Full Time 40 hours Grade 054 Outpatient Department III Schedule 8 AM-5 PM Responsibilities General Purpose: Under direct supervision of the Administrator II, performs specialized and complex analysis of financial data in support of Department of Medicine programs, as well as supervises other financial staff. This individual must have knowledge and application of general accounting theory, techniques and practices, and knowledge of the Universityâ™s account system and regulations for submission and reporting of federal NIH grants. The incumbent plays a pivotal role in these Department of Medicine Divisionsâ™ fiscal budgeting and monitoring activities. Specific Responsibilities: Under general direction and with latitude to exercise independent judgment within established policy: Analyzes and interprets data, statistics and financial information. Compiles and prepares budgets, reports, graphs and charts of data analyzed. Makes presentations to Division Chief, Administrator II and Principal Investigators on areas of research or analysis. Prepares conclusions, forecasts and makes financial recommendations based on research. Examples of presentations, reports and charts include but are not limited to Division Physician Report Cards, Clinical Research totals, budgeting and other areas as assigned. Conducts specialized financial analysis and research on subjects that will assist with financial and operational decisions in Research, Education and Patient care missions. Takes current and new University policies into consideration and analyzes the financial impact of new initiatives. Examples of specialized analyses include but are not limited to researching and analyzing optimal mix of industry vs. government research, optimizing, scheduling, assisting with expansion analyses for clinical care, other clinical operational analyses. As assigned, assumes responsibility for special projects involving research, planning and recommending changes, for example, analyzing clinical access data and recommending changes. Assumes responsibility for the project, establishes time tables, actively plans and coordinates the efforts of staff. Directs, trains and supervises Senior Accountant and/or Accounting Bookkeeper IV (as needed). Completes ledger reconciliation and helps prepare annual budgets as needed. Prepares for audits and system level reviews. Assigns accountabilities and reviews completed work for accuracy. Provides consistent feedback to staff on performance and achievements. Meets regularly with staff for information exchange and educational events. Conducts performance evaluation of staff. Keeps abreast of trends as they related to financial management and adapts new developments into planning, control and analytical processes. Requirements: Bachelorâ™s degree in Accounting or Business Administration and 4 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Masterâ™s preferred. Attains and maintains CLASP certification for Research Administrators. Proficiency with MS Word and Excel. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required, along with a high level of attention to detail.
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