Financial Management Analyst I

North Carolina, United States
09 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

DCI Director's Office

Job Description

Occupational Summary

This position will assist with the reporting and analysis and distribution of financial performance on various operating units within the Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) to senior leaders, to include the Oncology Clinical Research Unit (CRU) and shared resource cores with related program and administrative infrastructure codes.

This position will assist with the preparation of the annual operating budget of the DCI working closely with the Director of Finance and other DCI financial management analysts as well as DCI program managers and directors.

Work Preformed

Assist in the preparation of the quarterly financial reporting and analysis of various programs and fund code performance to DCI leadership. Perform ad hoc analysis and reporting as requested by DCI and program leadership on any of the DCI programs as it pertains to spending, staffing, recharge revenue volume or other pertinent analysis as deemed necessary. 

Work with management and faculty in communicating current balances and managing requests, which will include providing regular financial reporting and analysis. Meet with DCI and program leadership as needed to review activity on assigned codes. 

Assist in the preparation of the annual budget development process to include revenue and expense forecasting, also ongoing monitoring of the budget activity against actual activity. 

Prepare monthly journal entries; process applicable accounts payable invoices as well as workflow items on assigned fund codes on a timely basis.  Assist with monitoring of balances in various fund codes and identify any overdrafts; reconcile (through the FAM tool) codes on a timely basis, and understand activities in these codes. 

Prepare and assist with month end and year-end closeout activities on assigned fund codes.    

Work with the CRU financial management personnel including the Associate Director of Research Financial Management as new systems are implemented in the DCI CRU (OnCore and Duke Clincard).  Assist with the preparation of new financial reporting and analysis along with the monitoring of these new systems as needed.

Serve as the financial management liaison to program managers and directors within DCI on various financial reporting and analysis, troubleshooting issues and resolving problems concerning any variance analysis as needed. 

Attend meetings, conferences and trainings as assigned.  Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and other industry related sources. 


  • Excellent written, oral and conversational communication skills to effectively work with diverse groups.
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate multiple solutions and solve complex problems using well developed critical & analytical thinking skills. 
  • Excellent time management skills needed to prioritize among many competing priorities. 
  • Attention to detail needed to operate accurately and effectively in the regulatory environment.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word, multiple electronic databases and computer based information systems.

And other work as assigned.  

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

The intent of this job description is to be representative of the level and the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of this position and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities. 

Requisition Number 401482093
Location Durham
Job Family Level 12
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work generally requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Economics or a related business field.


Work generally requires two years of experience in accounting and/or budget review and analysis in a health care setting to become familiar with acceptable accounting principles. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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