Responsible for accounting, budgets and financial controls, payroll, purchasing, risk management, and treasury for the University.
Sets financial strategy that impacts University functions such as grant awards, clinical research, and investments of capital.
Oversees the financial management of operating and capital budgets for divisions and University-wide administrative units.
Develops long and short term financial goals, business strategies/plans, and financial forecasts/models for all major service programs and initiatives.
Coordinates quarterly and year-end reporting for the operating budget.
Responsible for the overall health and sustainability of the department's financials in alignment with short and long term strategic initiatives.
Establish department goals, forecast requirements, prepare/support management for department annual budget including analysis and corrective action to ensure that budget goals are met.
Facilitate, deliver and prepare reports, provide robust analysis and communicate to key stakeholders on financial and operational direction.
Communicate, research and disseminate information on divisional, institutional or regulatory policies needed to maintain quality and customer service standards.
Represent leadership team using operational excellence mindset to mentor, train, educate, and work to established outcomes.
Lead a high performing team to implement and support the departmental financial portfolio in line with strategic objectives.
Works independently to maintain and support the planning and execution of financial strategy.
Uses best practices and in-depth financial knowledge to assist in the preparation of annual budgets. Works with minimal guidance to provide analytical support for complex budget projects. Examines past budgets and researches economic and financial developments that affect spending.
Reviews estimated expenditures. Develops expenditure projections and periodic budget variance reports. Prepares forecasts as well as analyses.
Acts as a resource for team members, solves complex problems. Explains complex and sensitive information.
Performs other related work as needed.
Expert knowledge of accounting principles.
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
Strong financial modeling and benchmarking skills.
Knowledge of and skill in applying budgeting and financial policies and developing related internal and regulatory controls.
Ability to present relevant details to decision makers and operational managers and establish a cadence in reporting.
Ability to interact across the organization at all levels to insure a complete understanding of any significant financial or statistical reporting, such as budget variances.
Ability to understand and proactively seek interdependences in processes, analyze and propose ways to improve.
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and independently to develop and evaluate options translating findings into operational objectives.
Knowledge of process improvement concepts.
Knowledge of financial principles, practices, and applications including budgeting, financial planning, and financial reporting.
Ability to manage accountings related to clinical trials, ability to manage off site revenue accounts, and co-coordinate management of fundraising accounts with the Development office.
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