The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (OVS) has 128 faculty and 500 staff, in support of its clinical, research and education missions. The faculty and staff have a passion for excellence in all that we do. The Department sees over 200,000 patients annually, performs over 8,000 surgical cases, and has over 100 active federal and non-federal grants. We are rated in the top ten in the country in patient care, research funding and residency education.
The Department manages budgets totaling over $ 110 million annually, $ 38 million in our clinics, $ 32 million in our operating rooms and $ 43 million in our Medical School operations. Department operations additionally have multimillion dollar revenue and expense impacts on clinics and operating rooms budgeted through the University of Michigan Medical Group as well as at Mott and University Hospital operating rooms.
The Department’s finance team totals nine staff. The management structure is broken into three areas,
2. Research post-award grants management and reporting, and projections on needs and usage of research related gift, start-up and clinical support of research (DAF) accounts.
3. Budgeting, reporting and variance analysis, including faculty activity reporting, budgeting and analysis.
The Financial Senior Manager supervises and is responsible for the provision of excellent service to Department faculty and leadership as well as to Michigan Medicine in these areas. Organizationally, the research grant management and financial transactions and accounting areas are led by senior staff who report to the Finance Senior Manager, as well, in the case of research, to the Director of Research Administration. The Financial Senior Manager is directly responsible, with a senior financial specialist, for activity and financial budgeting and reporting for all Medical School and clinic (ACU) funds, revenue, expense and activity variance analysis, and with department leadership, for faculty compensation, productivity and incentive analysis and working with supervisors to develop and prepare the annual staff salary merit program.
The Financial Senior Manager reports to the Chief Department Administrator and also works closely with the Chair of the Department and other Department faculty leadership.
Bachelor's degree in a financially related field and 5 to 7 years of experience.
Extensive financial background and experience
Strong leadership skills
Strong communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to analyze larger amounts of complex information to present simple and concise material to the appropriate audience.
Experience working with faculty and faculty leadership, clinical operations, and grants management
Experience supervising professional and technical staff
Knowledge of fund accounting in a medical school: clinical funds, general funds, gifts, endowments, auxiliary funds and grants
Knowledge and experience with faculty salary components and effort distribution, preferably in a clinical department
Familiar with faculty productivity benchmarking, RVU models and payments, CPT codes, and general clinical productivity analyses
Familiarity with budgeting, reporting and financial analysis in the clinical/ACU environment
Experience with internal controls processes including GAP analysis
Professional and polished demeanor to work effectively with faculty and staff
Must demonstrate the leadership commitment to perform effectively, even when the demands of the position might exceed a 40-hour work week
Microsoft office, excel, data querying capability
Must be able work in an office setting, as managing a team of financial staff and meeting with various stakeholders (faculty, managers, directors, etc.) in the Department is a priority for this position
Ability to identify financial results that do not meet expectations and reasons for variances and to translate their analyses into actionable information for decision making
Knowledgeable with BI Business Intelligence software system, Tableau, Peoplesoft, Hyperion, Oracle query and reporting tools
A demonstrated ability to deliver outputs in a timely and effective manner.
An outstanding collegial demeanor and attitude. A desire to contribute positively as part of a mission based team.
Significant experience in healthcare, higher education and/or academic health center
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
Financial Intermediate Manager required qualification bachelor's degree with in a financially related field and 3 to 5 years of experience.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
The Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by preserving and restoring vision. Our guiding principles are Teamwork, Caring, Innovation and Integrity.
Teamwork: We are a collegial, productive and collaborative community
Caring: We are respectful and compassionate.
Innovation: Our curiosity drives innovation and the quest for knowledge.
Integrity: Our ethics are built on openness, honesty and trust.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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