JOB DESCRIPTION: Supports the financial planning and business operations of the assigned Section, to include budget management and accounting. Assists in coordinating, providing input for, monitoring, and improving the business operational activities for assigned Section. Prepares or assists in preparing departmental budgets and forecasts of future budget requirements. Assists with the annual operating and capital budget processes, management reporting and support of related financial systems. Manages financial analysis projects within the Section. May ensure that awarded grants conform to defined budget parameters. Directs logistical and clerical support activities, and coordinates specific data collection efforts and special projects. Designs and generates reports to provide Section operating statistics. Financial/Budgeting: Prepares or assists in preparing section budget data; monitors expenditures and prepares financial reports. Assists in forecasting future budget requirements and trends. Assists with annual operating and capital budget processes. Uses organizational financial accounting systems (FAS) and resource documents to balance accounts, to research and analyze causes of account deficits, and to resolve problems. Prepares journal entries for accruals, prepares fiscal year audit schedules, clears accounts, and depreciates assets to produce financial reports. Negotiates new and renewal service contracts; reviews provisions and resolves any questions with the vendors to ensure that service contracts meet the organization's requirements. Professional Development: Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development. Attends educational in-services as appropriate. Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments. Reporting/Data Management: Maintains accurate and up to date accounting and statistical records for financial programs including analysis; submits reports, and advises management. Collects, organizes, and analyzes data to generate and provide accurate and complete reports for management and/or regulatory agencies. May develop data collection methods and implement improvements to existing data collection activities. Provides support for financial systems and utilizes to provide financial and operational reports. Interprets applicable regulations and establishes filing and auditing procedures to ensure records and files are accurate and in compliance. Coordinates the preparation and processing of employee information, employment requisitions, and other required paperwork for the department. Staff Resource: Advises and trains managers, supervisors, and staff in the effective administration of policies and procedures as it pertains to the financial management of the section. Conducts training sessions to ensure consistent business operations practices and data collection . Understands annual budget process so may act as a resource to section leadership and ensure section requirements are met.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in business, finance, healthcare administration, or related field required. 2-4 years professional business or management experience required, preferably in a healthcare setting OR Graduation from the Operations Development Program (ODP).
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1-10 lbs 0-33% of the work day (occasionally), negligible 34-66% of the workday (frequently), negligible 67-100% of the workday (constantly). Lifting 10 lbs max, carrying of small articles such as dockets, ledgers, files, small tools, occasional standing & walking, frequent sitting, close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure, Bio-hazardous waste. chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors, communicable diseases, electrical shock, floor surfaces, hot/cold temperatures, indoor/outdoor conditions, latex, lighting patient care/handling injuries, radiation, shift work, travel may be required, use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.