Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an Executive Director of Finance in the Finance Department at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The Executive Director of Finance is responsible for providing leadership and oversight of all financial aspects of the Rutger's Cancer Institute of New Jersey, a matrix organization with complex funding sources including patient services, federal and state grants, contractual income with external business partners for clinical care, and a partner and affiliate network. The Executive Director of Finance has responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial activities of the Cancer Center with independent financial reporting to the Senior Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Directs and oversees all aspects of finance and accounting for RCINJ, an independent institute within the University, aligning financial management with the strategic objectives of the Center and the University.
Strategic financial planning for Rutgers-wide initiatives.
Represents RCINJ University.
Ensures credibility of institutional financials and provides timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends, and forecasts.
Evaluates and advises on the financial impact of strategic planning and new business and program development for the institute.
Designs, implements, and oversees a variety of financial business models with external partners.
Oversees process for financial planning, budget development, and consolidation of financial reports for the cancer center.
Provides recommendations to the Cancer Center to strategically enhance financial performance and leverage business opportunities.
Oversees hiring, development and appropriate allocation of all Finance Department staff members to ensure day- to-day financial operations and strategic initiatives are achieved.
Designs and implements internal controls to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State and Local regulatory laws.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in Business, Finance, or Health Care Administration is required.
At least ten plus (10+) years of experience in progressively more responsible positions in financial administration including five (5) years in a management role.
Prior fiscal management experience with complex funding sources inclusive of patient services, Federal and State grants, contractual income for clinical care and affiliate network agreements.
Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Effective oral and communication skills.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
Outstanding human relations and leadership skills and the ability to function in a team environment.
Experience in a complex academic health center.
Knowledge of how to accomplish superior performance in a unionized environment.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25lbs.
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