Associate Director Institutional Planning & Analysis University of California, Los Angeles
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Associate Director Institutional Planning & Analysis
Description Another Source's client, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (DGSOM), is recruiting an Associate Director Institutional Planning & Analysis to join their team.
Here's a little about the team and the position they are recruiting for.
The DGSOM is comprised of 24 academic departments, 5 organized research units, and 5 interdisciplinary research centers and is the academic home to approximately 3200 faculty and 2500 trainees, students and fellows. The DGSOM employs about 6200 staff and non-faculty academics. The DGSOM's annual revenue totals approximately $2B, its expendable net assets approx. $500M and its endowments and quasi endowments approximately $1.5B.
The Associate Director, Institutional Planning & Analysis reports to the Director, Financial Planning & Analysis and Decision Support and serves as a key member of the FP&A team within the Financial Affairs Unit of the Dean's Office.
The position is responsible for development of the school-wide long-range financial plan (10-year plan) and associated complex financial analysis to inform decision making at the School of Medicine executive level. This requires significant interaction with School of Medicine Dean's Office leadership, department chairs/directors, UCLA Health System leadership, and Campus leadership. S/he performs sophisticated financial and managerial analysis in the following areas: institutional resource planning, funds flow modeling and feasibility studies, faculty productivity and operational benchmarking, space allocation, debt financing strategies, and emerging strategic issues.
The position will play a key role in developing the necessary analytical tools and programs, which support management and strategic decisions pertaining to financial planning for the DGSOM. S/he will serve as a key resource in the development and implementation of the DGSOM All Funds Budget process, Campus Budget Conference Submission, and related deliverables.
The position serves as the principal back-up for the Director, Financial Planning & Analysis and Decision Support and, in the absence of the Director, acts in place of the Director. This includes delegated authority and responsibility for the Director's role as a key leader within the DGSOM.
Develop and maintain the DGSOM long-range plan through collaboration with department leadership, the Faculty Practice Organization, the Health System, and Academic Planning & Budgeting. This includes development of financial models, forecasts, and a capital plan as well as trend, variance, sensitivity, and contingency analyses.
Develop the annual Campus Budget Conference Submission and the associated budget input into the Campus application (CBIG). Provide analytical support to inform recommendations for strategic fund requests from Chancellor resources
Develop and interpret key performance indicators and provide analyses to inform executive level decisions. The analyses should be informed through knowledge of economic and industry trends.
Collect, interpret, and distribute financial and operational data for various benchmarking exercises.
Develops resource allocation models (funds flow) as requested by the Director Financial Planning & Analysis. Develop recommendations and effectively communicate both findings and recommendations.
Develop complex analyses to evaluate and recommend debt financing strategies
Bachelor's degree, or equivalent in business administration with an emphasis in accounting or finance or an equivalent combination of education and experience. CMA or MBA desirable.
Minimum of 7 years of FP&A experience in a related field
Strong knowledge of financial and accounting concepts, including basic framework of the P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a desire to understand the issues and drivers
Creative problem solver that can identify sources of information from disparate sources and deliver comprehensive, balanced, and actionable insights
Experience with financial analysis programs and building financial projection models
Knowledge of and experience in implementing Business Intelligence concepts
Experience informing change management and process improvement efforts in a complex organization
Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
Excellent customer service interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation)
High level of ethics, integrity, discretion and confidentiality
Expertise in fund accounting and performance metrics of research intensive health systems desirable
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.