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Assistant Director of Finance, Moncrief Cancer Institute - MCI

Company: Wise
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Assistant Director of Finance, Moncrief Cancer Institute Fort Worth
Job Summary
Moncrief Cancer Institute (MCI), Fort Worth, is seeking an Assistant Director of Finance to join their growing team. MCI is a nonprofit, community-based early detection and support center. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a meaningful impact in your community by helping deliver a world-class experience to our patients. In this crucial role, you will report to the Director of MCI. In addition to leading/overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Institute's finance team, you will administer the accounting, finance, and audit functions. Our ideal candidate is a dynamic individual with effective leadership and communication attributes. If you have the desire to be a key player in the expansion of access to care and enjoy working in a supportive team environment, then this is the position for you.
Key Benefits of this role include:

  • Hybrid work schedule options.
  • Outstanding benefits and holidays.
  • Opportunity to contribute to the quality and access to care for our patients.
  • Exceptionally positive environment, with a friendly, people-focused culture. Required Education & Experience
    Minimum Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, or related field and seven (7) years of progressively responsible financial or accounting management experience required.
    • Minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience required.
    • Master's degree in finance or accounting and/or current CPA designation is preferred.
    • Experience in an academic medical center, hospital or clinic environment, and financial reporting experience are strongly preferred. Salary Range
      • $120000 - $150000 / year About Moncrief Cancer Institute
        We are a nonprofit, community-based early detection and support center in Fort Worth. We are part of UT Southwestern's Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, which is the only National Cancer Institute-designated center in North Texas. Moncrief Cancer Institute offers an exceptional level of academic medical expertise in cancer services. Moncrief works diligently to provide staff members the best environment in which to work. Staff support and emotional and mental health are a priority for our leadership team. Food Truck Fridays, ice cream treats, fun swag, quiet spaces, virtual yoga and gourmet meals to take home are just some of the delightful things our employees enjoy throughout the year. As our ideal candidate, you will demonstrate confidence, discernment, emotional intelligence, initiative, compassion, and the desire to provide remarkable customer service.
        Job Duties
        • Leads financial operations for MCI, including financial planning, budgeting, billing, and accounting functions.
        • Constructs projections of MCI income and expenses; prepares annual budget, and provides regular financial reports to MCI's officers and directors regarding its financial status.
        • Develops written justification to support budget proposals, expenditure items, and financial policy matters.
        • Leads the monthly and annual accounting close process, including oversight and presentation of all financial statements and coordination with the annual financial audit.
        • Directs operations of the MCI billing office.
        • Develops and modifies patient billing procedures to allow optimum income generation.
        • Serves as institutional representative before committees and in meetings.
        • Directs operations of the MCI grants management office.
        • Submits related reports, including financial summaries and requests for payment.
        • Acts as the primary contact for the annual single audit of grant activity.
        • Develops and implements regular reporting and management-level presentations to MCI administration, officers, and directors.
        • Coordinates analysis and distribution of revenue and expenditure reports, develops presentations for department and faculty regarding clinical earnings and distributions, and assists MCI administration, officers, and directors in understanding impact of financial data.
        • Works to understand clinical and research processes and outcomes in order to develop appropriate metrics that demonstrate value to MCI investors and stakeholders.
        • Serves as liaison for administration on finance and performance questions, advising the MCI Director, officers, and directors as needed.
        • Interprets policies, procedures, and regulations concerning MCI financial activities, including Federal and State agency guidelines; proactively ensures compliance with medical billing federal rules and regulations; regularly communicates with the Compliance Office on matters regarding compliance with billing rules.
        • Coordinates with the Moncrief Cancer Foundation to develop appropriate draw-schedules for funding of operations and capital, and reviews available balances at the Foundation to develop requests for annual operating support.
        • Manages contractual arrangements, invoicing, and payments to MCI vendors, including the Master Services Agreement with UTSW, and contracts with providers and state agencies.
        • Negotiates and procures insurance policies for MCI.
        • Designs, executes, and maintains effective system of internal controls which provides reasonable assurance that operations are effective and efficient, assets are safeguarded, and financial information is reliable.
        • Ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures, including tracking key performance and metric indicators and trends for forecasting, especially Rate of Investment for current and future grants and programs.
        • Partners and interfaces with UTSW HR department regarding human resource functions and serves as main point of contact for HR administration issues for MCI.
        • Oversees Information Resource activities and needs for MCI.
        • Partners with internal and external auditors to develop lean and risk-averse finance and accounting procedures.
        • Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
          Work requires ability to ensure adherence to all policies and procedures of UTSW. Work requires ability to effectively interpret and apply organizational policies, procedures, and systems. Work requires proven supervisory, customer service, written, and verbal communication skills. Work requires proven ability to handle multiple complex assignments. Work requires knowledge of personal computers. Work requires ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and supervise work of employees as necessary to ensure desired results are achieved. Work requires telephone and personal contact with all levels of internal and external personnel and organizations. Work requires ability to work with confidential information as appropriate. Work requires ability to monitor and maintain a budget.
          Working Conditions
          Work is performed primarily in general office environment.
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          This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code ---51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information. UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit:

Keywords: Wise, Fort Worth , Assistant Director of Finance, Moncrief Cancer Institute - MCI, Accounting, Auditing , Fort Worth, Texas

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