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This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Medical School Finance Office. The position is located at Mid Campus Center. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Design, develop, document, maintain and operate core financial business processes and insure data collected or reported is of the highest quality for decision makers at all levels within the School of Medicine.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Designs data files, processes, menus, input/output forms and reports to support core financial business operations. Provides documentation, maintenance and support of these processes by managing the system or providing support to others responsible for managing the system.
Provide quality control of all data involved with business process assigned. Must have a very good understanding of the majority of the data used within the department and assist others with using the data when required.
Provide leadership and initiative for resolving issues and questions regarding the functionality of the reporting and/or data system and its associated interfaces.
Meets with customers to evaluate project request which maybe for a new data collection and reporting system or a maintenance request for an existing system. Requests can be as complex as a budget and financial planning tool to a simple request for listing YTD expense for the last 5 years for a given department. May make decisions on best solution to apply.
Schedules and manages the delivery of data, reports or updates to systems assigned. Maybe assigned processes that will update the University’s general ledger system and require very tight deadlines throughout the fiscal year.
Assists customer with establishing good controls for data going into the system as well as coming out of the system. Maybe required to reconcile departmental reports to Dean’s reports on systems assigned.
Provides technical support in areas of expertise, loads software they support and assists with managing the security of data within data files and reports on the network.
BS degree in Business Administration or Information Systems is preferred, but will consider years of experience and some college courses in business and information systems as the Focus
Six or more years of business experience working with WebFocus, Hyperion Financial Management, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Visual Basic or Microsoft SQL (or any comparable tools) and proven experience to extract, transform, load and present data to a variety of formats or databases.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel especially setting up formulas and graphs, importing data from TXT files or mapping data to worksheets within a workbook. Some knowledge of how Excel can be used to pull in data directly from MS SQL or via connections to other software products like Hyperion Enterprise.
Strong knowledge of financial data and basic concepts such as overdrafts, variance analysis, trend analysis, CAGR formula.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and E-mail.
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to provide clear, accurate, organized presentations of data.
Excellent problem solving skills and creative ways to discover solutions.
Excellent ability to follow detail instructions and handle mundane operations.
Excellent ability to work in teams when required.
Must be able to work independently, deal with frequent interruptions, handle multiple assignments, handle occasional pressured deadlines, work overtime when needed and switch priorities, sometimes daily.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with diverse groups of people at all levels of the organization.
The hiring range for this position is $71,323 - $92,789 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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