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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Director Finance (School of Medicine: Brain Health Center) in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Finance Director for Emory's Brain Health Center reports directly to the Vice President and Executive Director. Emory Brain Health Center is a world-renowned center that combines neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and behavioral sciences, rehabilitation medicine, and sleep medicine. This role serves as liaison between Emory University's Central Finance, Emory Healthcare's Finance and School of Medicine’s Finance Departments. This role is responsible for planning and organizing Brain Health Center’s financial affairs for its clinical, educational and research programs. This is a supervisory role with both University and Healthcare direct reports.


  • This is a divisional finance leadership position, serving as the principal financial officer for the division.

  • May have oversight for Human Resources, facilities or other operational functions.

  • Directs the financial planning and accounting activities for a division.

  • 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 represent the organization in external financial or business activities.

  • Leads and/or participates in special projects.

  • Develops and prepares operational and statistical reports.

  • May hire, train and supervise staff.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


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

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

  • MBA is preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Previous experience with academic healthcare Finance is a plus.


  • Financial experience in the healthcare industry (an academic health center specifically) with an understanding of university and clinical financesPrevious experience with

  • Physician comp planning

  • Proven exposure to research funding and philanthropic funding

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but mustbe 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. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 111953

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: HR/Fin-Neurosciences/Orth

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 Executive Park 12