• Finance Director

    UCLA HealthLos Angeles, CA 90006

    Job #1450665340

  • Responsibilities

    The Department Finance Director reports to the Department Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), and is a strategic leadership position in the Department, critical to the development and implementation of the Department's short- and long-range strategic plans and direction.

    In this role you will:

    • directly supervise a team of 5 FTEs, which support the fund management, payroll and personnel administration, and supplies procurement for a workforce of more than 180 FTEs

    • oversee budget management, decision support and financial analysis services for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

    • foster a culture of continuous process improvement regarding these services

    • oversee the preparation of Department's budgets, forecasts, variance and trend analysis and multi-year financial plans

    • perform complex ad-hoc reporting and analysis and provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes



    • 5 plus years of experience managing a finance department

    • 7 plus years of progressive experience in financial management roles

    • Advanced Excel and Power Point skills

    • Creative problem solver that can identify sources of information from disparate sources and deliver comprehensive, balanced, and actionable insights

    • Demonstrated experience as an effective team leader and supervisor

    • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation)

    • Excellent customer service interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the organization

    • High level of ethics, integrity, discretion and confidentiality

    • Prior leadership experience in academic healthcare setting strongly preferred

    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a desire to understand the issues

    • Strong knowledge of financial and accounting concepts, including basic framework of the P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow

    Strongly Preferred:

    • MBA in Finance

    • Advanced Tableau or PowerBI skills preferred

    • Expertise in fund accounting and performance metrics of research intensive health systems desirable

    • Fund accounting experience preferred

    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.