Job Code: 4456 Job Grade: J Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine, a global leader in emergency medicine, including 11 sub-specialties, is now accepting applications for a Financial Manager 1. This position offers the chance to help Stanford achieve ambitious goals in providing high-quality emergency patient care and innovative emergency medicine research that will have wide impact. The Finance Manager is charged with the complex task of managing day-to-day finance operations for the department effectively so as to support short term goals and long-range planning. The Finance Manager will help to establish and oversee the department budget, in collaboration with department and finance leadership. Responsibilities include analyzing expenditures and forecasts, developing sustainable financial strategies and ensuring appropriate flows. This role is focused in part on assessing changing needs associated with faculty recruitments and will collaborate with leadership to plan and implement faculty change. The Finance Manager also oversees budgeting for Education (fellowships, residency, and clerkship) and the Research Program, and tracks all Tier 1 and Tier 2 revenue from Stanford Healthcare. To excel in this role, the Finance Manager will have proven technical expertise in developing business plans and working with Excel (including building macros and formulas and construct statements). Working independently, the Finance Manager will develop in-depth reports on all department and division financial controls and cash inflows and outflows, and report on endowments, gifts, designated and research accounts. This responsibility requires detailed understanding and proven experience successfully navigating a complex university financial system as well as overlapping financial processes and requirements from collaborating agencies and institutions.
The Finance Manager also oversees the Clinical Variance Program and manages staff responsible for project administration and establishes finance team objectives for process improvement (Lean). The position of Finance Manager within the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine affords a well-qualified candidate the opportunity to apply honed finance skills, management experience, and attention to detail to the ultimate betterment of healthcare for patients when they are at their most vulnerable. In addition, department faculty are accomplished and highly collaborative and dedicated to continuous clinical and administrative quality improvement to improve patient experience.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and six years' relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Knowledge of Oracle or other business financial systems.
Solid understanding of financial principles.
Advanced oral and written communication skills.
Ability to clearly and effectively present information to internal and external audiences, and all levels of management.
Strong analytical skills to review and analyze complex financial information.
Strong leadership and management skills with previous experience managing people, delegating workload and providing direction/corrections as necessary.
Knowledge of property management requirements related to Stanford or non-Stanford title of equipment and fabrications.
Demonstrated competency in project management of a high volume of work, some of which is cyclical.
If managing sponsored projects, ability to manage post and pre award administration for sponsored projects within his/her unit. Knowledge and fluency of governmental regulations and completion of Cardinal Curriculum level I and II.
Knowledge of procurement needs, including sole-sourcing, cost analyses, vendor requirements, and small business reporting.
Demonstrated experience working successfully with PIs, their administrative staff, and the office of sponsored research and external sponsors.
Demonstrated success in performing meticulous, high quality and compliant work.
Ability to interpret complex research and fiscal policies, assimilate information from a wide range of resources and act like a mentor and resource to others.
Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Routine extended working hours during peak cycles; travel to school/unit sites across university.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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