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Executive Director for Fiscal Affairs
University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
Peoria, Illinois

Posted 2/27/2023

Job Description:

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP) is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Director for Fiscal Affairs. We are looking for a forward-thinking leader to provide executive-level direction to ensure the University’s long-term financial sustainability and to help support the educational, clinical and research goals of the campus. This position will manage the finances and overall budget of the campus. This includes managing staff in the Accounting and Medical Billing teams.

The Executive Director for Fiscal Affairs will also ensure that the school meets all of its regulatory reporting requirements. This position will serve as principal liaison with UIC for all legal matters and work on issues related to malpractice. This position will also be responsible for negotiating contracts with business partners and vendors.

Position Summary:

This position serves as the UICOMP’s Chief Fiscal Officer responsible to the Regional Dean for all campus business and finance related activities. This is inclusive of the practice plan, contracting, business plans, negotiations, and strategic planning. Responsible for preparing campus reports and interfacing with the larger University in all areas related to business and finance.

Duties & Responsibilities

Prepare annual budget in collaboration with department administrators for presentation to UICOMP and UIC entities for review and finalization. Recommend to the Regional Dean and appropriate administrative entities specific financial plans for improving/managing existing programs and implementing new programs. Supervise managers in Accounting, Medical Billing and Purchasing. Oversee medical billing services and work collaboratively with departmental leadership to ensure the efficient operation of the MSP financial system. Work with regional referring institutions and physicians to market and integrate the services of faculty participating in the MSP. Under the direction of the Regional Dean, may serve as main business liaison representing UICOMP as needed to UICOM and University administration. Coordinate all fiscal reporting related to all funding resources as needed/required. This includes quarterly MSP reporting to UIC and all month-end and year-end closing and audit reporting. Ensure compliance with all appropriate accounting and UIC regulations, guidelines, and policies. Collaborate with the MSP Management and Advisory Committee to Develop and maintain an effective and efficient financial system, which integrates central and department MSP activities. Serve as principal liaison with UIC for all legal matters. Work on issues related to malpractice. Oversee all aspects of risk management, systems development and implementation. Work with University in support of departments to ensure that operations function within and comply with all applicable standards, regulations, and guidelines. Analyze global pricing contracts, fee schedules, and managed care organizations. Develop and maintains relationships as needed to meet strategic needs of the MSP. Negotiate with managed care organizations. Ensure that review of monthly financial reports is performed on at least a semi-annual basis to address questions and clarify financial information. In collaboration with the MSP Committees, develop and maintains a system to regularly assess the performance of the MSP billing and collections system. Works with the University, MSP and other professional support staff to develop reports or provide analysis based on the needs of a given department or practice. Responsible for the financial management of the MSP including annual budget development and involved in quarterly reviews and annual audit. Monitor each department’s performance in meeting MSP budget targets. Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree Required. A minimum of 3 years of administrative experience required, including experience as a financial administrator. Experience/training in generally accepted accounting practices and project management required. A minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience required. Thorough knowledge of contracting and negotiating, medical billing and clinical practice operations are required. Demonstratable knowledge of fiscal policies and procedures and financial systems required. Demonstrated leadership in the area of budget development, financial management, compliance, analytical thinking, creativity and strong decision-making skills are also required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Finance, Business or Accounting preferred. Experience in higher education administration preferred. Working knowledge of UIC BANNER systems preferred.


UICOMP is a regional campus of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, which is one of the largest and most diverse public medical schools in the country.

Haven’t heard about Peoria? The Peoria area offers a wide variety of activities including minor league baseball and hockey teams, the largest park district in Illinois, and dozens of miles paths for walking, running and biking. In addition, the Peoria area is home to a vibrant arts and music scene including two symphony orchestras, a large civic arena which features national tours of Broadway musicals and concerts. Best of all, Peoria features a very a low cost of living while being conveniently located just a couple hours away from both Chicago and St. Louis.

For fullest consideration, please submit your application by 3/1/2023 at:

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates.

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