Budget Systems Manager
UCLA Health
Los Angeles, California 90001

Job Description



Make a significant impact on a world-class health organization. Ensure the financial strength and health of a dynamic healthcare leader. Take your professional expertise to the next level. UCan do all this and more at UCLA Health.


As one of the top health systems in the nation and the #1 hospital in California, UCLA Health is a growing, complex organization requiring the highest capabilities in budgeting and finance. As the Budget Systems Manager for our system, you will provide key leadership for the team that manages the budgeting, financial planning and operational finance for a $3 billion annual operating budget that includes three hospitals and over 600 cost centers.  You will:


  • Maintain budget financial systems, including interfaces, databases, and user access
  • Develop complete, accurate, timely and insightful automated reporting
  • Supervise, guide and review deliverables of direct reports
  • Develop annual cost centers budgets
  • Review and analyze monthly budget variance and trends
  • Identify opportunities to realign cost centers to budget
  • Work with cost centers to identify opportunities for efficiencies
  • Prioritize and implement system, tool, process and other initiatives
  • Establish metrics and benchmarks to measure progress and success
  • Build strong relationships with cost centers as their trusted financial advisor
  • Assist cost centers with maintaining resources within metrics


We're seeking a highly motivated, results driven, quality-focused leader with:


*      Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or other business-related field - advanced degree preferred

*      At least ten years of financial management experience, including two or more years in an academic medical center, health system of similar setting

*      Ten or more years of experience preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual budget, forecast, and long-range plans, with detailed variance analysis

*      In-depth knowledge of the financial elements of healthcare delivery

*      Thorough understanding of financial transactions and financial systems

*      Solid experience implementing a large-scale, integrated client server/ERP

*      Expertise in data analytics, database software, and data visualization

*      Proficiency in process improvement approaches and methods

*      Strong project management, planning, prioritizing and assessment skills

*      Advanced critical thinking, problem solving and analytical abilities

*      Ability to inspire and influence others to accomplish goals

*      Outstanding communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills

*      Ability to work effectively under strict time constraints

*      Flexibility to manage changing priorities

*      High standards for performance, quality, credibility and integrity

*      Previous supervisory experience preferred

*      EPSI budgeting system experience highly desirable

*      System administrator experience highly desirable


UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles as well as the David Geffen School of Medicine. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles' trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you're looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, you can at UCLA Health.


UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Date Posted : 03/12/2021