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Finance Professional 3 Job Description
  • BA/BS plus at least 4 years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal eight years.
  • Experience/Education with/of financial management theory and practice, fiscal budgeting, accounting systems and concepts and financial reporting.
  • Experience reviewing large amounts of financial information, identifying trends, abnormalities, outliners, etc. that need to be researched/investigated, and following through via problem-solving to arrive at a conclusion.
  • Experience with communicating financial information to non-financial personnel.
  • Experience establishing, maintaining, and working within and outside of a team.
  • Advanced MS-Excel skills in order to efficiently analyze large volumes of data (ex: pivot tables, vlookup, sumif, etc.)

  • Experience working with sponsored project research and fund accounting. 2+ years of PeopleSoft/Oracle general ledger experience and 2+ years of supervisory and/or lead experience
  • Experience developing successful partnerships with faculty, staff, administrative management and colleagues.

About the Job:
The Surgical Administrative Center (SAC) Finance team is looking for an individuals with strong analytical skills, excellent attention to detail, the ability to partner and collaborate with university stakeholders, strong written and oral communication skills, excellent time management skills, and a commitment to professionalism. This position supports the Departments of Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Urology, and Otolaryngology. Specific duties include: 

40% Financial Reporting, Management and Analysis (Non-Sponsored funds)
  • Review and approves financial transactions, ensuring compliance with University policies.
  • Complete timely and accurate monthly account reconciliations.
  • Compose and distributes monthly non-sponsored and sponsored reports based upon established deadlines.
  • Proactively analyze financial reports / trends in order to inform and work with PI’s to develop action plans to mitigate budget overages and/or find alternative funding sources.
  • Develop ad-hoc consolidated reports to assist department and division heads in reviewing financial results at a macro level.
  • Manage Internal and External Sales Organizations and provide forecast reporting for profits or losses.

50% Financial Reporting, Management and Analysis (Sponsored funds)
  • Provide financial support to PI over the life of the grant or contract.
  • Partner with PI to develop budget to establish grant budget and accounts within system.
  • Ensure compliance with grant requirements and University policies and procedures.
  • Determine appropriate payroll percentages for labor charging and effort certification
  • Monitor spending, including labor distribution.
  • Approve expenditures, forecast future spending, and proactively communicate potential deficits.
  • Ensure effort certification is completed by PI and meets all deadlines. Ensure grants are closed out properly, issues are resolved with SPA, and

10% Other Duties
  • Participate and assist in center process improvement initiatives.
  • Provide training and assistance to other team members as appropriate.
  • Complete ad-hoc financial analysis and support as requested.

About the Department:
The Surgical Administrative Center provides professional expertise, guidance, and service in the areas of accounting, finance, human resources, and payroll to the departments of Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Surgery, and Urology.