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Mission Statement

The mission of The University of Texas MDAnderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.


 *This position primarily location is centered in the Medical Center with some travel to "The Woodlands"

Serve as the financial manager for all Ambulatory Operations including Houston Area Locations, with focus on budgeting, financial analysis, reporting, and strategic planning.  Provides and supervises efforts related to the operational analytic support needed across the following domains: Operational metric reporting and analysis; Production of service line specific analysis for executive leadership; Compensation analysis and modeling; Support for projects related to strategic planning. 



Financial Management
• Coordinates and provides direct support in the development, completion, and submission of the annual operating and capital budgets and monthly divisional forecasts as determined by the Institutional Financial Planning & Analysis office.
• Generates data, tools and/or reports for use in the budget and forecasting processes.
• Presents financial and operational data to leadership on a routine and/or ad hoc basis, including detailed analysis and explanations on financial trends, variances, and/or other key performance indicators
• Assists as a leading team member in identifying and developing financial and operational quality improvement opportunities.
• Leads development of reports that support executive leadership in timely and strategic decision making.
• Supervises and monitors all required reconciliation activities to ensure compliance with institutional guidelines and reports reconciliation results to financial and operational leadership with mitigation plans, as needed.
• Reviews financial transactions and FACT attributes on a routine basis to identify errors in a timely manner and makes corrections, as needed, via submission of journal entry, NCST, ePAF, or other methods.
• Provides supervision and oversight of purchasing activities, including but not limited to, initiating signature authority changes, monitoring open purchase orders, and preventing unauthorized purchases.
• Coordinates, leads, and monitors asset management-related activities, including asset scanning, transfer, disposal, and verification of depreciation expenses.
• Monitors financial processes in an effort to increase efficiency and productivity and to mitigate risk and/or compliance issues; makes recommendations, as needed.
• Provides account management, audit, and compliance documentation as requested by leadership, Internal Audit, and/or Financial Controls.
• Serve as a property officer for the assigned area.
• Creates, analyzes and disseminates reports and operational metrics tailored to assigned areas’ specific service lines.

Operations & HR Management  
• Provides support and operational analysis on all service lines within assigned areas.
• Collaborates with other departments across the organization in the creation of shared data models to understand the unique needs of the different disciplines served by each area.
• Provides direct supervision to business support roles including, but not limited to, Clinical Billing Specialists, Financial Analysts and Accountants. 
• Prepares justifications for incremental positions and initiates necessary personnel actions including, but not limited to, position updates and changes in funding source.
• Analyzes the skill set of financial staff, develops annual training, and establishes and implements competency assessment strategies.
• Provides financial direction and communication to employees within unit.
• Coaches, mentors and provides development opportunities for financial staff.
• Provides on going and timely feedback to employees throughout the year to include timely completion of performance evaluations.
• Demonstrates cultural competence that creates an inclusive environment for the diversity represented within the staff.


Project Management 
• Serves as primary financial liaison for centers regarding financial or operational data analysis needs or projects.
• Provides analytical support for specific projects to all members of the assigned areas’ management and financial teams.
• Collaborates and participates in data analysis projects in other areas of the institution.

Other duties as assigned
Travel: Woodlands,Tx. Area,10-15%

Analytical Thinking - Gather relevant information systematically; break down problems into simple components; make sound decisions.

Business Acumen - Understand the impact of the job within the institution; have and use cross-functional knowledge to understand interdepartmental connections.

Innovative Thinking - Approach problems with curiosity and open-mindedness; offer new ideas, solutions and/or options.

Self-Adaptability - Work in situations involving uncertainty, shifting priorities, and rapid change; deal constructively with mistakes and setbacks; demonstrate flexibility.

Strategic Thinking - Define strategic goals and issues clearly; apply broad knowledge and experience when addressing strategic issues; foresee obstacles and opportunities relating to change or improvement.

Technical/Functional Expertise - Demonstrate technical proficiency required to do the job; possess up-to-date knowledge in the profession; provide technical expertise to others.

Written Communication - Convey information clearly and concisely through both formal and informal documents; adapt writing style to fit the audience.


Service Orientation
Provide service to our stakeholders, including patients, caregivers, colleagues and each other, in a safe, courteous, accountable, efficient and innovative manner to include:


•        Promoting inclusiveness and collegiality that demonstrates respect and professionalism to our stakeholders at all times

•        Modeling safe, ethical behavior that mitigates risk to the institution through sound business practices, and adherence to MD Anderson’s Standards of Conduct, institutional policies and procedures

•        Responding to requests in a timely manner while proactively communicating expectations for procedures, service arrival, or project deliverables to stakeholders

•        Using the steps to HEAL (Hear, Empathize, Address and Learn) the relationship when service recovery is needed

People Leadership

Provide direction and development to others through servant leadership and influence to ensure an environment of accountability, collaboration, excellence, and service.

  • Provides development opportunities and ongoing feedback to employees to include timely completion of administrative staff and classified employees each evaluation period.
  • Provides clear direction and communication to employees within unit.
  • Demonstrates cultural competence that creates an inclusive environment for the diversity represented within unit's staff.
  • Manages operating expenses to budget.
  • Completes required 24 hours of continuing education for people leadership skills per year.
  • Completes Leadership Institute courses applicable to role.















Required: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field. 

Preferred: Master’s degree in finance, business administration or a healthcare administration.


Certification: None 

Preferred: None



Required:Five years of professional experience in finance, accounting, business or related field to include at least three years of supervisory or project management experience.  
Business operations experience in multiple clinical environments (inpatient and outpatient). Extensive knowledge of financial reporting and analysis software to include in-depth experience with Hyperion and Microsoft Excel.  Knowledge of and experience in clinical operations. Knowledge of the operations of multiple service lines (Ex. Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Ambulatory Treatment Centers, etc.)


Onsite Presence: Is Required

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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