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Company: University of California
Location: Riverside, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


The School of Medicine (SOM) is seeking an experienced Finance and Administrative Officer (FAO) for the Department of Internal Medicine. The Department of Internal Medicine has approximately 18 clinical faculty FTE, and 50 Resident FTE that are supported under the Graduate Medical Education (GME) program. The FAO is responsible for financial, administrative, operational, managerial, human resources, academic affairs and short and long range planning issues. In partnership with the Department Chair and Associate Dean/Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, the FAO is responsible for developing short and long-range planning of administrative and financial goals and objectives; coordinates and carries out strategic support initiatives; serves in an advisory capacity to the Department Chair on all matters related to the department's operations, taking initiative to develop administrative policy as required; serves as the main point of contact with the departments for non-medical issues and serves as a liaison with other departments as well as other campus offices and organizations; ensures that all University policies and procedures are strictly followed and enforced for all sources of revenue to the departments, and maintains accurate and comprehensive records related to all accounting and financial transactions performed by the department. Serves as the financial advisor to the department Chair, responsible for managing the units operating budget, monitoring and/or participating in the development and implementation of Professional Service Agreements (PSA) and Provider-specific Profit and Loss (P&L) Statements; initiates the contracting process in partnership with the SOM Central Contracts unit, and manages the annual Faculty Appointments Renewal process. This position has significant responsibility in organizing work to achieve broadly stated goals for the department, programs, and lines of business. The FAO identifies objectives, provides leadership, develops strategies and policies, and functions with a high degree of autonomy. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Experience Requirement Previous experience with UC accounting, payroll and purchasing processes, procedures and systems. Preferred Experience with financial management including budget and report preparation, analysis and forecasting across multiple funding sources from affiliation agreements, federal, state general and contract funds, grants, gifts, endowments, education and professional fee revenue. Required Previous experience with HIPAA Compliance. Required Previous experience navigating in a large, complex organization with an understanding of the big picture; how the parts fit together and how to get the information necessary to resolve problems and trouble shoot. Required 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required Experience in conducting and/or leading effective meetings and presentations to a leadership team Required Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred
Minimum Requirements Solid interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication, activelistening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising, and counseling to effectively motivate others.
Solid knowledge of the organization's processes, protocols and procedures with a focus on budget, account and fund management and/or personnel management within labor contract(s) and personnel policy.
Solid skills to quickly evaluate complex issues and identify resolution.
Solid knowledge of common organization-specific and other computer application programs.
Demonstrated skills in employee supervision and HR administration.
Solid knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques; human resources and risk management planning; accounting and payroll.
Solid organizational and customer service skills to effectively manage multiple priorities.
Preferred Qualifications Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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