The College of Pharmacy is looking for a leader to provide management of its budget and financial operations.
We seek an individual who is forward thinking, technically competent, and independently driven. The individual will work closely with the Dean and the Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs to develop and implement goals that strengthen the financial resources of the college. The responsibilities include developing and implementing college policy for its budget development and financial management. The position will work to establish robust budget modeling and forecasting tools and work as a key collaborator in both long-term strategic planning and annual goal-setting activities. The position will be responsible for overseeing the financial resources for the educational, clinical, and research missions of the college. Additional duties include
Collaborate with the clinical operations and assist in monitoring financial operations
Ensure compliance with financial regulations and work to establish appropriate internal controls
Review financial pro formas and assist with the development of new financial activities
Act as a point of contact with department financial managers and assist with evaluating budget requests
Provide recurring and ad-hoc financial and analytical support to college leadership. Prepare, present and interpret complete financial information for business and non-business audiences
Generate monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad-hoc financial reports
Represent the college and university committees
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned
The position manages a staff of three professionals and will be responsible for college-wide training on financial management, principles and processes.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, healthcare administration or related field required. Master’s degree in finance, business or accounting preferred.
A minimum of five years financial management experience required, including experience as a financial administrator preferably in higher education or clinical operations.
Demonstrated leadership in the area of budget development, financial management; compliance; analytical thinking; creativity and strong decision-making skills are also required.
Demonstrable knowledge of fiscal policies and procedures, financial systems, and experience with data analytical tools required.
Experience/training in generally accepted accounting practices and project management required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Active membership in a recognized professional finance association preferred.
For fullest consideration, interested applicants must submit a complete application package through the university’s online application system. The application package should include a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the contact information for three professional references. The application should be submitted through the following website: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=122153 ,
Review of applications will begin immediately. The search will remain open until the position is filled; however, for fullest consideration completed applications should be submitted by October 18, 2019
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.
Internal Number: 122153
About University of Illinois at Chicago
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Pharmacy invites applications for the position of Director of Finance. The College of Pharmacy sets a national standard of excellence in pharmaceutical research, education, and clinical practice. Founded in 1859, the College is the oldest academic unit of the University of Illinois System. The College is currently ranked 6th in the nation by US News and World Report and consistently ranks in the top 10 in NIH funding. The College is among the top national tier of pharmacy schools for student diversity, faculty publications, patient care and outreach programs, and entrepreneurial endeavors