Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's.
UW Medicine Health System Finance has an outstanding opportunity for a UW Medicine Budget & Planning Director. This individual will plan, direct, and organize the strategic planning and budgeting UW Medicine, a nearly $4.8B a year clinical enterprise composed of eight different entities. He/she will be a key member of the UW Medicine financial leadership team and serve as an advisor to the administrative and operating teams for the enterprise. With a focus on long range financial planning and development of the annual operating and capital budgets, this individual directs the development and maintenance of multi-year, annual and monthly key operating metrics, identifying underlying critical issues and, working with the entity and enterprise-level administrative and operational teams, communicates, implements and integrates necessary processes and procedures to establish fiscal accountability, achieve strategic goals, improve operating performance and reduce costs.
7 to 10 years as a senior financial management professional in a large hospital or health system. Academic Medical Center experience is desired.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required.
In-depth knowledge of hospital accounting; current in new regulations and trends.
CPA and MBA in business or healthcare administration preferred.
Strong skill level in using Budgeting and General Ledger applications as well as supporting software programs, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for stated requirements.
DESIRED: Strengths and Skills
Effective communicator; strong written and verbal skills; comfortable presenting at Board level.
Record of strong analytical and critical thinking skills being practically applied.
Effective communication with internal as well as external customers.
Personal philosophy of continuous improvement.
Credible presence with a professional image; develops trust quickly.
History of successful interaction with all levels of an organization.
Strong developer of people.
History of making effective decisions; sound judgment.
Proactive; anticipates problems and seeks solutions.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.