Assistant Director of Finance- Moncrief Cancer Institute

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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016

UT Soutwestern University Medical Center Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, or related field and seven (7) years of progressively responsible financial or accounting management experience required. Minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience required. Master's degree in finance or accounting and/or current CPA designation is preferred. Experience in an academic medical center, hospital or clinic environment, and financial reporting experience are strongly preferred.

The Assistant Director of Finance - Moncrief Cancer Institute (MCI) will report to the Director of MCI, with a secondary reporting responsibility to UT Southwestern (UTSW) Accounting & Fiscal Services. The purpose of this role is to lead and supervise accounting, finance, and audit functions of a non-profit research facility/clinical practice focusing on cancer care. This position will supervise a team of accountants and financial analysts, and will lead the day-to-day operations of the Institute's finance team.
1.Leads financial operations for MCI, including financial planning, budgeting, billing, and accounting functions.
2.Constructs projections of MCI income and expenses; prepares annual budget, and provides regular financial reports to MCI's officers and directors regarding its financial status. Develops written justification to support budget proposals, expenditure items, and financial policy matters.
3.Leads the monthly and annual accounting close process, including oversight and presentation of all financial statements and coordination with the annual financial audit.
4.Directs operations of the MCI billing office. Develops and modifies patient billing procedures to allow optimum income generation. Serves as institutional representative before committees and in meetings.
5.Directs operations of the MCI grants management office. Submits related reports, including financial summaries and requests for payment. Acts as the primary contact for the annual single audit of grant activity.
6.Develops and implements regular reporting and management-level presentations to MCI administration, officers, and directors. Coordinates analysis and distribution of revenue and expenditure reports, develops presentations for department and faculty regarding clinical earnings and distributions, and assists MCI administration, officers, and directors in understanding impact of financial data.
7.Works to understand clinical and research processes and outcomes in order to develop appropriate metrics that demonstrate value to MCI investors and stakeholders. Serves as liaison for administration on finance and performance questions, advising the MCI Director, officers, and directors as needed.
8.Interprets policies, procedures, and regulations concerning MCI financial activities, including Federal and State agency guidelines; proactively ensures compliance with medical billing federal rules and regulations; regularly communicates with the Compliance Office on matters regarding compliance with billing rules.
9.Coordinates with the Moncrief Cancer Foundation to develop appropriate draw-schedules for funding of operations and capital, and reviews available balances at the Foundation to develop requests for annual operating support.
10.Manages contractual arrangements, invoicing, and payments to MCI vendors, including the Master Services Agreement with UTSW, and contracts with providers and state agencies. Negotiates and procures insurance policies for MCI.
11.Designs, executes, and maintains effective system of internal controls which provides reasonable assurance that operations are effective and efficient, assets are safeguarded, and financial information is reliable. Ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
12.Partners with UTSW HR department regarding human resource functions.
13.Partners with internal and external auditors to develop lean and risk-averse finance and accounting procedures.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

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