|The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent research center at the University of Washington. Its mission is to deliver to the world timely, relevant, and scientifically valid evidence to improve health policy and practice. IHME carries out its mission through a range of projects within different research areas including the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors; Future Health Scenarios; Cost Effectiveness and Efficiency; Resource Tracking; and Impact Evaluations. Our vision is to provide policymakers, donors, and researchers with the highest-quality quantitative evidence base so all people live long lives in full health.
IHME is committed to providing the evidence base necessary to help solve the world’s most important health problems. This requires creativity and innovation, which are cultivated by an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment that respects and appreciates differences, embraces collaboration, and invites the voices of all IHME team members.
IHME has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Finance Manager to join the IHME Financial Planning and Operations team (FPO).
IHME is a growing organization that is looking for someone to ensure that we are managing and improving our financial systems to be efficient, intelligent, and adaptable. The Finance Manager is responsible for orchestrating the overall rhythm of business for the FPO team.
This position will supervise a team of financial analysts who implement and carry out key financial management processes for the Institute under the direction. The Finance Manager will be an adept project manager who ensures timeliness on the delivery of required products from their team for internal and external audiences. They will also be responsible for carrying out and ensuring clear and timely communication on financial reporting and administrative matters within IHME, with UW offices, and with donors. The position must ensure completeness, compliance and accuracy of needed financial information to ensure IHME’s financial stability and health. We are looking for someone who excels in the following areas: analytic assessment, project management, systems creation and implementation, communication, supervision and development of their staff, an ability to pivot easily, comfortable with change and make decisions that can have wide impacts across the organization. This position is contingent on project funding availability.
Financial Planning and Management
• Lead regular reporting meetings with budget owners to inform and assess progress against financial targets, identify potential risks and opportunities, and make adjustments to ensure sound financial management over the lifetime of the funding sources.
• Manage staff to include: hiring and training, assigning work hours, managing workflow, priority setting, contributing to professional growth and performance assessment, resolving complaints, and initiating disciplinary action for supervisees.
Other duties as assigned
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field and five years’ relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
• Three years’ project management experience, including demonstrated ability to think independently, to be flexible and to juggle multiple priorities.
• Experience with University of Washington systems such as Enterprise Data Warehouse and My Financial Desktop.
• Weekend and evening work sometimes required.
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