Finance Director for Clinical Department - (2000005H)
The Department of Psychiatry is currently seeking a Director of Finance to provide strategic direction and leadership for the control of the department's financial accounting operations through the development, enhancement, and guidance of its various functions and staff members. The incumbent oversees management of complex grant portfolio and clinical service agreements, patient billing and managed care contracts. This individual also reviews, analyzes and interprets all financial and budgetary reports to ensure timely and effective decision making by senior management. Possess subject matter expertise in a professional discipline. Develops, implements, and manages goals and objectives. Determines and enforces processes, practices, and/or policies. Manages operations, workflow, projects, and/or systems that have strategic impact. Accountable for operational and/or financial resources. Accountable for legal and policy compliance. Primarily supports upper level senior professionals in the overall strategic direction (rather than daily operations) of, typically, a functional area (department OR major function within a school or campus wide office). Upper senior professionals rely on expertise and advice to make financial, personnel, and significant strategic decisions. Significant authority to act on behalf of upper level senior professionals as needed.
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine is dedicated to training providers of the highest caliber and to providing top-quality mental health services to all who need it, no matter what their age, race or economic status. We offer a wide range of clinical services, including psychiatric treatment for children, adults and geriatric patients; behavioral health services such as Employee Assistance programs; and treatment for drug and alcohol addictions. The department includes several research programs that together represent one of the most comprehensive programs of research on psychotic disorders in the world.
This Exempt, Regular position offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Provide strategic direction and leadership for the control of a clinical department's financial operations through the development, enhancement, and guidance of its various functions and staff members in order to maintain their efficient operation.
Direct the management of complex funding and service agreements, patient billing and managed care contracts and other sources, as well as managing the sourcing and procurement of equipment, materials, supplies and other expenses.
Direct and manage the preparation and monitoring of the All Funds budget, monthly financial close process and departmental financial reporting including tracking of all financial transactions, reporting transactions to external agencies for department, and providing detailed financial plans to the department head. Provide continual improvement of the financial reporting and internal control systems. Implement financial systems and operational efficiencies. Direct all financial transactions for clinical revenue including annual audits, tax return preparation and cash management. Review, analyze and interpret all financial and budgetary reports to ensure timely and effective decision making by senior department management. Ensure all internal and external deadlines are met.
Collaborate with upper level managements and other directors within the business unit and throughout the campus in order to ensure the delivery of high-quality service.
Direct the income of the department and divisions and its programs, including coordinating payments from different budget sources, as well as managing the purchasing of supplies and other expenses.
Oversee financial accounting and GAAP/GASB reporting to include managing the department's external financial reporting process; manage the periodic internal financial reporting process of the department.
Maintain financial management systems and internal controls required to ensure that the clinical department commitment, operating, and cash management accounts are safeguarded and that accounts are appropriately maintained in order to ensure accurate financial data.
Direct payroll and fringe benefits systems which may include the coordination and processing of multi employment entities (UMB, UMMS, UPI, private practice, and VA).
Ensure efficient recruitment/interviewing and training functions to continually review strengths and weaknesses in maintaining a staff of well-trained, highly involved, and motivated employees. Manage assigned staff in the efficient and confidential processing of all financial transactions.
Develop, direct, and implement critical clinical financial path activities and projects to ensure efficient and effective processes and practices. Define and deliver key performance indicators (KPIs) and dashboards to track operational performance.
Partner with upper level administrators and other directors on a regular basis in setting strategic goals/objectives and budgets, and/or in fostering improvements in policies/procedures for the entire department.
Monitor and oversee all clinical department asset and liability accounts; ensure proper accounting methodology, techniques, and policies are adopted in departmental operations.
Improve business with constraint analysis, target costing, capital budgeting, and cost of quality of analysis.
Proactively represent the department of Psychiatry through participation in campus meetings and special projects, as well as UMB on an external basis with USM headquarters and other system-wide units.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration and/or related field. Master's in related field preferred. Experience: Seven (7) years spent progressively building a background in the financial and business operations of a clinical departmental or clinical office. Supervisory Experience: Five (5) year of direct management involved in recruitment, training, and professional development of staff. Certification/Licensure: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Financial Manager (CFM), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) required Other: Annual financial disclosure required by Maryland State law. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Thorough knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of best practices in the field as well as all relevant federal, state, and local rules, requirements, regulations, laws, and programs/policies for meeting compliance.
Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts.
Ability to establish goals, structures, and processes necessary to implement a mission and strategic vision. Instructional, training, and teambuilding skills to strengthen and cultivate relationships.
Skill in consultation and change management. Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects, as well as research and gather information.
Strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make decisions.
Ability to work cooperatively with others and demonstrates professional, ethical, respectful, and courteous behavior when interacting with others. Demonstrate positive interactions with other to meet customer expectations and provide follow up with customers.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1239I
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: Yes
Organization: School of Medicine - Psychiatry
Job Posting: Jun 11, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 144681
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