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Finance Manager - Cancer Center

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Business and Financial Services

Posting Number: req11066

Department: Cancer Center Division

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: University of Arizona Cancer Center, 1515 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer through patient care, research, and education. The UACC is seeking candidates for a Finance Manager position. This position reports to the Associate Director, Administration and will lead the Finance team. The Finance Manager plays a key role in overseeing financial and accounting administration including creating financial and budget reports, analyzing expenditures for compliance with budget, policies, and guidelines, developing and implementing processes, procedures, and efficiencies. The Finance Manager is accountable for both administrative and financial management operations, including the development of financial metrics and the ongoing development and monitoring of systems designed to report accurate financial results. The position requires strong leadership over fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities and works in collaboration with faculty, administrators, and UACC leadership.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyze develop, and document accounting and cost procedures and controls.
  • Prepare,
    compile and submit the annual Budget for the University of Arizona Cancer
    Center (UACC) and intermediate financial forecasts
  • Compile,
    monitor, and analyze a consolidated annual budget plan; and monitor
    actual performance against budget, identify and analyze variations.
  • Produce budget against actual reports.
  • Produce/create business plans.
  • Oversee,
    manage, and track institutional commitment, Director's package and
    recruitment allocations.
  • Write
    standard practice guides related to accounting policies as it relates to
    positions in UACC.
  • Prepare
    statistical reports, analyze complex data, and prepare financial reports
    and graphs.
  • Become an
    expert in University systems and create reports using those systems.
  • Manages day-to-day
    accounting activities in accordance with the institution's accounting
    policies and procedures.
  • Manage and oversee
    purchasing, accounts receivable, accounts payable and purchasing card
    transactions for all Center accounts including state, sponsored,
    restricted, and UA Foundation.
  • Manage
    year-end closing and ensure all adjustments and entries have been done
    in alignment with University Guidelines.
  • Prepare
    and submit the rate studies for UACC Shared Resources on an annual
  • Provide
    internal and external training both orally and in writing on accounting
    systems, procedures and practices to staff, lab members and or PI as
  • Review financial reports and accounting
    statements to ensure accuracy.
  • Provide technical and financial expertise
    and advice to accountants/analyst to help them develop revenue and expense
    budgets, understand financial reports, and manage their financial
  • Manage ongoing relationships with campus
    constituents to ensure the satisfactory standards of service. Build
    relationship with departments to ensure financial management and commitments
    are utilized in accordance with guidelines.
  • Manage financial planning and analysis
    activities to identify risks and opportunities and contribute to the
    achievement of the organization's short and long-term financial goals.
  • Manage the most complex, large, or difficult
    analysis projects; evaluate findings, prepare reports and make recommendations
    about the financial implications of proposed finding.
  • Lead, direct, evaluate, and develop a team
    of financial professionals to ensure financial planning and analysis projects
    are conducted credibly and that recommendations and reports are accurate and
  • Supervise
    staff including preparing performance evaluations and making hiring,
    promotion and termination recommendations.
  • Additional
    duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of project budgeting and fiscal management.
  • Strong financial, analytical, and modeling skills.
  • Advanced user skills with Excel and other Microsoft programs and computer systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be detail-oriented and accurate.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated
    organizational and prioritization skills, along with the ability to
    work within tight and often conflicting deadlines.
  • Ability to handle confidential financial

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of related work experience, including 2 years of
    managerial experience, or equivalent combination of education and work
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
    advanced learning attained through experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

* Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
* Experience with University of Arizona financial systems preferred.
* Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of clinical research contracts and subcontracts.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Finance

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $78,035 - $106,517

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



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Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Sadie Maloof |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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