Serves as a liaison between the end users and the technical support staff. Consults with executives and management at all levels to provide support for decisions, workflows, new initiatives and others duties as assigned.

Provides specialized guidance to end users defining business problems/issues and desired outcomes. Develops recommendations on alternative approaches and possible opportunities, while determining impact and long-term viability of solutions. Recommends innovative application solutions to product workflow, productivity and financial problems.

Monitors and provides support to team members in resolving issues and meeting project deadlines. Serves as project manager by mentoring and providing guidance to less experienced team members, internal colleagues and external clients, which may include training, delegating tasks, providing guidance on methodologies, processes, standards and best practices.

Participates in the preparation of legacy data for data conversion as required. Provides critical analysis of data to support assigned program, project and/or engagement and articulates same to colleagues, customers, business owners and all levels of management as required.

Troubleshoots and analyzes application functionality issues. Interfaces with technical application staff and/or vendors to resolve system or application problems. Research and respond to customer issues (i.e., break/fix).

Guides and contributes to the corporate, TIS, departmental and RHM development of program and project deliverables to align with corporate strategy.

Provides specialized guidance as required for integration, architectures, system selection, strategy, and financial records.

Researches and contributes to recommendations into timing of introduction of new functionality. Supports upgrade design process and decision-making. Participate in the evaluation, testing and implementation process of any patches and/or upgrades involving the ERP Finance modules.

Provides assistance in development and maintenance of the strategic plan as it relates to the ERP Finance modules. Assists with the design and implementation of all ERP Finance initiatives that develop out of the strategic plan.

Investigates issues identified by TIS and site personnel. Validates impact. Supports Trinity Health management to prioritize vendor, TIS and business process issues. Defines issues and recommends solutions.

Prepares or participates in the preparation of detailed project work plans and project status reports. Leads existing and newly acquired RHM users through the gap analysis process, ERP Finance application exploration, Preliminary Testing, System Integration Testing, end user training, go-live preparation and post go live support. Works closely with the Director, Financial Applications to resolve business and design issues.

Works with RHM users to analyze business requirements, software capabilities and recommend solutions for system issues, while improving business processes and needs. Ensures integrity of Operating Model and Implementation Guide by adhering to issue management process and change control process. Works with Director, Financial Applications to access Trinity Health’s current and future needs in regards to the ERP Finance modules.

Works with all RHMs to ensure continued adherence to the ERP Supply Chain Operating model. Works with counterparts in the Finance Team representing Supply Chain, AP Shared Services and Content Management and System Administration to ensure continued data integrity and Operating Model adherence.

Works with all RHMs on continued knowledge transfer and support of the ERP Financial applications and submodules. Provides RHM on-site or remote support/training as necessary. Works with counterparts in Finance to ensure continued data integrity and Operating Model adherence. Maintains an understanding of HIPAA and data security requirements and sensitivity to the security of patient information. Maintains ongoing knowledge of ERP vendor plans for the Finance and Supply Chain modules through participation in online and conference based training, User Groups, etc.

Maintains a working knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, the Trinity Health Integrity and Compliance Program, Code of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical, and professional behavior.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.

Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.