The Stanford University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is seeking a Financial Manager 2 to join their managerial leadership team. This position reports to the Director of Finance & Administration, has two direct reports and is responsible for the financial integrity of a multi-million dollar budget that includes a large volume and diverse set of federal and non-federal research grants, contracts, gifts and designated funds. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in finance, research administration and employee supervision, and advanced degrees and certifications in finance and research administration. Additionally, the Financial Manager 2 will be motivated to support a cohesive and mission driven team of faculty and staff that are advancing the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. To learn more about the Department please visit us at: https://ortho.stanford.edu/
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
Strong attention to detail, and competence to manage multiple priorities and respond effectively with limited guidance;
Excellent communication and relationship building skills;
Commitment to uphold Stanford University financial policies and practices; and
Drive to establish themselves as a leading contributor within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the School of Medicine.
Establish operational objectives and assignments, plan, direct and monitor all budgets for areas of responsibility, manage business operation and administration of several functional areas, may manage a team in providing post award sponsored research administration and services.
Manage organization's financial activities and structure; develop system and procedure requirements to support the financial reporting for the organization.
Collaborate with other colleagues on school/ unit projects; design and execute an effective system of internal controls for areas of responsibility; establish operational objectives to support the university's stewardship of resources.
Engage in continuous critical analysis of existing systems and processes; identify need for new systems, and develop and present proposals.
Lead complex, high-visibility process redesign and innovation projects; develop, implement, and participate in major initiatives.
Manage the work of other employees, make hiring decisions, provide coaching, training and mentoring, manage performance, determine staffing needs, develop and ensure succession planning within area of responsibility.
Represent the units/school within the functional units or school and to external constituencies.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Internal Number: 301892
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