Scheduled Hours 40 Position Summary Position is responsible for managing and directing the financial affairs of all financial and system support activities within a Department of moderate to large scope, including management of business office services and personnel. Job Description Primary Duties and Responsibilities Prepares, creates, coordinates and prioritizes financial operations for the entire Department operating budget. Continuously monitors, directs and analyzes operations and financial performance. Oversees the process for annual budget preparation and quarterly reporting. Performs financial analysis on a variety of projects as requested by Leadership. Coordinates with the Office of Budgeting and Finance and Office of Program and Finance Planning in analyzing financial issues related to the Department. Provides expertise and guidance to Leadership in ensuring compliance with operating budget, salary guidelines, University policies and procedures and Department policies and procedures. Manages cost/process improvement process for Department. Compiles annual Operating and Maintenance Expense Report. Develops standard practices and procedures for business administration. Creates a comprehensive, effective information system for administering the financial requirements for budgeting and reporting, working with IS to develop and implement the system and monitoring results. Supervises business office staff monitoring performance, management and allocation of workload, conducting evaluations, and recruitment/hiring.Â Oversees department service agreements and reconciles expenses to establish annual rate structure. Participates as needed in the negotiation of various agreements including service, industry, and clinical research. Conducts annual reviews of contracts to ascertain opportunities to renegotiate. Manages centralized payroll, billing and collections, purchasing and disbursements. Reviews and approves regular operating budget transactions and capital asset (plant fund) transactions. Reviews and approves all budget adjustments made by the Department. Reviews and develops rate structures for various âcharge-backâ? services. Represents the Department on committees within the School of Medicine and the University. Preferred Qualifications Masterâ™s degree and CPA/CMA. Demonstrates understanding of generally accepted account principles, not-for-profit entities and particularly institutions of higher learning. Â Ability to analyze and resolve highly difficult problems, to integrate information from multiple sources, to utilize creative thinking and to exercise considerable judgment and resourcefulness. Â Strong interpersonal, communication, organization, management and supervisory skills. Â Diplomacy and confidentiality needed due to highly sensitive information utilized or accessed. Â Experience in an automated/integrated data processing environment, computer and network literate. Required Qualifications Bachelorâ™s degree in accounting or finance. At least seven yearsâ™ experience in a financial, accounting, budgeting, auditing, or planning function with minimum of five years supervising three or more personnel. Grade G17 Salary Range $99,800.00 - $175,900.00 / Annually The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. 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