The Department of Dermatology at UC Irvine's School of Medicine is committed to advancing clinical care, education and research to help patients with diverse dermatological conditions. The department's world-class faculty is dedicated to preparing medical students and residents for careers in private practice and academia. Our vibrant educational program is designed to help residents and fellows treat the gamut of dermatologic conditions with conventional and ground breaking therapies, and to conduct sophisticated clinical development programs from basic pharmaceutical studies to phase III clinical trials. The department's faculty is actively engaged in clinical, translational and basic research as principal investigators. Our faculty works in the Dermatology Clinical Research Center, which is involved in all phases of clinical testing, including Food & Drug Administration approval of investigational drugs and lasers, new indications for drugs, over-the-counter products and pharmaceuticals for cosmetic use. At UC Irvine, our dermatopathology laboratory provides expertise in the pathology of the skin. The lab serves community physicians and UC Irvine Medical Center as well as supporting departmental clinical and basic research protocols. The Department of Dermatology has been transformed over the past 8 years, and is now nationally recognized as a leading program for clinical practice, research and teaching. With 12 faculty, 15 residents, 1 ACGME procedural fellow, and 2 clinical research fellow the program is well positioned to continue to develop further the educational mission of the program.
Under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, the incumbent is responsible for the financial and administrative management of all department accounts, major federal and private contracts and grants as well as other extramural funds that support various research and instructional programs within the Department of Dermatology. The incumbent is also responsible for the fiscal closing and School of Medicine budget processes. Incumbent has independent decision making authority, policy analysis and interpretation and independent problem solving responsibilities that requires on-going interaction with all levels of university agency faculty and staff. The incumbent is responsible for the accounts, including reporting, projection, budgeting, and supervision of staff performing monthly reconciliation and review and analysis of expenditures. The incumbent is responsible for the business operations of the department including accounting, payroll, facilities management, faculty compensation, purchasing, disbursements and equipment inventory management. Supervises AAII, Finance Analyst and students.
5-7 years of relevant work and management experience.
Clinical practice management experience and be able to oversee complex billing and accounting systems.
Experience with financial, purchasing, personnel, and payroll systems.
Experience in managing clinical trials.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems.
Ability to independently gather required information to organize, and perform financial analysis assignments.
Proven ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.
Proven ability using spreadsheet and database software for complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports.
Proven interpersonal skills with peers throughout the organization; strong service orientation and critical thinking skills; and attention to detail. Proven ability using organizational skills to multi-task in a high volume environment.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
Ability to function as a member of a team.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Client services oriented; has good listening, communication, critical thinking, and analytical skills.
Solid understanding of financial and resource planning concepts as well as how to control organizational budgeting.
Experience working in an academic medical setting.
Master's in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance and / or equivalent experience / training degree.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
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Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.