Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Financial Analyst, Fiscal and Regulatory Management in Brookline, Massachusetts

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Financial Operations Analyst assists in coordinating the annual operating and capital budget process of a $30+ million Division budget divided across 30+ cost centers.

Embody Dana-Farber’s Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; and Discovery every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute. Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication.

Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify expenditure trends, expense misallocations, etc. throughout fiscal year utilizing PeopleSoft financial management system;

  • Generation of monthly standardized and ad-hoc expense reports for Development & Jimmy Fund Business/Service Units;

  • Assist in Development’s contract administration process; maintain the division’s contracts and letters of agreement, including development of scope of services, internal signatures coordination, contract execution and transfer to Purchasing for purchase order process.

  • Assist in the creation of sponsorship agreements for various fundraising events;

  • Train new employees on the purchase order creation process using the PeopleSoft financial system;

  • Host a bi-annual training program for all Development staff on purchasing card and purchase order processes;

  • Act as one of Development’s liaisons to Office of General Counsel;

  • Facilitate the purchase order/payment process for the Division as related to all consultant, service, venue, and event contract-related PO’s, and all related payments;

  • Monthly staff expense reimbursement request administration; review/reconcile all requests, correct accounting codes, etc.;

  • Monthly p-card statement review/reconciliation for all Development p-cardholders;

  • Oversee In-Kind Gift processing and policies;

  • Other related responsibilities as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reports to the Director of Fiscal & Regulatory Management. Has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but the position requires a considerable amount of autonomy in decision-making and completing work-related tasks.

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree required, with 2-4 years of professional experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary along with a strong orientation to customer service. Superior organizational skills and ability to manage and juggle a variety of projects are also key, as is a directed and self-starting attitude with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Solid computer skills and competency in Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint are absolutely necessary.

PATIENT CONTACT:

No.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Workstation in typical office setting.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

Job ID: 2018-12192

External Company URL: www.dana-farber.org

Responsibilities:

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Financial Operations Analyst assists in coordinating the annual operating and capital budget process of a $30+ million Division budget divided across 30+ cost centers.

Embody Dana-Farber’s Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; and Discovery every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute. Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication.

Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify expenditure trends, expense misallocations, etc. throughout fiscal year utilizing PeopleSoft financial management system;

  • Generation of monthly standardized and ad-hoc expense reports for Development & Jimmy Fund Business/Service Units;

  • Assist in Development’s contract administration process; maintain the division’s contracts and letters of agreement, including development of scope of services, internal signatures coordination, contract execution and transfer to Purchasing for purchase order process.

  • Assist in the creation of sponsorship agreements for various fundraising events;

  • Train new employees on the purchase order creation process using the PeopleSoft financial system;

  • Host a bi-annual training program for all Development staff on purchasing card and purchase order processes;

  • Act as one of Development’s liaisons to Office of General Counsel;

  • Facilitate the purchase order/payment process for the Division as related to all consultant, service, venue, and event contract-related PO’s, and all related payments;

  • Monthly staff expense reimbursement request administration; review/reconcile all requests, correct accounting codes, etc.;

  • Monthly p-card statement review/reconciliation for all Development p-cardholders;

  • Oversee In-Kind Gift processing and policies;

  • Other related responsibilities as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reports to the Director of Fiscal & Regulatory Management. Has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but the position requires a considerable amount of autonomy in decision-making and completing work-related tasks.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree required, with 2-4 years of professional experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary along with a strong orientation to customer service. Superior organizational skills and ability to manage and juggle a variety of projects are also key, as is a directed and self-starting attitude with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Solid computer skills and competency in Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint are absolutely necessary.

PATIENT CONTACT:

No.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Workstation in typical office setting.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.