Job description

Duties: The PCI chief financial officer position reports directly to the AVP and Managing Director, with a dotted line to the Associate Provost for Finance & Planning, and is accountable for all of the financial and administrative operations of the Penn Center for Innovation (PCI), including the development of a comprehensive finance and operations strategy, appropriate metrics and controls related to the implementation of that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to make the most efficient use of PCI financial resources and managed assets, to report accurate financial results and oversee the entirety of PCI's administrative operations. The PCI chief financial officer will coordinate closely with the AVP and Managing Director in order to provide independent leadership with regard to these vital areas of responsibility.

Qualifications: Master's degree in accounting, finance or business administration, and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company, major university or health system or division of a large corporation or institution or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Must be able to demonstrate expert proficiency in financial planning and strategy, managing income and expenses, budgetary planning and expense management, promoting continual process improvement, and forecasting. Should have experience in partnering with an executive team and have a high level of written and oral communication skills. Previous experience supervising, preferably a large team, a significant plus. Detail-oriented self-starter with the ability to manage multiple, complex projects and interact appropriately with individuals across the entire organizational chart. Independent leader with strong work ethic; ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines. Team player and team builder. Working knowledge of intellectual property protection methods, licensing practices, contract law, as well as government laws/regulations relating to technology transfer within industry and/or academia a plus. Additional weight and preference will be given to candidates with an MBA in Finance and holding Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accounting designations. Strong computer skills.
All interest, referrals and applicants can go to:
[email protected] as well as submit application here.

Reference Number: 83-30548

Salary Grade: UNG

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Penn Center for Innovation

Special Requirements:

Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration




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Posted: 12/4/2018
Application Due: 1/10/2019
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