Coordinates and assumes a leadership role in the development of Chairman’s Office budgets as well the budget for the Division of Geriatrics
Participates in the development of the Departmental fiscal year annual operating budget for submission to the Dean’s Office
Must be familiar with Sponsored Research, Clinical, Discretionary & Unrestricted fund accounting principles within the University setting
Responsible for the management and forecasting of faculty salary funding
Provides insight and planning for new business opportunities or expense reductions to division leadership
Responsible for the development and monitoring of operating funds, joint agreement funds, and designated funds budgets and reprojections, as well as minor and major capital submissions.
Works towards revenue maximization by understanding and overseeing the use of various funding sources within the Department
Interprets and reviews financial data to evaluate and determine financial performance and financial projections to assist Department leadership in making overall business decisions
Ensures that expenditures for budgets, grants, and contracts are monitored and that reports are prepared to maintain balanced accounts, including control salary, default accounts and effort reporting
Prepares and defends budget proposals to departmental and divisional leadership Financial Analysis:
Analyzes clinical service lines, providing insight on areas of opportunity and giving appropriate action plans
Analyzes complex financial data and extracts and defines relevant information; interprets data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial probability
Analyzes budget patterns, projects expenditures, and prepares approved budget
Assimilates information from various sources to draw conclusions, to effect change in processes, procedures, and reporting, and/or theorize downstream impacts
Defines problems, collects data, establishes facts and draw conclusions with direction (as necessary from others)
Must be able to interpret technical and detailed guidelines, policies and procedures, as well as explain or describe moderately complex information and presentation materials Financial Planning:
Plans and conducts complex studies to determine cost and financial results of business activities and improve the operational and financial effectiveness of the Department of Medicine
Reviews proposed operating plans to finance proposed programs to recommend course of action to improve financial performance and/or explore alternative financing methods Financial Reporting:
Creates financial systems, structures, and controls to provide tracking, validation, billing, payment and debt reporting
Develops a financial report of operations to summarize the department’s financial performance
Implements quality control and processes improvements with regard to overall business process
Uses various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, cost-accounting systems, statistical packages, and graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports
Designs financial reports utilizing the institution’s accounting system data and assists in the dissemination of information in various formats to cost center managers, including MedVitals, automated emailed reports and server based data repositories Other:
Serves as liaison between the Chairman’s office and divisional leadership and finance staff
Functions as a departmental resource, answering finance related questions and assisting divisions with financial tasks
Trains new and existing finance staff to complete monthly financial reporting requirements and the annual budget
Meets routinely with Department and Division leadership to share financial results, discuss areas of improvement, and propose plans to address weaknesses
Communicates with appropriate internal and external administrative offices to ensure established procedures are followed
Works in formal and informal forums with departmental personnel in issues related to human resources, grant administration, and financial management
Applies working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations; verifies documents for completeness and compliance with government and private agencies
Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or related field
Additional work experience may substitute for degree
Five years progressively responsible related financial/accounting experience
Master’s in a related field may substitute for some experience
Customer Service and Teamwork:
Is courteous and pleasant in person and on the telephone with coworkers, patients, visitors, and supervisors
Utilizes proper telephone etiquette
Serve as a representative of the Department of Medicine outside of the confines of the departmental office space
Function as a team player and work to maintain harmonious working relationships with coworkers, peers and supervisors
Recognize where coworkers need assistance and take initiative to help Scope of Responsibility:
Reports to both the Division of Geriatrics and the Department of Medicine Chairman’s Office
Has high level of accountability for identifying, solving and following up on financial and other decision support matters in which position is involved
Knows the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the school/division/hospital
Is sensitive to the interrelationship of both people and functions within the Department
Knows the role of the position and its potential impact on the Department Decision Making:
Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Understand management question being asked and develop an analysis necessary to address the question (or appropriately modify the question so that the results are useful for decision-making) Authority:
Does not direct the activities of staff or a function but may represent the function at meetings Communication:
Exchange non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring good oral and written communication skills
As a representative of the Department, may present material to various audiences Reports to:
Associate Administrator, DOM Chairman’s Office and the Administrator of the Division of Geriatrics
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience with JHU SAP/Hopkins 1 accounting system, as well as advanced ability in Microsoft office products (Excel/Word)
Classified Title: Sr. Financial Analyst Working Title: Sr Financial Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD Starting Salary Range: up to $81,435 (Commensurate with Experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:00 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002783-SOM DOM Bay General Admin Chairmans Off Personnel area: School of Medicine
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