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Manager, Finance

Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Current Employees: If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet . The SCCC department has a great opportunity for a Manager, Finance. The Manager, Finance will coordinate the daily financial activities and functions for the assigned division(s) including accounting, budget, credit, insurance, tax, and treasury. Furthermore, the Manager, Finance ensures all the University's financial operations are in compliance with applicable governmental rules and regulations and provides mentorship and training to department staff regarding financial issues.CORE JOB FUNCTIONS Oversees the budget preparation process and monitors department performance against budget. Prepares and monitors staffing benchmarks. Translates long-range strategy into executable business cases and financial planning. Assists department with performing economic evaluation of new programs and equipment. Performs trend analyses and volume projections. Evaluates spending trends and develops strategies that will ensure compliance with budgets. Drives the strategic direction and financial long-term investment process. Forms and maintains effective partnerships across organizational boundaries. Formulates monthly and annual financial statements and ensures the filing of quarterly payroll tax returns. Establishes and continuously assesses the effectiveness of the internal controls within the unit and compliance with University policies and procedures. Ensures employees are trained on controls within the function and on University policy and procedures. This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.Department Specific FunctionsThis Manager, Finance position will be a key member of the administration team of the Shared
Resources at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (Sylvester) at the University of Miami School of Medicine. This position will provide support for invoicing, financial tracking and reporting for the Sylvester Shared Resources, which have a focus that includes genomics, flow cytometry, bioinformatics and biostatistics, biorepository, cancer modeling, molecular therapeutics, and behavioral and community- based research. Responsibilities of this position include general accounting, development and review of fee structures, charge back policies and procedures, development and management of operational and capital budgets, including budget projections and account reconciliations, preparation of financial reports, and tracking and reporting on the financial status, trends, and projections of all the Shared Resources. This position will be responsible for developing and monitoring financial standard operating procedures, ensuring best business practices and regulatory compliance, and providing advice for institutional investment and overall financial strategy for the Shared Resources. Responsibilities also include involvement in developing the financial budgets of grant proposals that support the Shared Resources, including the Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG), shared instrumentation grants, and research program project grants. Under the direction of the Director of Business Operations and the guidance of the Sylvester Associate Director for Shared Resources at Sylvester, the Manager, Finance interacts with the leaders and staff of the Sylvester Shared Resources and interfaces with other administrative units at the Cancer Center and the University.
Position ActivitiesSpecific responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:Work with the Director of Business Operations and with Shared Resources leaders to improve
financial workflows and processes. Monitor the fiscal performance of the Shared Resources, analyze financial data, and provide forecasting support. Develop annual budget and track performance against budget, and prepare monthly compilation, monitoring, analysis and reporting of budgetary performance, including budget variances. Develop, maintain, and disseminate quarterly and end-of-financial-year reports. Help maintain and expand the use of iLab for the Shared Resources. Prepare financial impact analysis of unbudgeted expense requests. Keep track of business and financial trends; collect market research to inform decision making. Participate in development of the Shared Resources fee-for-services structure and rates. Work with institutional units to ensure regulatory compliance of charge back policies and procedures. Perform monthly reconciliation of Shared Resource accounts (expenses, revenue, and payroll). Review and approve purchase requisitions, business expense reimbursements, and internal service deliveries, and submit journal entries, costing allocations and payroll accounting adjustments. Handle payments owed when needed. Review Shared Resources human resources requests relative to the budget, and prepare payroll
transfers, changes in allocation, and budget transfers to reflect changes in personnel effort and
roles. Review and update all required regulatory financial reports.Department Specific Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in relevant fieldExperience: Minimum 5 years of relevant experienceKnowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Knowledge of business and management principles.
  • Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations.
  • Ability to establish department goals, and objectives that support the strategic plan.
  • Ability to lead, motivate, develop, and train others.The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.Job Status:Full timeEmployee Type:StaffPay Grade:c106 About UsThe mission of the University of Miami is to transform lives through education, research, innovation, and service. A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System ("UHealth") have rapidly progressed to become one of the nation's top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation.The University comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 350 majors and programs. Visit to learn more about our points of pride.The University ranks No. 55 on U.S. News & World Report's 2022 Best Colleges list and ranked No. 49 in the 2022 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation in 2019.The University of Miami and UHealth have also ranked among the Forbes Best Employers and Best Employers for Women on several occasions, most recently in 2022.Transforming livesWith more than 17,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

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