The Department of Neurology has approximately 180 faculty, residents and staff combine. Most of our 50+ faculty are involved in Clinical care, teaching and basic and/or translational research. The department continues to grow as we have numerous faculty recruitments underway this FY 21-22. The department has an annual budget of $23 million in restricted and unrestricted funding. Under general direction of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the MSO is an integral part of the management team and is responsible for overseeing and managing the financial operations of the department. In conjunction with the CAO, the incumbent will be responsible for financial development and implementation of long-range goals. The financial director ensures that management, and supervision of administrative operations in support of its research, clinical service, and teaching operations. Assist in the development of strategic initiatives and carrying out strategic support initiatives and any other special projects as directed by the CAO. The MSO is responsible for the organization of work, supervision of administrative staff, budget development, financial control, business development, education program administration, process improvement and problem solving in the delivery of related program services of the department.
Responsible for supervising the financial team of the department of neurology that has approximately 180 faculty, staff and residents. Works closely with CAO and other leadership to ensure that all financial transactions occur in a timely manner. The position reports to the CAO and is the financial manager for the department. The position currently has 3 direct reports.
7-9 years of experience with Bachelors Degree in Business/Healthcare Administration or equivalent combination of education and experience.
2-5 years of experience in managing division/departments in a complex matrix or comparable level of experience.
Proficiency in Microsoft applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Demonstrated fiscal management capabilities, including effective expense reduction, revenue increase, utilization management, and budget control.
Skill in projecting and monitoring income and spending trends on the basis of existing revenue and cost data.
Demonstrated skill in budget preparation and trend analysis.
Demonstrated superior interpersonal and communication skills.
Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with other department and campus staff & faculty, campus departments, campus accounting, contracts and grants accounting, Sponsored Projects Administration, granting agency personnel, etc.
Ability to communicate, written and verbal, in English.
Ability to handle confidential matters/information with tact and discretion.
Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic environment of rapidly changing priorities and frequent interruptions.
Ability to work in an environment of multiple competing priorities and deadline pressures.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to independently establish and set conflicting priorities.
Demonstrated experience with financial management including budget and report preparation, analysis and forecasting across multiple funding sources from affiliation agreements, federal, state general and contract funds, grants, gifts, endowments, education and professional fee revenue.
Experience in conducting long and short range financial planning.
Experience effectively developing and managing clinical budgets and interpreting and summarizing clinical FTE, revenue and productivity data.
Experience in establishing and maintaining complex financial control and reporting systems.
Experience with online accounting systems.
Experience in contract and grant administration management; post award experience, knowledge of federal, state and privately sponsored contracts and grants.
Experience working with Professional fee billing, monitoring professional fee revenue and billing policies and procedures.
Experience with clinical operations in order to maximize charge capture and professional fee collections.
Working knowledge of issues and procedures in Human Resource management.
Experience in space analysis and planning
Master's Degree in Business/Healthcare Administration or equivalent field.
Previous experience in an academic setting or private physician office.
Previous UC system experience.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of trends in healthcare delivery system, the provision of care, and other emerging issues in healthcare management.
Proven personnel management strength, including demonstrated ability to select, motivate, develop, evaluate performance, discipline, and promote collaborative team efforts.
Working knowledge of UCI cost accounting standards.
Familiarity with UCI on-line systems including Epic, General Ledger, GE informatics, Tableau, DSS.
Special Conditions Preferred:
Neurology Main academic offices are in orange but travel to Irvine may be required depending on the need of faculty, staff. Attendance of Conferences may be out of region or state. Driving to other locations that faculty and/or staff are assigned may be necessary.
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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