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Program Director of Finance/FMPP CFO (Finance & Administration - Medicine)

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
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Job Title: Program Director of Finance/FMPP CFO (Finance & Administration - Medicine)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 50412

College of Medicine - Finance & Administration

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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Responsibilities Provides hands-on financial leadership for both the College as a whole and for the faculty practice plan to include the following: develops and documents business policies and procedures, maintains a sound environment of internal controls, oversees preparation of comprehensive budgets (including budgets for residency programs), oversees banking and investment activity.

Serves as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Florida Medical Practice Plan, a separate 501c3 for the College of Medicine. Provides strategic consultation to the FMPP Chief Operating Officer and Board of Directors. Works closely with FMPP President and COO to identify additional revenue resources, develop business plans, lead contract negotiations as required, and integrate continuous financial improvements necessary for future practice plan growth and development.

Oversees preparation of financial statements, supporting schedules, and management's discussion and analysis for annual audit and audit report.

Provides direct support to the COM Chief Financial Officer to include responsibility for high level special projects related to operational efficiencies of the College of Medicine Finance and Administration efforts with focus on improving compliance, budgeting, financial reporting, reconciliation efficiencies, and continuous improvement and efficiencies of internal accounting and administrative practices.

Expected to be a subject matter expert with a thorough understanding of all aspects of COM financial activity (historic and current) to include legislative appropriations, tuition and fee rates, reserve accounts, investments, endowments, research activity, practice.

Utilizes accounting expertise to oversee COM F&A transaction processing and internal control standards.

Coordinates timely and accurate responses to requests for information from University, Legislature, Board of Trustees, Board of Governors, AAMC and other entities. Initiates or assists in the completion of required reporting for the college, University, and accrediting agencies.

Serves as liaison between COM and University, state, federal depts. & agencies regarding faculty practice plan. Works closely with COM executive staff.

Administration of FSUCOM self-insurance program at FSU – primary contact for questions regarding certificates of protection, training, enrollment, and verifications. Coordinates communication regarding policy and premium changes.

Develops agreements for clinical, consulting, and professional services, as well as any agreements related to services administered through the Florida Medical Practice Plan, Inc. Responsible for calculating contract rates, constructing agreements, and collecting necessary approvals.

Initiates long-range planning and strategic initiatives.

Supervise assigned personnel in the faculty practice plan. Allocate work and make decisions regarding employment, performance appraisals, training and development, salary recommendations, promotions, and transfers. Reinforce internal efficiency goals, customer service standards and an empowering work environment. Ensure there is cooperative interaction with other divisions FMPP and University.

Develops and implements policies & procedures ensuring consistency with the mission of the COM, as well as compliance with internal/external requirements. Stays apprised of changes in state and fed laws, LCME & ACGME rules & regs, & University policies and procedures for COM and the FMPP.

Qualifications A Bachelor's degree and six years of experience related to budget, financial and/or accounting services; or a high school diploma or equivalent and ten years of experience. (Note: a combination of post high school education and experience equal to ten years.)

    Experience in communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Experience in evaluating processes effectiveness and develop changes or alternatives. Experience in developing and implementing policies, procedures, goals, and objectives consistently. Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships to include proactive supervision. Experience in gathering, interpreting, reporting, and/or editing information. Experience in preparing and monitoring budget information. Experience in prioritizing assignments, meeting deadlines, and making timely responses to inquiries, requests, etc. Experience in providing leadership and direction in programmatic, budgetary, and operational functions. Experience in compiling, reviewing, and reconciling data for accuracy, completeness, and compliance. Experience in strategically planning, serving as catalyst for organization change, cultivating shared vision, and motivating others to transfer vision into action. Experience in training and supervising employees. Ability to meet project deadlines. A valid State of Florida or Georgia driver's license or the ability to obtain upon hire (Driver’s License, Class E)
    Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply related University policies, procedures, principles, and practices.Knowledge of applicable computer applications and basic computer functions.Knowledge of contract administration.Knowledge of electronic data processing as it applies to fiscal and accounting activities.Knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of management.Knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures.Knowledge of and ability to apply accreditation and/or compliance standards of applicable association, bureau, or other recognized governing entity in area of work.Skill in preparing clear and concise reports, policies, procedures, correspondences, and other written materials.Certified Public Accountant License
University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

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Soft Money Funded Position

This is a soft money funded position, with renewal based on available funds and the needs of the University.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Application review will begin as applications are received and will continue until position is filled.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.


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One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

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At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory—home to the world's most powerful magnets.

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