Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Medical School Physical Plant Administration. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Collects and prepares complex financial information, which provides management with recommendations and documentation used in planning and budgeting. Position will gather and analyze data from all facilities systems on the Medical Center campus, liaison with different campus entities, coordinate review meetings, critically evaluate financial and operational information gathered from multiple sources, analyze and reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying needs.
Assists and coordinates the Senior Leadership Team on future planning efforts for existing and future buildings, revenue models, auxiliary services, and Transportation Demand Management (TDM) systems on the Medical Campus and WUMC District (including CORTEX). This position will serve as the department’s primary resource for data analyses, including financial and operational analyses for all pertinent program areas.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs financial analysis on all operational programs, including transportation and parking and auxiliary services and will perform analysis of our operational results forecasting end of year results for expense and revenue. Evaluates fiscal year forecasts strategically on an ongoing basis, to assist in informed purchasing and investment decisions and initiatives.
Serves as primary liaison between the internal business units, support teams, consultants as well as St. Louis City and County government leaders and offices, and other external entities as needed to coordinate efforts and assist the applicable directors with applicable program process improvement, operational reviews and policy development.
Compiles statistical data for executive level presentations including history and current data. Oversees the compiling and maintenance of the campus auxiliary services parking database working with all entities to receive complete and up-to-date information. Collects and analyzes data from all auxiliary service areas. Serves as the operational/technical expert to extra data and use data mining tools to evaluate detail and create executive dash board views.
Assists in the scope development for consulting services for T&P and auxiliary database development. This may include participation in RFQ’s or services for studies and/or planning projects.
Collects, analyzes and maintains complex cost data to produce quarterly and annual financial reports used by management. Provides necessary interpretation and explanation of work product as needed to peers and leadership.
Participates in development, preparation, review and evaluation of annual strategic planning project and budgeting process. May provide project management in support of unique and on-going initiatives.
Develops and prepares presentation of complex financial results to administration relative to departmental operations, payroll and personnel administration, grants administration, purchasing and accounts payable/receivable functions. Ensures accuracy and thoroughness of reports along with retaining for future reference and development.
Designs/implements complex database applications for billing and invoicing using variety of FIS/FOCUS/IDX related applications.
Assists with development and utilization of other complex financial models and analysis.
May design/implement computer programs and account approval practices used to extract financial data from account system.
May plan, develop and prepare special financial reports for management.
Attends meetings, education programs, workshops and keeps abreast of current literature.
Assists in update/maintenance of asset/space records, inventory levels, and related project needs.
Other duties as assigned.
Equivalent of BS in business/ accounting related field with more than 5 years of experience in finance/budgets and business management areas.
MBA or related advanced degree.
Experience with accounting or financial analysis, experience in data analysis using data mining tools such as Excel Pivots, Access, Tableau or Rapidminer, and experience with varying types of project management is preferred.
10 years of University or Medical School experience in a facilities organization is desired.
Experience in Clinical/Campus planning and traffic/parking management is preferred.
Experience with parking consulting firms.
Business Analyst Certification is preferred.
Demonstrated effectiveness with M.S. Office suite tools including spreadsheets, with analytical skills and University accounting system utilities.
Demonstrated effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with ability to present information to leadership.
Demonstrated business acumen – understands and can express the financial bottom line impact.
Ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative data and analysis and build action plans that identify gaps and tactics to aid/supply management with creative alternatives or solutions.
Ability to develop and maintain business relationships with various leaders and contacts.
Candidate must possess an aptitude for patience, professionalism, tactfulness and empathy; must have the ability to build strong relationships with project stakeholders, anticipate issues, think proactively and use critical thinking in eliciting and interacting with stakeholders and project teams.
Must be able to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts; St. Louis City and County personnel; and their support teams.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and operate in a fast paced environment with tight completion time frames; process and manage complex sets of databases including parking counts and building square footages related to use, number of staff/employees and employment location, and cost estimates/phasing of projects.
The hiring range for this position is $47,029 - $59,987 annually.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G10.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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