Apply now Job no: A504304
Entity: Medical University Hospital Authority (Medical Center)
Department: Finance and Support Services
Sub Department: MUHA-9906000-Hospital Finance Administration
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUHA-Regular
Location: Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC-Main Campus
Categories: Accounting
Pay scale: MUHA-Grade 21: $136,623 - $179,897 (midpoint)

Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift:  Monday - Friday / Day

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried

Job Summary/Purpose: The Director of Budget & Cost Accounting plans, directs, and organizes budgeting and cost accounting for MUSC Health.  This role a key member of the MUSC Health financial leadership team and serves as an advisor to the administrative and operating teams for the enterprise.  With a focus on long range financial planning and development of the annual operating and capital budgets, this position directs the development and maintenance of multi-year, annual and monthly key operating metrics, identifying underlying critical issues and, working with the entity and administrative and operational teams, communicates, implements and integrates necessary processes and procedures to establish fiscal accountability, achieve strategic goals, improve operating performance and reduce costs.

Minimum Training and Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required and seven (7) to ten (10) years as a senior financial professional in a large hospital or health system.  Academic Medical Center experience is desired.  In-depth knowledge of healthcare accounting; current in new regulations and trends.   Licensed CPA required. Strong skill level in using Budgeting and General Ledger applications as well as supporting software programs, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.  Ability to work with minimal supervision.  Ability to create influence within the organization outside of the finance team to help create value for MUSC Health.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Licensed CPA required.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform ‘pinching’ operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 15 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 15 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Frequent) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Position) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions

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