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MD Anderson Cancer Center Accounting/Finance Manager - Cash Management in Houston, Texas

Ideal candidate will hold accounting experience, a CPA license, and post grant billing experience.

Position is currently remote however could be required to work onsite at anytime.


The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public .


Manage the day-to-day accounting function of the Cash Management Team and related duties including accounting entries, journals, A/R Aging, collections and reconciliations and more.


  • Manages the day-to-day activities of the Cash Management Team including creating accounting guidelines and processes, policy development and interpretations, and participation in meetings and/or presentations.

  • Manages and supervises all accounting functions of the team ensuring financial and non-financial compliance with Federal and sponsor regulations and Institutional policies and financial accounting rules and regulations. Ensures the Institutional Financial Statements, including the Income Statement and Balance Sheets are in compliance with accounting rules and regulations and are properly supported by monthly reconciliations.

  • Personnel Management including searching, selecting, hiring evaluating coordinating and monitoring their activity, mentoring, encouraging, and training staff.

  • Provides expertise and consultation to Grants and Contracts Administration and other internal or external customers.

  • Makes presentations to and interacts with M.D. Anderson faculty and staff at the departmental and division level.

  • Coordinates the year-end closing of accounting records for Grants and Contracts Accounting and prepares internal and external reports as requested

  • Assists in the annual financial audit and the Single Audit

  • Negotiates and resolves fiscal and programmatic requests with Federal agencies and other sponsors

  • Assists in the review, monitoring of compliance with U.T. System guidelines and federal regulations pertaining to sponsored research (Uniform Guidance Federal Regulations)

  • Coach and mentor staff in grants management policies and procedures

  • Responsible for leading and managing the accurate posting of cash management transactions

  • Updates and implements all necessary business policies and accounting practices

  • Works with data from PeopleSoft, OBIEE, queries, and numerous other systems

  • Manages A/R Aging and collections to minimize bad debt expenses and write-offs

  • Works with research departmental staff to implement best practices to ensure the accurate and time recording and reporting of payments

  • Participates in strategic planning for Grants and Contracts Accounting

  • Contributes to the Grants and Contracts Administration strategic planning of short and long-term goals

  • Works with ancillary departments such as A/P to ensure the accurate and timely processing of grant refunds

  • Assesses standard operating procedures to ensure efficiencies and effectiveness of processes

  • Develops best practices to ensure best in class back office processes

  • Other duties as assigned

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field. Five years of professional experience in finance, accounting or related field to include three years of supervisory or project management experience. Successful completion of the LEADing Self Accelerate program may substitute for one year of required supervisory or management experience.

Preferred: Accounting experience, CPA

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 137219

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 94,800

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 118,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 142,200

  • Science Jobs: No

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