A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Department of Radiation Oncology is in the forefront of providing cutting-edge, compassionate, and attentive patient care. Besides UH and VA clinics, we established an extensive network statewide and operate four community practices at five locations in Michigan. We educate and develop competent clinical and scientific leaders through our interdisciplinary training programs. Our research brings fundamental discoveries in cancer biology and medical physics directly to the clinic to help patients. We are seeking a Financial Specialist to join our finance team to contribute to the success of the complex operations. This position will be under the direction of the Radiation Oncology Financial Director.
The incumbent will function as a lead role of the department procurement processes, ensure the full cycle of all clinical procurement processes including the plans for capital assets and service contracts are executed timely, correctly, and completely. Act as a department liaison among Michigan Medicine and U of M central procurement services, vendors, related internal and external parties. Serve as a key resource of procurement procedures, guidance, and policies. Engage in the administration of department financial operations and oversight of the overall department procurement activities and implementation of policies. Evaluate and research on products and pricing, review variety of business agreements, study and analyze business cases, and various financial activities, make recommendations related to cost - effective financial procedures. Take various courses of action to solve problems and develop better practices. Perform various financial functions. Analyze departmental cost centers, spending trend, and explain variances. Prepare ad hoc financial records and managerial reports. Review and reconcile a set of accounts, payroll, and P-card transactions. Identify, investigate, and correct errors. Review and process journal entries. Participate in year-end procedures and analytical projects. Coordinate financial matters with internal and external constituents. Perform other duties as assigned.
2 - 3 years of financial experience
1 year of financial experience
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field
Considerable experience and proficiency in procurement processes
Extensive knowledge of University resources, information systems or applications, policies, and procedures pertaining to the procurement
Comprehensive experience using M-Pathways, Business Objects, and Microsoft Office Suite; demonstrated competency with computer software and database to perform financial reporting and analyses
Consistent performer with exceptional organizational, analytical, and research skills, attention to detail and accuracy; ability to assess priorities, manage multiple tasks, and follow-through on assignments timely; ability to work independently with minimal supervision to complete tasks and meet deadlines
Demonstrated a high degree of initiative, results-oriented, and proven ability in problem solving, and technical execution.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, great ability to receive and convey information clearly and concisely and to work effectively with a variety of individuals and units
Advanced skills in Excel, Business Objects, and Wolverine Access, Finance BI; Capable of adapting to changing work assignments; Progressively responsible experience in Project Management and Budgeting are highly desired.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
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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