The Assistant Dean for Finance is an integral member of the management team serving as the primary source of expertise for the Division's financial operations and processes. S/he has oversight of resources planning and is entrusted with providing fiscal and business control processes and decision support. The Assistant Dean of Finance will lead financial management activities of the BSD by addressing key strategic issues related to service, education, and research. S/he will be responsible for establishing and communicating financial goals driven by these strategic initiatives across the enterprise. S/he will provide or support BSD's capital planning and assist in decision-making related to deployment of financial resources to strategically drive initiatives in response to rapidly changing clinical or academic environments. The Assistant Dean of Finance will work with key members of the University leadership team to develop, interpret, coordinate and communicate BSD policies on finance, accounting, budgeting, insurance, financial accounting systems, internal controls and auditing. S/he will provide financial guidance to department chairs and administrators and advise them how financial changes at the Divisional level impact their departments. The Assistant Dean of Finance will be responsible for managing, planning and organizing the financial operations of the BSD, including implementing sound financial planning, business analytics and financial controls. S/he will participate in the development of multiyear financial plans, both operational and capital, allowing for the successful management of the BSD. Lead, staff, communicate and participate in BSD finance initiatives. S/he works with financial managers of the operating units to maintain a cash management strategy on behalf of the BSD. Coordinate the development and maintenance of the enterprise finance organization in a way that is viewed as transparent, accountable, responsive, inclusive and service-oriented to all users. The Assistant Dean of Finance will facilitate development of enterprise operating and capital budgets and cash flow goals, and will coordinate the overall development of budgets and the budgetary monitoring and reporting processes across all departments and units. S/he will manage the central BSD budget office and provide consultative advice to senior leadership in building the annual budget for the BSD, including the development of annual guidelines, revenue targets, and long range plans. S/he will manage the budget planning process in conjunction with the executive teams of the respective operating units.
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