Finance Manager

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?:


Position Title:

Accountant - Journey

Working Title:

Finance Manager

Position Number:

20038048, 20038049

Vacancy ID:


Budgeted Hiring Range:

$58,305 - $65,000

Pay Band Information:

To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.

Salary Grade Equivalent:


Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Permanent

Hours per week:


Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm

Department Name and Number:

LCCC - Clinical Trials-426806

Date First Posted:


Closing Date:


Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:


Department Description:

The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, founded in 1975, is a National Cancer Institute (NCl)-designated comprehensive cancer center. The Center’s mission is to reduce cancer occurrence and death in North Carolina and the nation through research, treatment, training and outreach.

The business office of the Center currently employs 44 accounting staff members, the largest centralized unit of this kind in the School of Medicine. In addition to the contracts and grants funding which was $93.2 million in FY20, the Center manages the University Cancer Research Fund of $52.6 million in FY20, an annual state budget of $1.6 million, a fundraising unit with annual expenses of over $12 million in FY20, $10 million in recharge revenues with are generated from the Center’s Core facilities, $3.9 million in overhead receipts each year, and additional funds in trusts, endowments, and professorship accounts. At the close of fiscal year 2020, the Center’s total operating budget was over $171.4 million.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

This posting is for two Accountant – Journey positions, 20038048 and 20038049. By applying, you will be considered for both positions.

The Finance Manager position one of two supervisor positions within Lineberger’s Business Office that will oversee up to three employees while providing financial management of their own clinical trial and trust portfolio. This position provides financial services for clinical trials totaling $10.0 million. The position will oversee day-to-day activity of the assigned accounting staff independently with consultation of the Associate Director, Finance Administration and Senior Financial Manager as necessary.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree with 12 credit hours of accounting coursework; or Associate’s degree in accounting; or Associate’s degree in business or related discipline with 12 credit hours of accounting coursework; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to write precisely and clearly. Proven analytical and reasoning abilities, experience in evaluating complex requirements and regulations. Thorough knowledge of and skill in applying generally accepted accounting principles. Directly related experience with computerized financial reporting and analysis systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel & Access

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Night work occasionally, Overtime occasionally

Stimulus/ARRA Funded:





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Posted: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 4/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time