• Chief Financial Officer

    UCLA HealthLos Angeles, CA 90006

    Job #1469900163

  • Responsibilities

    The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides financial

    leadership and direction to four departments; Biological Chemistry, Inst for

    Genomics and Proteomics, Brian Research Inst and Human Geneics in the David

    Geffen School of Medicine. The department of BC, IGP, BRI, n HG is an

    interdisciplinary organization with a basic science component and active

    research and graduate teaching programs. As a member of the core management

    team, the CFO has shared responsibility for strategic planning and is

    responsible for periodic audits of financial procedures, resources, systems and

    several clusters. Faculty, academics, staff and students for these units total

    approximately 490.

    Under the supervision of the CAO, the CFO is responsible for

    the coordination of all fiscal affairs and serves as the primary resource for

    personnel involved in the budget and accounting areas of the department.

    Responsibilities include financial forecasting, budgeting, planning, and

    administration of contracts and grants, state, donor, clinic, Foundation, and

    overhead funds in excess of $60,000,000. The CFO independently sets work

    priorities and exercises discretionary powers to resolve managerial and/or

    operational problems. In the absence of the CAO, the CFO will serve as

    principal business officer.Qualifications

    Ability to:

    • identify problems, analyze information, develop alternative approaches, and recommend solutions in matters related to financial management.

    • organize and delegate tasks, set priorities, and establish workflow

    • work effectively in a team environment that emphasizes creativity, self-direction and active decision making participation by providing constructive feedback and support

    • work in an environment of constantly changing priorities and to alternate between projects and tasks to meet conflicting deadlines

    Knowledge of:

    • automated accounting and financial management systems (i.e., Excel, ACCESS.)

    • University and funding agency payroll policies and regulations

    • University policies and procedures, in particular those relating to fiscal management of both extramural and institutional funds, procurement, and contract and grant administration

    Analytical skills to assess financial information, practices and procedures, recognize relationships among proposals, define problems, formulate logical conclusions, develop alternative solutions and implement recommendations.

    Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with staff, administrators, faculty, and the public concerning the management of the organizations.

    Demonstrated experience in preparation and monitoring of annual budgets.

    Demonstrated knowledge of general and public accounting, principles, practices and theories.

    Demonstrated skill in financial planning, budget preparation, fiscal monitoring, control and administration of multi-million dollar budgets with multiple funding sources.

    Experience in program and project budgeting.

    Mature interpersonal skills to develop and maintain close working relationships with a diverse body of administrators, faculty, and staff in an academic environment.

    Skill in hiring, training, supervising, evaluating, and, if necessary, counseling and disciplining staff.

    Skill to independently research and analyze information, problems, operational practices and procedures to define issues, formulate actions, and carry out decisions in a logical and appropriate manner.

    Working knowledge of University sales and service activities.

    UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

    UCLA Health welcomes all individuals, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities, and we proudly look to each person's unique achievements and experiences to further set us apart.

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