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Lead, Financial Planning and Analysis

Baylor College of Medicine
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 1, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Student Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Type
Full Time
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This position will lead the financial planning and analysis efforts for two of our org units: Epidemiology and Neuro-Oncology for our Brain Tumor program. In addition to preparation and monitoring of the monthly unit budgets, this position will be responsible for creation and maintaining of all forecasting and analysis on the grant and philanthropic accounts for these org units. This involves developing models and benchmarking for expense and revenue targets, calculating burn rates and making recommendations on spending and budgeting. They will also lead special projects and lead all related financial management including effort certification, post-award management, reconciliation and ordering/travel. This position will lead the monthly end close and develop policies and procedures for the management of the retention funds and alliance funding. This role will also lead long-term planning for the two org units. Analyzing grant and alliance funding and developing models will also be required.

This funding equals approximately $15 million annually, and this position will need to develop tools and analytics for reporting as well as monitor expenses, budget and additional post-award activities.

This position will work in the Section of Hematology/Oncology helping lead the post-award team and leading the financial planning and management for the Neuro-Oncology (Brain Tumor program) and Epidemiology org units.

Job Duties
  • Performs financial analysis, budget forecasting trend analysis, pro formas, forecasts, and the monitoring of key financial metrics.
  • Creates financial reports, forecast presentations, variances, and identify risks and opportunities.
  • Identifies financial reporting issues, develops solutions, and follows through to ensure correction.
  • Develops tools and analytics to perform various types of financial analysis.
  • Leads the preparation and submission of documentation for long term financing requests.
  • Leads the creation and presentation of new financial models, ad hoc financial analysis, and business case support.
  • Identifies trends, and recommends actions based on sound analysis.
  • Analyzes data to improve operational efficiency and implement outcomes.
  • Prepares and monitors budgets.
  • Monitors expenses and financial accounts.
  • Prepares and maintains report templates for analysis and financial forecasting.
  • Communicates regularly with various internal and external stakeholders to facilitate collection and analysis of financial data.
  • Manages and monitors post award grant activities.
  • Provides creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance.
  • Develops financial models, conducts benchmarking and processes analysis.
  • Conducts business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models.
  • Reviews and approves financial entries and transactions, such as journal entries or purchase orders.
  • Participates and/or leads special projects as needed.
  • Collaborates with project stakeholders to understand their project goals, tasks and deadlines.
  • Provides work direction and technical guidance to less experienced staff.
  • Leads month end close and external financial audit.
  • Reviews and interprets regulatory guidance and works to develop advanced subject matter knowledge.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or a related field.
  • Six years of relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Finance or a related field and four years of relevant experience may also be considered.
  • Experience in post-award grants management.
Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



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