Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Department of Medicine Business Office. The position is located at Wohl Clinic. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position is responsible for maintaining accounting functions and establishing financial objectives in accordance with the divisions’ and department’s clinical operational and strategic plans.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the accounting functions of the department including the general ledger and financial reporting. Works with the division chiefs and internal medicine business office to plan and develop the capital equipment, operations and personnel budgets. Administers and monitors defined budgets by regularly reviewing expenses, investigating variances and taking corrective action as necessary.
Directs the preparation of all monthly clinical, billing and operating financial reports. Reviews reports in an effort to identify trends.
Implements strategies to maximize reimbursement for the department. Works with coding and charge capture group to develop and maintain systems for charge capture, coding and data entry. Acts as primary liaison with the FPP, PBS, and hospital partners.
Performs financial review and analysis, reimbursement analysis and budget development and analysis. Assists the division chiefs and clinical managers in establishing business plans.
Ensures effective and efficient office procedures by monitoring and evaluating progress and clinical service of operations. Supervises staff by orienting, training, providing performance feedback and completing performance evaluations.
Craft recruitment and retention packages for faculty and divisional leadership.
Identifies business development opportunities through organic growth and acquisition.
Supervise clinical activities and coordinate the development of operational and space plans to support the inpatient/outpatient physician practice models and clinical trials.
Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or related field required.
CPA or MBA preferred.
5 to 7 years of experience in management/supervision of personnel / finance.
Ability to plan, organize, direct people, control resources and think creatively.
Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary.
Working knowledge of finance, accounting, computers and human resources.
Knowledge of third party reimbursement requirements including documentation and coding.
Ability to work effectively with a broad range of faculty, staff, students and medical school administration.
The hiring range for this position is $78,874 - $104,499 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, 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.
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