Finance, Director for Data and Reporting

Job description

The Director, Finance is knowledgeable of financial reporting and audit.  The incumbent is adept at financial applications and tools for accurate and efficient reporting of data – financial, statistical, other; understands data correlation.

Reporting and Audit

Compile statistical and financial data in conjunction with assigned projects; prepare ad hoc reports summarizing findings and presents to senior leadership. Utilize data mining, business intelligence, and statistical techniques to transform raw data into actionable information for senior leadership and other key stakeholders. Responsible for the data retrieval and manipulation of large data sets in preparing monthly reconciliation. Participate actively/creatively in development of near and long-term strategic plans for the School with focus on implementation issues and ongoing efficacy assessments; assist in development of detailed operational plans (which include roles, responsibilities, and time frames) correlating to overall strategies. Perform audit of industry-sponsored clinical trials to identify billing errors to study subject's medical insurance. Oversee correction and refunds, as applicable. Manage projects/assessments within the School, which require formulation, modeling, and/or detailed analyses. Provide leadership in cross-mission projects which require data gathering, compilation, and interpretation at mission, department, and School levels, including projects on education, such as student enrollment and performance, faculty, compensation, effort, and sponsored programs.

Faculty and Effort

Oversee Finance Office-managed faculty SQL tables, including but not limited to all compensation SQL tables, and over-arching unit/org SQL table, which is also in multiple school database functions and must be universally functional. Develop and maintain faculty contract/letter language structure grids.  Faculty Reappointment - Working with the Assistant Dean, Finance, assume Finance Department responsibility for the faculty contract renewal/reappointment process, including CET, NTT, and part-time. Works with Faculty Affairs in generating appointment letters. Become department back-up for effort reporting and faculty appointment letters Develop and manage the clinical faculty effort budget from all funding sources.  Includes oversight of the reconciliation process with faculty time records and ERS. Manage faculty increment and incentive processes, for clinical, basic science and physician assistant faculty. Manage faculty salary allocation reporting.


Gain an understanding of completing annual School surveys, including the use of Access and SQL databases and/or other tools for data compilation. Compile the LCME Annual Financial Questionnaire. Compile the AAMC GBA Operations Management Survey (OMS). Prepare the annual AAMC Faculty Salary Survey submission and corresponding analyses of results. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree in business, health care or related field and at least seven years of experience required: Four to six years of related financial analysis or financial systems experience.  Expert spreadsheet and database software skills required, including Microsoft Excel and Access applications. Must able to design systems for analysis or operational processes.  Critical analysis of information and processes, and attention to detail essential. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Required Skills & Abilities:

*Strong written and verbal communications and presentation skills. 

*Ability to handle confidential financial matters with discretion is essential.

*Deep understanding of financial reporting standards.*Familiarity with software applications with the proven ability to quickly learn and utilize new applications.*Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of individuals.*Ability to draft accounting disclosures.



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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)-Medical Research Building
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular




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Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 6/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time