Develop, analyze, and conduct financial analysis to assess the viability of financial plans and programs, under occasional guidance. M anage the day-to-day administrative and operational activities of the Office of Health Equity.
In your pivotal role as Operations and Finance Manager , you will develop, analyze, and conduct financial analyses to assess and track the performance of budgets in the Office of Health Equity (OHE). This position will ensure effective administrative functioning for the office and support successful execution of financial and operations matters across OHE initiatives. More specifically, the person in this role will:
Manage the OHE Budget, liaise with necessary individuals across VUMC to facilitate reporting and management
Prepare monthly projections to accurately report/forecast OHE performance and spending.
Prepare detailed monthly actual to budget variance reports to support OHE planning and management decisions.
Perform accounting relative to receipts, expenditures and other payments, encumbrances, fund transfers, revenues and/or grants.
Support the OHE team with budget related and other requests, including processing requests through VUMC (e.g., purchasing, contracts, sponsorships, travel, students, etc).
Provide budget and other analyses in easy to understand formats.
Ensure any budget processing and reporting needs for VUMC and external parties are consistently met.
Solve technical and administrative issues for the OHE and develop systems for managing day-to-day needs of the OHE on issues such as compliance, training and human resource related matters.
Manage contracts with external organizations and individuals, liaise internally with contracts and procurement.
Learn VUMC reporting and administrative systems.
Ability to clean, organize and analyze data.
Other duties as assigned.
Position Qualifications :
* Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience)
* 2 years of relevant experience
Strongly Preferred :
* Strong skills and knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
* Strong analytical skills, including advanced skills in Excel.
* Ability to learn VUMC's internal financial, human resources and other administrative systems (human resources, compliance, contracts)
* Organizational skills.
* Ability to prepare accounting and descriptive reports in easy to understand formats.
* Ability to organize work independently and meet deadlines.
* Ability to interact with individuals at all levels of management.
* Promote teamwork.
* Maintain confidentiality.
The Office of Health Equity will drive a systematic and strategic approach to health equity initiatives throughout VUMC and in the community. For more information, please visit
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VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( Bill Wilkerson Center ), 9 adult and 9 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Truven Health Analytics: among the top 100 hospitals in the US
Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
American Association for the Advancement of Science: 12 faculty members elected fellows in 2014
Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee
Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period.Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As th...e largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.