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*Budget Analyst

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK

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OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center is Oklahoma’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Cancer Center, and one of only 71 NCI-Designated Cancer Centers in the United States. This highly competitive accreditation ensures that our patients receive the highest standard of care and have access to the most advanced cancer treatment options.

At the Stephenson Cancer Center (SCC), we have an exciting new job opportunity that could be right for you! The Budget Analyst – Clinical Trials Office (CTO) is responsible for providing professional-level assistance to the Budget Office to evaluate business, operational, and technology practices and processes in order to enhance the quality and delivery of services to the University. This position assists with implementation of specific budgetary functions, to include but not limited to comparative and analytical report production and assisting with preparation and production of the annual operating budget.

Responsible for providing professional-level services to the Clinical Trials Office by performing coverage analysis, budget negotiation, calendar builds for the Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS), contractual agreements, and communications.


  • Coverage Analysis. Build a coverage analysis by working closely with study staff, physicians, OUHSC Billing Compliance, OU Health, other OUHSC departments and SCC leadership to ensure billing compliance for all Clinical Trials at the Cancer Center.
  • CTMS Calendars/Integration. Build calendars for tracking of accounts receivable based upon the budget and contract on each trial. Work closely with the Finance team in Administration on questions or concerns to assist with collection. Provide feedback to staff on appropriate use and function of the calendars. Work with business partners to ensure data can be provided in a timely manner and a way required in order to receive payment in a timely manner.
  • Process Optimization & Integration. Assist with launching and managing processes through SOP and WPG maintenance to enhance performance of the team and its initiatives. Assist with coordinating cross-functional efforts to focus on core process performance, strategic objectives, and customer satisfaction.
  • Budget Negotiation/Preparation. Negotiate with pharmaceutical companies to ensure cost coverage on all trials. Provide support to the Proposal Services team on grant submissions related to Clinical Trials, develop budget estimations for Letters of Intent with pharmaceutical and other strategic business partners.
  • Coordination of Contracts. Work with external parties to initiate and develop contractual documents for each trial and ensure all necessary tests/procedures/labs/etc. are accounted for on each study requisition. Communicate to staff the proper usage of such documents and provide updates on any revisions in process.
  • As Needed.  Perform various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.

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    Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other business-related field AND:

    • 12 months experience in auditing, budget, accounting, or other business position.

    Equivalency/Substitution Will accept 48 months of related experience in lieu of the Bachelor's degree for a total of 60 months of related experience.


    • Strong analytical, problem solving, decision making, interpersonal, communication and project management skills
    • Significant exposure to various operational and managerial workplace models
    • Well-developed numerical skills, including the ability to perform complex financial analyses
    • Sound understanding of the principles of finance, valuation techniques, and financial statement analysis
    • Working knowledge of the technology marketplace and of available technology products and business solutions
    • Fluent PC skills, including the ability to utilize basic office and various other analytical software applications

    Working Conditions:

    • Physical: Sit for prolonged periods. Manual Dexterity. Use of a computer and answer telephones/
    • Environmental: Standard Office Environment

    Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

    Organization: Stephenson Cancer Center
    Job Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-Health Sciences Center
    Schedule: Full-time
    Job Posting: May 13, 2024


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