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Can Med Administration 710009
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The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson 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.



The primary purpose of this Financial Analyst position is to assist in the oversight and analysis of business and financial management processes in both the central administrative office of the Division of Cancer Medicine and the department of General Oncology.  This shared position will be a critical member of the Division’s administrative team in supporting the financial needs and reporting of 16 unique departments, 6 centers/ labs and 2 programs within Cancer Medicine, as well as the business and financial analysis of all departmental funding sources for General Oncology. Work will be financially focused for both areas, involving complex analysis, revenue enhancement, research reporting and analysis, budgeting and variance reporting and will include responsibilities that integrate with institutional finance teams supporting LBJ Hospital and the Houston Area Locations.  Therefore, this position requires a high level of interpersonal and quantitative skills to gather and analyze data, identify areas of improvement, design, implement and maintain systems which effect operational changes, and provide consultative services. 



Caring Behaviors

  • Courtesy: Is respectful and courteous to each other at all times.
  • Friendliness/Teamwork: Promotes and rewards teamwork and inclusiveness; is sensitive to the concerns of our patients and our co-workers.

Integrity Behaviors

  • Reliability: Communicates frequently, honestly and openly.
  • Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for practicing our values.
  • Safety: Models safe behavior (wears badge and personal protective equipment, washes hands, and keeps work area clean and orderly); Notices a safety concern or emergency, understands role and uses proper procedures to report it; Mitigates risk to the institution through sound business practices; Demonstrates ethical and personal responsibility in work and behavior

Discovery Behaviors

  • Responsiveness: By his/her actions, creates an environment of trust; Encourages learning, creativity and new ideas.
  • Personal Leadership/Self-Initiative: Helps others to identify and solve problems; Seeks personal growth and enables others to do so.


JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:  Applicable to both DoCM Administrative Office and General Oncology, unless otherwise noted.

Financial Management and Reporting 35%  
•Prepares and analyzes monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for review by divisional and departmental leadership. Identifies unfavorable trends, and where applicable, presents plans of action to management for review.
•Maintains free balance database for detailed transactions for all chart-field strings; updates and upgrades queries and reports as required; publishes reports from this data as required.
•Prepares monthly Margin, Statement of Operations, Provider metrics, and Income Statement reports, based on data extracted from institutional financial, clinical and research information systems.
•Analyzes variances and presents plans of action for unfavorable trends to management for review.
•Prepares and analyzes periodic ad-hoc financial, clinical, or research reporting needs.


Operational Reporting 35%
•Develops and maintains database to track clinical revenue and work RVUs and generates monthly reports for management use or distribution.
•Oversees the reconciliation of faculty staff development funds; reports activity to PRS yearly; negotiates annual carryover of funds based on reconciliation and processes any necessary correction requests.
•Produces monthly summary and detail financial reports detailing divisional/departmental revenues and expenses by CFS, account free balances, faculty and classified detail salary and fringe expenses, technical and professional activity and revenue.
•Utilizes a wide variety of Institutional systems to retrieve data including Excel, Epic, Hyperion, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Essbase and OBIEE to create ad hoc and routine reports.


Financial Controls and Account Maintenance 10%  
•Performs monthly reconciliation of all funds as part of Institutional monitoring programs.
•Provides monthly free balance reports, with oversight of deficit balances and actions for resolution.
•Performs stat sample review and analysis, as well as monthly personnel trending and reconciliation reporting. Researches and resolves variances as applicable.
•Participates in and retains review of pro-card reconciliation, ensures pro-card deadlines are met and expenses are reallocated appropriately with review and approval by cardholder and cardholder’s supervisor.
•Interacts with all levels of personnel within the department, other institutional departments, as well as outside companies to resolve problems/errors or questions regarding basic accounting reconciliation items.


Grants and Contracts Management (General Oncology) 10% 
•Manages the department’s financial files for grant and donor funding.
•Works directly with the Finance Manager and Department Administrator in order to compile information regarding the reconciliations of expenses on the grants and donor funds.
•Assembles comprehensive review of program awards and expenses based on GL download.
•Performs audit review of grant payment status as requested.
•Creates invoice requests in PeopleSoft based on sponsored project payment schedules.
•Reconciles grant expenses for all investigators and monitors deficit balances.
•Performs the tracking and reporting of Projects without PI Salary Support for management.


Budget and Forecast Reporting and Analysis 10%  
•Assists with the creation and submission of monthly operating budget forecasts, including report generation, evaluation and analysis.
•Assists with all aspects of the annual operating budget process.  This involves direct system input, report generation, evaluation, and analysis of financial data and many budget metrics.
•Assist with any divisional/departmental needs as required, to include special financial and research reports.
•Oversee organization and maintenance of division/departmental files relating to fiscal and budgetary responsibilities and reports.


Other Duties as Assigned

Education Required: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related business specialty. Experience Preferred: Two years business experience to include project management, data analysis or accounting. Education Preferred: Degree with a major in Accounting or Finance. 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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