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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Associate Director, Finance (Laney Graduate School) in Atlanta, Georgia

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  • Plans and manages a variety of financial and related activities.

  • Provides leadership and participates in long-range financial planning, trending, and budgeting.

  • Analyzes and presents financial trends and generates executive summaries of consolidated and unit specific financial reports.

  • Prepares recommendations regarding the appropriate utilization of budgets/funds.

  • Ensures the integrity and accuracy of financial information and reporting for assigned areas of responsibility.

  • Develops short- and long-term financial goals and implements fiscal policies to support the financial viability of the organization.

  • Assesses cash needs, manages cash flow and maximizes the appropriate use of funds.

  • Oversees, coordinates, and manages special projects.

  • Finalizes budgets, conducts feasibility analyses, researches and drafts business processes, and performs comprehensive operational assessments of business units.

  • Prepares financial sections for various reports.

  • Evaluates and recommends funding levels for various business operations/programs.

  • Monitors, develops, and facilitates action plans to address deficit accounts.

  • Tracks and addresses funds flow and cash reserves, capital equipment funding, debt service and new building construction.

  • Researches and assists in forecasting the financial impact of changes to programs.

  • Prepares materials and keeps leadership informed about budgets, funds flow, accounts, surpluses, deficits, and other financial affairs.

  • Collaborates with others to facilitate projects and ensure timelines and action plans are accomplished.

  • Reviews financial and statistical reports, summarizes trends, and recommends actions to take.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships with banks, auditors and other constituents.

  • May supervise staff.

  • May represent the organization in external financial or business activities.

  • Develops and prepares operational and statistical reports.

  • May utilize data analytics tools and techniques to effectively identify patterns in data, predict expected outcomes, and facilitate more informed business decisions.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • May work on special projects under the guidance of the CBO.


  • A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business management or a related field.

  • Five years of professional experience in accounting, finance, project management or strategic planning.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint.

  • A working knowledge of financial information systems.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


  • Strong interpersonal and intrapersonal skills; must be an active listener and open-minded collaborator.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior management and across the Emory community.

  • Extensive knowledge of management strategies and practical application in the workplace.

  • Experience with process mapping and process improvement.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work.

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Job Number 94569

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Graduate School

Department GRS: Dean's Office

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Revenue Cycle & Managed Care

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor