As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for six consecutive years. Hall Health Center on the UW Seattle Campus is an AAAHC-accredited outpatient health care facility that offers a broad range of medical and mental health services. Our mission is to provide comprehensive health care for a diverse campus community to promote lifelong well-being, achievement, and resilience.Hall Health embraces diversity as a core value and has a commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial and ethnic backgrounds. We encourage one another to engage in difficult conversations about privilege, equity and unconscious bias. We honor global, multicultural perspectives and uphold social justice values.We seek staff who have demonstrated commitment to supporting and empowering individuals from underrepresented and marginalized communities in order to promote student retention and success.The Hall Health Center has an outstanding opportunity for a Chief Financial Officer.The Hall Health Center Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is the senior financial leader in the organization and reports directly to the Director, Hall Health Center. The CFO is a senior financial professional with experience in sophisticated business operations, possessing the full range of professional accounting, budgeting, analytical, strategic, and leadership skills necessary to direct the budgetary vision and leadership, organizational analysis, strategic planning and comprehensive financial reporting for the entire Hall Health Center (HHC). The CFO will work closely with the Director, other leaders in HHC and Health Sciences Administration to provide recommendations for resource alignment to achieve strategic goals.Hall Health Center is undergoing a time of significant change in order to mitigate ongoing deficits. The person in this position will be central to resolving its financial situation, and will be a key collaborator with the Office of the Provost, the Executive Director, Health Sciences Administration, and colleagues across the University's schools and colleges. The University is committed to ensuring the financial stability of HHC, and seeks a colleague with the creativity and motivation to work toward a new, highly functional and collaborative phase of the HHCs development.The CFO oversees HHC's annual operating budget of approximately $16 million. Provides budgetary leadership promoting flexible processes and effective uses of resources, and identifies opportunities for alternative solutions to complex financial challenges. The CFO facilitates financial and resource allocations between HHC and the Office of Planning and Budget. The CFO develops and provides comprehensive financial reporting including all sources and uses of funds. An important component of the job is to develop targeted and specific financial analyses, strategic plans and projections, and reporting for all HHC budgets. Participates in senior level budget discussions and decision-making. The CFO must develop strong and effective relationships with various other business officers, administrators, executives and financial personnel throughout the UW. The CFO is the primary financial contact between HHC and the university financial community.On an ongoing basis, the CFO interprets policies and regulations; develops and implements internal financial controls; utilizes various financial sources wisely; oversees the production of complex financial reports and projections; and provides advice and guidance to the Director and leadership of HHC. Considerable efforts are devoted to working with the center financial and management staff to analyze production, review expenses and determine shared costs.While there are many formal policies to be followed, there are many new and uncharted areas requiring creative problem solving and highly developed critical thinking skills while balancing risk and return to HHC and the University. It is essential to provide in-depth analyses with quick turnaround times to wisely advise, and allow other HHC senior leadership to advise the HHC Director and Health Sciences Administration leadership, particularly during the budget development season and in times of economic challenge.The CFO fosters an environment of teamwork and collaboration to support the mission and vision of the Director and HHC. The CFO provides vision, leadership, strategic planning, coordination and management of the resources for a critical center on campus.RESPONSIBILITIES:Work directly with the Director in the management of daily operations for business, finance, and accounting operations. 70%* Provide leadership for development of all HHC departmental and unit budgets.* Provide monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting.* Direct the financial team in developing the HHC annual budget and all related materials.* Oversee financial management of self-sustaining operations, including rate development as appropriate.* Direct and oversee the management and accounting function of multiple source budgets.* Responsible for establishing and maintaining sound financial administration practices and fiscal health for HHC Operations.* Interpret policies and government regulations, using consistent treatment at all times. Good and timely communication and accurate information management are of prime importance.* Serve as the primary point of contact for HHC for the UW Financial Transformation Initiative.-Manage the billing processThe CFO works collaboratively with all HCC leadership and Health Sciences Administration leaders. This includes using a consultative management approach and sound judgment to direct and advise for effective resource management, as well as establishing approaches to allow transactions to be performed easily and efficiently, while proactively keeping people informed regarding the status of resources affecting their departments. 20%Directly supervises an overall team of approximately 6 finance and accounting personnel. 10%* Integral member of the HCC leadership team and must be adaptable, flexible, and able to manage a high volume of work. The position requires an innovative, strategic, highly motivated, team-oriented individual with a proactive and positive business approach focused on meeting current and future needs.* Directs and advises on budgetary, personnel, and resource allocations to ensure HCC goals and objectives are achieved.* Provides budgetary leadership promoting flexible, transparent processes and effective use of resources, and identifies opportunities for alternative solutions.* Demonstrates exceptional negotiating skills used to foster a team environment among finance personnel and leadership for all HCC areas.* Facilitates financial and resource allocations within HCC.* Develops and provides comprehensive, as well as targeted and specific, financial analyses and reporting for decision-making including all sources and uses of funds.* Other duties as required.Core Competencies* Possess extensive experience in financial management, analysis, and reporting.* Demonstrate personal integrity and trustworthiness.* Manage stressful situations and changing priorities effectively.* Anticipate, recognize and resolve problems.* Be responsible and accountable.* Use organizational skills and provide attention to details.* Maintain a positive, optimistic and success-oriented attitude.* Exercise professionalism, which includes being tactful and courteous.* Exhibit a professional work ethic.REQUIREMENTS: * This position requires an advanced degree in business administration or related field, plus 10 years of progressively responsible positions in management. A combination of education and experience demonstrating an advanced level of competence may suffice in place of the requirements of an advanced degree.* Demonstrated experience managing and supervising a diverse staff. Effective leadership and mentoring of staff is essential.* Excellent communication skills (especially with diverse groups of faculty, staff and students), including the ability to lead discussions and actively listen.* Demonstrated experience in business management, financial analysis and long-term planning.* Experience implementing change, including new systems impacting the entire organization.* Ability to effectively represent the Director, especially in his/her absence.* Experience in working with centralized personnel and financial systems.* Demonstrated experience in analyzing and presenting financial information originating from multiple large-volume sources.* Strong data mining skills.* Demonstrated experience using advanced spreadsheet, database, and other technology applications for financial and administrative purposes.* Working knowledge of financial planning, accounting, reconciliation and monitoring of expenditure cycle times, spending patterns and forecasting.* High degree of professionalism, integrity and ownership needed; must be customer-committed and results-oriented.* Demonstrated ability to think strategically, analyze data, produce clearly articulated reports and projections, and financial forecasts.* Ability to participate in a team environment and build consensus with strong negotiating skills based upon a "win-win" approach.* Flexibility, multi-tasking ability, strong interpersonal skills, detail-oriented and ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines with multiple interruptions are a must.* Ability to meet constant, changing and often overlapping deadlines.* Excellent work ethic, strong organizational skills and the ability to independently set priorities and deal effectively with interruptions.Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.DESIRED EXPERIENCE* In-depth knowledge with UW systems and policies, especially related to budgets, payroll/HR, procurement, travel (Workday, BGT, MyFD, UWHires, EDW & Financial Cubes).* Experience with Lean or other process improvement techniques highly desirable.Conditions of Employment:* Must be able to work in a non-smoking environment.* Regular and predictable attendance is required.Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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