School of Medicine Assistant Controller
Working Title: School of Medicine Assistant Controller
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: School of Medicine, Finance
Posting Date: 08-10-2018
The School of Medicine is looking for an Assistant Controller. This position is highly independent with the ability to significantly impact financial practices across the School. In addition to effective management of the Dean's funds, this position partners with the Controller to develop and administer financial policies and procedures to enhance the integrity and transparency of finances across the School. This position supervises a Junior Finance position and serves as an expert across the organization on using both University and School financial systems to report information and is a leading voice to roll out and train School finance contacts on new systems and initiatives.
The position requires an independently motivated, results-oriented individual who can effectively communicate across all levels of the organization.
A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or business administration is required. A CPA or Master's Degree is preferred. At least seven years of finance experience is required, with a preference for finance experience in higher education or healthcare financial administration.
This is a restricted position contingent upon the continuation of funding.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to interact effectively with all levels of University management, faculty, administrators and staff within the School and outside contacts and constituencies; ability to develop and provide analyses, projections, and recommendations in matters of finance and accounting, management, planning; effective interpersonal skills; strong writing skills and organizational abilities; resourceful, flexible, and creative approach to problem solving; facility with various forms of technology including spreadsheets, databases, and similar management tools. Knowledge and ability to apply fund accounting principles and cash management procedures.
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