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Coley Anderson

Experienced Financial Analyst, Entrepreneurial Mindset, Detail Oriented

Chicago, IL


To secure a challenging position where my drive to complete tasks, effective communication skills and unique ability to solve complex problems will contribute greatly to the betterment of the organization

Work Experience

Senior Financial Analyst

Hopedale Medical Complex
Hopedale, IL

July 2012 to Present

• Produced all Budgets, Budget Variance Studies, Ad- Hoc Financial Reports, Utilization Reviews, and Revenue Cycle Reports using SAS, SPSS, CPSI, Microsoft Excel, and Access for the organization 
• With the assistance of the Controller, took over all responsibilities of the CFO while the hospital searched for a replacement. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Budget Creation and Implementation, Compensation Review, Strategic Placement Meetings, and Bi-Monthly Financial presentations at Board Meetings 
• Completed multiple payer analysis studies finding over $100,000 in underpayments that were able to be recouped 
• Assisted in internal audits, month and year-end closes, Medicare and Blue Cross Blue Shield Cost Reports 
• Successfully implemented systematic changes to reduce payroll errors saving the organization as estimated $50,000 YTD 
• Coordinated Bi-Weekly Payroll and Benefit Administration for over 300 employees 
• Administered monthly Budget Reviews, Utilization Reviews, and Revenue Cycle Meetings 
• Completed multiple process evaluation and mapping projects using VISIO Process Mapping Software leading to leaner, more efficient work processes 
• Facilitated an internal training course designed to teach unit managers to be more proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access, and CPSI 
• Introduced productivity studies to Hopedale Medical Complex effectively identifying areas in need of closer observation and reorganization

Financial Analyst

Preferred Health Care
Kewanee, IL

January 2012 to July 2012

• Implemented a new regimented budgeting system for the Kewanee location, which was later implemented at the three other Preferred locations. 
• Managed the implementation of a new inventory management and billing system 
• Corrected company-wide inefficiencies and solved problems in a timely manner 
• Managed employees to effectively shorten the organizations cash cycle and decrease uncollected debt 
• Created a company newsletter used for the dissemination of information and welcoming of new patients 
• Implemented policy standards in a new office location to over 20 employees

Administrative Analyst to City Manager

City of Collinsville
Collinsville, IL

May 2010 to December 2011

• Effectively managed time to simultaneously complete projects for the Finance, Human Resource, and Administrative Departments such as S.W.O.T. Analysis, and Financial Trends Analysis 
• Assisted City Manager and Controller in the creation and implementation of the Bi-Annual Budget for the City 
• Active participant in the Process Improvement, Performance Management, and Workforce Teams 
• Contributed in constructing the City’s Strategic Plan, which lead to the city receiving the Lincoln Bronze Award for Performance Excellence 
• Worked routinely with Peoplesoft completing a variety of benefit and human resource administration tasks  
• Corresponded on a weekly basis with State Representatives, City Officials, and other public entities, to communicate views and concerns on particular topics of importance to the city 
• Processed risk management claims and maintained records on worker’s compensation and liability claims 
• Assisted in the development and implementation of the University of Collinsville Workforce-Training Program 
• Maintained knowledge of changes in the laws impacting human resources, and updated The City of Collinsville’s Human Resources Manual monthly 
• Assisted Performance Management Team in the achievement of 2010 ICMA CPM Certificate of Excellence 
• Performed annual City property audits ensuring all city property was properly insured

Administrative Assistant

Carbondale, IL

2009 to 2010

• Successfully represented the University by managing sensitive situations with integrity and respect for the individual 
• Continued to gain responsibility by exemplifying dependability and use of discretion 
• Served as the Assistant to the Director of University Housing, writing correspondence and scheduling the Directors activities

Administrative Intern

Vail Management Company
Keystone, CO

March 2009 to May 2009

• Exercised vast communication skills with guests, fellow supervisors, and managers 
• Created valuable and unique solutions to problems presented by guests on a daily basis 
• Became shift supervisor within two months and progressively gained more responsibility until the end of my internship 
• Independently created department budget and ran budget variance studies monthly


M.P.A. in Public Administration and Policy Analysis

Southern Illinois University -
Edwardsville, IL

2010 to 2012

Bachelor of Science in Business Management

Southern Illinois University -
Carbondale, IL

May 2010


Process Improvement Techniques, Performance Measurement, Community Engagement, Workforce Engagement, Customer Service, Strategic Planning, Budgeting, Project Management, Team Facilitation, Risk Management, Labor Relations, Microsoft Office Suite, Visio Process Mapping Software, Peoplesoft Personnel Management Software, Grant Writing, Healthcare Billing, Formal Correspondence, G.A.A.P., Budget Analysis, Budget Creation, SAS, CPSI, Healthcare Financial Reporting, Medicare Cost Reports, Payer Studies, Productivity Studies