Data Foundation Specialist

Job Description

Job ID: 1186592
Employment Status: Full-Time
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For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Role Purpose

Responsible for the day to day cash management transaction of the Foundation. Scope of financial administration of 15million+. Ensures high levels of data quality, integrity and privacy. Serves as lead on major Foundation systems data which consists of detailed reporting, system updates and communicates to the Foundation staff and Finance in Shared Services as appropriate.


  • Reviews and documents cash, stock, credit, wire and ACH transactions and maintains the database in addition to running and distributing reports to finance personnel.
  • Deposits, codes, records and tracks revenue and reports daily on funding operations. Acknowledges tax receipts and documentation as required by the IRS. Maintain familiarity with requirements for gift processing, receipting, reporting and reconciliation from a variety of internal and external sources (including IRS and Foundation Finance) as well as internal database requirements for storing required information.
  • Utilizes multiple web based financial software to manage records and charge processes. Analyzes the information and populates all appropriate fields where information has been provided by the gift officers.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to identify, collect and analyze appropriate data for critical decision making while maintaining complete confidentiality regarding donor and foundation file information.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain database audits to ensure compliance with gift coding protocols. Handle data cleanup as needed in weekly, monthly and quarterly data review process


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Business



  • <2 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer