EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FISCAL OPERATIONS

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: Under the administrative direction of the Director of the Gene Therapy Program, the Executive Director, Fiscal Operations (EDFO) will establish and maintain GTP's complex budget and forecasting processes, as well as finance and budget policies and practices in accordance with University policy. The EDFO is responsible for the management of financial resources, capital assets, budgeting, development of reports for internal and external audiences, the maintenance of financial fund records, and for assessing the accuracy of financial records and the effectiveness of internal controls. The EDFO shall manage the Office of Fiscal Operations, directing the work of its professional staff with a significant focus on financial planning and analysis. The EDFO shall build or provide complex financial models and databases for Management to analyze its financial performance and/or to project/model the resources it needs to meet its future scientific objectives. The position requires essential communication to ensure that financial goals and results are known, managed, adjusted, and achieved. The EDFO shall assure compliance with all University fiscal policies, as well as those associated with all funding sources, including public (e.g., NIH) or private (Sponsored Research) and at all times comply with state and federal laws and regulations.

Qualifications: Education and experience equivalent to a Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) specializing in finance, accounting or similar field with at least 7 years of broad finance experience including 5+ years experience working in a biopharmaceutical or related industry required; R&D experience highly preferred. Must have P&L experience and have led the development and implementation of budgeting and forecasting processes in a complex, dynamic environment. Strong experience operating in a fund accounting environment and have managed in a complex, multi-project organization. S/he should have experience leading the finance function (accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting), as well as experience developing revenue projections, financial models and budgets, managing audits, and financial reporting in internal and external formats.

Reference Number: 40-25557

Salary Grade: 031

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: DM-Gene Therapy Program

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration