Director, Financial Operations and Business Analysis, Fiscal & Regulatory Management
Director, Financial Operations and Business Analysis,
Fiscal & Regulatory
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
The Director is responsible for the management and oversight of the Financial Operations and Business Analysis team of an Assistant Director and three Analysts/Senior Analysts. The Director and their team are responsible for the Division of Philanthropy’s monthly revenue and expense reporting and analysis, management and preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets for the 30+ cost centers, financial forecasting, Cost of Funds Raised analyses, industry surveys and benchmarking, pledge and grant processing and reporting, ad-hoc report requests and inquiries, and assisting the Planned Giving group with the evaluation and administration of complex gifts. The Director will be responsible for synthesizing and presenting high-level analyses and recommendations to senior management in support of departmental goals and objectives. Additionally, the Director acts as liaison for several Institute departments, including: Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Financial Planning, Special Funds, General and Research Accounting, Grants and Contracts, and the Office of General Counsel (OGC). Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.
Primary Duties And Responsibilities:
Presentation of financial results and
analysis to management utilizing superior data visualization
Preparation and presentation of
revenue projections and analyses for the Institute’s comprehensive
campaign, currently in the quiet phase.
Facilitation of the annual budget
monitoring process for the Division including annual operating
budget preparation for 30+ cost centers, the Division’s capital
budget, monthly expense report distribution and follow up, and
mid-year budget review and adjustment.
Preparation and administration of all
Division consultant, service, and event venue contracts, including
review and approval by OGC, and payment of contract
Preparation and administration of all
Division sponsorship contracts, including review and approval by
Management of booking and tracking of
all Division pledges, including quarterly written correspondence
with donors regarding scheduled and past due payments.
Facilitation of all gifts of
securities, including acting as primary contact for all
donors/internal staff/Finance Office/DFCI and donor’s brokers;
valuation of all gifts of securities and communication of all new
gifts of securities to internal and external parties.
Administration of corporate
purchasing card program, including tracking all existing
p-cardholder accounts, creating/monitoring online accounts,
facilitating termination of accounts for exiting staff and
coordination of new p-card acquisition and orientation for
qualifying Philanthropy staff.
Management of booking, valuation, and
reporting of in-kind gifts.
Facilitation of the annual audit with
the Finance Office with regard to Philanthropy transactions,
policies, and procedures.
Manage preparation of extensive
revenue analyses for senior management including but not limited
Revenue projections, analyses and
materials for the annual Operating Plan and Mid-Course Correction
Fiscal year-end financial reporting
including revenue statistics, trends, and performance metrics.
Creation of the annual Cost of Funds
Donor and fundraising event giving
analyses and histories.
Fundraising team revenue analyses and
trends by program/event.
Analysis of program/event revenue
drivers (e.g. new donors vs. repeat donors, effectiveness of
Reports to Assistant Vice President of Fiscal & Regulatory Management. Directly supervises an Assistant Director of Business Analysis, a Senior Business Operations Analyst, and a Financial Operations Analyst. Indirectly supervises one additional staff member reporting to the Assistant Director.
Bachelor’s degree required with
concentration in accounting/finance and 8-10 years’ experience,
with a background in fiscal/regulatory-related
Master’s degree is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities
Ability to work independently with superior verbal communication, organizational, and writing skills, and demonstrated ability to lead and mentor. Must be detailed-oriented, analytical, self-directed, and work well with a variety of personalities. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel, are absolutely required, as are superior data visualization and presentation skills. Knowledge of analytics software such as Tableau is a plus.
This position will evaluate current programs and create and execute approved plans to expand and diversify the donors and participants for the events assigned in order to broaden our donor base and create even more inclusive events. Experience with diverse donors is a plus.
Typical office setting. Some evening and weekend work may be required.
To protect the health and safety of our patients and staff, in person donor visits and travel are on hold and will resume in accordance with Institute guidelines.
Resume and cover letter required with application submission.
For more information and to apply, please visit: https://careers.dana-farber.org/dir-business-financial
About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute:
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
DIVISION OF PHILANTHROPY INCLUSION, DIVERSITY, & EQUITY COMMITMENT STATEMENT:
We’re stronger together.
In the Division of Philanthropy, we believe in the power of different voices. We encourage authenticity and diversity of every individual within our community. Our collective voices – donors, volunteers, staff, and patients alike – allow us to work together towards a world without cancer. Committed to being a place of inclusivity, belonging, and change, these are our core values.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
DFCI offers a competitive benefits package including generous healthcare and retirement plans, at minimum 3-weeks’ vacation time in addition to 9 paid holidays, a flexible work environment, and work/life balance. We also provide an array of professional development opportunities.*
*All benefits subject to Institute changes.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.