The Finance Manager provides comprehensive financial management and accounting for the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology. Reporting to the Director of Budget and Finance, the Finance Manager has a close working relationship with the Research, Procurement and Revenue Cycle Managers, as well as department leadership.
Monitoring financial activities to assure compliance with University and regulatory requirement.
Financial Planning: Assisting in budget preparation and preparation of various monthly reports and financial records.
Ensuring the timely processing of all journal entries and transactions related to revenue distribution and cash management.
Supporting all aspects of the monthly, quarterly and year-end financial closes and forecasts.
Preparing profit & loss statements and business plans.
Providing oversight of IDI licensing and transaction processes.
Developing internal controls.
Responding to internal and external audit reviews.
Managing daily and monthly bank reconciliation.
Developing, managing and implementing charge-back mechanisms as related to the Department???s centrally incurred expenses such as AIMHI charges, credits and space assessments.
Responsible for the supervision and professional development of staff in the area of cash accounting, reconciliation, payroll and control.
Performing other duties as assigned.
Budget Preparation & Financial Planning: 40%
Financial Reporting & Variance Analysis: 20%
Internal Controls/Approvals: 10%
Strategic Planning: 10%
Staff Management: 10%
Other/Ad-hoc Requests: 10%
Requires a bachelor???s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience.
Master???s degree preferred.
Must have a high degree of demonstrated proficiency in computerized financial systems, spreadsheet applications, financial model development, data analysis and presentation.
Must possess a sound knowledge of accounting principal and budget development.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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