Position Details

Department: Accounting Services
Category: Director/Management
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 382863
Date Posted: 3/10/2018
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position manages the accounting - including budgeting and financial reporting - for grants and research projects, as well as the general accounting for restricted funds created by the Foundation as a result of donor-restricted gifts.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Maintains close coordination and communication with the Foundation fund raising management to identify the need for creation and maintenance of separate restricted funds to match the segregation of funds as required by donor gifts.
  2. Oversees the development of budgets, policies and procedures to control and accurately report transactions in accordance with contracts, GAAP and other appropriate guidelines.
  3. Interacts as lead representative of Accounting with the Research Administration Department, Information Technology and the Foundation to ensure accurately and timely development of procedures and reports needed to manage and report grants, research and other restricted funds according to strict sponsor/donor guidelines.
  4. Serves as lead Accounting resource in interacting with external auditors for all financial activities related to the Foundation or research grants, including the preparation of schedules needed for the A-133 audit.
  5. Maintains technical and professional proficiency with respect to Foundation and research/grant accounting in accordance with GAAP, A-133 audit, NIH and other research requirements.
  6. Provides technical assistance to the Foundation and Research/Grants leadership in areas of financial control, financial reporting, variance analysis and compliance with grant and contract requirements.
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance or related field Required
2. Masters degree in Accounting or Business Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Ten years experience in Accounting or Finance. Required
2. Five years experience in Accounting or Finance within the health care industry Required
3. Three years in a foundation or research related financial supervisory role Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. CPA or Certified Management Accountant designation Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Demonstrated ability to communicate financial information that is frequently complex or difficult to understand to an audience that understand the technical, but not financial, role of research or grant work. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
17. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
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