Advertised Summary Job Description: The Finance Manager for the Department of Pediatrics will manage the day to day business operations and financial transactions including journal entries, and financials closings/reconciliations. This position reports to the Director of Budget and Finance. The Finance and Budget Analyst will report directly to this position.
?The incumbent will supervise and coordinate monthly, quarterly, and annual accruals and closing process. Coordinate the fiscal year closing process with coverage strategy approved by the CFO. Malpractice and Fellows support management; includes annual certification and monthly chargeback/adjustments. Oversight payments and reconciliation of payments related to clinical assessments and loan programs. Oversight of journal entries for monthly revenue/expense distributions. Serve as back-up for the revenue Financial Coordinator for Department central bank account reconciliation. Develop and implement charge-back mechanisms as related to the Department's centrally incurred expenses/ outflows such as AIM HI charges and clinical session operations. Coordinate the annual budget submission process including the creation/update of budget templates, assist with parameters questions, submit final budget in budget tool, and provide necessary supporting reports to Director and CFO. Serve as a central liaison for CUMC Development team in managing new gift process, handling of revenue not meeting the criteria for gift, and approving ARC transactions processed by the team. Account management and maintenance including the creation of new chart fields for new funds and to streamline accounting/reporting includes set-up chart strings for new gifts/endowments. Management and tracking of Recruitment Accounts. Support for budget development and performance tracking including budget vs. actual reports, overdraft reports and funds availability.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: Strong accounting/ financial background. Strong Microsoft Excel skills are essential. Ability to learn new systems quickly. Individual will need to understand the impact of financial transactions on the Departments Budget and Operations. The Finance Manager Should have excellent communication skills and the ability to work proactively
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